*UPDATED* {HEAT METER} Hot New Paradigm/Madhouse Spec “Free Fall” Assigns Major Territories!



UPDATE: The hot spec is igniting a frenzy, now into a third major territory! I can confirm that Davis Entertainment took the spec in , where they have a multi-year deal, just recently renewed this year. Scroll to the bottom to see the complete list of territories!

and have just set a hot new spec on the market and everyone in town is already clamoring for it, with the first territories assigned. The enticing script, FREE FALL, is being pitched as Gravity meets 127 Hours, a description which nabs attention at the onset. Madhouse is producing the project, but sources reveal that they’re looking to partner.

I can confirm that took the spec into Universal, per their three year first-look deal signed in April, and that  brought the project into Sony, where they have a first-look deal with Sony offshoot TriStar. 

I’m hearing that more territories will be assigned throughout the day, but to expect a hefty buy soon, as the whole town is hot for the spec. Written by breakout scribes and , the thriller follows a man who joins his estranged daughter on a mountain climb in an attempt to repair their relationship. But, when a tragic accident leaves them stranded hundreds of feet in the air and as a storm sets in, the two must fight against the elements and terrifying heights in order to survive.

Parker and Finegan previously and co-produced the action/thriller Getaway, which starred Academy Award-nominee Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez, and Jon Voight. The emerging duo will next pen the family musical Just My Imagination.

at and and  at rep the pair.

Spec is now into:
Davis Entertainment into Fox
Michael De Luca into Universal
Matt Tolmach into Sony


Stay tuned for more info on this project as it develops!


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