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A grizzled, old man named Slate has to recover his memory before his past catches up to him. Hunted by the Russians, the Taliban, the Mexican cartel, and worst of all, his former employer, the NSA, Slate teams up with a rogue agent who may be the key to uncovering his mysterious past.
A wild and crazy couple bonds with a straight laced couple on vacation in Mexico. They have a great time, but when the straight laced couple gets back to their normal life, their new friends follow and it’s not nearly the same kind of fun as their vacation friends won’t go away.
MarketMarch 25, 2014SoldMarch 25, 2014 ActorChris Pratt, Anna Faris DirectorSteve Pink ProducerTodd Garner Steve Pink AgentDavid Boxerbaum (Paradigm) ManagerAndrew Kersey (Kersey Management) ProductionBroken Road Productions Studio20th Century Fox 3/25/14: Steve Pink is currently working on a rewrite.
After being diagnosed with brain damage following a near drowning, a man is given a drug to regenerate his damaged neurons that has the unintended side effect of improving his intellect and motor skills. As he becomes smarter and smarter, he is pursued by government agencies, bringing him into conflict with another super-intelligent test subject.
MarketJune 6, 2014SoldJune 6, 2014 ProducerShawn Levy, Dan Levine, Mark Roybal ExecutiveDan Cohen AgentRich Cook, Cori Wellins, Jason Spitz (WME) ManagerJulie Bloom (Art/Work) Production21 Laps Studio20th Century Fox
Elisa Lam, who was found dead in the water tanks on the roof of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles. That’s the place that killers like Richard Ramirez called home at one time or another, and where suicides have occurred. Footage of Lam’s bizarre inexplicable behavior in an elevator before her death became a massive Internet sensation, and this has been turned into the story of the man investigating her death, and the nightmare he stumbles into.
MarketFebruary 27, 2014SoldFebruary 27, 2014 ProducerMatt Tolmach, Daniela Cretu ExecutiveBrad Zimmerman, Michael De Luca, Rachel O'Connor DirectorJeremy Lovering AgentRich Cook, Solco Schuit (WME) ManagerLangley Perer (Mosaic) StudioColumbia Pictures ProductionTolmach Productions, First Born Films 8/21/2014: Deadline reports Jeremy Lovering will direct.
5/14/2014: Deadline reports Nicholas Winding Refn is negotiating to direct.
2/27/2014: Rumored to have sold for mid-six figures with a blind script deal.
MarketFebruary 12, 2014SoldFebruary 12, 2014 ProducerNeal Moritz, Hernany Perla AgentDavid Boxerbaum, Chris Smith (Paradigm) ManagerAva Jamshidi (Industry Entertainment) FinancierOriginal Film Deal was for high six figures.
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In the 1940's, a teenager takes a job with the mob to try to support himself and his irresponsible, alcoholic mother. As he gains rank in the organization, deadly consequences threaten his entire existence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.