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      • Plus One Set Up 2014 Written by April Prosser
        A woman emerges from a long-term relationship only to realize all her friends have married off and there’s no one single left to go out with…except Summer, the loud, sexually-oversharing wild card who is now Rachel’s only option for a wing woman.
        Market October 22, 2014    Sold October 22, 2014
        Producer Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay
        Executive Julie Rapaport, Melissa Wells
        Agent Carolyn Sivitz, Blair Kohan (UTA)
        Manager Josh Goldenberg (Kaplan/Perrone)
        Studio The Weinstein Co.
        Production Gloria Sanchez Productions
      • Untitled Evan Turner & Ben Zazove Project Action 2014 Available Written by Evan Turner
        In the 15th Century, four legends were born: Joan of Arc, Leonardo Da Vinci, Vlad the Impaler, and Robin Hood. This is the untold true story of how they came together to save the world.
        Market October 22, 2014
        Agent Adam Weinstein, Melissa Solomon, Zachary Carlisle (Verve)
        Manager Aaron Kaplan, Sean Perrone (Kaplan/Perrone), Trevor Engelson (Underground)
      • The Search Drama 2014 Available Written by Spencer Mondshein
        An expert tracker battles his demons while on a journey to rescue his estranged older brother who has vanished in the uncharted wilderness of the Northwest. WARRIOR meets INTO THE WILD
        Market October 21, 2014
        Agent Debbie Deuble, Adam Perry (APA)
        Manager Adam Riback (Management 360)
      • A New World Sci-Fi 2014 Available Written by Patrick Doody & Chris Valenziano
        Aboard the spaceship SALVATION, a family seeking a new life on Mars and a young priest on a mission to build the first church there, discover that there is something else on board the ship with them — the DEVIL. It's in the vein of ANNABELLE and THE EXORCIST on a spaceship
        Market October 20, 2014
        Agent David Saunders (APA)
        Manager Jonathan Hung (Hung Entertainment Group)
        10/20/14: Original into Screen Gem, Lionsgate, and Paramount Insurge. Donners into New Line and Gold Circle.
      • Keanu Set Up 2014 Written by Keegan-Michael Key & Alex Rubens
        Friends pose as drug dealers to infiltrate the criminal underworld, all to retrieve a stolen kitty.
        Market October 20, 2014    Sold October 20, 2014
        Producer Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Peter Principato, Paul Young, Joel Zadak
        Studio New Line
      • Genesis Sci-Fi 2014 Thriller Available Written by Chris Boal
        Five hundred years into a thousand year journey through space, a series of inexplicable murders begin on a colony ship where violence has been eradicated. One man begins to question the nature of the crimes and his journey will reveal the truth behind humanity’s first attempt to colonize a new planet.
        Market October 17, 2014
        Agent John Garvey (CAA)
        Manager Adam Kolbrenner (Madhouse)
        Production Madhouse
      • A Violent Year No Manager Set Up 2014 Written by John Esposito
        Kept under wraps.
        Market October 17, 2014    Sold October 17, 2014
        Executive Walter Hamada
        Agent Jennifer Good (Resolution)
        Studio New Line

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      • Past Imperfect Action No Manager 2014 Thriller Available Written by Craig Sabin
        7 hours ago
        Finally settled into a normal life, a suburban man rediscovers his violent past when his estranged drug mule daughter is kidnapped by a former rival.
        Market August 27, 2014
        Agent Babz Bitela (Silver Bitela Agency)
      • In The Deep Set Up 2014 Written by Anthony Jaswinski
        24 hours ago
        Twenty feet from shore a young woman is trapped on a buoy for thirty-four hours as she fights off a great white shark and her impending doom.
        Market September 18, 2014    Sold September 18, 2014
        Producer Lynn Harris, Matti Leshem
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Valerie Phillips (Paradigm)
        Manager Ashley Burns, Lawrence Mattis (Circle of Confusion)
        Studio Columbia Pictures
        Production Weimaraner Republic Pictures
        9/18/14: Script sold for high six figures.
      • Articles Of Extinction No Manager Sci-Fi 2014 Thriller Available Written by John Requa & Glenn Ficarra
        2 days ago
        Kept under wraps.
        Market September 12, 2014
        Agent Gregory McKnight, Joe Cohen, Richard Lovett (CAA)
      • Masterpieces Action Drama No Agent 2014 Available Written by Julia Candler
        2 days ago
        Pitched as “Big Fish” meets “Night at the Museum,” when a man estranged from his family is called upon to find his missing father, he discovers a secret in the family’s art collection that takes him on a dangerous adventure inside the magical worlds of some of history’s most recognizable paintings.
        Market September 18, 2014
        Manager Dannie Festa (Festa Entertainment)
      • Earthwalkers No Manager Sci-Fi 2014 Available Written by Ben Jacoby
        5 days ago
        After living anonymously for millennia, Cain and Lucian, two men cursed in the Bible to walk the Earth forever, face off today as one seeks redemption and the other seeks to end his curse by triggering the apocalypse.
        Market September 17, 2014
        Agent  (Verve)

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      • Identity Crisis Scouted Available Unrepped 68.2 Written by Lonnie Urven
        A man accidentally deletes his social security records and is forced to hide from two ICE agents who are trying to deport him.
      • The Sexpert No Manager Scouted Available 69.1 Written by Celeste Parr
        A successful TV sex guru finds her personal and professional lives in jeopardy after she loses the ability to have sex.
        Agent Marc Lapointe (Omada Agency)
      • The Early Bird Rom-Com Scouted Available Unrepped 68.6 Written by Rob Greenberg
        A man who can't catch a break romantically suddenly finds that his luck is supernaturally good between the hours of 6 and 8 in the morning, giving him just the charisma he needs to attempt to woo the woman of his dreams.
      • Bobby Mayfield Scouted Available Unrepped 71.4 Written by George Meadows
        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.
      • 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.
        Semi-finalist (top 1%) in Austin Film Festival (2014)
        9/10/2014: Semi-finalist (top 1%) at the Austin Film Festival.
      • 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.