Browsing: Appian Way
In a slightly futuristic, hyper-efficient Manhattan, a newly single book editor purchases a customizable sex android to assuage her broken heart. When her toy’s closed feedback loop starts to alter her personality, she must reevaluate the merits of a perfectly compatible partner.
Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in and produce The Black Hand, a new film set up at Paramount Pictures based on the book of the same name by Stephan Talty. DiCaprio’s Appian Way banner will co-produce alongside The Gotham Group.
Follows the scandal involving DraftKings and FanDuel, the daily fantasy sports sites that quickly amassed hundreds of millions of dollars before prosecutors from several states began coming down on them, saying the outfits should be defined as online gambling operations.
UPDATE (4.7.16): Paramount has come out on top in the fight for T.J. English’s The Corporation with a stunning seven figure offer. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson will produce through their Appian Way banner, with Benicio Del Toro set to star.
The unique, untold American gangster story of Jose Miguel Battle Sr. (“El Padrino”), the leader of the “The Corporation” – also known as “The Godfather.”
UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.
A massive bidding war is underway right now as some of Hollywood’s biggest players compete for the rights to Lost City of Z author David Grann’s upcoming Killers Of The Flower Moon. A-listers are attached and studios are swarming as the year’s biggest bidding war gets underway!
Leonardo DiCaprio is about to dig into the YA adaption movie game with Sandcastle Empire. Written by Kayla Olson, the story is set in 2049 when climate change has taken the best of Earth with coastal flooding and overpopulation.
The story is set in 2049 when climate change has taken the best of Earth with coastal flooding and overpopulation. A group of radicals known as the Wolfpack make a mission to overthrow the government to to take control and it is up to a young woman named Eden to bring them down.
The Oscar-winner is joining Robin Hood’s Merry Men as Little John in the gritty re-imagining of the classic folktale, helmed by Peaky Blinders director Otto Bathurst.
Bridge of Spies actress and Bono progeny Eve Hewson has landed the coveted role of Maid Marian in the gritty reboot of Robin Hood’s story.
The documentary, which Netflix nabbed the exclusive rights to, received universal acclaim and currently holds a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 95% on Metacritic, going on to win several awards and even an Oscar nomination. The narrative feature will present a dramatic portrayal of the film’s events.
Will a Kingsman be taking up arms against Prince John?
Follows the true story of American cyclist Jacques Boyer, who went to Rwanda to find himself after his life spiraled out of control. There, he found a chance at redemption in teaching a less fortunate group of boys in poverty to become a professional cycling team.
Logline: Based on a the true story of Billy Milligan, who was the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a defense in a court of law after being arrested for rape and diagnosed with a multiple personality disorder that had 24 manifestations.