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A brand new — and appropriately timely — spec is hitting the market this week from scribe Patrick McConville. The political thriller Inauguration Day has already captured the attention of several producers and is moving into major territories.
When a malicious cyber attack against U.S. Space Command forces the President-Elect and the outgoing President into the Situation Room hours before the Inauguration ceremony, the rival Presidents and their National Security teams work with and against each other to determine who is responsible for the attack and how to respond before it’s too late.
The movie follows the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters who battled a the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013 and lost 19 members.
Sarah Paulson has been tapped to join the cast of Rebel in the Rye, the upcoming J.D. Salinger biopic written and directed by Emmy award-winning Danny Strong.
Black Label Media is set to produce a biopic based on the life of former NFL placekicker Garabed Yepremian. Also known as Garo, he ascended from a poor immigrant family to become a part of the legendary 1972 Super Bowl-winning Miami Dolphins.
Danish filmmaker Nicolai Fuglsig has won the job of directing the Afghanistan war drama Horse Soldiers. The project hails from Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Lionsgate.
Writing duo Alexa Alemanni and Joe Boothe have been tapped to adapt the follow-up to the 2011 romantic comedy Something Borrowed, produced by Hilary Swank. The duo were previously featured on the Young & Hungry List.
Kevin Spacey has joined the cast of Rebel In The Rye. He will star opposite Nicholas Hoult in the biopic of author J.D. Salinger.
The Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars actor has signed on for Matt Billingsly’s 2008 Black List script.
Strong’s biopic of the reclusive writer will be in sales talks at TIFF.
After a long wait at Disney, Jerry Bruckheimer is finally making headway with the adaptation of Doug Stanton’s book at Lionsgate.
Logline: The year is 1916, and two young women return to upstate New York from an adventure in Europe. Their families want them to marry and settle down, but, instead, the adventurous women answer an ad from a lawyer in Colorado, looking for school teachers. When they arrive in the small town of Elkhead, it is clear that the people and the land present more challenges than they expected.
Logline: On August 1, 1943, the United States Army Air Forces launched a dairing raid on Romanian oil refineries, which were believed to be producing much of the fuel that kept the Nazi war machine running. A Romanian princess helped to take care of the captured soldiers.