Legion M is producing CAPTAIN SMALLS by Robert Blake Whitehall. Robert Smalls, an enslaved man in South Carolina at the height of the Civil War, was drafted by the Confederate Navy and forced to serve. Unable to pay the money to free his family, Smalls planned one of the most audacious heists in history. By stealing the Confederate warship CSS Planter, Captain Smalls navigated the treacherous Confederate-surveilled waters to free himself, his crew, and their families.
A timely tale of three families during World War II whose worlds are turned upside down following Pearl Harbor. Divided by war, internment, and racism, but united by tragedy, these families from Hawaii, Tokyo, and Oregon try to make sense of their loss, and attempt to rebuild their shattered world.
Story is based on the true story of Greville Wynne, a British businessman who helped the CIA penetrate the Soviet nuclear program during the Cold War. Wynne and his Russian source, Oleg Penkovsky, provided the crucial intelligence that ended the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The true story of the B-17 Bomber known as “Old 666” and her crew, the “Eager Beavers.” On June 16th, 1943, over the Solomon Sea in the South Pacific, they engaged in what is still the longest sustained dogfight in the annals of the U.S. Air Force, and became the most highly decorated flight crew in American history.
Logline: Oppressed by increasingly deadly Roman rule, Jewish resistance members regroup after a loss and their leader is anointed as the new messiah, while a young, defiant Jesus prepares to accompany his carpenter father to rebuild a sacked city, and the sons of Herod scheme to strengthen their individual ties to Rome.
Trapped in the ball turret of a B-17 on a routine service flight in 1944, a Women’s Airforce Captain must contend with the domineering antagonism of her crewmates, a string of mysterious technical malfunctions, and a series of shadows moving below them in the clouds.
Logline: In the near future, a submarine war games exercise turns into an all-out battle for the fate of the world when one side unexpectedly starts fighting for keeps, and an elite squadron of North American sub-fighter pilots are the last line of defense.