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Update: While some studios pop champagne bottles to celebrate this morning’s Oscar nominations, others have moved on and are focusing on what’s next. To that end, several suitors are scrambling for Joe Ballarini’s spec Skyward, which is described as being similar in tone to Best Picture winners Argo and The King’s Speech.
Evan and Shea Mirzai are out with a new international action comedy spec that’s shaking up the town. We’re hearing it’s already into several territories, with some big name producers eyeing this hot property.
Brantley Aufill’s other-worldly spec The Seven has been building some serious heat over the past 24 hours, with some major Hollywood players eyeing the property as they head into the weekend.
The YA fantasy spec is pitched as Maleficent meets Wicked with insane franchise potential, presenting a new twist on an iconic villain. Sources relate that the project is being viewed as a possible tentpole, with everyone in town aching to read.
A review of the week’s TV news!
A recap of the day’s sales and greenlights!
A full recap of the day’s sales, pick-ups, attachments, exits, deals and more as the 2012 pilot season approaches!
A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts come to an end!
Logline: Story centers on a 79-year-old man who wants to reconnect with his estranged adult children before Alzheimer’s ruins his mind. He hatches a plan to “kidnap” his 14-year-old granddaughter for a summer road trip and drops clues along the way in hopes his relatives will unite in an effort to find them.
Showtime goes Boycrazy, while HBO just says no to polygamy.