Browsing: Fox 2000
Lawrence Grey, DeVon Franklin, Bill Gerber & Matt Tolmach amongst the producers taking this one into every studio!
When Wimbledon FC, one of the oldest and most storied British football clubs, was moved 56 miles north to Milton Keynes in 2002 despite massive opposition, the team’s fans were left abandoned, the heart of their community torn away. In response, a group of die-hard fans decided to start a new amateur club from scratch at the bottom of the ninth tier.
The untitled original musical, Schwartz’s first since writing Wicked, would revolve around fairy tale author Hans Christian Anderson being trapped in a fantasy world.
In the vein of The Heat, two overzealous female FBI agents go undercover — as men — in order to bring down a male-dominated domestic militia group, and in the process discover more about their true selves than they ever imagined.
Tom Hanks is set to produce and star in the adaptation of Paulette Jiles’ novel News of the World, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Lion writer Luke Davies is adapting the historical tale for Fox 2000.
Set at an exclusive boarding school in England, the story follows a first-year student named Greer, who is invited for a weekend getaway by the Medievals, the school’s elite and most popular group. The invite promises a weekend of bloodsports, but what Greer and the other invitees don’t know is that the Medievals just might be hunting, shooting and fishing them over the next three days.
Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to The Women with Silver Wings, a non-fiction account of female pilots in World War II by Katherine Sharp Landdeck. Hamilton director Thomas Kail has been tapped to helm the project, the Tracking Board has confirmed.
Ten years after the raid that killed her mother and took away magic forever, Zélie Adebola has one chance to bring magic back. Through a fortuitous encounter with the Princess Amari, Zélie comes into possession of a sacred scroll necessary to restore a connection to the gods and secure magic for another hundred years.
Last year’s Best Picture winner is teaming with this year’s Best Picture frontrunner. Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to the unpublished non-fiction book The Fox Hunt, with La La Land‘s Marc Platt producing and Spotlight writer Josh Singer set to adapt the story.
The Fault in Our Stars writer Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber have sold a pitch to Fox 2000 for The Beauty Inside with Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke attached to star. Fox scooped the project in a $2 million deal, over five other bidders including Universal, Sony, STX, Lionsgate, and New Line.
After scoring eight Oscar nominations on Tuesday for Arrival, producer Shawn Levy is looking to stay in the realm of science-fiction. Along with his 21 Laps banner, Levy will produce an untitled sci-fi pitch, which has been acquired by Fox 2000. James Ponsoldt will direct based on a script by Daniel Casey.
Update: While some studios pop champagne bottles to celebrate this morning’s Oscar nominations, others have moved on and are focusing on what’s next. To that end, several suitors are scrambling for Joe Ballarini’s spec Skyward, which is described as being similar in tone to Best Picture winners Argo and The King’s Speech.
The upcoming adaptation of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, based on the book of the same name by Becky Albertalli, is close to adding its newest cast member in X-Men star Alexandra Shipp.
The rights to Sherman Alexie’s best-selling YA book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian have been picked up by Fox 2000 with Hugh Jackman set for a supporting role.
Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation, is determined to take his future into his own hands. He leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.