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      • Berliner Set Up 2014 Written by F. Scott Frazier
        Kept under wraps.
        Market July 28, 2014    Sold July 28, 2014
        Producer Chris Morgan, Chris Cowles, Chris Fenton
        Executive Ainsley Davis, Jon Mone, Jay Polidoro
        Agent David Kopple (CAA)
        Manager Chris Cowles, Chris Fenton (DMG)
        Studio Universal Pictures
        Production Chris Morgan Productions, DMG Entertainment
      • The Seven Sisters No Agent 2014 Thriller Available Written by Michael Caissie & Charles Huttinger
        Pitched as “Silence of the Lambs” meets “Seven,” centers on a detective who must prove the innocence of a death row inmate she helped convict so she can stop the real killer before it’s too late.
        Market July 23, 2014
        Manager Christopher Sherman (Rooster Films)
      • I'm Stalking You Comedy Drama 2014 Available Written by Jessica Wood
        Pitched as “He’s Just Not That Into You’ meets “The Heat,” a female stalker and the man she’s obsessed with are forced to go on the run from Eastern European mobsters after they both witness a mysterious death.
        Market July 23, 2014
        Agent Adam Perry (APA)
        Manager Evan Silverberg, Josh McGuire (Underground)
      • Phoenix Action Sci-Fi 2014 Thriller Available Written by Alex Pastor & David Pastor
        Kept under wraps.
        Market July 21, 2014
        Director Alex Pastor, David Pastor, Pedro Uriol
        Agent Stuart Manashil (WME)
        Manager Alex Lerner (Kaplan/Perrone)
        Production Morena Films
      • Parallax Sci-Fi 2014 Available Written by Grant Calof
        When scientists discover a parallel solar system on the far side of the sun, four astronauts pilot a revolutionary spacecraft on an exploratory mission to the parallel earth. But moments after lift-off, an identical spacecraft with four identical dead astronauts crashes nearby – and no one realizes human kind has just 48 hours until it’s decimated.
        Market July 21, 2014
        Manager  (Benderspink)
      • The Long Run No Manager Set Up 2014 Written by Drew Pearce
        Kept under wraps.
        Market July 17, 2014    Sold July 17, 2014
        Director Drew Pearce
        Agent Greg Hodes (WME)
        Studio Fox
        Production Chernin Entertainment
      • Moonfall Sci-Fi 2014 Available Written by David Weil
        Kept under wraps but pitched being in the vein of “Fargo” but set on the moon.
        Market July 17, 2014
        Agent Ida Ziniti (CAA)
        Manager Jessica Moresco (Unified Management)
        7/17/14: Darren Aronofsky is circling to direct. Project is into most major studios.

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      • Reminiscence Black List Hit List No Manager Set Up 2013 Written by Lisa Joy
        6 hours ago
        Kept under wraps.
        Market October 14, 2013    Sold October 14, 2013
        Executive Alex Hedlund
        Agent Larry Salz (UTA)
        Production Legendary Pictures
      • Beauty Queen Black List Comedy Drama 2013 Available Written by Annie Neal
        18 hours ago
        An unhappily married woman and her best friend go on a road trip to Las Vegas to compete in the Miss Married America competition.
        Market December 16, 2013
        Agent Chris Smith, Ida Ziniti (Paradigm)
        Manager Daniel Vang, Jake Wagner (Benderspink)
      • Diablo Run Action Black List No Manager 2013 Available Written by Shea Mirzai & Evan Mirzai
        2 days ago
        While vacationing in Mexico, three friends get involved in a death race called "Diablo Run" and end up in a fight for their lives.
        Market December 16, 2013
        Agent Remington Franklin, Martin Spencer (Resolution)
        Production Atmosphere Entertainment
      • A Monster Calls Black List Drama No Manager 2013 Available Written by Patrick Ness
        2 days ago
        An adolescent boy with a terminally ill single mother begins having visions of a tree monster, who tells him the truths about life in the form of three stories, helping him to eventually cope with his emotions over his dying mom.
        Market December 16, 2013
        Agent Michelle Kass (Michelle Kass Associates)
      • The Special Program Black List No Manager Set Up 2013 Written by Debora Cahn
        2 days ago
        The true story of Jack Goldsmith, a young attorney who took charge of the White House’s Office of Legal Counsel, then courageously took on Vice President Cheney and his powerful inner circle when he discovered they were running a number of illegal activities through their so-called “Special Program”.
        Market December 16, 2013    Sold December 16, 2013
        Producer Paula Weinstein, Jeffrey Levine
        Agent Craig Brody (CAA)
        Financier The Weinstein Company
        Production Spring Creek

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      • The Black Cat Scouted Available Unrepped 68.1 Written by Chris Bancel
        After the Third Reich wins WWII with the aid of a mystical technology called the Vril, an aging pilot employed as a sanitation worker has one chance to return to the past where he can either stop them or try to save the life of the woman he once loved.
      • Play To Win Scouted Available Unrepped 68.2 Written by Sam Mandegaran & Kimberly J Bowman
        When he inherits his father's debt to a local gangster, a brilliant graduate student convinces the gangster that he can predict the results of an upcoming lottery drawing.
      • The Investment Club Comedy Scouted Available Unrepped 68 Written by Jerrad Burford
        A failing young stockbroker saves his job by trading sex for the investment accounts of wealthy widows. When true love stumbles in, he must decide between success or being with the woman of his dreams.
      • Bonds Of Betrayal Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 68.8 Written by Dimitra Demetriades
        A widowed detective finds that the murder case he is investigating is linked to his wife's suicide. Hoping to settle both cases, he follows clues deep into the past of his suspects and discovers a dark world full of mystery and crime.
      • Cipher Action Scouted Available Unrepped 69.5 Written by Matt Presley
        Framed for the murder of a mafia don, a futuristic courier has four hours to fight his way through hostile gang territories to deliver his message that will prevent an all out turf war.
      • Decked Family Scouted Available Unrepped 68.5 Written by Brent Hartinger
        In the four kingdoms of Spades, Hearts, Clubs, and Diamonds, where people are ranked by numbers, a group of lowly "twos" tries desperately to stop the Queen of Spades from overthrowing the other kingdoms.
      • The Memory Sphere Scouted Available Unrepped 68.5 Written by Kevin Sluder
        Using a software program that allows people to experience someone else’s memories, a scientist teams up with a detective to enter the mind of his wife's alleged killer and gather evidence to prove his case.
      • Royal Apache Action Scouted Available Unrepped 71.4 Written by Mike Marriage & Robert Matthews
        A British prince finally has a chance to prove himself when he and his blue-collar, American co-pilot are shot down over terrorist-controlled Libya.
      • The Macau Omen Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 71.1 Written by Tony Shyu
        An American reporter living in Macau finds himself framed for the murder of his wife and missing daughter. As he fights to find his daughter and prove his innocence, he begins to fear he may actually have perpetrated the crimes himself while possessed by an evil deity controlled by a Chinese mob boss.
      • Red Hats Scouted Available Unrepped 71.6 Written by Michael Toay & Travis Mann
        With the threat of World War III hanging in the balance, an American Air Force Pilot under Top Secret orders uses a stolen Russian stealth jet to attack a North Korean nuclear weapons factory and assassinate Iranian Nuclear scientists -- while making sure the Russians take the fall. Inspired by a real group of test pilots flying out of Area 51 – The Hunt for Red October meets Top Gun.