Nellie Bly – a fiery, young journalist – is hired by Joseph Pulitzer in the late 1880s to feign insanity and go undercover as a patient into the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell Island. Once committed, she finds herself fighting her own rapid onset of madness as well as the doctors’ suspicions of her true identity.
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Given the other Bermuda Triangle projects in the works around town, including one at Skydance from director Sam Raimi, Universal is understandably keeping plot details surrounding Esmail’s take under wraps.
Anonymous Content and Park Pictures are teaming up on the project from the acclaimed commercials director, which is now set up at Amazon Studios.
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Logline: Kept under wraps, but will focus on the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle, which has been home to several disappearances attributed to supernatural or alien origins.