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ENVOY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM An elite military intelligence specialist jumps at the chance to become the first-ever human representative to alien life.

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Amy Pascal Acquiring “Avengers”-Esque Spec “Princesses” to Produce at Sony (Exclusive)

Amy Pascal PrincessesThe script is described as being similar to Marvel’s The Avengers, but with princesses from classic fairy tales instead of superheroes. It remains a mystery as to which princesses appear in the action-adventure tale, though they’re likely iconic characters that have been popularized by Disney, but are still in the public domain.

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HELLO, SUNSHINE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMSunshine Mackenzie is a lifestyle guru for the modern age, beloved by millions who tune into her YouTube cooking show, and scour her website for recipes and wisdom in how to live a perfect life. However, when her secret is revealed, her fall from grace is catastrophic. What Sunshine does in the ashes of her own destruction may just save her life.

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MARIAN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen a conspiracy to conquer England leads to the assassination of Robin Hood right before her eyes, Marian must rise to power and lead her people into a war that will not only decide the fate of the kingdom, but that will see her don the mantle of the man she loved, and reimagine the story of a legend we thought we knew.

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THE PERFECT MOTHER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAfter a single mother discovers her son has been kidnapped, she sets out to find him with other mothers from her social meet up group.

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SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING 2

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM The storyline is under wraps but will chronicle the further adventures of teenaged Peter Parker.

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Amy Pascal Acquires Spec Script “The Post” About the Pentagon Papers

Amy Pascal ExcerptIn a competitive bidding war, Amy Pascal and her company Pascal Pictures came away with the new spec script, The Post. The script hails from writer Liz Hannah and this is her first spec deal.

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THE POST (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the real story of the Pentagon Papers and the Washington Post’s editor and publisher challenging the federal government to publish them in 1971.

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Amy Pascal Acquires Rights to “American Rebel” Spec

Amy Pascal ExcerptThe hot new spec American Rebel, about one of the United States’ first female heroes, has landed in the hands of Amy Pascal and her banner Pascal Pictures. From writer Christopher Cosmos, the deal was reportedly negotiated in the high six-figure range.

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AMERICAN REBEL (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the life of Deborah Sampson, a woman from Massachusetts who disguised herself as a man in order to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence during the Revolutionary War

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ENDURANCE: MY YEAR IN SPACE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the life of astronaut Scott Kelly, detailing his time as a Navy test pilot and the 340 consecutive days he spent in space for a special mission on the ISS.

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ABC Lands Primetime Soap “American Heritage” from Pascal Pictures

Amy Pascal ExcerptAmy Pascal’s Pascal Pictures have set up American Heritage at ABC with a script commitment plus a significant penalty. The project was written by Taylor Hamra, a co-executive producer on Nashville.

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Aaron Sorkin Drama “Molly’s Game” Circling $9 Million Deal With STX — Cannes

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The first big sale out of Cannes is currently in the works with the Aaron Sorkin-penned drama Molly’s Game. STX Entertainment is closing in on a $9 million deal for the poker drama starring Idris Elba and Jessica Chastain.

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THE CORPORATION: AN EPIC STORY OF THE CUBAN AMERICAN UNDERWORLD (Film Rights)

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The unique, untold American gangster story of Jose Miguel Battle Sr. (“El Padrino”), the leader of the “The Corporation” – also known as “The Godfather.”

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{Exclusive} UPDATE: SOLD! Imperative Entertainment Beats Out JJ Abrams For “Killers Of The Flower Moon” With $5 Million Bid

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UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.

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{Exclusive} Bidding War Alert – Brad Pitt, George Clooney & Several Others Fighting Over Hot Property “Killers Of The Flower Moon”

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A massive bidding war is underway right now as some of Hollywood’s biggest players compete for the rights to Lost City of Z author David Grann’s upcoming Killers Of The Flower Moon. A-listers are attached and studios are swarming as the year’s biggest bidding war gets underway!

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Killers Of The Flower Moon (Film Rights)

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Chronicles the real-life 1920s mystery surrounding the suspicious deaths of several Osage Indians, who were at the time among the richest people on the planet. The story follows the twists and turns of the investigation that eventually became the first major case solved by J. Edgar Hoover’s brand new FBI.

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Amy Pascal Expands Her Slate With “Crash Override”

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Amy Pascal will produce Crash Override. The film is based on the memoir by Zoe Quinn and her role in “Gamergate.” Quinn was a creator of “Depression Quest” who was targeted by a digital mob when a blog post written by her ex-boyfriend went viral, sparking the Gamergate controversy.

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CRASH OVERRIDE (SALES)

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Based on Zoe Quinn’s memoir Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself, takes an in-depth look at the mysogynistic gaming culture.

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Amy Pascal Buys “Athena” Pitch From Michael Diliberti

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Amy Pascal has bought a pitch from Michael Diliberti, Athena, which blends action and fantasy in the story of a troubled young woman who learns she is the descendant of the Greek goddess of wisdom.

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ATHENA (SALES)

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A troubled young woman is recruited by a covert agency and learns she is the descendant of the fabled goddess of wisdom and war.

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ATHENA (Pitch)

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Logline: A troubled young woman is recruited by a covert agency and learns she is the descendant of the fabled goddess of wisdom and war.

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THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB (SALES)

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Follows superhacker Lisbeth Salander and investigative journalist, Mikael Blomkvist as they find themselves at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and corrupt governments.

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ALL OUR WRONG TODAYS (SALES)

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Centers on a man from a utopian alternate universe who ends up marooned in the real 2015 after a time travel mishap. He then must decide whether he wants to live his new life here or find a way back to his original world.

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Paramount Sets Up Buzzy Novel “All Our Wrong Todays”

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Written by Toronto-based screenwriter Elan Mastai, Todays concerns a man from a utopian alternate universe who ends up marooned in the real 2015 after a time travel mishap. He then must decide whether he wants to live his new life here or find a way back to his original world.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Negin Salmasi & Ben Lusthaus Join Pascal Pictures

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Pascal’s budding shingle began when the former Sony Pictures chairman announced that she would be stepping down to produce, with the new venture focusing on film, television, and theater.

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UNTITLED LORD/MILLER ANIMATED SPIDER-MAN PROJECT (SALES)

Kept under wraps, said to be an animated take on the Marvel Comics hero.

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Rachel O’Connor Exits Sony For Pascal Pictures

The Senior VP of Sony has left to join former studio head Amy Pascal’s production company.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming (AKA Spider-Man Reboot) (SALES)

Logline: Sony/Marvel collaboration Spider-Man reboot, set for July 28th, 2017. Story kept under wraps, but involves a teenage Peter Parker.

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LITTLE WOMEN (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Follows the lives of four sisters growing up after the American Civil War.

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