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March 2003 Script Sales

 

King Kong 
Genre: Action/Adventure
Writer: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh 
Buyer: Universal 
Side Note: Peter Jackson will direct this remake of the 1933 film. Jackson will rewrite the script with Phillipa Boyens. Production is set to take place in New Zealand in 2004.


Witness To Murder 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Ari Schlossberg 
Buyer: MGM 
Producer: Dey Young 
Logline: A woman sees a brutal crime committed from her bedroom window, but the killer successfully convinces all she tells her story to, that she is insane and not to be believed.
Side Note: Ari Schlossberg has been hired by MGM to revise and adapt the 1954 film which starred Barbara Stanwyck.


Duece Bigalow: Electric Gigolo 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Dave Garrett, Jason Ward 
Buyer: Touchstone 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/seven
Producer: Adam Sandler, John Schneider, Sid Ganis 
Logline: Gigolo character will attend an academy.
Side Note: Produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison, Sid Ganis' Out of the Blue Prods. and John Schneider. Rob Schneider will star.


Footloose Musical 
Genre: Musical
Buyer: Paramount
Producer: Craig Zadan, Neil Meron 
Side Note: Paramount and Storyline Entertainment will remake the 1984 film "Footloose" as a musical. Dean Pitchford will executive produce and write the lyrics.


Lost Boys 
Genre: True Story
Buyer: Paramount 
Producer: Brad Silberling, Robert Newmyer 
Logline: Story is about a group of young boys who 15 years ago saw their villages and families burn during Sudan's civil war. The boys, ages 7-11, began walking out of the region, and soon hundreds became thousands. Many died along the way as they walked across deserts and over mountains while eating wet mud and drinking their own urine to stay alive.
Side Note: Brad Silberling wil direct and produce this story that was originally shown on 60 Minutes II. Silberling is producing through his Reveal Entertainment along with Outlaw Prods.' Robert Newmyer. No screenwriter is attached yet.


Show Dog 
Genre: Comedy/Family
Writer: Mike Bender 
Buyer: New Line 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/high-seven
Producer: Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, Austin Harrison 
Logline: Set in the world of dog shows, a street mutt must swap with a pure-bred champion competitor.
Side Note: New Line made a preemptive purchase. This will be a CGI/live action picture.


Spy Hunter 
Genre: Action
Writer: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas 
Buyer: Universal 
Producer: Adrian Askarieh, Charles Gordon 
Logline: Story is about an ex-fighter pilot who has become an intelligence agent. Using a fully armed G-6155 Interceptor vehicle, which has morphing capabilities, he hunts dangerous spies and assassins, who engage him in their own sophisticated vehicles.
Side Note: Dwayne Johnson "The Rock" will star.


Untitled Hubbard Project 
Genre: Romance
Writer: David Hubbard 
Buyer: Warner Bros.
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures
Producer: Chris Columbus, Mark Radcliffe, Mark Barnathan 
Logline: Magical romance about a man and a woman whose destinies are intertwined.
Side Note: Directing vehicle for Chris Columbus.


The Bee Season 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Naomi Foner 
Author: Myla Goldberg 
Buyer: Twentieth Century Fox Searchlight 
Producer: Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa 
Logline: 11-year-old's sudden emergence as a national spelling prodigy changes her place in the world and unravels her family's ties to one another.
Side Note: Assignment for writers Scott McGehee and David Siege to direct. Script by Naomi Foner was based on the book by Myla Goldberg. Albert Berger and partner Ron Yerxa will produce through their Bona Fide Prods.



Carlos and Jeff 
Genre: Family
Writer: Dana Gould 
Buyer: Revolution Studios 
Producer: Lorenzo di Bonaventura 
Logline: A live-action picture about two talking dogs, a Chihuahua and a Basset hound, who search for Santa Claus.
Side Note: Dana Gould will write the screenplay. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has come aboard to produce this project which has been in development at Revolution Studios.



David Goyer Batman Project 
Genre: Action/Adventure
Writer: David Goyer 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Side Note: David Goyer is negotiating to write a script about the Caped Crusader which is based on an idea by director Christopher Nolan.


Doomsday 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Frank Spotnitz 
Buyer: Revolution Studios 
Producer: Lorenzo di Bonaventura 
Logline: A government strategist comes across a conspiracy only he can stop.


Tishomingo Blues 
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Writer: John Richards 
Author: Elmore Leonard 
Buyer: Section Eight/Warner Bros. 
Producer: Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney, Michael Siegel 
Logline: Story about a carnival high-diver in Mississippi who stumbles into a Dixie Mafia turf war. The story ends with a Civil War battle reenactment.
Side Note: After FilmFour, rights reverted back to author and it was set up at Section Eight with Don Cheadle attached to direct. John Richards came aboard to adapt.


At The Summit Of Poverty 
Genre: Biography
Author: Renan Almendarez Coello 
Buyer: Arenas Ent. 
Logline: Rags-to-riches tale that follows the rise of radio personality Renan Almendarez Coello, from an impoverished childhood in Honduras to becoming a top-rated morning drive-time radio host syndicated throughout the U.S.
Side Note: Arenas Entertainment is Universal based. Autobiography was written in Spanish and known as "En la Cumbre de la Pobreza."


Cosmonaut 
Genre: Sci-fi/Thriller
Author: Peter McAllister 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Producer: Mace Neufeld 
Logline: Story of the first murder in space aboard the Intl. Space Station.
Side Note: Book was a best-selling Australian novel.


Macho 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Craig Fernandez 
Author: Victor Villasenor 
Buyer: Arenas Entertainment 
Logline: Story is about a young Mexican immigrant who grows into manhood working as a fruit picker on California farms.
Side Note: Arenas Entertainment is Universal based. Cinematographer Reynaldo Villalobos is attached to direct.


Pet Store 
Genre: Family
Writer: Eric Barker 
Buyer: Twentieth Century Fox 
Purchase Price: Low-six figures
Producer: Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot 
Logline: Group of animals band together to stop an evil bank from foreclosing on their pet store.
Side Note: This will be live-action. Adam Shankman is attached to produce for Fox through his newly formed Offspring Entertainment.


