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Lawrence Grey, DeVon Franklin, Bill Gerber & Matt Tolmach amongst the producers taking this one into every studio!
A cultural coming-of-age story about a career-driven Latina American during her “double quinceañera” — celebrated at age 30 because she missed having her first quinceñera at 15. She invites her parents, best friends, and brazen married cousin to a work trip disguised as a double quince, inviting trouble that could jeopardize her job and her relationships.
Albert’s fantasy novel has been on the New York Times Young Adult bestsellers list for seven weeks.
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.
While Rodriguez doesn’t have an offer yet since Hardwicke just boarded the project, there’s no doubt she would absolutely crush this role, as the rising star of Jane the Virgin is a strong match for the material.
Set in 1960s Chicago, the story is told from the point of view of a 10-year girl who loves monsters (and wants to be one) and hates the cancer that is eating her mother. When her Holocaust survivor neighbor dies under mysterious circumstances, the girl decides to play detective.
Via their Columbia Pictures banner, Sony Pictures has acquired the pitch Hope Heals from writers Bob Smiley and Justin Hensley, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The project is based on the memoir of the same name and adds to the growing list of faith-based films from the studio.
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.
James R. Hannibal’s The Lost Property Office is headed for the big screen as Columbia Pictures has acquired the film rights to the YA novel. The property is the first in a series published earlier this year.
Sci-fi novel The Diabolic has been scooped up by Matt Tolmach Productions and Columbia Pictures. The project from writer S.J. Kincaid is described as Red Queen meets The Hunger Games.
The hot spec Hummingbird from writer John McClain is hitting the market with production company Broken Road leading the way. The project already has Marcus Kryler and Frederick Akerstrom attached to direct and actor Shailene Woodley interested in starring.
One of the world’s most famous crime novelists may, once again, be headed to the big screen. Columbia is in development with an action-adventure take on Agatha Christie from writer Tom Shepherd.
Things are about to get Smurfy for Joe Manganiello, Danny Pudi, and Jack McBrayer. The three have been added to the voice cast of Smurfs: The Lost Village, the third installment of the big-action adaption of the popular animated series from the ’80s.
Charlize Theron is attached to star in The Gray Man from Sony and Columbia Pictures. Joe and Anthony Russo wrote the script based on best-selling author Mark Greaney’s novel.