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“Black Widow” Solo Movie In the Works Now That Marvel Hires Writer for Scarlett Johansson Film

Black Widow MovieJac Schaeffer is an up-and-coming writer with two Anne Hathaway projects in development — the alien invasion comedy The Shower, and the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake Nasty Women.

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“Kill or Be Killed” Movie In the Works From “John Wick” Duo

Kill or Be KilledEd Brubaker’s gritty comic follows a depressed college student who tries to kill himself, only to be given a new lease on life by a demon who tells him he must kill one person each month if he wants to continue living. The young man figures if he’s forced to kill to survive, he might as well take out some bad people.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMHarper Penzig is a liberal, white, college sophomore who knows exactly how to fix society. When she accuses her equally liberal professor, Susan Brodbeck, of hate speech it throws the campus and both their lives into chaos as they wage war over the right way to stop discrimination.

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DECON (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A young medical prodigy is pushed to the mental, physical, and emotional brink after joining an elite team of doctors that treat the rarest, most gruesome, and most dangerous illnesses on Earth.

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HOUSE OF LOVE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A man who’s in love with his beautiful pen pal has no idea that she’s actually the brainchild of a 50-something failed writer who has struck it rich by inventing a group of women called Angels who write to single men. When the man sets off to find his true love, he ends up finding something better: the one woman who can bring this whole filthy-brilliant scheme to its knees.

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CLOUD ONE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Set decades in the future, several characters – both human and virtual – are forced to reconcile their existence and purpose in a world where the ubiquitous Cloud One app provides users with virtual friends.

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DON’T TELL A SOUL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Two thieving teenage brothers in the South match wits with a security guard who has a dark secret.

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Daniel Casey to Rewrite “The Craft” Remake for Sony, Director Leigh Janiak (Exclusive)

The Craft Daniel CaseyCasey has a lot of heat right now, and Sony is already working with him on Fede Alvarez’s Incognito. He did a rewrite on Bad Robot’s hit thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane and was recently hired by Fox 2000 to adapt Larry Niven’s short story Inconstant Moon for director James Ponsoldt.

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HIGH TIDE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A fifteenth High School reunion booze cruise gets hit by a tidal wave, and the surviving partygoers get stranded on an island and revert to their High School selves. Pitched as Lord of the Flies meets Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion.

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SHADOW IN THE CLOUD (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMTrapped in the ball turret of a B-17 on a routine service flight in 1944,‎ a Women’s Airforce Captain must contend with the domineering antagonism of her crewmates, a string of mysterious technical malfunctions, and a series of shadows moving below them in the clouds.

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ANTLERS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When fourth grade teacher Julia Grey tries to help a troubled boy in her class, she discovers he’s been hiding a nightmarish secret. Now something terrifying is coming for the boy, and Julia has to protect him.

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TEMECULANS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMOn the cusp of turning 30, TJ’s degenerate friends are either just “mellowing out,” or more likely, they’re being enslaved by alien parasites with insatiable cravings for wine, indie music, and suburban living.

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James Ponsoldt to Direct Sci-Fi Pitch with “Arrival” Producers and Fox 2000

James Ponsoldt ExcerptAfter scoring eight Oscar nominations on Tuesday for Arrival, producer Shawn Levy is looking to stay in the realm of science-fiction. Along with his 21 Laps banner, Levy will produce an untitled sci-fi pitch, which has been acquired by Fox 2000. James Ponsoldt will direct based on a script by Daniel Casey.

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INCONSTANT MOON (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA couple contemplates whether or not to break up over the course of one night in Los Angeles as an apocalyptic disaster threatens the possible end of the world at sunrise.

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Inconstant Moon (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA couple contemplates whether or not to break up over the course of one night in Los Angeles as an apocalyptic disaster threatens the possible end of the world at sunrise.

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“Jurassic World” Director Colin Trevorrow to Produce “Eon” (EXCLUSIVE)

colin trevorrow excerptEmily Carmichael’s Eon has attached Colin Trevorrow to produce alongside Adam Spielberger and Krista Parris, the Tracking Board has exclusively learned. The addition continues a growing working relationship between Trevorrow and Carmichael.

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“Boys Don’t Cry” Director Set for “Man’s Search for Meaning”

kimberly peirce bannerBoys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce has signed on to direct Man’s Search for Meaning, based on the best-selling memoir by Viktor Frankl. The rights were picked up earlier this year by Straight Up Films.

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Max Landis Remaking Father’s “An American Werewolf in London” at Universal

American Werewolf in London Excerpt35 years later, Max Landis is set to remake his father’s comedy-horror classic, An American Werewolf in London for Universal Pictures. The Walking Dead’s David Alpert and Robert Kirkman are set to produce with their Skybound Entertainment banner.

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AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (REMAKE) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA remake of the cult classic 1981 horror-comedy film about an American man being turned into a werewolf while backpacking in England.

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STARFALL (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStory details are being kept under wraps but is described as an action thriller that takes place on a space station.

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Screenwriter Daniel Casey Boards Fede Alvarez-Directed Adaptation of “Incognito”

casey-alvarez-excerptThe big screen adaptation of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ comic Incognito has tapped up and coming screenwriter Daniel Casey to work on the script. The project was previously in development at 20th Century Fox with Robert Schenkkan scripting. Now at Sony, Fede Alvarez and his writing partner, Rodo Sayagues penned the latest draft.

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Writ Large Nabs Rights to Buzzfeed Article About Missouri Murder Mystery

buzzfeed excerpt The article “She Would Have Been the Perfect Mom For Someone That Was Actually Sick,” by Michelle Dean details the strange 2015 case about Dee Dee Blanchard and her supposedly sick daughter Gypsy Rose.

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UNTITLED GYPSY ROSE STORY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMDetails the strange 2015 case about Dee Dee Blanchard and her supposedly sick daughter Gypsy Rose.

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Antarctica Office Sitcom Set at NBC from “Bob’s Burgers” Duo

Antarctica ExcerptNBC is developing a new single-camera office sitcom from Bob’s Burgers writers-producers Steven Davis and Kelvin Yu that’s set in Antarctica.

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BEST DAY OF MY LIFE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A singer in New York struggles with a severe health diagnosis.

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HIGHER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The lone believer in an impending alien attack, a brilliant schizophrenic scientist, builds a makeshift nuclear bomb to defend Earth. When her ex-husband is sent in to neutralize the situation, he discovers that maybe she isn’t as “crazy” as everyone thinks.

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Seeso Picks Up Comedy Series “Shrink” From Tim Baltz and Ted Tremper

tim baltzSeeso has picked up the half-hour scripted comedy pilot Shrink to series from creators Tim Baltz and Ted Tremper. Baltz will star in the series which Tremper will direct. The project was previously in development at Pivot – Participant Media’s now defunct TV network.

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NASTY WOMEN (aka DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTwo female con artists – one low rent and one high class – compete to swindle a naive tech prodigy out of his fortune.

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Warner Bros Buys Tinder Rom-Com Pitch From “Swiped” Executive Producers David Newman & Keith Merryman

Keith Merryman Newman excerptWarner Bros. has picked up Worst Tinder Date Ever after making a preemptive bid on the pitch from Friends With Benefits scribes David Newman and Keith Merryman for what was reportedly a high six figure sum.

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WORST TINDER DATE EVER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTwo people in Los Angeles go on a Tinder date that turns into a night of disasters.

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