Browsing: Universal Pictures
The Oscar-winning scribes have come on to polish the script as Universal narrows down its list of potential directors.
Star-Lord, Jack Sparrow and Dom Toretto will likely appear, but what about Christian Grey or the Power Rangers?
The recent bidding war for Little America, a spec written by British filmmaker Rowan Athale, has been won by Universal. Director Michael Bay is set to produce the project with Platinum Dunes. Athale is also attached to helm the film.
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 10-novel series based on the life of mob daughter Lucky Santangelo by the late, great Jackie Collins is about to get the silver screen treatment. Universal Pictures recently acquired the books and are planning on making it into a trilogy with Monumental and Working Title.
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.
A big screen adaptation of the popular video game Gears of War has long been in development but today it took a big step forward by attaching Universal Pictures as the studio. Longtime producers Scott Stuber and Dylan Clark have also come on board.
Updated 09.02.16: Mark Townend’s high-concept sci-fi action thriller, pitched as Looper meets Safe House, continues to burn up the market ahead of the holiday weekend, with Screen Gems, Legendary Pictures, and AG Capital being the latest to take a closer look at what has become one of the summer’s hottest specs.