Sumo 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Harris Goldberg 
Buyer: Revolution Studios 
Producer: Mark Sternberg 
Logline: Revolves around an unlikely member of a Japanese sumo wrestling team.


Tessler Untitled Engle Project 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Ahna Tessler, Laura Engle 
Buyer: Dimension Films 
Producer: Scot Armstrong, Todd Phillips 
Logline: Eighth graders go on a school trip to Washington, D.C.
Side Note: Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong are attached to produce as part of their overall deal with Dimension. 


Voyeur 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Patrick Daughters 
Buyer: Twentieth Century Fox Searchlight 
Producer: Ashok Amritraj, Jon Jashni 
Logline: In a small, terror-stricken suburb, two bodies are discovered in a local lake. The ensuing investigation and the town's submission to fear and suspicion are chronicled exhaustively by an obsessive young videographer.
Side Note: Fox Searchlight Pictures and Hyde Park Entertainment have teamed up to produce this thriller. Patrick Daughters will write and make his feature directing debut. 


Scamper 
Genre: Biography
Buyer: New Line 
Logline: Story based on the life of champion rider Charmayne James. It will revolve around the relationship between James and her horse and culminate with her being crowned World Champion Barrel Racer for the first time in 1985 at age 15. The story will focus on how Scamper was considered an un-ridable horse until trained by James, who then went on to win 11 championships, including nine straight on Scamper.
Side Note: Assignment for Jeanne Rosenberg who wrote "The Black Stallion." New Line's Chris Godsick and Mark Kaufman will oversee the project.


Sick Day 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Nick Marine 
Buyer: Universal/Imagine 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures
Producer: Brian Grazer, Ed Bates 
Logline: Story is about a man who calls in sick to skip work, only to have his plans for the day off go awry.
Side Note: Brian Grazer will produce along with Ed Bates of Bates Entertainment.


Violent Messiahs: The Book of Job 
Genre: Drama
Author: William O'Neill, Joshua Dysart 
Buyer: Maverick Films 
Producer: Kevin Cleary, Josh Morris 
Logline: Story is about two serial killers and the detective assigned to bring them down.
Side Note: Published by Hurricane Entertainment which has a first-look deal with Maverick.


Gene Roddenberry's Char 
Genre: Children
Author: Gene Roddenberry 
Buyer: Digitsal Production Studios 
Logline: An intergalactic princess robbed of her birthright and unaware of her true identity, is raised as a normal girl on 24th-century Earth.
Side Note: Digital Production Solutions, is a division of telecommunications company IDT Media. This will be either a 3D animated feature or a TV show. Eric Gardner, Karen Corbin from Panacea Entertainment will exec produce along with Majel Roddenberry, Roddenberry's widow.


Getting In 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Richard Regen 
Author: James Finney Boylen 
Buyer: Revolution Studios 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/high-six
Producer: Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Deborah Schindler, Rachel Horovitz 
Logline: High school seniors involved in the high-pressure, high-stakes world of applying to college.
Side Note: It will be produced by Revolution's Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Red Om Films' Deborah Schindler, as well as Rachel Horovitz. In 1997, New Line bought the rights to the novel for Renny Harlin and Geena Davis' company to produce.


A History Of Violence 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Josh Olson 
Author: John Wagner 
Buyer: New Line 
Producer: Chris Bender, J.C. Spink 
Logline: Story focuses on an ordinary family's life after the father receives unwanted national attention for a seemingly vigilante self-defense killing at his diner, and his previously unknown past is dredged up.
Side Note: First book in the Paradox Graphic Mystery series published by Paradox Press/DC Comics. Josh Olson will adapt.


Shutter Island 
Genre: Action
Author: Dennis Lehane 
Buyer: Columbia Pics. 
Producer: Wolfgang Peterson, Diana Rathbun 
Logline: Takes place on an island in Boston's Outer Harbor that houses a federal insane asylum. After a female patient escapes, two U.S. Marshals are dispatched to retrieve her. They become stranded there as a major storm approaches and a series of dangerous mind games are being played on them.
Side Note: This was a preemptive purchase. Wolfgang Peterson will direct. He will also produce with Diana Rathbun through his Radiant Films banner. Sam Dickerman is executive producing. 


Starpoint Academy 
Genre: Children
Author: Gene Roddenberry 
Buyer: Digitsal Production Studios 
Logline: The best and brightest galactic teens are recruited and trained as elite Astro Rangers on Starpoint Pharos, an artificial planet that's a cosmic United Nations and solves problems around the universe.
Side Note: Digital Production Solutions, is a division of telecommunications company IDT Media. This will be either a 3D animated feature or a TV show. Eric Gardner, Karen Corbin from Panacea Ent. will exec produce along with Majel Roddenberry, Roddenberry's widow.


Anymore 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Larry Gross 
Author: Andre Dubus 
Buyer: Front Street Prods. 
Producer: Harvey Kahn, Jonas Goodman 
Logline: Effects of breaking the sixth commandment has on two couples who are longtime friends.
Side Note: Naomi Watts, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern and Peter Krause are negotiating to star. Front Street is financing this indie through equity financing. Flick will be based on based on two 25-year-old Andre Dubus short stories "Adultery" and "We Don't Live Here Anymore." John Curran will direct. Budget will be in the $2 mil. $3.5 mil. range. 


Just Wright 
Genre: Romantic comedy
Writer: Michael Elliot 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Producer: Queen Latifah, Debra Martin Chase, Sha-Kim Compere 
Logline: Physical therapist drafted by an all-star basketball player to move in and help him recover from a career-threatening injury. The hoop star begins to fall for his therapist
Side Note: This was a preemptive purchase. Queen Latifah will star and produce. 


Red Rabbitt 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Robert Rodat 
Author: Tom Clancy 
Buyer: Paramount 
Purchase Price: Multi-millions
Producer: Mark Canton, Michael Ovitz 
Logline: Novice CIA analyst must help debrief a high-level defector who reveals that Soviet officials are planning to assassinate the Pope and destabilize the West.
Side Note: Robert Rodat will adapt the Clancy novel for just under $2 mil.


