Browsing: Kim Roth
The pic, which is being produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for their Imagine Entertainment shingle, was sold as a pitch from Ben Schwartz in 2012, with Schwartz also hired on to write. Josh Greenbaum is now feeling the pangs of love for the project, and has signed on to direct.
Pitched as “The Social Network” meets “Risky Business”… you’re going to wish you had this kid in your class!
Logline: Story centers on a pompous travel show-host who, in turn, alienates his wife and two kids, and on assignment in India, suffers a plane crash that leaves him in a coma for two years. When we awakens, he finds that his family thinks he is dead, and when he attempts to return as a changed man, no one recognizes him due to his facial reconstructive surgery that has completey changed his appearance.
Logline: Story centers on a small IT firm owner, who has been approached to sell his company, but comes up with one big problem – the buyers want to deal with the “Boss” face to face… but, in order to keep morale up in the workplace, the owner created a fake boss to hide behind when unpopular items needed to be dealt with at work. Now, the owner needs to hire a failed actor to step in and play the rolem and hope he doesn’t take the job too seriously.