The true story of a high-ranking CIA officer who was caught selling secrets to the Russians. He then embarrassed the U.S. government when he did it again, this time from behind prison bars. What the imprisoned officer did was train his son in the ways of spycraft so he could continue to spy for Russia and even ferret out the mole that ratted out his father in the first place.
Browsing: Cross Creek Pictures
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.
Sci-fi adventure novel Unearthed has landed at Cross Creek Pictures with an eye for Doug Liman to develop and director. Authors Aime Kaufman and Meagan Spooner are fans of Liman leading them so sell the rights ahead of the book’s 2017 publication.
Centers on Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his indispensable muse and fiercest competitor. Desperate to define herself through her own art, the film explores the question: Can love exist between creative equals? Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Zelda Fitzgerald was dubbed was hailed as the “first American Flapper.”
The spec Inner City from Nightcrawler writer-director Dan Gilroy is nearing a deal with Sony Pictures and Cross Creek Pictures. The new project, which Gilroy will write and direct, already has Denzel Washington attached to star.
When his business partner, and frontman for their firm, has a sudden heart attack, a hard-nosed liberal lawyer starts to uncover a web of unsettling things their crusading firm has been involved in. As the trail of lies goes deeper, his existential crisis turns into extreme action.
The spec market is heating up yet again as the buzz around P.J. McIlvaine’s The Man On Lincoln’s Nose begins to build. The script, centered on the man who sculpted Mt. Rushmore, has made its way into the hands of some big name producers heading into the weekend…
Logline: Gutzon Borglum, the iconic, controversial, visionary sculptor/artist whose passion and perseverance resulted in the creation of one of America’s most beloved and enduring landmarks – Mt. Rushmore – while battling an indifferent public, recalcitrant politicians and the Great Depression.
Logline: Memoir of Robert Wittman, an FBI agent that took charge of many great art theft cases, helping to locate paintings by Norman Rockwell, Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Camille Pissarro and Claude Monet.
Logline: Set in an alternate version of 1880s Seattle, where the city has been walled in and a toxic gas has turned many of its remaining residents into “Rotters,â€ aka zombies. The story centers on a young widow who hunts for her teen son in the Seattle underworld, while dealing with airship pirates, a criminal overlord and heavily armed refugees.
Logline: Story centers on a loving father who buys a used clown costume to dress up in after the clown-for-hire cancels on the 6-year-olds birthday. However, once the party ends, the father discovers the costume won’t come off, and even worse, that it is slowly transforming him into a blood-thirsty monster, ready to kill anyone who tries to take the costume off of him.