Browsing: Charlie Ferraro
Written by Ryan Riley, who previously saw his short story “Encyclopedia Dad” sell to WBTV and his feature spec “Take Back The Night” land with New Regency following a bidding war, the project is being pitched as a socio-political thriller that focuses on the world of tomorrow.
Being pitched as a high concept drama in the vein of This is Us, the short story marks the first big Hollywood sale for the writer and first to originate from digital platform Medium.com.
It was supposed to be a simple publicity stunt: four best-selling horror authors spending Halloween night in one of the country’s most legendary haunted houses. Each of these writers have devoted their lives to the macabre, yet nothing they have written can prepare them for what awaits them at Kill Creek.
With multiple studios bidding on the sci-fi manuscript that’s being compared to Looper and Ready Player One, it’s Lionsgate who comes out on top to win newcomer Tal M. Klein’s first book.
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.
Robert Lynn’s dynamic new action spec Designated Survivor has quickly spread like a wildfire through town, landing at six major territories.
A bold, high-concept heist thriller, set inside the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. It’s loosely based on reports that the U.S. Treasury leased space in the WTC and that hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars in gold bullion and cash being stored there was never recovered after the attacks.
Dying and in need of a new heart with the rarest of blood types, the head of L.A.’s most powerful crime family dispatches his best men to steal him a new ticker, but when several rival gangs intercept the heart, his men must struggle to get it back before it expires and the balance of power shifts.
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Logline: Pitched as a modern reimagining of “Fatal Attraction”, story centers on a rising hotshot PR exec who has a one night stand while on a business trip, only to find the girl he was with is a professional hacker, and now she’s infiltrating all aspects of his personal life.
Logline: A rebellious student infiltrates a dangerous reform school to destroy the Permanent Record, the Machiavellian system that controls all aspects of society. With a rag-tag team of teen recruits by his side, he launches a last-ditch strike against the school principal in his desperate bid to save the world. SPY KIDS meets OCEAN’S ELEVEN.