Browsing: Period

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EIGHT FOR SILVER (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In the countryside of 19th century France, John McBride investigates an attack by a wild animal, however, he discovers a much deeper and sinister force at play.

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THE 24TH (SPEC)
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True story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917, which was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers seeking retribution for the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers. The two-hour riot led to the largest murder trial in history.

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KOREMATSU VERSUS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt issues Executive Order 9066, authorizing the military to place Japanese-Americans in internment camps. After defying orders to report to the camps, a 23-year-old natural born citizen is arrested in San Francisco but his case is discovered by two intrepid ACLU lawyers who fight it all the way up to the Supreme Court, challenging the Constitutionality of the order in what would become one of the most notorious Supreme Court cases in U.S. History.

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THE PROMISED LAND (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM At the peak of the Great Depression, a struggling Black couple, lured by money and freedom, accept work in the newly Communist USSR, only to learn that their new home is anything but the promised land. Inspired by true events.

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PROPAGANDA (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The photographer. The distributor. And the recruit. Told in an intertwining story during WWI, a British combat cinematographer, a newspaper tycoon and an army soldier all face the same question: follow their conscience or follow their orders?

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MAVERICK (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When his plane is shot down over Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam War, Lieutenant Commander John McCain fights to survive as a POW at the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison.

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THE ORIGINALS (Spec)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWritten by Dave Gibbons, the co-creator of Watchmen and Kingsman, the story transplants Mods and Rockers from ’60s London into a retro-futuristic England, where two childhood friends have dreamed of becoming members of the Originals — the toughest, most stylish gang in the country. But once they’re finally initiated, they find out being an Original isn’t all fun and games.

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THE YOU IN ME (Spec)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWritten by Babaloo Mandel, the story follows two self-centered men whose lives become intertwined, forcing them to become caring human beings in spite of one of them being a thoroughly outrageous punk rocker who died in 1977.

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CAMELOT (TV PITCH)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The untold true stories of Jackie Kennedy, her sister, Lee Radziwill, and their mutual affairs with the Kennedy brothers and with Aristotle Onassis — the seductive billionaire Greek shipping magnate who would eventually commission the assassination of Bobby Kennedy.

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73 SECONDS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM the extraordinary true story of Bob Ebeling and Roger Boisjoly, the aerospace engineers who discovered the “o-ring anomaly” that led to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

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THE GLASS ROOM (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The Landauer House becomes an instant masterpiece, but for those that reside within its walls, it also brings out their most passionate desires and darkest secrets. The crystalline perfection exerts a pull on all those who know it, inspiring them, freeing them, and always causing its inhabitants to fall under the fervent and unrelenting influence of the Glass Room.

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LIBERATION (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The true story of Nancy Wake, the most decorated servicewoman in WWII, who led resistance fighters in a series of dangerous missions in Nazi-occupied France.

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CITY ON FIRE (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Chronicles the turmoil between the group MOVE and the city of Philadelphia in 1985 where houses were burned down and citizens were killed and left homeless.

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DEVILS UNTO DUST (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) 1870’s West Texas is plagued by a deadly virus infecting thousands with a rabies-like disease that turns people into murderous “Shakes.” When Daisy’s father disappears, it’s up to her, with the help of two Shake-hunters who specialize in killing the infected, to find him.

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THE FANCY (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Based on true events, THE FANCY follows Tom Molineaux, a freed American slave who, after winning his freedom in a pit-fight makes his way to Regency England where he finds himself entrenched in the sordid world of bareknuckle prizefighting.

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