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Gary Scott Thompson (The Fast and the Furious) penned the original spec, which has since been rewritten by Run All Night scribe Brad Inglesby. Storyscape Entertainment is producing with Pioneer Pictures.
Sherryl Clark will produce the horror thriller, which follows the sole survivor of a plane crash, who washes ashore on a mysterious island where she faces her worst fears.
Written by Scott Blaszak, the script follows a psychology grad student who comes to believe that her new patient holds the key to the mystery surrounding her sister's disappearance 13 years earlier. When no one believes her, she takes matters into her own hands and sets out to find her sister by any means necessary.
The script hails from the writing team of David Rabinowitz and Charlie Wachtel, who penned Spike Lee's Black Klansman, which sounds like it could be Lee's first commercial hit since his 2006 heist movie Inside Man.
Hot off selling Body Cam to Paramount Players, Richmond Riedel's new script is set against the backdrop of an aggressive, politically-motivated deportation raid that escalates into an explosively violent standoff in East Los Angeles.
John Swetnam and Harris Wilkinson wrote the script, and according to those who have read it, it's a home invasion movie set during an alien invasion.
Several scripts have already been written about Christa McAuliffe and the crew of the Challenger, as well as the Rogers Commission, which was formed by the government to investigate the disaster, but no one has ever written a script about Bob Ebeling and Roger Boisjoly, whose story is fascinating in its own right.
Green Rush is described as a dramatic heist thriller in the vein of Hell or High Water, but in an urban setting, and with a father-daughter dynamic instead of two brothers.
James DeMonaco and Sebastien Lemercier will produce the genre film from up-and-coming scribe Ryan Riley, who recently landed a spot on the 2017 Young & Hungry list.
Zendaya, Reese Witherspoon Team for Psychological Thriller “A White Lie” as Buyers Consider Hot Package
Monica Beletsky will adapt Karin Tanabe's book The Gilded Years, having previously episodes of such hit TV shows as Fargo, The Leftovers, Parenthood and Friday Night Lights.
John J. Griffin's script is described as a coming-of-age story set on the moon. It follows a boy living a lunar mining colony who, after the death of his father, takes a trip with his four best friends to explore a mysterious crater prior to being permanently relocated to another planet.
Buyers Circling "Encyclopedia Dad" Scribe Ryan Riley's New Short Story "BB3L," Feature Spec "Take Back the Night"
Available to read on Medium.com, "BB3L" is being pitched as a contained family drama with global sci-fi implications and socio-political themes.
The Jewish couple survived Nazi occupations, public and professional discriminations, and battles of sexism in the publishing world before they would go on to share their creation with the world.
The script follows a group of thieves who target Fort Knox, though they soon learn that it was never built to keep people from getting in... it was built to keep something from getting out.
The smart sci-fi thriller harks back to the likes of "Minority Report" and "Looper."