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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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CASSIUS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Before he was the Greatest…Before he was Ali…The inspiring, true story of a skinny, young, loud-mouth teenage nobody named Cassius Clay with big dreams of becoming the champion of the world who fights racism and abuse in the Jim Crow South in order to compete in the 1960 Rome Olympics. Witness the birth of a heroic icon.

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SECRET ANNEX (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMTells the untold true story of Anne Frank’s father Otto Frank and his emotional journey upon discovering her diary right after World War II.

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THE GREAT PACMAN WAR OF 1982 (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In the summer of 1982, when a bowling alley sponsors a Pac Man tournament with a $500 prize, two pre-teen brothers from a low-income Los Angeles neighborhood do everything they can to win it all, so they can escape their abusive step-father and help their mother start a new life.

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GEORGE (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAfter two artists fall in love in Brazil, they move to Paris where they battle their demons to create their masterpiece, CURIOUS GEORGE. However, they must escape the Nazi invasion of France to save themselves and their manuscript before they can share their art with the world.

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CHOSEN (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Based on the events that surrounded the murder of nun Sister Margaret Ann Pahl in Toledo, Ohio by priest Gerald Robinson in 1980.

Launch Pad Scripts
ALL FOR REVENGE – Chris Wonnacott (Launch Pad)
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Logline: A man returns to his small Montana hometown to get revenge on the corrupt town responsible for his father’s unjust death by utilizing an intricate plan to con and bankrupt the entire community with a boxing match starring two of the world’s most famous boxers.

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LEAVE NO SHADOW (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMBased on the Conde Nast article about a Russian diplomat living in Athens in the mid-80s who is discovered by the KGB to have links to the CIA. When he is suddenly recalled to Moscow, he knows he will be killed and he must save himself and his family in the 48 hours before his flight leaves.

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ESCAPE (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In 1824, wrongfully imprisoned ROBERT GREENHILL must partner with notorious murderer ALEXANDER PEARCE to escape a brutal penal colony and survive the treacherous Tasmanian wilds… but as their adventure takes increasingly darker turns, Greenhill begins to suspect he may become Pearce’s next victim. Based on a true story.

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WE INTERRUPT THIS PROGRAM (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Story explores two dramas unfolding on the night of October 30, 1938. The most well-known is the infamous radio broadcast, where the specter of invading aliens sent shockwaves of panic rippling across America. But even more chaos was taking place behind the scenes because of the stormy relationship between broadcast producer Houseman and Welles, its petulant director and star, that nearly derailed the most influential radio broadcast in history.

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MRS. WILSON (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM This script tells the little-known true story of First Lady Edith Wilson, who secretly functioned as acting President while her husband Woodrow was in a coma – unknown to Congress and the American people – and her fight to unify the globe with passage of the Treaty of Versailles.

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ACHILLES (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAchilles must hunt down the legendary warriors known as Heracles, Theseus, and Jason. But if he is to have any hope of surviving this deadly odyssey, Achilles must first learn that true heroes are defined not by their strength of arms, but by their purity of heart.

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NEWSFLASH (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM On November 22nd, 1963, Walter Cronkite put everything on the line to get the story right as a president was killed, a frightened nation wept, and television came of age.

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WE’RE ALL MAD HERE (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMNellie Bly – a fiery, young journalist – is hired by Joseph Pulitzer in the late 1880s to feign insanity and go undercover as a patient into the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell Island. Once committed, she finds herself fighting her own rapid onset of madness as well as the doctors’ suspicions of her true identity.

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ONE THOUSAND PAPER CRANES (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The incredible and true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl living in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb goes off. Years later when she gets leukemia, she hears about the legend that if someone folds one thousand paper cranes, a wish will be granted. At the same time, aspiring writer Eleanor Coerr learns of Sadako’s story and becomes determined to bring her message of hope and peace to the world.

Launch Pad Scripts
THE WALL – Alan Wartes (Launch Pad)
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Logline: In the last days of the Cold War, an idealistic CIA agent living undercover in Berlin is caught between his disillusioned wife, his teenage daughter toying with leftist extremism, and a ruthless Russian spymaster determined to expose the emerging New World Order before it’s too late.

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