Browsing: OWA (IN-DB)

A hub to find all OWAs (Open Writing Assignments) we are currently tracking within our IN DEVELOPMENT database.

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THE BOY’S CLUB (SALES)
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The Boy’s Club follows first-year female associate Alex Vogel as she navigates her way through a top Manhattan law firm. She quickly becomes seduced by the allure of NYC high-life that is offered by big paychecks and elite status, while having to confront the limitation of male privilege that is still very much alive in 2019

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HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER (SALES)
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A taut thriller set in the Pacific Northwest about a simple act of turning a key in the door of a storage unit, and changing someone’s life forever. The first-person narrator, a woman who gives her name only as “Jane,” has a very minimalist way of expressing herself that is unlike my style for any novel to date.

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THE HAWKLINE MONSTER (SALES)
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Tells of two unlikely hero gunslingers hired by a 15-year-old girl named Magic Child to kill the monster that lives in ice caves under the basement of a house inhabited by a young woman named Miss Hawkline.

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LILO AND STITCH (SALES)
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The Hawaii-centric story is about the bond formed between a lonely human girl named Lilo and a dog-like alien named Stitch, who is engineered to be a force of destruction. Live action/CGI hybrid remake.

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THE GRACE YEAR (SALES)
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A 16-year-old girl from an isolated village is banished to the northern forest with all the other girls her age, where they must survive the wilderness, and themselves, before being allowed to return to society as purified women.

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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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THE OTHER MRS. (SALES)
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When Will and Sadie Foust inherit a house on a small, remote island off the coast of Maine, they jump at the chance to make a fresh start with their family. But their eerie new home comes with some challenges, including caring for their 16-year-old orphaned niece, who proves as unwelcoming as their new surroundings. When a neighbor turns up dead, the entire tight-knit
island community rallies against the Fousts, who learn that they can’t escape the secrets of their past.

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FKA USA (SALES)
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Due to the catastrophic policies and environmental disasters caused by its final president, the U.S.A. is splintered into individual countries. A factory worker is enlisted by the President and CEO of Crunch United to trek across the dystopic landscape to deliver a talking goat to San Francisco in order to stop a female Russian genius from taking over the minds of the world.

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THE COLOR PURPLE (SALES)
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Based on the Broadway musical retelling of Alice Walker’s novel about Celie, born into unfortunate circumstances in the antebellum South, who finds her confidence, pride and love, as she grows a life as a seamstress.

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UNTITLED LOPEZ REVENGE PROJECT (SALES)
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A botched ritual by a ruthless sex-trafficking ring brings a murdered Mexican American veteran back from the dead on Dia de Muertos. Reborn with supernatural abilities and a lethal hunger for revenge, she sets out against the elite criminal network whose twisted desires prey upon her community.

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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.

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SONG OF KALI (SALES)
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The story follows an American poet who travels with his Indian wife and their baby to Calcutta. When he arrives he gets wrapped up in a cult that worships the goddess Kali.

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THE BEST FRIENDS (SALES)
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When the best friends of an impossibly perfect couple fall in love, they magically become aware that they’ve been supporting characters in their friends’ lives and face challenges navigating their budding feelings for one another.

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UNTITLED PRINCE/MUSICAL PROJECT (SALES)
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Universal has acquired the rights to a number of classic songs from Prince’s catalog and is developing an original film musical inspired by his music, using the songs to drive a fictional narrative. The film is not a biopic but an original story with Prince’s classic songs driving the plotline.

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