Between June 1st and June 30th, we tracked a total of 22 feature specs out. We’ve been coming from a steadily declining slump of material out, but June turned it around from May’s slow market. While not the highest number of features out this year, things are starting to mend.
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A direct sequel to 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction.
The movie follows the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters who battled a the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013 and lost 19 members.
In his first feature with a major studio, Saulnier is set to direct the espionage thriller Defection for 20th Century Fox. The script from Ken Nolan was featured on the 2014 Hit List.
Tom Cruise will re-team with Doug Liman to produce Luna Park. The story centers on a renegade group of former space employees who travel the world stealing equipment in an attempt to acquire a powerful energy source from the moon.
The “Black Hawk Down” screenwriter will adapt Image Comic’s “The Activity”
Logline: After a five-member Activity team code-named Omaha uncovers a massive terrorist network with members in the U.S. intelligence communities, they are framed for being part of the infiltration, and are forced to go rogue to both clear themselves and bring the real terrorists to justice.
Pitt is also producing the “Black Hawk Down” writer’s thriller through his Plan B Entertainment.
Logline: The true story of a group of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew who perished while fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire in what became the largest loss of firefighters since 9/11.
Logline: After a Mexican cartel leader turns himself in to a border patrol officer he promises an $8 billion reward to the agent if he can protect him and give him immunity. The mission goes south fast as cartel members attack the agent with everything they’ve got.
Logline: The true story of the horrific 1999 storm that swept across the annual Australian Sydney-to-Hobart yachting race, sinking dozens of boats, leaving six dead, and over fifty people fighting for survival as they wait for rescue amongst the fifty foot waves.
Logline: Story centers on a renegade group of former space employees, led by an Eastern European woman, who travel the world, stealing space equipment in an attempt to go back to the moon to acquire an energy source. The last item to steal — or in this case, kidnap — is an ex-NASA employee.