Storm Warning 
Genre: Action/Adventure
Writer: Blake Masters 
Author: Bryan Burroughs 
Buyer: Paramount 
Producer: Linda Obst 
Logline: Story of the 1999 Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race. An unexpected and unseasonable storm generated 30-foot waves, claiming the lives of six sailors and forcing the rescue of 55 others.
Side Note: Adaptation of Bryan Burrough's Vanity Fair article which was optioned in 1999.


Synergy 
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Writer: Paul Weitz 
Buyer: Universal 
Producer: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz 
Logline: Older advertising exec in the magazine world finds himself demoted and ends up with a twenty-something boss when his company is taken over by a larger corporation.
Side Note: The Weitz brothers, Paul and Chris will co-direct and co-produce the picture through their U-based shingle, Depth of Field. Studio hopes to put this into production by the summer. Andrew Miano at Depth of Field is executive producing.


We Are Family 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Tex Davis 
Buyer: New Line 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/high-six
Producer: Chris Bender, J.C. Spink 
Logline: Family reunion comedy in the same vein of "National Lampoon's Vacation."

 

27 Dresses 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna 
Buyer: Spyglass Ent. 
Producer: Robert Newmyer, Jeffrey Silver, Scott Strauss 
Logline: Story is about a woman fed up with always being a bridesmaid.
Side Note: Outlaw Prods. will produce for Spyglass. Spyglass' Jonathan Glickman is executive producing.



Aeon Flux 
Genre: Action
Writer: Karyn Kusama 
Buyer: Paramount/MTV Films 
Producer: Gale Anne Hurd, David Gale 
Logline: Story centers on an acrobatic super-heroine who is the top agent in an underground organization.
Side Note: Based on the animation by Peter Chung. MTV Films' David Gale and Valhalla's Gale Anne Hurd will produce. Kusama will possibly direct. This will be a live action film.



Getting To Know You 
Genre: Romantic comedy
Writer: Andrew Miller, Andrew Lowry 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures
Producer: Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray 
Logline: No details. 
Side Note: Spec script. Mayhem Pictures to produce.



P.S. 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Dylan Kidd 
Author: Helen Schulman 
Buyer: Hart Sharp Ent. 
Producer: Jeff Sharp, Robert Kessel, John Hart 
Logline: A 38-year-old divorced admissions director at Columbia University gets a second chance at first love when a student application bearing the same name as her high school sweetheart, who died tragically years earlier, and sets off a romance with the dashing younger man. 
Side Note: To be adapted from the novel by Helen Schulman. Kidd will also direct. Robert Kessel, John Hart and Jeff Sharp of Hart Sharp will produce. Nina Wolarsky will associate produce.



Untitled Pellergrino Project 
Genre: Drama
Author: Kevin Gray 
Buyer: Galt Neiderhoffer, Celine Rattray 
Producer: Galt Neiderhoffer, Celine Rattray 
Logline: Story of self-styled mobster Michael Pellegrino, a small-time Chicago crook who spun his fictitious underworld escapades into a $600,000 book deal before being exposed as a fraud.
Side Note: To be adapted from a December article in Details magazine by Kevin Gray. Galt Niederhoffer and Celine Rattray will produce. No screenwriter or studio is attached as yet.



Angry White Men 
Genre: Action
Writer: Peter Seaman, Jeffrey Price 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Producer: Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis 
Logline: Four recently downsized corporate businessmen decide to rob commuter trains to get revenge on those who wronged them. In the process, they become national heroes but also the target of a determined FBI agent.
Side Note: Barry Sonnenfeld is negotiating to direct for Warner Bros-based Silver Picts. In association with Image Movers. Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey are executive producing.



The Club
Genre: Comedy
Writer: David Raynr 
Buyer: Paramount 
Producer: Larry Brezner, Walter Latham, Kimiko Jackson, Walter Hamada 
Logline: In Compton, a country club's founders attempt to deal with the problem of back taxes by luring a pro golf event while trying to ease out some of the club's younger members.
Side Note: Picked up in turnaround from Revolution Studios. Paramount based Latham Entertainment's Walter Latham and MBST Entertainment's Larry Brezner will produce.



Cody Banks 2 
Genre: Children
Writer: Don Rhymer 
Buyer: MGM 
Producer: Dylan Sellers, David Nicksay 
Logline: Sequel. Agent Cody Banks travels through Europe to fight the bad guys.
Side Note: Production will begin in six weeks. Frankie Munoz will return in the lead for $5 mil. Howard Zwart will return as director on this $30 mil.+ production. 



Mazar e Sharif 
Genre: Drama
Writer: William Monahan 
Buyer: Columbia Pics. 
Producer: Mace Neufeld 
Logline: Story of one of the 12-man Special Forces Alpha Teams sent to Afghanistan to liaise with the Northern Alliance forces in preparation for their attack on the Taliban. The Special Force was ordered to take over the city of Mazar E Sharif within six months. The soldiers not only completed their task in two weeks but did so in a cavalry-style battle since such modern equipment as tanks and jeeps could not be used because of the location and terrain of the city.
Side Note: To be based on an unpublished manuscript by journalist Doug Stanton. Mace Neufeld will produce.



Mooseport (aka "Beat the Eagle") 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Tom Schulman 
Buyer: Twentieth Century Fox 
Producer: Tom Schulman, Marc Frydman 
Logline: Two-term elected ex-pres moves to a small East coast town to write his memoirs. There he runs for mayor and battles it out with the local hardware store owner.
Side Note: Picked up by Intermedia in July 2002. Marc Frydman and Tom Schulman to produce. Donald Petrie to direct. Gene Hackman and Ray Romano to star in. 



One Nation Under Bob 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: John Scott Shepherd 
Buyer: Universal 
Purchase Price: Six-figures
Producer: Michael Bostick, Tom Shadyac, Buffy Shutt, Kathy Jones 
Logline: A regular guy inherits a piece of property that is its own sovereign country.
Side Note: Pitch. Buffy Shutt, Kathy Jones, Shady Acres Entertainment's Tom Shadyac & Michael Bostick to produce. Shadyac may also direct.



