While the chilly news from Sundance begins to melt away, news about the new comedy spec SENIOR YEAR continues to heat up. The spec is out from Jake Wagner at Benderspink and Greg Pedicin at Gersh and written by Andrew Knauer and Arthur Pielli (Ghost Team One). Senior Year centers on a cheerleader who falls into a coma during a floor routine, and wakes some 20-years later still the teen girl she was – and eager to reclaim her spot as prom queen and popular kid.
We’ve previously confirmed that spec is into an impressive nine territories: Broken Road has taken the project into Relativity, Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman’s The Picture Company into Lionsgate, and Scott Stuber’s Stuber Productions into Universal, Benderspink took the project into New Line, Brett Ratner & James Packer’s Ratpac into Warner Bros., The Picture Company into Fox, and Todd Garner’s Broken Road productions is into Paramount, Screen Gems, and CBS Films.
Spec is into:
Stuber into Universal
Broken Road into Relativity
Benderspink into New Line
Ratpac into Warner Bros.
Broken Road into Screen Gems, Paramount and CBS Films
The Picture Company into Fox, Lionsgate