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REJ Entertainment is out with THE GHOST OF DOHENY by Paul Sanchez Yates. The true story of Jack Nance, the iconic star of ERASERHEAD and TWIN PEAKS, whose real-life Hollywood success, battles with alcoholism, turbulent romances, and mysterious death was more nightmarish than anything David Lynch could even dream up.
Rothman Brecher Ehrich Livingston is out with LAST SHOT by Ryan Noggle. A time-travel action comedy in the spirit of a modern-day BACK TO THE FUTURE. An affable and wisecracking sports gambler — deep in debt and on the run from brutish collectors — travels back in time to course-correct the chain of events that set his life down a dark and potentially deadly path.
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Elevate Entertainment is out with FUSE by Marek Polgar & Martyn Pedler. A government assassin suffering from trauma with two personalities battles as the first persona attempts to complete his mission, while the second tries to stop him. Think MEMENTO meets BOURNE IDENTITY meets TAKEN.
Pantheon has optioned COCAINE by Andi Albin. An overzealous police detective gets involved with a crime family that is heavily connected to the local political scene. With the 1980s cocaine wars as a backdrop, this film is immersed in the history of South Florida’s drug trade, paired with a tumultuous, violent love story.
Legion M is producing CAPTAIN SMALLS by Robert Blake Whitehall. Robert Smalls, an enslaved man in South Carolina at the height of the Civil War, was drafted by the Confederate Navy and forced to serve. Unable to pay the money to free his family, Smalls planned one of the most audacious heists in history. By stealing the Confederate warship CSS Planter, Captain Smalls navigated the treacherous Confederate-surveilled waters to free himself, his crew, and their families.
Zero Gravity Management is out with POLICE STATION by Kurt McLeod. An organized crime target running for his life intentionally gets arrested and thrown in jail at a police station where he thinks he’ll be safe for the night, but when the hitman pursuing him does the same, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.
Verve out with SINCERELY SAMANTHA SMITH by Joe Ballarini. The incredible, inspiring true story of a 10 year-old girl who prevented World War 3.
In 1982, at the peak of the Nuclear Arms hysteria between the US and Soviets, shy, quiet 10 year-old Samantha Smith shot to world-wide fame when she became pen pals with the Soviet leader who invited her and her family to Russia to discuss peace talks between the super powers.
Ensemble out with PROKSE by G.J. Echternkamp & Kyle Stiff. In the near future, automation has replaced much of our traditional forms of employment, creating a class of mass joblessness and poverty. But a technology is invented that allows people to “rent out” their bodies to the wealthy – acting as physical proxies for their clients’ senses and desires. Now someone has taken this to the extreme, hosting Prokse parties where anything goes, even murder.
Escape Artists out with WE ARE THE PEOPLE by Aaron Nee & Adam Nee. A Pasadena family’s Fourth of July is disrupted by a cloud of ash that drives neighbors and relatives into a ranting, violent rage. Separated, struggling to survive, the family members ultimately reunite and manage to uncover the solution that restores everyone to sanity.
APA out with STEP-FATHER CHRISTMAS by Joey Mazzarino. Garland Festooni is a 40-year-old man child who hates Christmas but loves his mother. His holidays take a turn for the worst when he spies mommy kissing Santa. Garland decides to sabotage their relationship before it’s all a wrap.
America’s first female Vice President finds herself besieged on Air Force One by evil, depraved bloodsuckers. Oh yeah, and there are a bunch of vampires onboard too. When the red eye from Moscow to DC is overrun, she has to take on the fanged terrorists to save her family… and the free world.