Silence Becomes You 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Stephanie Sinclair 
Buyer: Dragonfly Films 
Producer: Stephanie Sinclair, Karl Richards, Brian Freeston 
Logline: Two sisters bring home a man on a dare.
Side Note: Thora Birch and Juliette Lewis have signed on to star for this U.K.-based company. Sun Gateway Ent. will also produce for Dragonfly. Budget will be about $15 mil. and will be shot in Ireland. Stephanie Sinclair wrote the screenplay and will direct.



Untitled Wedding Project 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Henry Huang, Gregg Temkin 
Buyer: New Line 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures
Producer: Larry Brezner, Walter Hamada 
Logline: A jilted bride-to-be goes to the bridal salon to get the deposit on her wedding dress back and ends up taking the workers hostage. During the crisis, she falls in love with the negotiator. 
Side Note: Preemptive purchase on this spec. MBST Entertainment's Larry Brezner and Walter Hamada will produce. MBST's Jonathan Hung will executive produce.



The Bourne Supremacy 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Tony Gilroy 
Author: Robert Ludlum 
Buyer: Universal 
Purchase Price: $300k/$500k
Producer: Frank Marshall 
Logline: A Chinese vice premier is been slain by the legendary assassin Jason Bourne. Of course, there is no Jason Bourne it is just the identity to cover for the CIA's David Webb. But with someone else assuming the Bourne identity, the U.S. must find a way to avert a international diplomatic scandal that imperils Sino-American peace.
Side Note: To be adapted Robert Ludlum's novel. This sequel to "The Bourne Identity" will be produced by Frank Marshall of Kennedy/Marshall.



Cursed 
Genre: Horror/Comedy
Writer: Kevin Williamson 
Buyer: Dimension Films 
Producer: Kevin Williamson, Marianne Maddalena 
Logline: Three strangers' fates collide on a moonlit night in contempo Los Angeles.
Side Note: Wes Craven will direct. Kevin Williamson and Marianne Maddalena will produce. Christina Ricci, Scott Foley and Omar Epps will star in. First set up in August 2000 then again in October 2002.



Glory Day 
Genre: Drama
Writer: John Raffo 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Logline: Story of John Barnes, a fifth-string UCLA quarterback with a learning disability, who led the team to an upset victory over USC in his first and only start, in the final game of his senior season.
Side Note: John Raffo is set to write the script.



How To Become Famous In Two Weeks Or Less 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Steven Gary Banks, Claudia Grazioso 
Author: Melissa de la Cruz, Karen Rabinowitz 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Producer: Mark Burg, Oren Koules, Gregg Hoffman 
Logline: An ordinary woman and a society "It" girl switch places after the latter fires her vengeful publicists, who then helps the ordinary girl scale the social heights at the expense of their former client.
Side Note: Based on the upcoming book by Melissa de la Cruz and Karen Rabinowitz. Evolution's Mark Burg, Oren Koules and Gregg Hoffman will produce. Brad Kaplan will co-produce.



NY Giant 
Genre: Romantic comedy
Writer: Mike Ellis, Pam Falk 
Buyer: Revolution Studios 
Purchase Price: $750k/$1.2 mil.
Producer: Vin Diesel, George Zakk 
Logline: Hotheaded football player is forced to deal with an uptight female etiquette expert or risk losing his lucrative endorsement contract. In the process, the unlikely pair fall in love. 
Side Note: Vin Diesel will star and produce with his producing partner George Zakk through their One Race Prods.



The Scared Guys 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: John August 
Buyer: Columbia Pics. 
Purchase Price: Low-six figures/mid-six
Producer: John Baldecchi, Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo 
Logline: Two people afraid of open spaces (agoraphobics) are forced to leave their apartments for the first time in years when they become involved in a political conspiracy.
Side Note: Rewrite of script by Rob Muir and Bob Hilgenberg. John Baldecchi, Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo will produce. Ray Romano and Kevin James are in negotiations to star.



The Shaggy Dog 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Tom Brady 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Producer: Robert Simonds 
Logline: A spell is cast upon a family man who keeps changing into a sheepdog and back again at the most inopportune times.
Side Note: Remake of the 1959 classic. Tom Brady will rewrite the Jack Amiel, Mike Begler script and possibly direct. Tracey Trenchwill exec produce. Tim Allen is in negotiations to lead.



Shall We Dance 
Genre: Romantic comedy
Writer: Audrey Wells 
Buyer: Miramax 
Producer: Simon Fields 
Logline: Man who takes ballroom dancing lessons to impress a beautiful young dance teacher.
Side Note: Jennifer Lopez is joining Richard Gere in this remake of a 1996 Japanese feature. Peter Chelsom will direct this June production.



Shopgirl
Genre: Romantic comedy
Writer: Steve Martin 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Logline: A girl sells gloves and other accessories at Neiman Marcus and feels useless in her job and unfulfilled by a romantic relationship but that changes when a rich, divorced older man enters her life.
Side Note: To be adapted from Martin's novella. Martin will also star in. The project was picked up in turnaround from Lakeshore Entertainment which was originally set up in December 2001. No director is attached as yet. 



Shores of Tripoli 
Genre: Historical drama
Writer: John Collee 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics.
Producer: Gale Anne Hurd 
Logline: Exploits of William Eaton, who led a multicultural army of Arabs to overthrow the tyrannical overlord of Tripoli.
Side Note: To be based on a script by Janet and Lee Batchler picked up in 1996. Valhalla Motion Pictures' Gale Anne Hurd to produce. Jean-Jacques Annaud to direct.



Derailed 
Genre: Thriller
Author: James Siegel 
Buyer: Miramax 
Logline: Married ad exec misses his usual train to work and his life takes a drastic turn for the worse.
Side Note: To be based on the bestseller by Siegel of the same name. Lorenzo di Bonaventura to possibly produce. Miramax's Jennifer Wachtell will supervise development.



Electroboy 
Genre: Drama
Author: Andy Behrman 
Writer: Matthew Chapman
Buyer: Endgame Entertainment 
Producer: James Stern 
Logline: Memoir of a bipolar overachiever who flourished and fell during the 1990s.
Side Note: To be based on Andy Behrman's best-selling memoir. Endgame's James D. Stern to produce.



