Browsing: David Grann
There’s a lot of juicy material to mine here, but the risk lies in making something like The Walk, a very good movie that still paled in comparison to the documentary (Man on Wire) that came before it.
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned.
Chronicles the real-life 1920s mystery surrounding the suspicious deaths of several Osage Indians, who were at the time among the richest people on the planet. The investigation became the first major case solved by J. Edgar Hoover’s brand new FBI.
UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.
A massive bidding war is underway right now as some of Hollywood’s biggest players compete for the rights to Lost City of Z author David Grann’s upcoming Killers Of The Flower Moon. A-listers are attached and studios are swarming as the year’s biggest bidding war gets underway!
Chronicles the real-life 1920s mystery surrounding the suspicious deaths of several Osage Indians, who were at the time among the richest people on the planet. The story follows the twists and turns of the investigation that eventually became the first major case solved by J. Edgar Hoover’s brand new FBI.
Logline: Story follows the mysterious events behind the death of Rodrigo Rosenberg Marzano, a Guatemalan attorney who, before his murder, recorded a video message saying if he were assassinated, President Alvaro Colom Caballeros of Guatemala would have been directly responsible.
Logline: Based on the life of Forrest Tucker who, at the age of 78, was finally caught by police in a high-speed chase. Prior to his arrest, Tucker escaped San Quentin prison and continued robbing banks in Texas and Oklahoma as a member of the Over-the-Hill Gang.