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Brad Weston’s New Company Makeready Wins Auction for Timely Sci-Fi Story “The Appearance”

Iain McDonald (“Rodney and Sheryl”) will adapt Matthew Baker’s short story, which has been compared to “Arrival” and “District 9.”

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APPEARANCE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The story follows the first “appearance” of human-like alien life forms, their mysterious arrival on Earth, and the divided reactions of humanity.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (09.30.16)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Eddie Egan has stepped up as interim president of marketing at STX, replacing Jack Pan, and Annapurna Pictures is developing a new TV division.

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ASSASSIN’S CREED 2 (SALES)

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The sequel to Assassin’s Creed, which follows a man who discovers that he’s the descendant of a secretive society of deadly assassins at war with the Knights Templar. Based on the video game from Ubisoft.

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{Exclusive} New Regency Preps “Assassin’s Creed” Sequel With Michael Fassbender

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New Regency’s adaptation of the blockbuster video game Assassin’s Creed isn’t set to bow until December, but the studio is officially underway with plans for the sequel. With star Michael Fassbender on board, the stage is set for a new action-adventure franchise starring the two-time Academy Award nominee.

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ANONYMOUS VS. STEUBENVILLE (SALES)

Logline: Based on the true story of the attempted cover up of a high school rape case in Steubenville, Ohio and the online hacker who uncovered the truth and brought justice to the small town, but now faces twenty years in prison for helping.

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PATTERN RECOGNITION (SALES)

Logline: Story of an advertising consultant who is recruited to hunt down an anonymous filmmaker who has planted pieces of mysterious footage across the internet.

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BUDDYMOON (SALES)

Logline: When his fiance dumps him right before their wedding, a man takes his best friend on the non-refundable honeymoon.

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RESURRECTION (SELF) (SALES)

Logline: The remaining human survivors of an alien invasion try to rebuild society when they discover that the aliens are coming back.

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LUNATICS (SALES)

Logline: Follows two New Jersey soccer dads whose minor feud escalates to create worldwide consequences, and leave them running for their lives.

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THE IDENTITY THIEF (SALES)

Logline: When a man gets his identity stolen, he ends up getting a wake up call he wasn’t expecting after confronting the thief.

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OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but pitched as “Hangover” at a Christmas office party.

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AMERICAN RUST (SALES)

Logline: Story of two friends trying to escape a decaying small town after an accidental murder.

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE (SALES)

Logline: After reconnecting with an old friend via Facebook, an accountant is thrown into the world of international espionage.

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SAFE HOUSE (SALES)

Logline: After a CIA safe house is attacked, the only surviving agent must find a way to transport a dangerous prisoner to a second safe house, outmaneuvering various forces that want them both dead.

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UNTITLED ANN PEACOCK CINDERELLA PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but will be a re-imagining of the fairy tale.

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THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY (SALES)

Logline: Retired former “child-superheroes” reunite years later when one of their own turns rogue and leads a violin symphony to destroy the world.

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LAST MAN (SALES)

Logline: A hardened captain assigned to protect an outpost on a distant planet must lead a group of young, inexperienced American soldiers in battle against an alien race.

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THE RISE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT (SALES)

Logline: Centers on Theodore Roosevelt’s life from the days as a Harvard boy, a cattleman, a cowboy, and his eventual climb to become the President of the United States.

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THE PRISONER (SALES)

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An unnamed British agent leaves his job and tries to leave the country only to be kidnapped and imprisoned in a mysterious village where the residents are monitored and killed or recaptured if they try to escape.

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47 RONIN (SALES)

Logline: Follows the true tale of a band of samurai swordsmen who avenged the death of their master in 18th century Japan, as loyalty and honor among the band is put to the test.

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BAKUGAN (SALES)

Logline: Pitched as being Amblin in tone. Story centers on a team of young human warriors (Brawlers) and the battle creatures they wield (Bakugan).

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KILL THE MESSENGER (SALES)

Logline: Gary Webb, an investigative reporter in the 1980’s, publishes the truth about the CIA’s secret alliance with Nicaraguan drug dealers during the Iran-Contra Affair only to be discredited by his peers.

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STOP LOSS (SALES)

Logline: Decorated war hero Sgt. Brandon King returns to his home town after a tour in Iraq. Trying to establish himself back at home the military calls him back for duty, throwing his life in disarray.

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ENDLESS LOVE (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: The obsessive love between two teens leads to disaster.

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