Browsing: Alan Gasmer
Originally published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 is set in a future where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found, though intellectual curiosity gets the better of the protagonist, who begins stashing books away to see if he can learn anything from them.
At Paradigm, Bookman represented Tom Stoppard, Bill Broyles, John Irbing, Jojo Moyes, David Nicholls and Peter Moffat. It’s unclear which clients will be joining him at his new company.
In the not-so-distant past, America was gripped by a political movement that promised to eliminate the “unfit” from our country. This is the shocking true story of Carrie Buck, a young Virginia woman who became a lightning rod for that movement, and was forced to single-handedly fight against it for the one thing she desperately wanted – to be a mother.
34 years after her death, Carrie Buck is at the center of a timely biopic that has A-list actresses across Hollywood paying attention. Written by Undone scribe Melissa Hilfers, Unfit is set in the not-so-distant past, when America was gripped by a political movement that promised to eliminate the “unfit” from our country.
The Tropic Thunder scribe has been tapped to write and direct Warner Bros.’ relaunch of the Cannonball Run franchise. The film will mark Cohen’s feature directorial debut.
Logline: Centers on a test subject in a quantum experiment who is sent into the future where he finds out that his son has been killed and he’s the prime suspect. When the day is over, he goes one day back in time and realizes he must solve the murder before it happens, travelling further and further back in time as he goes.
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Logline: Pitched as being in the vein of provocative “Junoâ€ meets “Easy Aâ€. Darcy is a smart, sassy, abstinence-preaching virgin intent on keeping her virtue while all around her are desperate to lose theirs. But her resolution is tested when an undeniably enticing but sexually reckless teen rock star moves in to the house next door.
Logline: Story follows a high school senior whose parents hire a college student to drive him after he repeatedly fails his road test. When she embeds herself into the fabric of his dysfunctional family, it’s up to the him to keep her from driving them all down the darkest of roads.
Logline: A satire about money making in the television industry under the guise of a self-help book.
Logline: A satire about how to get rich in England under the guise of a survival kit for Americans living in Britain.