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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.
Congratulations to Launch Pad Alum Sarah Lampert, whose drama pilot GINNY & GEORGIA has been picked up by Netflix for…
A young woman grieving the death of her father, along with several other strangers, must survive the Cascade Mountains in the aftermath of a catastrophic natural disaster…only to realize that their greatest threat isn’t nature itself, but someone within their group. Inspired by the true violent history of the famed Cascade Mountain Range.
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.
Jac Schaeffer is an up-and-coming writer with two Anne Hathaway projects in development — the alien invasion comedy The Shower, and the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake Nasty Women.
Ed Brubaker’s gritty comic follows a depressed college student who tries to kill himself, only to be given a new lease on life by a demon who tells him he must kill one person each month if he wants to continue living. The young man figures if he’s forced to kill to survive, he might as well take out some bad people.
Harper Penzig is a liberal, white, college sophomore who knows exactly how to fix society. When she accuses her equally liberal professor, Susan Brodbeck, of hate speech it throws the campus and both their lives into chaos as they wage war over the right way to stop discrimination.
A man who’s in love with his beautiful pen pal has no idea that she’s actually the brainchild of a 50-something failed writer who has struck it rich by inventing a group of women called Angels who write to single men. When the man sets off to find his true love, he ends up finding something better: the one woman who can bring this whole filthy-brilliant scheme to its knees.
Casey has a lot of heat right now, and Sony is already working with him on Fede Alvarez’s Incognito. He did a rewrite on Bad Robot’s hit thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane and was recently hired by Fox 2000 to adapt Larry Niven’s short story Inconstant Moon for director James Ponsoldt.
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.
After scoring eight Oscar nominations on Tuesday for Arrival, producer Shawn Levy is looking to stay in the realm of science-fiction. Along with his 21 Laps banner, Levy will produce an untitled sci-fi pitch, which has been acquired by Fox 2000. James Ponsoldt will direct based on a script by Daniel Casey.
Emily Carmichael’s Eon has attached Colin Trevorrow to produce alongside Adam Spielberger and Krista Parris, the Tracking Board has exclusively learned. The addition continues a growing working relationship between Trevorrow and Carmichael.
Boys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce has signed on to direct Man’s Search for Meaning, based on the best-selling memoir by Viktor Frankl. The rights were picked up earlier this year by Straight Up Films.
35 years later, Max Landis is set to remake his father’s comedy-horror classic, An American Werewolf in London for Universal Pictures. The Walking Dead’s David Alpert and Robert Kirkman are set to produce with their Skybound Entertainment banner.
The big screen adaptation of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ comic Incognito has tapped up and coming screenwriter Daniel Casey to work on the script. The project was previously in development at 20th Century Fox with Robert Schenkkan scripting. Now at Sony, Fede Alvarez and his writing partner, Rodo Sayagues penned the latest draft.