Tag Archives: Toby Emmerich

DC Movie Universe in Turmoil as Big Changes Loom, From Batman to the Executive Suites

DC Films LogoBen Affleck isn’t long for the cape and cowl, while Zack Snyder has directed his last DC movie, and possibly his last movie ever for Warner Bros., where he still has a producing deal.

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Warner Bros: Matt Reeves to Direct “The Batman” After All, But No Mention of Ben Affleck

Matt Reeves The BatmanThe actor was conspicuously absent from the studio’s press release, which should be cause for concern given the rumors of late.

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The Exec Shuffle – The Blotter Recap (12.16.16)

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. There’s been a shakeup at Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema and Viacom has named Bob Bakish the permanent CEO.

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BBC One Taps “Skins” Scribe Jack Thorne For “His Dark Materials” Adaptation

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Jack Thorne has been tasked with adapting Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials for BBC One. New Line Cinema is producing the event series with Bad Wolf.

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NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but serves as a reboot of the iconic franchise featuring Freddy Krueger.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} New Line Cinema Plots New “Nightmare On Elm Street” Reboot

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Plans are to scrap the lackluster 2010 reboot and start with a fresh new take. There’s no producer on board yet, but Orphan scribe David Leslie Johnson has been tapped to script. The new film will serve as a remake of the 1984 classic.

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UNTITLED MARIAH CAREY CHRISTMAS PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but pitched as a story focusing on Christmas and the power of music.

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THE HOUSE (SALES)

Logline: After blowing their daughter’s college fund, and desperate for cash, a married couple team with their neighbors to open an illegal casino in the suburbs in an attempt to raise the money back.

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NAPKIN NOTES (SALES)

Logline: Based on the real life of a man who is determined to write 826 notes to put in his daughter’s lunchbox through high school graduation after being diagnosed with kidney cancer.

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Exec Shuffle — The Blotter Recap (06.28.13)

A recap of the week’s exec moves!

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CHICAGOLAND (SALES)

Logline: Two partners in crime become enemies after one sets the other up to steal his girl.

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TAMMY (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a woman who is laid off from her job, discovers her husband is having an affair, and decides to go on a road trip with her foul-mouthed, diabetic grandmother.

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STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (SALES)

Logline: The true story of Los Angeles based rap group N.W.A., comprised of founding members Arabian Prince, DJ Yella, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube.

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AUSTIN POWERS 4 (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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TORRENTE (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Follows a fired cop who still patrols the neighborhood administering his own brand of twisted justice.

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HONEYMOON WITH HARRY (SALES)

Logline: A recovering self-destructive womanizer loses his fiancee in a car accident two days before their wedding and ends up going on his honeymoon with the fiancee’s father, who detests him, so they can scatter her ashes.

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HALL PASS (SALES)

Logline: Story centers on a married couple who find themselves in a lull in their marriage and just going through the motions. The wife then gives her husband (Wilson) a “hall pass,” a free ticket to engage in extramarital encounters.

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RABBIT WITHOUT EARS (SALES)

Logline: A womanizing tabloid journalist whose tenacity in pursuing celebrity news repeatedly lands him in trouble meets his match in a children’s daycare
manager.

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HORRIBLE BOSSES (SALES)

Logline: Three friends decide to murder their overbearing bosses with disastrous results.

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AGENT ZIGZAG (SALES)

Logline: Follows the true story of Edward Arnold Chapman, a career criminal who spied on the Germans for the British in World War II.

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VALENTINE’S DAY (SALES)

Logline: Follows a group of Los Angelenos as they find love and romance on Valentine’s Day.

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SNITCH (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a father who goes undercover to catch a high level drug dealer in order to reduce his son’s 30-year prison sentence.

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THE ORPHANAGE (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Story centers on a woman who, upon returning to the orphanage where she grew up, discovers that her son’s imaginary friend is the same person who terrorized her when she was a child.

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THE NATIVITY STORY (SALES)

Logline: A chronicle of the perilous journey of a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who must travel from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem, Joseph’s ancestral home, to register for a census ordered by King Herod.

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JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH (SALES)

Logline: No one believes that Trevor Anderson is on to something. The science professor’s unconventional hypotheses have put him on the fringe of the academic community.

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FRACTURE (NEW LINE) (SALES)

Logline: When Ted Crawford discovers that his beautiful younger wife, Jennifer, is having an affair, he plans her murder–the perfect murder.

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FATHER KNOWS LESS (SALES)

Logline: A successful but aloof dad on his second marriage is abandoned by his young, fed-up trophy wife. He’s left to raise his young kids on his own, occasionally relying on the guidance of his disaffected older offspring from his first failed marriage.

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THE QUIET TYPE (SALES)

Logline: Born to deaf parents, a young boy grows up mute but with a passion for music. He moves to New York to become a conductor for the philharmonic, finding love on the way.

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