Browsing: Story & True Events (IN-DB)

A segmented selection of the BASED ON Selections from the IN DEVELOPMENT projects. This hub covers all In Development projects that are based on a story, true story, life rights, real events and biopics.

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LOVE CANAL (SALES)
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Focuses on an extraordinary group of working class housewives from Love Canal, New York who took on the government and the chemical industry in the 70s. With no training or support, they got the President himself to move their families from homes built on lots where massive amounts of toxic chemicals had been dumped.

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LADY BUSINESS (SALES)
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Tells the true story of two young female entrepreneurs, Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer, who had to invent a third male company founder in order to be taken seriously in the business world.

7 - IN DEVELOPMENT (DB)
RFK (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM The story of Robert F. Kennedy, politician, and brother to John F. Kennedy, who gained national attention for his public challenge of notorious Teamster Jimmy Hoffa.

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GORE (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A young man spends a summer in Italy where he meets his idol Gore Vidal and learns about life, love, and politics from the great man himself.

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THE COLOR OF COLA (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM In 1947, Pepsi CEO Walter Mack hired National Urban League staffer Edward F. Boyd to do something no major American company had done before — assemble an all-black national sales team to focus on the overlooked black market.

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SALT TO THE SEA (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story follows three refugees from East Prussia as they struggle to survive during the end of WWII. They believe the ship Wilhelm Gustloff can take them to safety, but just as freedom seems within their grasp, tragedy strikes and the ship sinks, resulting in one of the worst maritime disasters ever.

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NI’IHAU (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWWII story when Shigenori Nishikaichi, an Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service pilot, crash-landed his Zero on the eponymous Hawaiian island after the participating in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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THIS IS JANE (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on a book of the oral histories, this tells the story of an ordinary group of women who did something extraordinary: 11,000 safe, illegal abortions in Chicago from 1968 to 1973.

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