Browsing: James Ponsoldt
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.
A young female tech worker takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, quickly rises up the company’s ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation, which that involves privacy, surveillance, and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.
Soon we’ll be releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the writers who made the Hit List in 2015 — where they were, and how far they’ve come in just one short year.
James Ponsoldt has been tapped to direct the adaptation of I Want My MTV at A24. The film will be based on the book, I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution by Craig Marks.
Reporter David Lipsky accompanies the soon-to-be famous writer David Foster Wallace on a cross-country book promotion tour, but jealousy and competition crop up between them along the way.
Story revolves around the five days Rolling Stones reporter David Lipsky accompanied David Foster Wallace across the country on a book tour promoting “Infinite Jest.”
Follows the true story of The Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald when he came to Hollywood to start as a screenwriter in 1937. At the time he was a troubled man in poor health, with his finances in tatters and his wife in a mental asylum.
A round-up of today’s distribution sales at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
A breakdown of our Top 10 choices for Sundance Premiers–includes pictures and clips!
“The Spectacular Now” director set to direct Hanks in the upcoming cyber thriller.
A round-up of the week’s TV news!
A hard-partying high school senior’s life changes when he meets a shy, insecure girl.
“Smashed” writer/director to adapt and helm sci-fi pic.
When a hard partying woman gives up drinking, she must come to terms with her new lifestyle and her still partying spouse.