Browsing: David Frankel
When a successful New York advertising executive experiences a deep personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely, his colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.
David Frankel is in early talks to direct Collateral Beauty from New Line. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon was previously attached to direct the drama.
Our sources confirm that Aniston has just become attached to the dramedy, which was to reunite her with her Marley & Me director David Frankel, though Frankel is now falling off the project.
Logline: The story follows trio of suburban mothers who have been friends since their sons were in grade school. Twenty years later, the mothers — feeling marginalized and forgotten — decide impulsively to pay their sons an unannounced visit in New York City.
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The “Devil Wears Prada” director takes the helm of Whitaker Entertainment’s sci-fi film, replacing writer Billy Ray.
The “Hope Springs” director is helming the adaptation of David Menasche’s uplifting memoir.
Logline: After being diagnosed with brain cancer and being told he only had a few months to live, Menasche, a Miami high school teacher managed to extend his life via several surgeries and years of chemo. Then in 2012 decided to embark on a cross-country journey to reconnect with former students from his 15-year teaching career, come to terms with his illness and learn to live fully in the present. (He is still alive.)
Follows the true story of cell phone salesman Paul Potts and his win on the gameshow “Britain’s Got Talentâ€ in 2007.
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Logline: A brilliant FAA investigator is obsessed with learning how a 727 suddenly vanished into thin air and then reappeared in the exact same spot ten minutes later. As mysterious occurrences continue to occur with increasing frequency in the skies over Miami, the investigation becomes personal when the employee’s beloved wife is on one of the planes affected.
Follows a couple who attend an intense counseling session over a weekend in order to decide the fate of their marriage.
Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me director circling sensational true story opera tale!