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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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      • North Of Reno No Manager Set Up 2014 Written by Banipal Ablakhad and Benhur Ablakhad
        20 hours ago
        A twisty, crime thriller centered around the pursuit of a hidden fortune.
        Market September 19, 2014    Sold September 19, 2014
        Producer Beau Flynn
        Executive Scott Sheldon, Michael Disco, Sam Brown
        Agent Adrian Garcia, Robert Lazar, Varun Monga, Will Watkins (Resolution)
        Studio New Line
        Production FlynnPictureCo.
      • Ctrl 2014 Thriller Available Written by John Sonntag & Thomas Sonntag
        2 days ago
        A modern reimagining of “Fatal Attraction”, story centers on a rising hotshot PR exec who has a one night stand while on a business trip, only to find the girl he was with is a professional hacker, and now she’s infiltrating all aspects of his personal life.
        Market October 8, 2014
        Agent Charlie Ferraro (UTA)
        Manager Langley Perer (Mosaic)
      • The Muskateer And The Prince Of Thieves Action No Agent 2014 Available Written by Nicholas Saraceno
        2 days ago
        With France and England at war, Robin Hood finds himself at odds with the legendary D'Artagnon and the Three Musketeers as they both try to seek an end to the conflict.
        Market August 18, 2014
        Manager JC Spink, Daniel Vang (Benderspink)
        Production Benderspink
      • Road To Oz No Manager Set Up 2014 70.2 Written by Josh Golden
        3 days ago
        Tells the life story of “Wizard of Oz” author L. Frank Baum.
        Market September 19, 2014    Sold September 19, 2014
        Producer Beau Flynn, Nellie Bellflower, Michael Mislove
        Executive Scott Sheldon, Michael Disco, Sam Brown
        Agent Pamela Goldstein, Rich Cook (Resolution)
        Studio New Line
        Production FlynnPictureCo.
      • The Eden Project Set Up 2014 70.8 Written by Christina Hodson
        3 days ago
        Plot details are under wraps, but said to revolve around two women.
        Market September 23, 2014    Sold September 25, 2014
        Producer Tobey Maguire, Matthew Plouffe
        Executive Hannah Minghella
        Agent Ida Ziniti, Jay Baker (CAA)
        Manager Tobin Babst (Kaplan/Perrone)
        Studio Columbia
        Production Material Pictures

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      • 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.
      • 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.