Browsing: TriStar Pictures
Lawrence Grey, DeVon Franklin, Bill Gerber & Matt Tolmach amongst the producers taking this one into every studio!
The Nightingale sold 2 million copies worldwide and is being adapted into a film directed by Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad director Michelle MacLaren.
TriStar Pictures has the distribution rights to the adaptation of Hannah Kent’s 2013 novel about the execution of an Icelandic woman in the 19th Century.
Based on Will Battersby’s soon-to-be-released doc “The Canal,” it tells the story of the working class women who fought against the government and chemical industry when they learned of toxic chemical dumping under their homes.
In a massive deal, TriStar has acquired the rights to Aimee Molloy’s thriller novel The Perfect Mother. Scandal star Kerry Washington is expected to star in and produce the film with her banner Simpson Street, the Tracking Board has confirmed.
Update: While some studios pop champagne bottles to celebrate this morning’s Oscar nominations, others have moved on and are focusing on what’s next. To that end, several suitors are scrambling for Joe Ballarini’s spec Skyward, which is described as being similar in tone to Best Picture winners Argo and The King’s Speech.
Follows Air National Guard major “MJ” Hegar who was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. She received a Purple Heart but soon she would face a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve.
TriStar Pictures has optioned the upcoming book by Albert Chen which details the scandal associated with the online sports betting industry. Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way is set to produce with The Gotham Group.
Follows the scandal involving DraftKings and FanDuel, the daily fantasy sports sites that quickly amassed hundreds of millions of dollars before prosecutors from several states began coming down on them, saying the outfits should be defined as online gambling operations.
After being bid on by at least five studios and production companies, Tristar has secured the rights to the book Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson, which arrived in bookstores just yesterday. The book details the 1971 Attica prison uprising.
The Three Misfortunes of Gepetto scribe Michael Vukadinovich has been tapped to write a fresh take on the beloved children’s classic The Phantom Tollbooth for Tristar Pictures. The book, first published in 1961, was written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer.
Jon Bernthal is joining a sprawling ensemble, including Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, and Kevin Spacey, in Edgar Wright’s forthcoming action comedy Baby Driver.
Universal has emerged victorious, picking up Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn’s short story The Grownup. The studio beat out fellow bidders TriStar and Paramount.
White Collar alum Matt Bomer will star in the Amazon drama series based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon. Because the series was ordered as cast-contingent, Bomer’s casting paves the way for the series to go into production.