Elevate Entertainment is out with FUSE by Marek Polgar & Martyn Pedler. A government assassin suffering from trauma with two personalities battles as the first persona attempts to complete his mission, while the second tries to stop him. Think MEMENTO meets BOURNE IDENTITY meets TAKEN.
Pantheon has optioned COCAINE by Andi Albin. An overzealous police detective gets involved with a crime family that is heavily connected to the local political scene. With the 1980s cocaine wars as a backdrop, this film is immersed in the history of South Florida’s drug trade, paired with a tumultuous, violent love story.
Zero Gravity Management is out with POLICE STATION by Kurt McLeod. An organized crime target running for his life intentionally gets arrested and thrown in jail at a police station where he thinks he’ll be safe for the night, but when the hitman pursuing him does the same, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.
Escape Artists out with WE ARE THE PEOPLE by Aaron Nee & Adam Nee. A Pasadena family’s Fourth of July is disrupted by a cloud of ash that drives neighbors and relatives into a ranting, violent rage. Separated, struggling to survive, the family members ultimately reunite and manage to uncover the solution that restores everyone to sanity.
Logline: A business professional’s rare night on the town turns into a deadly fight for survival when she’s abducted by a man posing as a rideshare driver, taking her for a wild ride through a crime-filled scape of silent, rusting factories, and broken dreams.
Logline: Nick drives his grumpy grandfather to the dark winter forests of Canada believing he wants to bid farewell to his best friend, who is terminally ill… But in reality, grandpa Melvin is on a personal journey to finally capture the notorious serial killer he hunted for years when he was an active hard-boiled police detective. PRISONERS meets DON’T BREATHE
Logline: A group of American Instagram influencers go on a ‘gram safari to Africa to photograph themselves with elephants, feed giraffes, hug malnutritioned babies, and hype their brand; but they end up finding the ‘Heart of Darkness’: predators, death, suffering, and the violence within. Think ‘Sex in the City’ meets ‘Deliverance’, or ‘Assassination Nation’ meets ‘The Grey’; a dark, satirical thriller set in the age of social media.