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2018 Launch Pad Alum and Top Drama Pilot Winner Gregory Levy Signs With UTA

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Gregory Levy, writer of 2018 LPPC Top Drama Between the Eyes, has signed with Charlie Ferraro and Jordan Lonner of UTA.

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UNTITLED DOREMUS / CJ ENTERAINMENT PROJECT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A thirtysomething woman navigates love and heartbreak over the course of one year.

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YOU ARE LEAVING THE AMERICAN SECTOR (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In 1980’s West Berlin, a CIA operative discovers a classified military exercise that could cause a nuclear war.

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COBWEB (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Despite what his parents have told him for years, a boy discovers the voices that emanate from the walls of his home are real and he wants to release them.

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AFTER BIRTH (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A nurse discovers that a morgue technician has brought her daughter back to life, but must help her obtain biological elements from pregnant women in order to keep her alive.

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LONELY PEOPLE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After his wife leaves him to join a religious sex cult, an aging, reclusive, once-famous writer reunites with his two estranged daughters to track her down on a journey through the heart of American Weird.

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SINGLES DAY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Chronicles the lives of several people on the Chinese holiday that celebrates those who are not in a relationship.

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THE IMAGINARIES (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Kept under wraps, a family adventure that centers on a distracted father and his children’s toys.

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NIGHT PATROL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM An African-American LAPD officer must put aside his differences with the area’s street gangs when he discovers a local police task force is harboring a horrific secret that endangers the residents of the housing projects he grew up in.

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PUBLIC ENEMY (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Details are being ket under wraps, but the project is being pitched as a subversive action-comedy that looks at the speed of media in our current landscape.

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UCP Amongst those Making a Pre-Weekend Play for New Thriller “CLEANSING OF A NATION”

Cleansing of a Nation Written by Ryan Riley, who previously saw his short story “Encyclopedia Dad” sell to WBTV and his feature spec “Take Back The Night” land with New Regency following a bidding war, the project is being pitched as a socio-political thriller that focuses on the world of tomorrow.

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CLEANSING OF A NATION (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Project is being pitched as a socio-political thriller that focuses on the world of tomorrow – a world drowning in it’s own agenda-driven censorship, and spiraling toward the beginning of an uprising.

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IRONBARK (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Story is based on the true story of Greville Wynne, a British businessman who helped the CIA penetrate the Soviet nuclear program during the Cold War. Wynne and his Russian source, Oleg Penkovsky, provided the crucial intelligence that ended the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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THUG (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Story follows an ex-journeyman boxer and aging enforcer who attempts to get back into the lives of his estranged children and clean up the messes of his past while coming to terms with the ruined landscape of his twenty-year career in crime.

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SCREATURES (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When his childhood drawings inexplicably come to life, a dad and his daughter must stop the havoc his beastly creations wreak upon their community. Being pitched as a four-quadrant franchise starter in the zone of Jumanji and Night at the Museum.

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James Cameron, Tim Miller Cast “Agents of SHIELD” Star Gabriel Luna as the New Terminator

TerminatorExcerptNatalie Reyes (Lady, La Vendedora de Rosas) and Diego Boneta (Scream Queens) have also been cast to star in the film. Both Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, two of the franchise staples, will return, joined by Mackenzie Davis from The Martian and Blade Runner 2049.

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Remind Yourself to Read UTA’s Hot Spec “Before We Forget,” Described as “The Fugitive” With a Female Lead

AliensWritten by Rachel Long and Brian Pittman, who previously wrote the Black List script The Civilian, the plot involves a cataclysmic event that erases humanity’s memories. When a woman wakes up with no memory of her young daughter, she uses her maternal instincts and clues that she left for herself to find her child amid the chaos.

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THE CONFECTION CONNECTION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollowing the disappearance of the book fair money he was entrusted to protect, a lactose intolerant middle school student with an addiction to dairy items must hone his detective skills to investigate the “seedy” underbelly of his school. It’s a fun spin on classic detective tales like Maltese Falcon, but with the built in franchise potential of a series akin to Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

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Bill Hader, James McAvoy in Talks to Join Jessica Chastain in New Line’s “It” Sequel

HaderMcAvoyItHader is in talks to play the adult version of Jaeden Lieberher’s Bill, while McAvoy would play Finn Wolfhard’s Richie. Plans are to start filming in Toronto this July.

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“Ant-Man and the Wasp’s” Randall Park Joins “Aquaman,” Meaning He’ll Appear in DC and Marvel Movies In the Same Year

Randall Park AquamanDirector James Wan took to Twitter on Thursday to announce that Park is joining Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Dolph Lundgren and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman.

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BEFORE WE FORGET (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollowing a cataclysmic event that erases humanity’s memories, a woman wakes up with no memory of her young daughter but must find her amid the chaos using clues she left for herself and her maternal instincts.

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Damian Lewis Playing Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in “Run This Town”

DamianLewisRobFordThe controversial Toronto mayor was caught on camera smoking crack cocaine, and he died in early 2016 from cancer.

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Apple Wins Isaac Asimov “Foundation” Series from David Goyer, Josh Friedman

FoundationGoyerFriedmanThe series of science fiction novels have been influential on everyone from George Lucas to George RR Martin, but previous attempts to turn it into a feature film or television series have generally failed.

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“Star Trek: Discovery” Adds Anson Mount for Second Season

AnsonMountGettyThe actor who recently played Black Bolt on Marvel’s The Inhumans will play a popular character that appeared both in the original Star Trek series and in J.J. Abrams’ first two movies.

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Ellen Shanman Adapting Ken Liu Sci-Fi Thriller “The Hidden Girl” for Studio 8

Studio8LogoThe prolific author’s short story first appeared in last year’s fantasy collection The Book of Swords, along with stories by George RR Martin, Robin Hobb and Garth Nix.

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“Scream Queens” Star Diego Boneta Joins Mackenzie Davis in “Terminator” Sequel

DiegoBonetaTerminatorHaving recently appeared with Sam Worthington, another Terminator vet, in Netflix’s The Titan, Boneta has been keeping busy since the end of Ryan Murphy’s Fox series.

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Colton Haynes Returning as Series Regular to CW’s “Arrow”

colton haynesThe news comes after the departure of an original castmember from the series and the annuncement of the show’s renewal for season seven along with DC’s other superhero shows at the network.

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THE TORTURE REPORT (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMCenters on the CIA’s extreme interrogation program on detainees following the 9/11 attacks.

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Karl Urban to Star in Amazon’s Superhero Series “The Boys” as Billy Butcher

KarlExcerptThe series centers on a group of vigilantes known informally as “the boys”, who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than their grit and willingness to fight dirty.

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Amy York Rubin Directing Bo Burnham’s “Gay Kid and Fat Chick” for Paramount Players

AmyYorkRubinBoBunrhamRubin’s credits include directing episodes of Casual, SMILF, Grown-ish and Fresh Off the Boat as well as creating a number of popular webseries.

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