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.
At the height of Jim Crow, a courageous black attorney with the audacious name of Scipio Africanus Jones risks his life and career to defend eighty-seven men wrongfully accused of murder, taking the case all the way to the United States Supreme Court and achieving a stunning victory that will change American history forever. Based on a true story.
Broken Road Productions, Unique Features, and Alexa Faigen are all among the producers taking this into studios!
Nina, a public administrator for the city of New York, can’t shake the sense that there’s a pattern connecting a series of seemingly natural deaths across the five boroughs. What she discovers is a murderer who has come back from the future and a trail of bodies for which she bears a bizarre, time-twisting responsibility.
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.
A highly publicized AMA (Q&A) Session between a fast-rising publicist and an aging music icon quickly turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse when the event is seized by a hacker who systematically begins revealing dark secrets from both of their pasts, forcing them to publicly confront the horrific events they’ve committed on the largest social media platform in the world.
Two-time Launch Pad alum and winner of the most recent Launch Pad Feature Competition inks with rep teams and readies next project!