Browsing: CBS Films
When a bomb squad veteran finds herself trapped in a room rigged with ticking explosives while simultaneously stuck in the body of the cop that called in the threat she has to defuse the bomb, escape the room and make it back to headquarters to return to her own body before it is too late.
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
The comedian makes his directorial debut with the dramedy, which co-stars Gillian Jacobs, Kevin Kline and Mary Steenburgen.
Joining the growing list of projects in development about the famed Serbian-American scientist Nikola Tesla is Tesla & Twain, a pitch acquired by CBS Films. The project was written by Eric Siegel, with The Jungle Book’s Brigham Taylor producing.
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.
Classic children’s book Corduroy is in the works at CBS Films with Tim Story attached to direct the project. Since its release in 1968, the work has sold tens of millions of copies and has been a mainstay on numerous lists of greatest children’s books.
The thrilling spec Canary Black from writer Matthew Kennedy is moving into several new territories to start development on the project. It has swiftly captured the attention of numerous producers, now interested in becoming attached.
The summertime spec market is heating up once again as red hot comedy Besties from scribes Cassie Daniels and Mark Bartosic makes its way into all major studios.
McKinnon may be headed back to high school, as the actress is in talks to star in Senior Year. The CBS Films comedy comes from the 2015 Hit List script by Andrew Knauer and Arthur Pielli.
Michelle Monaghan is the latest to join the growing cast of the Boston Marathon bombing drama Patriots Day. The actress is set to play Carol Saunders, the wife of Sgt. Tommy Saunders played by Mark Wahlberg.
Mae Whitman and Brittany Snow will participate in The Ex Games, the romantic comedy from CBS Films based on Jane Moore’s 2003 novel The Ex Files.
Vincent Curatola is the latest actor to join the growing cast of Patriots Day, the CBS Films and Lionsgate feature about the Boston Marathon bombing.
Michael Keaton will star in CBS Films and Lionsgate’s adaptation of the best-selling series American Assassin. Based on the novels by the late Vince Flynn, the film will be directed by Michael Cuesta from a script by Stephen Schiff.
The holiday season may be over but it is clearly still on everyone’s mind as we can confirm that Brian Sawyer & Gregg Rossen’s spec Guess Who’s Coming To Christmas is now in three territories and more on the way!
It’s a big day for Lauren Graham, with announcements that she is writing a script for Mae Whitman and is in talks to sign-on for a limited series revival of Gilmore Girls with Alexis Bledel.