Matthew and Dominic’s script HYPERBARIC was a finalist in our first annual Launch Pad Competition. The script, which is pitched as Training Day meets Das Boot, centers on a traumatized sailor who must confront the fear that cut short his promising navy career, when he’s forced to pilot a homemade drug submarine.
Selected into the top 10 of this years contest, “Hyperbaric” was one of the most enjoyable action/thrillers we’ve read in some time… taking the “contained” elements of those two genres to another level by placing the already tense story inside a failing submarine.
Weaver, who has been on fire as of late (and just last week sold Launch Pad finalist Daniel Turkewitz’s “Tranquility Base” to Fox), has become the go-to rep in town for the action/thriller market, and I can’t think of a more perfect pairing for this writing team.
With these two now finding a home with Energy Entertainment, they mark the fifth signings coming out of our LAUNCH PAD COMPETITION!
Congrats all around. We’re excited to see whats next!