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The Jetsons scribe Matt Lieberman has sold his spec Free Guy to 20th Century Fox with Greg Berlanti attached to produce. The project is described as in the vein of The Truman Show.
The exciting new spec Hummingbird from John McClain has landed at Fundamental Films after heating up the film market and getting the attention of several major studios and production companies. Swedish directing team Marcus Kryler and Fredrik Akerstrom is attached to direct.
The hot spec Hummingbird from writer John McClain is hitting the market with production company Broken Road leading the way. The project already has Marcus Kryler and Frederick Akerstrom attached to direct and actor Shailene Woodley interested in starring.
Logline: Robin Attaway, a former celebrity chef, abandons the spotlight to become the world’s only black market Michelin Star chef for death row inmates. She excels at two things: creating exquisite meals, and holding a grudge. Should you ever meet Robin Attaway, your next meal is your last.
The hot new spec American Rebel, about one of the United States’ first female heroes, has landed in the hands of Amy Pascal and her banner Pascal Pictures. From writer Christopher Cosmos, the deal was reportedly negotiated in the high six-figure range.
The eight-book fantasy series by Richard Kadrey (with the ninth on the way next year), Sandman Slim, has been acquired by Studio 8. The production company has secured the rights to the New York Times-bestselling series and is considering the possibility for a new franchise.
Logline: At the height of the Cold War, Air Force pilot Lieutenant David Steeves vanishes over the Sierra Nevada mountains in a high-value jet. Fifty-four days later, left for dead, he crawls out of the wild with an impossible tale of survival. The media and military brand him a hero, launching him to fame and fortune, only to call him into question when certain discrepancies in his story point to him being a hoaxer, or worse – a traitor. Based on a true story.
Pitched as Panic Room meets Die Hard, a contractor whose artist wife suffers from an illness that prevents her from being in the sunlight builds a futuristic house that blocks out any natural light. When a band of criminals attempts to break into the house to steal one of his wife’s valuable sculptures, he must evade and outsmart them to protect his home.
Mark Wahlberg is attached to star in the thriller Home Invasion for Paramount Pictures. He’ll produce with Stephen Levinson through Leverage Management. The film re-teams Wahlberg with Contraband scribe Aaron Guzikowski.
Based on a true story. When a 20-something man travels to Peru to kill himself, he finds his plans sidetracked when he is taken on an epic journey of drugs, orgies, alternative medicines, and all of life’s strange possibilities by a new friend, and master of recreational drug use, who changes his perspective on the world forever.