Browsing: David Boxerbaum
“In this situation, when the president of a studio is calling you, you’re pretty confident that you’re not going to oversell yourself”
In the spirit of all things horror this October, David Boxerbaum of Verve joins us this week to break down the Horror/Thriller box-office hit THE SHALLOWS from writer Anthony Jaswinski. The script gained mass appeal when it hit the market, landing Jaswinski on the Black List, Blood List, and Hit List that year.
After a mission to destroy a black hole that endangers mankind goes wrong, an astronaut awakens in her escape pod to find that decades have passed in seemingly a moment. Now, with an aging body and fragile mind, she battles against the elements of space and time to complete her mission.
David Boxerbaum of Verve joins us for this week’s Anatomy of a Sale. He explores what it’s like taking a small, intimate story and generating massive buzz around town, deciding which buyer to go with in the heat of a bidding war, and how one Friday afternoon changed two writer’s lives forever.
Netflix has acquired the new romantic comedy spec JUST. ONE. KISS from Launch Pad alum Dennis Curlett!
Just in time for the weekend the spec market is heating up once again as Verve and Romark Entertainment team up to take the new romantic comedy spec JUST. ONE. KISS to the market from writer Dennis Curlett.
After she’s caught lying to her mother about being engaged a 32-year-old interior designer wakes up the next day to discover she suddenly has the ability to see the entire lifespan of any potential relationship with just one kiss. Think “27 Dresses“ meets ”Groundhog Day”.
The past two weeks have seen more than a dozen high profile spec, pitch & IP buys, and now going into the weekend the market has turned its attention, and its development funds to a new project that already has A-list directors and talent circling.
Hot off being named to the Top 100 of the 2018/19 Launch Pad Feature Competition, newcomer Eric Gross has not only landed a powerhouse representation team, his recently announced Launch Pad script has set the town abuzz as it goes into the weekend with most territories filled and multiple offers looming.
When a hitman with a perfect record finally meets a man that he can’t kill — a man cursed with immortality — the two team up to reverse the curse, forming an unlikely friendship along the way. It’s a high-concept action/thriller with a dark, irreverent sense of humor a la John Wick.
When a high profile news host is kidnapped by a deranged fan with ties to an extremist group, a young reporter finds herself at the heart of a conspiracy that has it sights set on assassinating the party-unifying candidate in line to become the next President of the United States. A fast-paced political thriller in the vein of Michael Clayton and Gone Girl.