The temperature may be coming down as Fall rolls in, but that’s not stopping Bellevue Productions and Verve from burning up the market with Shawn Dwyer’s latest spec TEN YEARS GONE, as it heads into multiple territories all over town.
“In this situation, when the president of a studio is calling you, you’re pretty confident that you’re not going to oversell yourself”
In the spirit of all things horror this October, David Boxerbaum of Verve joins us this week to break down the Horror/Thriller box-office hit THE SHALLOWS from writer Anthony Jaswinski. The script gained mass appeal when it hit the market, landing Jaswinski on the Black List, Blood List, and Hit List that year.
After a mission to destroy a black hole that endangers mankind goes wrong, an astronaut awakens in her escape pod to find that decades have passed in seemingly a moment. Now, with an aging body and fragile mind, she battles against the elements of space and time to complete her mission.
David Boxerbaum of Verve joins us for this week’s Anatomy of a Sale. He explores what it’s like taking a small, intimate story and generating massive buzz around town, deciding which buyer to go with in the heat of a bidding war, and how one Friday afternoon changed two writer’s lives forever.
SAVAGE is an action-thriller in the vein of THE FUGITIVE meets JOHN WICK, about a female US Marshal who discovers her husband has been framed for murder, and will be killed in prison by a man she put away. Now the only way to save her husband’s life is to break him out of police custody and attempt to prove his innocence while on the run from the very agency she used to work for.
When BRADY COLE — loving husband and father — starts losing time, his everyday life spirals out of control. What starts as lost minutes quickly becomes lost hours and days, Brady must figure out what’s going on or lose everything most important to him. A psychological thriller in the vein of MEMENTO and BLACK SWAN.
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”.