Sources exclusive to The Tracking Board are reporting that Michael Russell Gunn‘s revolutionary spec THE VIRGINIAN is making the rounds in Hollywood today, with some major players eyeing the hot property from the executive story editor of ABC’s The Whispers. Gunn is repped by Adrian Garcia and David Boxerbaum of Paradigm, and managed by David Gardner of Principato-Young Entertainment.
Pitched in the tone of Braveheart and The Patriot, the story follows the life of George Washington, a complicated man who would rise to become the first President of the United States.
As of today, Scott Free and Simon Kinberg’s Kinberg Genre are teaming up at Fox. Stuber has Universal, Mary Parent is in at Paramount and DeLine is calling Warner Brothers. We’ll keep you posted as The Virginian continues to gallop across town…
Spec is now into over seven territories, including:
Kinberg and Scott Free into Fox
Scott Stuber into Universal
Mary Parent into Paramount
DeLine into Warner Brothers
Matt Tolmach into Sony Pictures
Ali Shearmur into Dreamworks
Escape Artists into TriStar