The Grudge 
Genre: Horror
Writer: Stephen Susco
Buyer: Senator Int'l/Ghost House Pictures 
Producer: Taka Ichise, Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert 
Logline: A murderous supernatural curse is born out of a grudge held by someone who dies angry. The curse passes like a virus to its victims.
Side Note: Remake of Japanese horror film, "Ju-On" written by Takashi Shimizu. Taka Ichise and Ghost House's Sam Raimi & Robert Tapert to produce. Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee and Doug Davison will executive produce. Shin Shimosawa will co-produce. Takashi Shimizu will direct again. 



History of Rock 'N' Roll Project 
Genre: Animation
Writer: David Diamond, David Weissman 
Buyer: DreamWorks 
Purchase Price: Seven-figures
Producer: Allison Segan 
Logline: Centers on the history of rock 'n' roll involving a number of classic rock tunes.
Side Note: Based on a concept by Diamond, Weissman, and Jeffrey Katzenberg. Allison Segan will produce. This will be a CGI animation film.



Racing Stripes 
Genre: Family
Writer: Kevin Schmidt, Kirk DeMicco, Mike Samonek 
Buyer: Alcon Ent. 
Producer: Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson 
Logline: An abandoned baby zebra named Stripes that grows up on a Kentucky farm believing he's a racehorse. With the help of barnyard friends he overcomes prejudice and self-doubt to pursue his dream of running with the thoroughbreds.
Side Note: This will be a live-action/CG animated film. Alcon's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson will produce. Steven Wegner will executive produce. Frederik Du Chau will direct. Frankie Muniz will provide a voice. 



First Man: A Life of Neil A. Armstrong 
Genre: Drama
Author: James Hansen 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Producer: Clint Eastwood 
Logline: Biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong, tracing his life from his time as a Korean War fighter pilot through his experiences in the American space program and his historic place as the first astronaut to set foot on the moon. 
Side Note: To be based on Pulitzer Prize nominated historian Hansen's authorized biography. Clint Eastwood, who optioned the book, will produce and direct the film via his Malpaso Productions. The book should be completed in late 2004.



The Gargoyle 
Genre: Adventure
Writer: Jonathan Hales 
Buyer: Columbia Pics. 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/low-seven
Logline: Imaginative young boy talks to a gargoyle statue that sits atop his apartment building. The gargoyle comes alive after a 100 year old curse is lifted and seeks out the talisman that will return it to permanent flesh-and-blood form.
Side Note: To be adapted from the Marvel comic book written by J.M. DeMatteis & drawn by Mark Badger and was published from June to September 1985.



The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress 
Genre: Sci-fi
Author: Robert Heinlein 
Buyer: Phoenix Pics. 
Producer: Mike Medavoy 
Logline: A computer repairman and moon resident gets caught up in a rebellion against the authority that controls it from Earth. He fights with the aid of a young female dissenter, an elderly academic and a supercomputer that recently attained consciousness. 
Side Note: Adaptation of Robert Heinlein's 1966 novel. Phoenix Pictures' David Heyman and Mike Medavoy will produce. DreamWorks previously optioned the novel.



Neil Jordan Untitled Project 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Ann Biderman 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Producer: Steven Soderbergh 
Logline: Private investigator and a prostitute in modern-day N.Y.
Side Note: Story was developed by Neil Jordan and Ann Biderman. Neil Jordan will develop this script and may possibly direct. Steven Soderbergh will produce. 



The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty 
Genre: Comedy
Buyer: Paramount 
Producer: Samuel Goldwyn Jr. 
Logline: A very shy guy daydreams of being a swashbuckling hero with these dreams played out in fantasy sequences. 
Side Note: Remake of 1947 film. Based on a short story by James Thurber. Steven Spielberg will direct. Samuel Goldwyn Jr. will produce. Originally set up at New Line. Previous drafts of the film written by Peter Tolan, Chuck Russell, and Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel. No word yet whether they will use one of these drafts, or start fresh with a new writer. Jim Carrey is set to star in.



The Tiger's Apprentice 
Genre: Children
Author: Laurence Yep 
Buyer: Miramax 
Producer: Jane Startz 
Logline: A Chinese-American boy, raised in San Francisco by his grandmother, discovers he is the guardian of a magical phoenix egg. Given that monumental destruction could ensue if the egg falls into the wrong hands, the boy must learn ancient Chinese magic in order to carry on his grandmother's role, undergoing training with a tiger capable of assuming human form.
Side Note: Miramax beat out Nickelodeon for the rights to the trilogy by Chinese author Laurence Yep. First book of the trilogy is being published today by HarperCollins.



The Whale 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Dan Cohn, Jeremy Miller 
Buyer: Dimension Films 
Producer: Ice Cube, Matt Alvarez, Guy Oseary, Mark Morgan, Roy Lee, Doug Davison 
Logline: Set in Las Vegas, a down-and-out gambling addict teams with a hotel executive to rob a casino.
Side Note: To be produced by by Ice Cube and Matt Alvarez through their Cube Vision company; Guy Oseary, Mark Morgan and Brent Emery for Madonna and Oseary's Maverick Films; and Roy Lee and Doug Davison of Vertigo Entertainment. Starring role for Ice Cube.



Action News 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Will Ferrrell, Adam McKay 
Buyer: DreamWorks 
Purchase Price: Near $4 mil. (inc. acting)
Producer: Apatow, Judd 
Logline: Set in Portland, Oregon in the 1970s, a pompous TV news reporter is matched with an ambitious female colleague who is actually a talented journalist. The news reporter comes to realize that his perfect hair and mustache, and the ability to read from a TelePrompTer, might not be good enough.
Side Note: Ferrell will star and will also make his directing debut. Judd Apatow will produce. David O. Russell and Shauna Weinberg will Executive Produce.



Caught Stealing 
Genre: Dark Comedy
Writer: M.B. Gavin, Peter Speakman 
Author: Charles Huston 
Buyer: Crossroads Films 
Producer: Dan Lindau, Paul Miller 
Logline: A failed baseball player makes a big mistake when he agrees to a weekend of cat-sitting for his sexy neighbor.
Side Note: To be adapted from Charles Huston's upcoming novel. Dan Lindau with Paul Miller will produce. 



