Pulitzer-prize winning writer Robert Schenkkan has been brought on to write the drama K Troop for Amazon Studios. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is attached to star in and produce the film through his hitRECord Films.
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US Army medic Desmond T. Doss, a Seventh-Day Adventist conscientious objector who refused to bear arms, was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman for single-handedly saving the lives of over 75 of his comrades while under constant enemy fire during the brutal Battle of Okinawa in World War II.
Lyndon B. Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of JFK’s assassination and spend his first year in office to quickly pass the Civil Rights Act.
Logline: A behind-the-scenes look at President Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year in office after taking the oath in the aftermath of President Kennedy’s assassination, navigating the Vietnam War and launching his Civil Rights bill, eventually winning the election for his first full term.
Story follows 11-year-old Hunter Scott as he researches the events surrounding the U.S.S. Indianapolis, sunk by the Japanese during World War II.
Logline: Zack Overkill is a former villain in a witness-protection program. A mandated regimen of pills keeps his powers at bay, and an overzealous parole officer keeps his balls busted. But then he finds out that illegal substances restore his powers, freeing him from the drudgery of his job as file clerk and putting him behind a mask again, this time as a good guy.
Logline: Story follows 11-year-old Hunter Scott as he researches the events surrounding the U.S.S. Indianapolis, sunk by the Japanese during World War II. Scott’s efforts, and history project, resulted in the posthumous exoneration of the Indianapolis’ captain, Charles McVay.
Logline: Centers on Desmond T. Doss who won the Congressional Medal of Honor, despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance. But he was no coward. Doss saved 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa, without firing a shot.