Browsing: Scott Free
Susanna Jones’ award-winning novel was initially set-up at Amazon Studios, but Netflix comes on board with hopes to start filming the Japan-based story in May.
Based on David H. Sharp’s The CIA’s Greatest Covert Operation: Inside the Daring Mission to Recover a Nuclear-Armed Soviet Sub, the sixties-set thriller involves a race between the CIA and the Soviets to recover a nuclear submarine sunk under the Northern Pacific.
A crew of American oil workers is sent to the outskirts of the frozen Russian tundra to complete a stagnant oil operation and break past the stalled 12KM threshold. Upon penetrating this new depth, the crew is confronted with an unimaginable terror, something that has profound and shocking consequences for everyone involved.
The story follows a corrupt NYPD cop who is forced to choose between his family, his brothers in blue, and his own life, which finds itself threatened by an assortment of unsavory types ranging from Harlem drug dealers and the mob to the mayor’s office and relentless federal investigators.
Ridley Scott will produce under his Scott Free banner. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it’s said to be based on a true story about real Navy SEALs, since life rights were rumored to be part of the deal.
The true story of Darnell Garcia who went from star DEA agent to trafficker in the worst corruption scandal in DEA history, moving 100s of millions in product and then being forced to flee for his life. Set in 1970, think Catch Me if You Can meets Scarface.
Peter Landesman’s political spy thriller, Felt has added more names to its growing all-star cast.
The Shawn Christensen-directed Sidney Hall has added Blake Jenner, Margaret Qualley, and Tim Blake Nelson to the growing cast. The trio joins stars Logan Lerman and Elle Fanning for the drama.
Russell Crowe is the latest actor to join the cast of the political spy thriller Felt, the film about Mark Felt– the man who, decades later, would reveal himself to be the infamous “Deep Throat” that helped journalists uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Ridley Scott is set to produce the feature adaptation of My Lady Jane through his Scott Free Productions banner. Co-authored by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows, the book is a one-of-a-kind fantasy that bends historical fact to hilarious effect.
Energy has packaged this eBook sensation with an A-list producer, and as some major studios circle, the offers are already coming in…