The Charm School 
Genre: Political thriller
Writer: Kevin Bernhardt 
Author: Nelson DeMille 
Buyer: Crusader Ent. 
Producer: Karen Baldwin, Howard Baldwin 
Logline: Set at a Soviet compound where agents are taught by American POWs how to be model Yanks, the KGB plot to send sleeper spies into the U.S.
Side Note: To be adapted from the novel by Nelson DeMille. The book has been optioned before, most recently by producer Mark Gordon. Howard Baldwin and Karen Baldwin will produce.



The Creature From The Black Lagoon 
Genre: Sci-fi/Horror
Writer: Tedi Serafian 
Buyer: Universal 
Producer: Gary Ross, Arthur Ross 
Logline: Group of scientists meet up with an ugly looking swamp-like creature while searching for fossils along the Amazon.
Side Note: Remake of the 1954 film. Gary Ross' Larger Than Life productions to produce. Originally set up in December 2001.



Lakeview Terrace 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: David Loughery 
Buyer: Artisan Ent. 
Producer: James Lassiter, Will Smith, Teddy Zee 
Logline: A young interracial couple moves into their dream home and are increasingly harassed by their next-door neighbor, a tightly wound black LAPD officer. When the couple decides to fight back, the feud turns deadly.
Side Note: Spec script. Overbrook Entertainment's Will Smith, James Lassiter and Teddy Zee to produce. 



Together 
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Writer: Nicole Holofcener 
Buyer: Focus Features 
Producer: Elizabeth Karlsen 
Logline: Set in the 70's at a commune, a group of young people find themselves questioning their social and political beliefs as the world rapidly changes around them. 
Side Note: Remake this Swedish film by Lukas Moodysson. Matthew Greenfield and Elizabeth Karlsen will produce. Miguel Arteta will direct.



Topper 
Genre: Comedy
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Producer: Jennifer Gibgot, Adam Shankman, David Hoberman 
Logline: A man is haunted by a married pair of ghosts.
Side Note: Remake of the 1937 film. Original film was based on the novel by Thorne Smith. Adam Shankman to direct. Shankman and Mandeville Films' Jennifer Gibgot and David Hoberman will produce. Todd Lieberman will Executive Produce. Steve Martin to star in.



Angel City Bullet 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Michael Connelly 
Buyer: Bill Todman Jr., Edward Milstein 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/seven-figures
Producer: Bill Todman Jr., Edward Millstein 
Logline: Story will focus on a parolee and two cops assigned to watch him after he gets out of jail. The film's title refers to the bus that drives paroled prisoners out of prison.
Side Note: Michael Connelly will write a screenplay based on his own short story "Two Bagger."



Coastliners 
Genre: Drama/Romance
Writer: Jim Barton 
Author: Joanne Harris 
Buyer: Odyssey Entertainment 
Producer: David Barron 
Logline: A young woman returns to her childhood home on a small fishing island and attempts to save her father from going downhill along with the village itself as their rival town grows and prospers.
Side Note: To be adapted from the novel by Joanne Harris. David Barron will produce. Paul Weiland will direct. Production will begin in the spring or summer of 2004.



No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 
Genre: Drama
Author: Alexander McCall Smith 
Buyer: NAM Films 
Logline: Centers on feisty Mma Ramotswe, the only female private detective in Botswana.
Side Note: Option. To be based on this best-selling novel by McCall Smith. NAM Films is a South African production company.



Walk The Line
Genre: Biography
Writer: James Mangold, Gill Dennis 
Buyer: Fox 2000 
Producer: Cathy Konrad, James Keach 
Logline: A biopic on country music legend Johnny Cash.
Side Note: Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix are negotiating to star for director/co-writer James Mangold. Rights to Cash's original music have been obtained. Project was picked up in turnaround from Columbia Pics.

 

Confessions of a Back-Up Dancer 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Lamar Damon 
Buyer: Beacon Pics. 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures
Producer: Scott Faye, Dick Rudolph 
Logline: A 17-year-old girl has her dream fulfilled by landing a summer job as a backup dancer for a Britney Spears-like teen pop sensation
Side Note: To be adapted from the novel. Scott Faye and Dick Rudolph will produce.



The Greatest Escape 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Bill Bindley, Scott Bindley 
Buyer: MGM 
Producer: Andreas Klein, David Glasser, Dylan Sellers 
Logline: A group of kids who think they're going to summer camp end up in a juvenile detention facility and must escape the facility's maniacal proprietor.
Side Note: Spec script. Dylan Sellers, David Glasser and Andreas Klein to produce.



Kid Bang 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Kiran Ramchandran 
Buyer: Fox Searchlight 
Logline: Centers on the world of underground dance competitions.
Side Note: To be adapted from Fox Searchlab's short film. Ramchandran will also direct.



Position 
Genre: Psychological thriller
Writer: Rand Ravich 
Buyer: New Regency 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/seven (writing and dir).
Logline: Two 25-year-old men and a female companion take a road trip and find themselves being taken in some scary places and are not sure how they're getting there.
Side Note: Regency would like to get this project into production by the summer. This was a preemptive purchase.



Slay The Bully 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Rob Lieber 
Buyer: New Line 
Producer: Darryl Taja, David Bixler 
Logline: Junior high school kid switches schools and accidentely causes the downfall of the school bully. The new kid becomes a hero, but he starts to believe his own hype and faces a downfall of his own.
Side Note: Original draft was written by Roy Frumkes and Rocco Simonelli. Rob Lieber will rewrite. Catch 23's Alter Ego will produce for New Line. It optioned the material from Promark. Promark senior VP production David Bixler will produce with Taja. Promark prexy Jon Kramer will exec produce.



Untitled Anderson-Glass Project 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Adam Glass 
Buyer: Dimension Films 
Producer: Paul Young, Peter Principato 
Side Note: Pitch. Based on a story by Anthony Anderson and Adam Glass. Paul Young and Peter Principato will produce. Anderson and Glass will executive produce via their A Squared Productions. 



