When retired curmudgeon Ed Fitzgerald loses his house to the bank and refuses to go into a nursing home, he decides to take a long shot…he posts a flyer and puts himself up for adoption. Unfortunately, everyone in town knows what a miserable pain the ass he is, so there’s only one taker – a venturesome single mother from China with a troubled teenage son. Inspired by a true story.
Browsing: Greg Pedicin
On the eve of his 75th birthday, billionaire Charles Abernathy invites his four estranged children back home out of fear that tonight someone – or something – is coming to kill him. To ensure his family will help protect him from whatever’s coming, Abernathy puts each of their inheritances on the line.
When a bomb squad veteran finds herself trapped in a room rigged with ticking explosives while simultaneously stuck in the body of the cop that called in the threat she has to defuse the bomb, escape the room and make it back to headquarters to return to her own body before it is too late.
After a bacterial virus sweeps the globe, a government-mandated pill becomes an essential part of everyday life — you take it or you die. When everyman David MacReady begins showing symptoms of the infection, he takes his family on the run from the CDC, only David isn’t getting sicker, he’s getting stronger.
A romantic drama set in the aftermath of a missing airplane where two surviving spouses are drawn together in a search for answers. As their opposing viewpoints collide, an unusual and undeniable relationship emerges that forces them to confront their boundaries of love, faith, and fate.
Loosely based on actual events, story is about the larger-than-life exploits of PENNY BANKS HUMPHREY who quietly embezzled millions of dollars from her small Midwestern town to fund her two passions in life: horse racing and getting back at every bully who ever wronged her. Think TO DIE FOR meets ELECTION.
Logline: Bailey is a well-meaning sweetheart who’s dumped by his girlfriend and learns he has testicular cancer (again). Darla is a cynical reporter whose sex addiction is getting in the way of her sex column. Then Darla has an idea, taking Bailey on an impromptu road trip across the U.S., recreating each of her myriad sexual experiences from state to state. She’s looking for a story and he’s looking for a last hurrah; what they find is something neither expected.
UPDATE (05.12.16): Sony has closed on a pre-emptive deal for The Final Six, which has publishing bids heating up. The town has been buzzing over this red hot book proposal from author Alexandra Monir.
Imagines a present-day world under a first-of-its-kind coalition between the United Nations and the international space agencies, with a plot to send a team of six intrepid teenagers to create the first human settlement on Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa.
Logline: Based on the true story about one man’s inspirational rise from the ashes – the love story of Art Daily and his future wife, Allison, who are being pulled together by forces bigger than themselves. After the tragic death of Art’s wife and two sons, Art Daily must choose to believe that life can truly begin again. He finds the healing power of a stranger’s grace in Allison and through it all, the living memory of Art’s wife and sons guide and comfort them.
Jared Ferrie and Peter Klausner have signed with Greg Pedicin and Noah Jones at Gersh after placing in the Launch Pad Competition with their spec Buck Off.
Logline: An ambitious detective is cryogenically frozen during a 1994 drug bust gone wrong. He remains frozen for 22 years, but is finally released when a building fire thaws him out. Though he hasn’t aged a single day since 1994, everyone else has – including his son, who is now a police officer on the Force.