The YA fantasy spec is pitched as Maleficent meets Wicked with insane franchise potential, presenting a new twist on an iconic villain. Sources relate that the project is being viewed as a possible tentpole, with everyone in town aching to read.
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Working off a script from Ethan Furman, the project will follow the novel’s erstwhile protagonist Hank Chinaski as he attempts to manage the many women who fall in love with him through his writings.
Christoph Waltz will lead and direct the film following the true story of Albrect Muth, an eccentric social climber who seduced and married a wealthy older widow, Viola Drath. The lies in their relationship came under fire when Drath was found murdered in their home.
Logline: An all-around nice guy’s relationship with his beautiful but overbearing girlfriend takes a nosedive after they decide to move in together. He’s terrified of breaking up with her, but fate steps in when she’s involved in a freak accident and dies – only to rise from the grave.
Logline: A Las Vegas-based drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for twelve hours a day then goes home to the suburbs and feuds with his wife and kids for the other twelve. Soon he starts to question his mission, and asking himself if he is creating more terrorists than he is killing in a war seemingly without end.
The latest project to sell from The Launch Pad Competition marks the 4th sale in two months from our finalist scripts!
Logline: A traumatized sailor must confront the fear that cut short his promising navy career, when he’s forced to pilot a homemade drug submarine.