Holmes and Watson 
Genre: Adventure
Writer: James Robinson 
Buyer: New Line 
Producer: William Sherak, Jason Shuman 
Logline: Set in modern-day London, the descendants of the legendary Holmes and Dr. Watson team up when the heir to the Holmes legacy, a twenty-something playboy who uses his talents mainly to pick up girls, is unwittingly drawn back into the family detective business by a young, sexy Dr. Jane Watson.
Side Note: Pitch. Blue Star Pictures' William Sherak and Jason Shuman to produce.



I Love Huckabee's 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: David O. Russell, Jeff Baena 
Buyer: Miramax/Warner Bros. 
Producer: David O. Russell, Scott Rudin, Greg Goodman 
Logline: A couple, who are detectives, solve existential crises for people.
Side Note: Miramax has joined Warner Bros. to finance this film. Mark Wahlberg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Jason Schwartzman, Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin and Catherine Deneuve will be in the cast. David O. Russell will direct this pic to begin shooting in June in Los Angeles.



Urinetown 
Genre: Dark comedy-spoof
Writer: Mark Hollman, Greg Kotis 
Buyer: Killer Films 
Producer: Vachon, Christine Koffler, Pam Rego, Michael Rego, Matthew Unger, Hank 
Logline: Set in a post apocalyptic world whose population must pay to urinate, the oppressed masses rising up against the capitalist ruling class.
Side Note: Screen version of the Broadway musical. John Wells will exec produce. No director is attached as yet.



Willie 
Genre: Drama
Buyer: Revolution Studios 
Logline: A junior high school custodian's life changes when he is given the chance to coach the school's basketball team. But the school district threatens to take away the job when they find out that he lacks the required teaching accreditation and high school diploma.
Side Note: Joe Roth might direct. Ice Cube is attached to star and exec produce along with his producing partner Matt Alvarez.



August Rush 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Nick Castle 
Buyer: Ovation Entertainment 
Producer: Richard B. Lewis, Jeff Skoll 
Logline: Story is about a youngster whose search for his parents is made easier by the fact that they share the same musical gift.
Side Note: Based on an idea by producer Lewis and screenwriter Paul Castro.



Back To College 
Genre: Comedy 
Buyer: National Lampoon 
Producer: Randall Emmett, George Furla 
Logline: Two men, one in their late 30s and the other in their late 20's, return to college to experience what one of them knew well and the other one did not - frat parties, football games and no real world responsibilities. Accepted by the university as transfer students, the two guys move into off campus housing and register for classes. One attends psychology and theater classes, while the other skips all his classes and focuses on extracurricular activities. 
Side Note: Based on the real life experiences of Emmett/Furla Film's Randall Emmett and George Furla who posed as transfer students at Auburn University. Randall Emmett and George Furla to produce. David Garfield and Jay Renfroe will executive produce. Daryl Goldman will associate produce. 



Untitled Bill Strickland Project 
Genre: Drama
Writer: David Murray 
Buyer: Ovation Entertainment 
Producer: Richard B. Lewis, Jeff Skoll 
Logline: Story of Bill Strictland, an African-American who has been a catalyst to providing hope for inner-city kids in Pittsburgh through community outreach programs and entrepreneurial ventures.
Side Note: Based on real life experiences. Ovation's Richard B. Lewis and Jeff Skoll will produce. 



The Forgotten 
Genre: Sci-fi/Thriller
Writer: Gerald Di Pego 
Buyer: Revolution Studios/Imagine Ent. 
Purchase Price: Seven figures
Producer: Todd Garner 
Logline: Mother who is trying to cope with the loss of her eight-year-old son is told by a psychiatrist that she never had a son and has created eight years of memories in her mind. After she meets a fellow patient who has a similar experience, the woman embarks on a mission to prove her son's existence and her sanity.
Side Note: First set up as a spec sale on 9/11/01. Julianne Moore has signed on to star. Joseph Ruben will direct. 



Knee High P.I. 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: David Capper 
Buyer: Comedy Central 
Logline: Adventures of a thirty-something dwarf with a knack for solving crime.
Side Note: Comedy Central has given the greenlight on their second production. J.B. Rogers will direct.



Mighty Mouse 
Genre: Action/Adventure
Writer: Maurice Chauvet, Christopher Vail 
Buyer: Paramount 
Producer: John Woo, Terence Chang, Albie Hecht, Julia Pistor 
Logline: Adventures of a superhero mouse.
Side Note: All-CGI version. Nickelodeon Films will produce. John Woo, Terence Chang, Nickelodeon's Albie Hecht and Julia Pistor will serve as producers. First set up in November 2002.



Modern Bride 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Amy Rardin, Jessica O'Toole 
Buyer: Walt Disney Pics. 
Logline: Frat guy gets a great job at a Maxim-type magazine but gets reassigned to work on a bridal magazine.
Side Note: Pitch. Mostow/Lieberman Prods will produce. 



Salt of the Earth 
Genre: Drama
Writer: David Riker 
Buyer: Echo Lake Prods./Esparza - Katz Prods. 
Producer: Doug Mankoff, Montesuma Esparza, Robert Katz 
Logline: In 1950 New Mexico during a zinc mine strike, Mexican American miners overcome huge obstacles to find a solution to the white management's strike breaking tactics.
Side Note: Based on the true story. Remake of the 1954 film, a film that was blocked from release during the McCarthy era. David Riker will also direct. Doug Mankoff of Echo Lake Productions, Robert Katz's Esparza/Katz Productions, and Paul S. Mezey will produce. Becca Wilson will co-produce.



Trout 
Genre: Supernatural/Horror
Writer: Andrew Cosby 
Author: Troy Nixey 
Buyer: Phoenix Pics. 
Logline: Story of a young boy whose nightmare escapes from his dream. The kid must join forces with a nightmare hunter to catch the monster before it brings everyone's worst nightmares to life.
Side Note: To be adapted from Troy Nixey's graphic novel. Andrew Cosby and Ross Richie will co-executive produce.



Windsor Road 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: David Murray 
Buyer: Ovation Entertainment 
Producer: Richard B. Lewis, Jeff Skoll 
Logline: Thriller that involves a patient and his therapist.
Side Note: Ovation's Richard B. Lewis and Jeff Skoll will produce.



