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THE DAYS WE MET (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAn interwoven tale that explores how love can play out in parallel universes if a couple were to meet at three different points in their lifetime. Tonally similar to (500) Days of Summer.

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HELLO AMERICA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA century after the energy crises in America, a group of explorers journey across the country that is now mostly a desert as they navigate the aftermath.

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EL CAMINO CHRISTMAS (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows a young man who seeks out a father he has never met and, through no fault of his own ends up barricaded in a liquor sotre iwht five other people on Christmas Eve.

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JUANITA (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFed up with her deadbeat kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana where she reinvents herself.

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Netflix Developing Adaptation of Classic Novel “The Haunting of Hill House”

Haunting of Hill House ExcerptFollowing the spooks of Stranger Things and Black Mirror, Netflix is developing a 10-episode adaptation of the classic thriller novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.

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Spike Lee Pays Tribute to “Rodney King” in Netflix Trailer for Roger Guenveur Smith’s Powerful One-Man Show (Video)

Rodney King Spike Lee Roger Guenveur SmithThe film offers a fresh perspective on the infamous incident courtesy of Guenveur Smith, who has been performing this monologue for several years, earning no shortage of critical acclaim.

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CHANGE AGENT (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn Interpol agent is plagued with a genetic disease that changes his appearance so that he looks exactly like the criminal he is hunting.

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WAR PARTY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStoryline under wraps, but follows a team of real-life Navy SEALS.

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WAR PARTY (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMStoryline under wraps, but follows a team of real-life Navy SEALS.

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John Carroll Lynch Joins Paul Giamatti in Netflix Drama “Private Life” (Exclusive)

John Carroll Lynch Private LifeThe veteran character actor is coming off a banner year, and just saw his directorial debut Lucky premiere at SXSW to strong reviews.

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Netflix Collars Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” But Who Will Join Robert De Niro?

Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro The IrishmanHarvey Keitel is being sought to play Jimmy Hoffa, the head of the Teamsters union who disappeared in 1975.

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John Hillcoat to Direct Episode of “Black Mirror” for Netflix (Exclusive)

John Hillcoat Black MirrorBirdman actress Andrea Riseborough is being eyed to star in the fourth season episode, which is rumored to be titled “Crocodile.”

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EGGPLANT EMOJI (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen a teenager accidentally cuts off his penis during a camping trip, he and his friends rush to save the appendage before it’s too late.

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Sundance Sales So Far: Amazon, Netflix Duke It Out for 2017 Festival Supremacy

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The Sundance Film Festival has reached its halfway point and the sales market has been brisk thanks to streaming giants like Amazon and Netflix, who as expected, have been as active as anyone in Park City.

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“Berlin Syndrome” Sells to Vertical & Netflix Ahead of Premiere at Sundance

berlin-syndrome-excerptThe Sundance Film Festival is less than a week away, but films are already starting to sell in the days leading up to the highly anticipated Park City fest. The latest to be acquired is the Cate Shortland-directed psychological thriller Berlin Syndrome starring Teresa Palmer and Max Riemelt. Vertical Entertainment secured the North American theatrical rights, while Netflix nabbed the streaming rights.

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMMolly and Sam are at a crossroads: it’s their three year anniversary and they need to decide whether to move forward or call it quits.

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BERLIN SYNDROME (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn Australian photographer meets a charismatic local man while on holiday in Berlin. After a night of passion, she finds herself locked in his apartment and soon realizes he has no intentions of letting her go, ever.

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PRIVATE LIFE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn author who is undergoing multiple fertility therapies to get pregnant puts her relationship with her husband on edge.

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Netflix Set to Acquire Gold Rush Spec “Yuba” with Channing Tatum Producing

netflix excerptStreaming giant Netflix is currently in negotiations to acquire a new spec script, Yuba, from new writer Eamon O’Sullivan. Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin, and Peter Kiernan of Free Association are co-producing with Vertigo’s Roy Lee and Energy Entertainment’s Brooklyn Weaver.

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YUBA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA gritty western that follows two ambitious adventurers during the Gold Rush era as they set out to conquer and prosper in California’s Yuba river valley – a place that would go down in history as being one of the most dangerous, lawless, and wealth-fulfilling areas in the whole world. There Will Be Blood and Legends of the Fall.

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Mark Feuerstein Joins “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later”

Generated by IJG JPEG LibraryRoyal Pains star Mark Feuerstein has RSVP’d for Wet Hot American County: Ten Years Later, the Netflix sequel series to the cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer. The first limited series, First Day of Camp, was a prequel to the original film.

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“Stranger Things” Books Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery

dacre montgomerySummer hit Stranger Things from Netflix is gearing up for season two as they add Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery to the cast. They are also promoting Joe Keery and Noah Schnapp to series regulars from recurring. The show stars Wynona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and breakout star Millie Bobby Brown.

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MUTE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.

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MARVEL’S IRON FIST – NYCC TEASER TRAILER (FINN JONES, JESSICA HENWICK, CARRIE-ANNE MOSS)

Iron Fist HeaderK’un-Lun saved him. Lei Kung trained him. And now, Danny Rand is back to fight for what’s his.

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TIFF – Netflix Snags “Tramps” and Obama Feature “Barry”

Adam LeonOnline network Netflix continued its shopping spree over the weekend as it picked up romantic-heist feature Tramps. The film from writer-director Adam Leon had several interested parties including A24, Sony Pictures Classics, and The Orchard.

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TIFF – Netflix Picks Up Noomi Rapace Thriller “What Happened to Monday?”

Noomi Rapace ExcerptSci-fi thriller What Happened to Monday? is in final negotiations to land at Netflix. The project, which will close in the mid-seven figures, stars Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe, and Glenn Close.

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6 BALLOONS (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn the process of organizing a fourth of July surprise party for her boyfriend, the “perfect” sister of the family sees her plans derailed when she discovers her brother has relapsed on heroin while caring for his two-year-old daughter, and must now convince him to go into detox at any cost.

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Paradigm & Circle of Confusion Light Up The Market With Jewel Heist Spec “Glass” As A-list Talent Circles (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterParadigm is on a roll this summer as they hit the town with their latest prospect Glass from Calvin Starnes. As the piping hot spec has made its way into a dozen territories, some A-list talent is already circling what could become the summer’s next great bidding war.

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PANAMA PAPERS (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the reporting of journalists Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer , the story explores how, using their anonymous source, they teamed with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists to release the documents from Panamaniam law firm Mossack Fonseca.

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SANDY WEXLER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s diligently represents a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business. His single-minded devotion is put to the test when he falls in love with his newest client, a tremendously talented singer who he discovers at an amusement park.

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