Tag Archives: Rock Shaink

FRONTIERSMEN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After the death of their mother, an absent father takes his two sons to the family cabin on a remote Alaskan island, but when disaster strikes they are forced to survive months alone in the frigid wilderness.

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FRIEND OF THE SHOW (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When a high profile news host is kidnapped by a deranged fan with ties to an extremist group, a young reporter finds herself at the heart of a conspiracy that has it sights set on assassinating the party-unifying candidate in line to become the next President of the United States. A fast-paced political thriller in the vein of Michael Clayton and Gone Girl.

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Three-Time Launch Pad Alum John Wikstrom Signs With Verve, Romark and Good Fear

John Wikstrom Announcement As his new spec AMA: Ask Me Anything goes out to the town, Launch Pad Alum John Wikstrom has signed with Verve, Romark Entertainment and Good Fear Film + Management.

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AMA: ASK ME ANYTHING (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A highly publicized AMA (Q&A) Session between a fast-rising publicist and an aging music icon quickly turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse when the event is seized by a hacker who systematically begins revealing dark secrets from both of their pasts, forcing them to publicly confront the horrific events they’ve committed on the largest social media platform in the world.

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Launch Pad Alum Brian T. Arnold Signs with Verve & Romark Entertainment

Screen Shot 2018-09-04 at 2.14.12 PM Two-time Launch Pad alum and winner of the most recent Launch Pad Feature Competition inks with rep teams and readies next project!

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Launch Pad Winner “Mr. & Mrs. American Pie” Lands at Platform One as 1st Project for Laura Dern’s Jaywalker Pictures

Screen Shot 2018-06-22 at 9.15.41 PM The project, which will also see McDaniel adapt, will be fast-tracked as a new series for the company as part of the first look deal.

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BAD PAPER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Story follows a Latina illegal immigrant, gangbanger and single mother who joins the U.S. Army for citizenship and a better life for her daughter, yet struggles to obtain all that’s been promised her, even while giving everything she has to her “chem-bio-rad-nuke” unit of military misfits.

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Introducing Inaugural Launch Pad Manuscript Competition Winner Danny Newell

200x134 - Winners ANNOUNCED Out of more than 2,000 entries coming to us from 24 different countries, we’re incredibly excited to introduce you to the 2016 LPMC Overall Winner, selected by none other than Ridley Scott and his Scott Free Productions.

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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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*Updated as Offers Come in* Brie Larson, Daisy Ridley, & Alicia Vikander Circling as the Hottest Spec in Town Gears Up for the Weekend!

2-1-768x384_resize*UPDATED February 27th* As the project now goes into all buyers, more talent circles and offers start to come in! Gearing up for a star-studded Oscar weekend, one spec script has taken the town by storm as A-list talent and Producers fight for a piece of the pie.

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MARIAN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 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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Red Hot Manuscript “THE EXTRADITIONIST” Has Networks and Publishers Swarming Ahead of Weekend (EXCLUSIVE)

The Extraditionist ExcerptHot on the heels of some of the biggest film rights deals in history, names like Hardy, Spielberg, Ellison and Rudin are already circling the hot new project being described as Narcos meets The Big Short.

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The Extraditionist (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)An off-the-books United States government contract employee who extradites criminals in Latin America is getting out of the game, but not before one last dangerous and reckless mission.

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RIFT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen a political fight over the future of the top secret RIFT teleportation technology puts his family in the crosshairs, an ex-special forces operative must steal the device and go rogue in order to save them before they become collateral damage. Think Bourne Identity meets Jumper.

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Red Hot Sci-Fi Thriller “RIFT” Heads Into New Territories As A-List Director Circles (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterThe red hot sci-fi thriller RIFT from Larry Lasky continues to set the town on fire as it makes its way into every major studios and over a dozen top production companies. We’re also hearing that an A-list director is circling, cranking up the heat around what could be the summer’s next big spec sale.

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Red Hot Sci-Fi Spec “RIFT” Burns Up The Market – Now Into Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterThe spec market is heating up once again as the red hot sci-fi thriller RIFT from Larry Lasky makes its way around town. Circle of Confusion’s Zach Cox is leading the charge on this one, which already has Rock Shaink attached to produce under his Romark Entertainment banner.

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RIFT (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen a political fight over the future of the top secret RIFT teleportation technology puts his family in the crosshairs, an ex-special forces operative must steal the device and go rogue in order to save them before they become collateral damage. Think Bourne Identity meets Jumper.

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ONWARD, THROUGH THE NIGHT (SPEC)

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Logline: A hitwoman, with an inoperable tumor that forces her to see visions of everyone she’s killed, must fight her way through a criminal organization in order to kill the man who murdered her family and made her into the monster she’s become.

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BROTHERS AND BONES (SALES)

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Assistant U.S. Attorney Charlie Beckham’s seemingly perfect world comes crashing down around him on the eve of his biggest case when he finds out his brother is still alive and is linked to the criminal organization he is trying to put away.

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THE GREAT DEBATE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM Pitched as The King’s Speech meets The Founder, tells the compelling story behind the dawn of the television age and the visionary media adviser that transformed John F. Kennedy from underdog to American icon.

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The Bad Guys – Official Trailer #1 (Erik Stocklin, Glen Powell, Paul Iacono)

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During a fleeting return trip to his childhood home, a budding filmmaker is confronted by the now-grown ensemble of his old hometown friends – none of whom are aware that he intends to make his fortune off the shared childhood trauma that splintered them apart all those years ago.

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UNLAWFUL (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A troubled detective operates outside the law when he strikes-up a taboo relationship with an underage prostitute. But when a 16-year-old girl goes missing and he must use her diary to reconstruct the events that led to her disappearance, an unimaginable truth emerges.

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BOUND TO VENGEANCE — TRAILER (Tina Ivlev, Richard Tyson, Bianca Malinowski)

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Nine months after being kidnapped, locked away and abused, a young girl abandons her hopes of freedom for a chance to hunt down and exact revenge on her captors.

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UNTITLED DYLAN BROD SCI-FI PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but pitched as a a high concept sci-fi/thriller with multi-platform franchise potential.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Tim Kring’s Imperative Snatches Up Launch Pad Alum’s High-Concept Sci-Fi Pitch In Preemptive Deal

The untitled sci-fi pitch is going to be developed into a multi-platform franchise with “shared universe” potential.

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Sundance 2015 : The Complete List Of Today’s Sales And Deals (1/30/15)

A round-up of today’s distribution sales, deals, and awards at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

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Sundance 2015: Our Top 10 Most Anticipated Premieres

A breakdown of our Top 10 choices for Sundance Premiers–includes pictures and clips!

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REDHOUSE (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but project is being pitched as “The Shining” meets “Moon.”

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MATRIARCH (SALES)

Logline: Female driven thriller follows a prison psychologist who has 48 hours to convince a serial killer to disclose the location of her final victim before she is executed.

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{HEAT METER} Hot New Spec “Matriarch” Continues to Heat Up as Territory Requests Start Coming In!

Hot new scribe gets a welcome intro to the market, as territories, attachments, and buyers begin to circle!

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