Tag Archives: Peter Chernin
Nineteen years after his death, a man’s consciousness is revived in the body of a recent suicide victim, and he sets off on a journey through an unfamiliar world to find the wife he left behind.
Set at an exclusive boarding school in England, the story follows a first-year student named Greer, who is invited for a weekend getaway by the Medievals, the school’s elite and most popular group. The invite promises a weekend of bloodsports, but what Greer and the other invitees don’t know is that the Medievals just might be hunting, shooting and fishing them over the next three days.
After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, a crew of six must navigate two miles in the dangerous unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it safety.
Story details are being kept under wraps, but being pitched in the vein of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
NBC Comedy in the early 2010’s was like The Titanic. Plenty of people were yelling “Iceberg right ahead!” It takes time to turn a boat around, as it took some time for NBC to finally admit that they should be going mainly after broad comedies. Let’s see where the Peacock stands in our preview of NBC Comedy pilots.
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.
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!
Centers on Katherine Johnson’s involvement in the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Based on the book Hidden Figures: The Story Of The African-American Women Who Helped Win The Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.
When a Marine throws his body on a grenade to protect his squadmates, his parents deal with the grief after taking him off of life support.
Chernin Entertainment is following the trend of classic story retellings like Maleficent, developing a film centered around Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Titled after the story’s heroine, Esmeralda is a live-action adventure adapted from Victor Hugo’s novel.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a live-action feature centered around Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a time travel procedural with franchise potential.
Logline: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, a crew of six must navigate two miles in the dangerous unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it safety.
Brian Duffield’s spec Underwater, which was bought by Chernin, has been set up at 20th Century Fox, paving the way for the aquatic thriller to propel through the development process.
Based on the hit video game franchise, an android becomes a fighting machine to help his creator fight the evil Dr. Wily and his robots.
Capcom’s classic video game is getting ready to hit the big screen! 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment have started development on the fan favorite video game adaptation.
The influential producer has signed a two year overall deal with NBC Entertainment and Universal Television, which allows the company to develop amongst Universal TV’s roster of writers and producers, while still being able to also produce independently for cable and streaming outlets.
Haunted by memories that are not his own, a man searches for his lost love in a dark world that is unknown to him.
The in-demand project is feeding the buzz machine.
Logline: Set in the early 1800s, centers on Sir Harry Paget Flashman, a hapless coward who always flees from danger, but, through unforeseen circumstances, ends up being hailed as a hero.
Logline: When bullies start dying at a high school’s Senior Night, kids from all different cliques have to band together to find the killer.