A gritty western that follows two ambitious adventurers during the Gold Rush era as they set out to conquer and prosper in California’s Yuba river valley – a place that would go down in history as being one of the most dangerous, lawless, and wealth-fulfilling areas in the whole world. There Will Be Blood and Legends of the Fall.
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Logline: A gritty western that follows two ambitious adventurers during the Gold Rush era as they set out to conquer and prosper in California’s Yuba river valley – a place that would go down in history as being one of the most dangerous, lawless, and wealth-fulfilling areas in the whole world. There Will Be Blood and Legends of the Fall.
Writer Jimmy Mosqueda, a Launch Pad alum, has signed with Angelina Chen and Brooklyn Weaver of Energy Entertainment. His pilot,Valedictorian, placed in the Top 75 of the 2016 Launch Pad Pilots Competition.
Stephen Simpson has signed with Brooklyn Weaver of Energy Entertainment shortly after his original drama pilot – a reimaginging of Shakespeare’s Macbeth – placed in the Top 75 of the LPPC.
Netflix has acquired the Russian mafia manuscript Vor by newcomer author Rimma Rose in preemptive film rights deal, setting up a potential publishing frenzy.
In the Russian Mafia, a “Vor” is a made man; an honor only given when the recruit shows loyalty beyond measure, with members of the Vor-world accept the code of the “Thief within the Law”. Criminologists and top military officials have cited Vor as one of the most lethal, best structured criminal organizations in history, still in operation to this day.
The Tracking Board is hearing from multiple sources that Netflix has a preemptive film rights offer on the table for an unpublished Vor manuscript by newcomer author Rimma Rose. The story is being described as The Godfather meets Eastern Promises.
UPDATE (05.12.16): Sony has closed on a pre-emptive deal for The Final Six, which has publishing bids heating up. The town has been buzzing over this red hot book proposal from author Alexandra Monir.
Imagines a present-day world under a first-of-its-kind coalition between the United Nations and the international space agencies, with a plot to send a team of six intrepid teenagers to create the first human settlement on Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa.
An ancient vampire who has risen after spending three centuries trapped underground discovers a world in which vampires have become pretty, weak, and – most disturbing of all – good. Aided by the eight year-old reincarnation of his greatest foe, he sets out to correct this disgusting turn of events or, at the very least, murder the person responsible.
UTA and Energy are firing up the market with another buzzy eBook title, and the offers are already rolling in from major players seeking a piece of this hot property…
Launch Pad alum Dan Benamor has signed with Brooklyn Weaver of Energy Entertainment and Adrian Garcia and David Boxerbaum at Paradigm. In January, Benamor’s script became the first to earn the coveted TB Recommends designation of 2016.
Energy has packaged this eBook sensation with an A-list producer, and as some major studios circle, the offers are already coming in…
Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld’s comic book IP Prophet is burning up the market heading into the weekend. We’re hearing there are some major players interested, with some potential A-list talent involved…
Fresh off advancing to the Top 25 Semi-Finals, 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition alum Mikko Tormala has signed with Adrian Garcia and David Boxerbaum of Paradigm Talent Agency and Brooklyn Weaver of Energy Entertainment!
Brad Ingelsby’s drama Claire has been set up at Scott Free, after his spec The Burning Woman was set up there earlier this year. In addition, sources confirm that Erika Olde has come on board to finance both projects through her Black Bicycle Entertainment and produce alongside Ridley Scott.
John Prophet submits to a mission to re-set mankind when he and others in The Disciple project awaken 1000 years in Earth’s future. He relies on his smarts and resourcefulness to navigate the dangerous environments around him. Along the way he will discover the truth behind his mission.
Being pitched as The Martian meets Mad Max, the next big property from the creator of Deadpool is gearing up to hit the rights market in a BIG way!
Michael Tadross Jr. and Danny Roth are continuing to ramp up their development slate, picking up the contained action-thriller Backlash written by Leon Langford. The script has been described as Zero Dark Thirty meets The Raid with dark espionage elements.
Producers Michael Tadross and Danny Roth have snapped up the feature spec Hunted from Matt Sinnerich. The story is described as a high-concept spin on the classic Grimm fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood.