Browsing: Kevin Cleary

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CITY OF WINDOWS (FILM RIGHTS)
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When Manhattan is buried by the worst blizzard to hit the East Coast in a century, it’s not the lunar temperatures or the six feet of snow blanketing the concrete eco-system that paralyzes the city – it’s the sniper targeting law enforcement officers. After computer model results show that the killer is somehow bending the laws of physics, university professor (and former FBI agent) Dr. Lucas Page is pulled out of retirement to put his skill set against both man and nature. But after joining the investigation, Page learns that the FBI is focusing in the wrong direction, and that someone inside the FBI might actually be orchestrating the killings.

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LISBON: WAR IN THE SHADOWS OF THE CITY OF LIGHT (FILM RIGHTS)
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Lochery’s book tells the story of Lisbon’s role in the history of World War II, though not a gun was fired there. The only European city in which both the Allies and the Axis powers operated openly, it was temporary home to much of Europe’s exiled royalty, over one million refugees seeking passage to the U.S., and a host of spies from every nation fighting in the war, secret police, captains of industry, bankers, prominent Jews, writers and artists, escaped POWs, and black marketeers. An operations officer writing in 1944 described the daily scene at Lisbon’s airport as being like the movie “Casablanca,” times twenty.

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The Chosen Few (Film Rights)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Story of 48 U.S. paratroopers from Chosen Company (aka the “Chosen Few”) who arrived in eastern Afghanistan in late 2007 hoping to win over a remote mountain people and extend the Afghan government’s reach. Instead, they spent the next 15 months in a desperate struggle for survival — living under near-constant attack from Taliban fighters who surrounded them on all sides.

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MAD AS HELL (Pitch)
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Logline: The story of the 1978 battle between Jerry Brown, the sexy 40-year old Governor of California, and the 75-year old leader of a taxpayer revolution, Proposition 13 creator Howard Jarvis.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} “Guardians Of The Flame” Series In Development With “Game Of Thrones” Producer And Studio 8
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Game of Thrones co-executive producer Vince Gerardis and Studio 8 are working on bringing long-running book series Guardians of the Flame to the screen. The books follow a group of college students who participate in a role-playing game led by their professor. When their professor transports them to a magical world where the game is very real, they must fight to survive.

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RETRIBUTION (FILM RIGHTS)
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Logline: Four years after the special operation to kill terrorist Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, a team of German assassins have been hired by some Pakistani military leaders to get revenge on the members of SEAL Team Six who took part in the raid, and the only man capable of stopping them is the CIA’s Kirk McGarvey.

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TWAINS, TRAINS & RIVERBOATS: THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF MARK TWAIN (SPEC)
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Logline: Samuel Clemens, a bookish printer on his way to the gold fields of California with his brother Henry in 1849, have to evade spies, Mounties & assassins after being framed for murder, and with help from Susan B. Anthony and a few riverboat con-men, must save America from being invaded and re-colonized by Great Britain. Pitched as SHERLOCK HOLMES meets ROMANCING THE STONE set on the Mississippi River.

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THE RANGER (SPEC)
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Logline: An emotionally scarred Afghanistan War veteran-turned-forest ranger stumbles across an illegal marijuana field in a national park, plus the compound of gangsters guarding it, and must use all his skill to evade and fight them in order to get off the mountain alive.

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COLOSSUS (SALES)
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Logline: Follows the deadly and dangerous construction of the Hoover Dam, driven by the relentless engineer Frank Crowe.

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ASSASSIN’S GAME (FILM RIGHTS)
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Logline: Pitched as “The Bourne Identity” meets “Mission Impossible,” centers on a former Israeli assassin who is pulled back into the fray after his wife is kidnapped, forcing him to assassinate one of the most closely guarded men on Earth.

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HEART SHAPED ROCK (FILM RIGHTS)
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Logline: A teenage singer-songwriter is devastated by the death of her mother and starts working at a hipster coffeehouse with her best friend Tiffany. She meets an enigmatic rocker who inspires her to let down her guard and allow herself to heal and live again.

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MARK TWAIN’S AMERICA (SALES)
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Logline: Follows famed author and satirist Mark Twain between 1850 and 1910 when he was a Mississippi river boat pilot, a California gold prospector, a muckraking journalist, novelist, and public speaker.

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THE DOG YEAR (FILM RIGHTS)
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Logline: Story of a respected doctor whose life is changed when she’s caught stealing from her hospital and is forced to enter group therapy. After she adopts a stray dog she begins to realize that a chaotic, unplanned life might be what she was looking for all along.

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THE AMAZONS: LIVES AND LEGENDS OF WARRIOR WOMEN ACROSS THE ANCIENT WORLD (FILM RIGHTS)
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Logline: Amazons, fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world, were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. In historical times, Cyrus of Persia, Alexander the Great, and the Roman general Pompey tangled with Amazons. But just who were these bold barbarians on horseback who gloried in fighting, hunting, and sexual freedom? In this deeply researched book National Book Award finalist Adrienne Mayor presents the first comprehensive account of warrior women in myth and history across the ancient world, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Great Wall of China sifting fact from fiction to show how flesh-and-blood women of the Eurasian steppes were mythologized as Amazons.

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SILENT PARTNER (SPEC)
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Logline: Pitched as “Beverly Hills Cop” meets “Weekend At Bernie’s.” Detective Jake Booth is a reckless cop and after his actions get his partner shot, in order to avoid being teamed with an annoying new rookie and fool his Captain into thinking he has a new “partner”, he steals a mannequin used for decoy work from the Traffic Squad so he can hunt down the bad guys alone.

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MASK OF SANITY (FILM RIGHTS)
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Logline: A doctor kills his friend, a fellow surgeon, when he learns he’s been sleeping with his wife. Hoping not to get caught he disguises the body as part of a trail of serial killings and systematically transforms himself into “The Emerald Choker.”

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NAPALM: AN AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY (FILM RIGHTS)
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Chronicles the history of napalm, from its inaugural test on the Harvard College soccer field, to a Marine Corps plan to attack Japan with millions of bats armed with tiny napalm time bombs, to the reflections of Phan Thi Phuc, a girl who knew firsthand about its power and its morality.

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IN SPADES (FILM RIGHTS)
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Based on the “Samantha Spade” mystery book series. Samantha Spade, an irreverent Las Vegas cocktail waitress turned Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force currently assigned to DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), leads a small group of nerdy scientists who test high-tech inventions for potential military uses until a mysterious secret agent from the NSA begins using their team to investigate crimes and conspiracies in the field.

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POE (FILM RIGHTS)
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Synopsis: After a near-death experience on a haunted house assignment, 23-years old Dimitri Petrov, a local obituary writer and college dropout, runs afoul of an evil spirit and must uncover the common link between (among other things) a string of killings, his own deceased parents, and the strange numbered code that he’s obsessed with.

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