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.
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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.
The article “She Would Have Been the Perfect Mom For Someone That Was Actually Sick,” by Michelle Dean details the strange 2015 case about Dee Dee Blanchard and her supposedly sick daughter Gypsy Rose.
NBC is developing a new single-camera office sitcom from Bob’s Burgers writers-producers Steven Davis and Kelvin Yu that’s set in Antarctica.
Seeso has picked up the half-hour scripted comedy pilot Shrink to series from creators Tim Baltz and Ted Tremper. Baltz will star in the series which Tremper will direct. The project was previously in development at Pivot – Participant Media’s now defunct TV network.
Warner Bros. has picked up Worst Tinder Date Ever after making a preemptive bid on the pitch from Friends With Benefits scribes David Newman and Keith Merryman for what was reportedly a high six figure sum.
Logline: A hundred square miles of Alaskan wilderness – known as the Bermuda Triangle of the North — remain unmapped by Google, and the company enlists a ragtag group of adrenaline junkies — famous online for their GoPro stunts – on this doomed expedition. A horror thriller in the tradition of The Descent and The Hills Have Eyes.