The Wingman 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg 
Buyer: New Line 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/high-six 
Producer: Paul Schiff 
Logline: A guy is always the best at helping his buddies find the perfect women until he finally falls in love himself.
Side Note: Pitch. Paul Schiff to produce.



The Wrong Element 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Joe Forte 
Buyer: MGM 
Purchase Price: Mid-six figures/high-six
Producer: Jon Shestack 
Logline: In order to save his family, a man, who is an expert in corporate security and the prevention of embezzlement, must become the person he hunts down.
Side Note: Spec script. Jon Shestack to produce.



30 Days Of Night 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Steve Niles 
Buyer: Columbia Pics./Senator Int'l 
Producer: Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert 
Logline: Set in Alaska, during the middle of winter when the sun does not rise for 30 days, an evil force strikes terror into the residents of the small town and all hopes are on the local sheriffs and a husband-and-wife team, who must choose between saving themselves and helping the town survive the terrifying siege until daylight returns. 
Side Note: Based on the comic book series written by Steve Niles, illustrated by Ben Templesmith and published by Idea & Design Works. Ghost House Pictures will produce. Mike Richardson will Executive Produce.



American Booty 
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Arthur Harris
Buyer: Paramount/MTV Films 
Producer: John Jacobs 
Logline: Two college friends decide to have casual sex and end up falling in love. 
Side Note: MTV Films and John Jacobs of First Entertainment will produce.



Giants 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Dan Gordon 
Buyer: Crusader Ent./Arnold Ent. 
Producer: Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin, David Arnold, Daniel Arnold 
Logline: A German soldier tries to save a group of Jewish children from execution by leading them across the Alps with the SS hot on their trail.
Side Note: Peter Kosminsky will direct. Crusader's Howard and Karen Baldwin developed the project. David & Dannel Arnold and Howard and Karen Baldwin will co-produce. Production will begin in Europe this fall.



Hell Week 
Genre: Horror
Writer: Michael Peterson, Ted Peterson 
Buyer: MGM 
Purchase Price: Low-six figures
Producer: Warren Zide, Craig Perry 
Logline: During initiation week at a college fraternity, six boys who hope to pledge are harassed and humiliated by the frat brothers. One pledge finally snaps and, disguising himself as a ghost, begins brutally killing off his tormentors.
Side Note: Spec script. Zide/Perry Entertainment's Warren Zide and Craig Perry will produce.



Untitled Ross LaManna Project 
Genre: Action/Drama
Writer: Ross LaManna 
Buyer: Paramount 
Producer: Ann Luly, Karen Levinson 
Side Note: Huntley Ritter will share story credit. Ann Luly and Karen Levinson will produce. Huntley Ritter will Executive Produce. Ritter will also star in. 



The Answer 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Kevin J. Walsh, Todd Pollack 
Buyer: Working Title Films 
Producer: Tim Bevin, Eric Fellner, Mark Huffman 
Logline: Three contestants enter a unique holiday lottery in New York. Their goal is to win $80 million, but the allure of wealth leads to corruption and deception.
Side Note: Working Title's Tim Bevan & Eric Fellner and Mark Huffam to produce. Shooting might begin in 2004.



Charlie Dills 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Dan Hageman, Ken Hageman 
Buyer: DreamWorks 
Purchase Price: Low-six figures/mid-six
Logline: Adventures of a 13 year old prodigy.
Side Note: Based on an idea by Steven Spielberg. First-time writers/brothers developed the story further. Spielberg may direct.



A Cold Read 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Damian Nieman
Buyer: Pariah Prods. 
Producer: Gavin Polone 
Logline: A confidence man poses as a psychic medium but slowly begins to believe he may actually have the gift of conversing with the dead.
Side Note: Gavin Polone will produce. Nieman will also direct.



Cold Shelter 
Genre: Action/Thriller
Writer: Wes Clark 
Buyer: Radiant Prods. 
Producer: Wolfgang Petersen 
Logline: A patriotic American special operative is sent to 1983 Cold War Germany to infiltrate a terrorist ring. Once there, he begins to question the values he's always fought to uphold.
Side Note: Wolfgang Petersen will produce.



Rippin' 
Genre: Action/Thriller
Writer: Erik Anderson 
Buyer: Franchise Pictures 
Producer: Erik Anderson 
Logline: Set in the world of professional motocross and extreme freestyle dirt-biking, an ex-motocross champion reluctantly returns to the racing circuit in order to find his brother's murderers. 
Side Note: Spec script. Anderson was formerly vp development and acquisitions at Franchise Pictures. Adam Barker is attached to direct.



A Season In Central Park 
Genre: Drama
Writer: Callie Khouri 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Producer: Jeffrey Silver, Scott Strauss, Robert Newmyer 
Logline: A wealthy man is in a relationship with a woman but he has no idea that his friend has eyes for her. The friend teams up with a working-class girl -- who has her sights set on the wealthy man -- in an attempt to drive a wedge between the couple and make way for each to be with their object of desire. Plans goes awry when the schemers fall in love with each other.
Side Note: Rewrite of previous drafts by Aline Brosh-McKenna and Ron Bass. Mike Newell will directing. Outlaw Productions' Robert Newmyer, Jeffrey Silver and Scott Strauss will produce.



US 
Genre: Sci-fi
Writer: Nicholas Kazan 
Buyer: MGM 
Purchase Price: Seven-figures
Producer: Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks 
Logline: While clearing out their grandmother's deserted Nevada farmhouse, a young woman and her brother discover diaries of events that lead them to conclude that aliens are taking over the world and that they are part alien themselves. 
Side Note: Spec script. Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen to produce. Title will most likely change.



Untitled Wes Clark Project 
Genre: Thriller
Writer: Wes Clark 
Buyer: Warner Bros. 
Producer: David Ayer, Irwin Stoff 
Logline: An ex-con who is confronted with his past, must decided who he really is -- a criminal or a changed man.
Side Note: Pitch. David Ayer and 3 Arts Entertainment's Irwin Stoff will produce.

 

 

 

 

 
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