Tag Archives: Patrick McKay

ESCAPE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In 1824, wrongfully imprisoned ROBERT GREENHILL must partner with notorious murderer ALEXANDER PEARCE to escape a brutal penal colony and survive the treacherous Tasmanian wilds… but as their adventure takes increasingly darker turns, Greenhill begins to suspect he may become Pearce’s next victim. Based on a true story.

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“Star Trek” Scribes JD Payne, Patrick McKay Adapting “A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising” for Fox

paynemckayexcerptThe in-demand writers also have Dwayne Johnson’s Disney movie Jungle Cruise on their plate, as well as Deadliest Warrior with Paramount. They were also once involved with developing a Flash Gordon film for Matthew Vaughn to direct.

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“Godzilla Vs. Kong” Probably Doesn’t Need a Writers Room, But Now It Has One Anyway

Godzilla vs. Kong 200Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean) will lead the team, which includes Patrick McKay, J.D. Payne, Lindsey Beer, T.S. Nowlin, J. Michael Straczynski and Cat Vasko.

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Young & Hungry No More – A Look Back At Some Of The 2011 Young & Hungry Alums

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This Friday, we’re releasing the 2015 Young & Hungry List, our compilation of the new voices making names for themselves in Hollywood, as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, today we’re taking a look back at the 2011 Young & Hungry List writers–where they’ve been, and where they are today.

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Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne Set To Rewrite “Winter’s Knight” for Sony

Sony is looking to Joachin Ronning and Espen Sandberg to direct.

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YOUNG & HUNGRY NO MORE – A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE 2011 YOUNG & HUNGRY ALUMS

From Sundance to Toronto, The Hit List to the Blood List, and the Nicholls to the Emmys, we take a look back at a handful of the writers from each year’s list who are their way to greatness!

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FLASH GORDON (PITCH)

Logline: Kept under wraps but will follow Flash Gordon, a polo player who is kidnapped and taken to space by Dr. Zarkov to the planet Mongo to defeat Ming the Merciless.

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WINTER’S KNIGHT (SALES)

Logline: Takes a revisionist look at the origins of Saint Nick and Christmas, mixed with Viking mythology.

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Patrick McKay & J.D. Payne Join Bob Orci In Writing “Star Trek 3”

Where In The World Is Alex Kurtzman will function as a tie-in game.

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STAR TREK 3 (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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JD Payne and Patrick McKay Unveil ‘Mechanical Marvel’

Duo tapped for Bad Robot’s newest adaptation!

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THE YOUNG AND HUNGRY LIST 2011

A list of the top 100 up-and-coming writers currently gracing the new wave of Hollywood shortlists!

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Patrick McKay & JD Payne Ready To Decide Who Is… THE DEADLIEST WARRIOR

Writing Duo Use Their Goliath Skills to Become The Deadliest Warriors!

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THE HIT LIST 2010 (FULL LIST)

THE VOTES ARE IN!

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THE DEADLIEST WARRIOR (SALES)

Logline: World-class warriors from throughout history battle one another to see who reigns supreme.

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BOILERPLATE: HISTORY’S MECHANICAL MARVEL (SALES)

Logline: Centers on the story of the world’s first robot, who, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, fought alongside Terry Roosevelt and Lawrence of Arabia, journeyed to the South Pole and was involved in the silent movie business before disappearing on the battlefields of World War I.

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GOLIATH (SALES)

Logline: Pitched as a high energy actioner, retelling of the story of David & Goliath.

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GOLIATH (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as a high energy actioner, retelling of the story of David & Goliath.

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