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ICM Partners is out with THE MONSTER by James Greer & Jonathan Bernstein. This is a contained genre thriller, following two millennials who make quick money by flipping incredible NY apartments they don’t own to new lease applicants willing to pay a premium upfront before they know they’re being scammed, when they run into an apartment owner with a dark secret in his basement who flips the game on them.
ICM is out with AN AMERICAN MEMBER by Morgan Evans. After a party girl accidentally receives an unsolicited dick pic from the President of the United States, her life is in thrown into total peril. Now her only chance for survival is to team up with a whistleblowing NSA agent, and get out of town.
Fledgling writer Samuel Liston is enlisted by Floyd Deveraux – the enigmatic, middle-aged father of two – to pen his biography. But the circumstances that lead up to this arrangement in the first place are quite astonishing, and efforts to write the biography are quickly stymied by ensuing chaos.
When an overstressed young woman joins her best friend at a wellness retreat in the Arizona desert, she begins to suspect that the revitalizing spa treatments, serums, and macrobiotic meals are part of something closer to a dangerous cult, run by the retreat’s charismatic leader.
Story centers on sixteen-year-old Grace who is given the golden ticket to forgo having to spend the holidays with her crazy family and instead go skiing with her new boyfriend Tad. When Tad unceremoniously breaks up with her before the trip, Grace must return home humiliated with a broken heart to endure her embarrassing family and their ludicrous holiday traditions.
Miami, 1975. A true story in the vein of American Hustle, The Fastest Game follows Ronnie Weiss, a law school graduate primed to start his life, who’s suddenly saddled with his late-father’s enormous gambling debt and thrust into a world he’s desperately tried to avoid. To climb out of the hole and escape a notorious Miami Beach bookie, Ronnie and his childhood friend devise a betting system that exploits the glamorous, high-stakes sport of Jai Alai, making millions of dollars and enemies of the Boston Mob and Federal Government in the process.
Before The Huffington Post and Breitbart News, there was The Drudge Report. This is the story of how oddball internet reporter Matt Drudge broke the Lewinsky Scandal, and nearly took down a presidency, all from a desktop computer in his one-bedroom apartment in Hollywood.
The story looks at gentrification and the culture clash around food when two Latina American cousins from the Bay Area find themselves fighting over an inherited rundown restaurant and the one thing that originally brought their families together — their late grandfather’s family recipes.
A cultural coming-of-age story about a career-driven Latina American during her “double quinceañera” — celebrated at age 30 because she missed having her first quinceñera at 15. She invites her parents, best friends, and brazen married cousin to a work trip disguised as a double quince, inviting trouble that could jeopardize her job and her relationships.
The Oscar-nominated actor will also produce the adaptation of Kevin Wignall’s upcoming novel To Die in Vienna under his production company Nine Stories.
The drama is inspired by a number of different stories that piece together a narrative about starvation in third world countries.
Based on the excellent book by Josh Bazell that was adapted by Billions creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien, the story follows a young ER doctor whose life is upended when a patient recognizes him from his past life as a mafia hitman.
Directed by Stephen Gaghan (Syriana), production for the Universal release has already begun in London with Downey joined by Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Harry Collett and Jim Broadbent.
The surreal L.A.-based coming-of-age comedy is written by author and Vice.com sex columnist Karley Sciortino, and it follows Araki directing a number of episodes of the Soderbergh-produced Red Oaks series for Amazon.