Lawrence Grey, DeVon Franklin, Bill Gerber & Matt Tolmach amongst the producers taking this one into every studio!
Browsing: Participant Media
Following a recent bidding war, Participant Media has acquired the spec The Price of Liberty from writer Michael Gunn. They will produce alongside Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro of Tribeca Films and Cary Granat of Reel FX.
Inspired by true events at the end of the Cold War, a young American diplomat and two senators, one Democrat and one Republican, implement a plan to secure the dangerous, unprotected nuclear material of the fallen Soviet Union before it can fall into the wrong hands.
Bleecker Street and Participant Media have jointly acquired North American rights to Breathe, a drama directed by Andy Serkis and starring Andrew Garfield as Robin Cavendish, who became one of the longest-living polio survivors in Great Britain after being struck with the disease at the age of 28.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Hyatt has found a home for his new film Captive State with Participant Media. The company won the worldwide rights in a bidding war. Wyatt will direct the film, based on a script he wrote with Erica Beeney.
Alex Gibney is taking a break from documentaries to direct his first narrative feature, The Action, a political thriller set in the 1970s.
Lauren Graham and Rob Riggle are heading back to school in Middle School from CBS Films. The project is based on the best-selling series from James Patterson.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but set during Hurricane Katrina.
They’re joined by Michael Keaton, Aaron Eckhart, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci.
Logline: Story of eight unlikely activists who break into an FBI office and find evidence confirming that J. Edgar Hoover was leading his own shadow bureau of investigation, in violation of the Constitution.
Logline: Will chronicle the story of James Donovan, a prominent American attorney who was unexpectedly thrust into the center of the Cold War after being tasked by the CIA to slip past the Berlin Wall on his own and negotiate the release of the downed U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers.