Browsing: Screen Gems
Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges starred in the original 1985 thriller about a wealthy news publisher accused of his wife’s murder and the female lawyer he hires to help get him off the hook.
Johnson’s third movie with Central Intelligence and Skyscraper director Rawson Marshall Thurber will come out in the summer of 2020, but the Sundance hit will be released this summer.
When a bomb squad veteran finds herself trapped in a room rigged with ticking explosives while simultaneously stuck in the body of the cop that called in the threat she has to defuse the bomb, escape the room and make it back to headquarters to return to her own body before it is too late.
In the vein of The Heat, two overzealous female FBI agents go undercover — as men — in order to bring down a male-dominated domestic militia group, and in the process discover more about their true selves than they ever imagined.
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
A brand new — and appropriately timely — spec is hitting the market this week from scribe Patrick McConville. The political thriller Inauguration Day has already captured the attention of several producers and is moving into major territories.
When a malicious cyber attack against U.S. Space Command forces the President-Elect and the outgoing President into the Situation Room hours before the Inauguration ceremony, the rival Presidents and their National Security teams work with and against each other to determine who is responsible for the attack and how to respond before it’s too late.
The thrilling spec Canary Black from writer Matthew Kennedy is moving into several new territories to start development on the project. It has swiftly captured the attention of numerous producers, now interested in becoming attached.
The hot spec Hummingbird from writer John McClain is hitting the market with production company Broken Road leading the way. The project already has Marcus Kryler and Frederick Akerstrom attached to direct and actor Shailene Woodley interested in starring.
Logline: Forced back into action after a rogue special ops team murders her husband, a super-spy who traded in her legendary career for a normal life, embarks on a bloody quest for vengeance that leads to the highest rungs of government, uncovering a secret that could shake the foundations of American democracy. John Wick meets Salt.
The holiday season may be over but it is clearly still on everyone’s mind as we can confirm that Brian Sawyer & Gregg Rossen’s spec Guess Who’s Coming To Christmas is now in three territories and more on the way!
Michaelbrent Collings’ spec Strangers, based on his own bestselling novel, is burning up the market today. It’s already into multiple territories, with some big name buyers eyeing the twisted take on the contained thriller.
Expendables 3 helmer Patrick Hughes is out as director of The Raid: Redemption remake. In addition, we’re hearing that the project is no longer at Screen Gems, and that XYZ Films is the sole producer on the project.
Evan and Shea Mirzai are out with a new international action comedy spec that’s shaking up the town. We’re hearing it’s already into several territories, with some big name producers eyeing this hot property.