Just in time for the weekend the spec market is heating up once again as Verve and Romark Entertainment team up to take the new romantic comedy spec JUST. ONE. KISS to the market from writer Dennis Curlett.
After she’s caught lying to her mother about being engaged a 32-year-old interior designer wakes up the next day to discover she suddenly has the ability to see the entire lifespan of any potential relationship with just one kiss. Think “27 Dresses“ meets ”Groundhog Day”.
The past two weeks have seen more than a dozen high profile spec, pitch & IP buys, and now going into the weekend the market has turned its attention, and its development funds to a new project that already has A-list directors and talent circling.
Hot off being named to the Top 100 of the 2018/19 Launch Pad Feature Competition, newcomer Eric Gross has not only landed a powerhouse representation team, his recently announced Launch Pad script has set the town abuzz as it goes into the weekend with most territories filled and multiple offers looming.
When a hitman with a perfect record finally meets a man that he can’t kill — a man cursed with immortality — the two team up to reverse the curse, forming an unlikely friendship along the way. It’s a high-concept action/thriller with a dark, irreverent sense of humor a la John Wick.
After the courts release a woman’s five alleged rapists due to the lack of supporting evidence, her family takes the law into their own hands and kills one of them. Now, the greatest attorneys of the 20th century, Clarence Darrow, must defend the family but for the first and only time in his career, he might be fighting for the wrong side.
When a high profile news host is kidnapped by a deranged fan with ties to an extremist group, a young reporter finds herself at the heart of a conspiracy that has it sights set on assassinating the party-unifying candidate in line to become the next President of the United States. A fast-paced political thriller in the vein of Michael Clayton and Gone Girl.
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.