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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THE SPY’S SON (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of a high-ranking CIA officer who was caught selling secrets to the Russians. He then embarrassed the U.S. government when he did it again, this time from behind prison bars. What the imprisoned officer did was train his son in the ways of spycraft so he could continue to spy for Russia and even ferret out the mole that ratted out his father in the first place.

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SAINT JUDY (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of Judy Wood, an immigration attorney based in Los Angeles, who argued what became a landmark case in changing the laws of asylum for women into the U.S.

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BLACK LION (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the real life of Wall Street trader turned war correspondent Carlos Mavroleon, who ended up mysteriously dead after a groundbreaking assignment for 60 Minutes in Afghanistan.

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THE SECONDARY (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles Malcolm Butler’s rise to become the star cornerback for the New England Patriots, while his agent, a lawyer, defends a paralyzed teen in court against a trucking company.

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HARRIET (MANN) (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA biopic of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the American hero who escaped the shackles of slavery and subsequently helped free others from servitude through a channel of safe houses and secret routes known as the Underground Railroad.

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Fighting with My Family (Sales)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMReformed gangster Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Raya, and son Zak scrape a living together performing in tiny venues. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for the WWE, Raya and Zak learn that becoming an international superstar demands more than they ever dreamed possible.

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CORNERMAN (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLegendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato seeks to cement his legacy by mentoring a troubled, teenaged Mike Tyson toward becoming the youngest boxing heavyweight champion of the world.

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A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows American heiress and super-spy Virginia Hall, who attempted to break into the ranks of the American Foreign Service in the years before World War II. Rejected because of her gender and a disability, Hall worked during the war for the British intelligence unit SOE. She later joined the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA.

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CROOK COUNTY (SALES)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA whistleblower’s harrowing journey into an undercover FBI operation in 1980’s Cook County, Illinois, sending him toe-to-toe with corrupt judges, hustling defense attorneys, and Chicago mobsters; and ultimately resulting in the largest number of convictions of government officials in the history of the United States.

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