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A FOREHAND AND A HAIRCUT (SPEC)
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In 1997 Andre Agassi was ranked 141st in the world, married to a celebrity and consumed with hate for the game that gave him everything. Hitting rock bottom, he embarks on a soul searching mission to slay the nightmare dragon of his youth and feel the power of true love on his way to the 1999 French Open and maybe the greatest comeback in sports history.

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DREAMERS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The untold, inside story of immigration attorney Leon Wildes’ landmark ’70’s John Lennon-Yoko Ono deportation battle against Richard Nixon and the U.S. Government, using not only a groundbreaking defense, but along the way begins to uncover a government conspiracy and remarkable abuse of Presidential power.

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CHASING THE BULLET (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Disgraced ex-FBI agent Maggie Cade, working as a cut-rate PI for a strip-mall lawyer fights to rescue a teenage Mexican-American girl sold to sex traffickers. (Inspired by real events.)

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BLUFF CREEK (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The untold true story of Bob Gimlin and Roger Patterson, two former rodeo cowboys who, in 1967, went on an expedition in the forests of Northern California and recorded the first ever motion picture footage of the creature known as Bigfoot. But as they attempted to cash in on their discovery, distrust, greed and rumors of a hoax threatened to tear everything apart. This is the story of America’s first viral film, which took Bigfoot from an obscure rural folklore to a popular household name.

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SAVAGE STREET (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The first and only true account of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist in 1990 as told to the screenwriter by the son of the man who masterminded the heist.

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KOREMATSU VERSUS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt issues Executive Order 9066, authorizing the military to place Japanese-Americans in internment camps. After defying orders to report to the camps, a 23-year-old natural born citizen is arrested in San Francisco but his case is discovered by two intrepid ACLU lawyers who fight it all the way up to the Supreme Court, challenging the Constitutionality of the order in what would become one of the most notorious Supreme Court cases in U.S. History.

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FORTY MINUTES IN MARCH (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM On March 15, 1963, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament hosted a game between Mississippi State and Loyola of Chicago. The game is one of the most memorable sporting events in the civil rights movement. It served as a vehicle to challenge racial segregation in athletics and helped to forever change college basketball and advance civil rights in this country.

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HAPPY LITTLE TREES (Spec)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The untold true story about the rivalry between painting gurus Bill Alexander and Bob Ross; after Alexander’s long-running show “The Magic of Oil Painting” was cancelled by PBS and replaced with Ross’s show “The Joy of Oil Painting,” Alexander accused the soft-spoken, afro’d Ross of stealing his act, inciting a bitter dispute that changed the lives of both men forever. AMADEUS set in the world of 1980s TV painting culture.

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MANCHESTER (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The extraordinary true story of Jeffrey Manchester, a convicted felon who made a daring escape from a North Carolina prison and then hid out inside of a WORKING Toys R Us store for the better part of a year, living in the crawlspaces and in between the displays while casing the store for a Christmas-time heist.

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THE CINCINNATI REVOLT (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Pitched as being tonally in the vein of The Big Short, this is the unknown true story of how the NRA pivoted in the 1970s from being an innocuous organization promoting gun safety into the most powerful political force in American history.

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THE NOBLE WOMAN (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The extraordinary true story of Marguerite De La Rocque, a French noblewoman whose jealous cousin marooned her and her lover on a remote island during an expedition to the New World, forcing them to struggle to survive the harsh Canadian wilderness and winter.

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FIGHT NIGHT (PITCH)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The true story of Atlant hustler Gordon “Chicken Man” Williams, whose 1970 post-fight party, which was attended by some of the most dangerous criminals in the country, was robbed at gunpoint for more than $1 million.

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CAMELOT (TV PITCH)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The untold true stories of Jackie Kennedy, her sister, Lee Radziwill, and their mutual affairs with the Kennedy brothers and with Aristotle Onassis — the seductive billionaire Greek shipping magnate who would eventually commission the assassination of Bobby Kennedy.

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NOBEL (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Tells the story of the Swedish inventor’s fight to establish his peace prize along with his assistant who took up his mission after his death.

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HELEN AND TED (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Based on true events, HELEN AND TED reveals the fiery romantic and creative partnership between Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and wife Helen, who dedicated her life to the literary genius. When Helen is struck by a devastating illness, it threatens to destroy the magical world she and Ted have created.

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SPOILER ALERT: THE HERO DIES (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) In his heartbreaking memoir, Michael tells the story of the last year between when his husband was a diagnosis with terminal cancer and when he passed while revisiting the stories of their first meeting, falling in love, and the ups and downs of their previous 13 years together.

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CASSIUS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Before he was the Greatest…Before he was Ali…The inspiring, true story of a skinny, young, loud-mouth teenage nobody named Cassius Clay with big dreams of becoming the champion of the world who fights racism and abuse in the Jim Crow South in order to compete in the 1960 Rome Olympics. Witness the birth of a heroic icon.

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THE SPY OF THE REBELLION (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When a plot surfaces to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of his presidential inauguration, a renowned and decorated detective, Allan Pinkerton, must infiltrate a secret cabal of Southern secessionists to uncover their conspiracy and circumvent their attempts to kill the president-elect as he passes through Baltimore.

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