Now: Vice President, Programming and Scheduling, CBS Television
Stations (as of 12/13/10, New York)
Was: Vice President, Sales, Northeast region, CBS Television
Now: Pursuing other opportunities
Was: President and Chief Operating Officer, Universal Television Group
Now: Vice President, Production and Development, Travel Channel (New
Was: Senior Director, Development, MTV (New York)
Now: Senior Vice President, Communications, CBS Entertainment
Was: Vice President, Communications, CBS Entertainment
Now: Senior Vice President, Program Planning and Scheduling, CBS
Was: Vice President, Program Planning and Scheduling, CBS
Now: Senior Vice President of Distribution, Associated Television
Was: Vice President, Sales, First Look Studios
Now: Senior Vice President, Communications, CBS Television Studios
Was: Vice President, Communications, CBS Television Studios
Now: Director of Development, E! Entertainment Television
Was: Story Producer, “Jerseylicious” (Style Network/Endemol USA)
Craig R. Tinsley
Now: Product Manager, Spike Digital Entertainment
Was: IS&T Intern, Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Will link to the Variety profiles when it’s released:
Rashida Jones & Will McCormack
Alan Schoolcraft & Brent Simons
CBS FILMS Ben Affleck offered the role of “Mitch Rapp” in Antoine Fuqua’s CONSENT TO KILL.
FOCUS Casey Affleck offered the role of “Nick Flynn” & Robert De Niro offered the role of “Jonathan”in Paul Weitz’s ANOTHER BULL**** NIGHT IN SUCK CITY.
FOX Adam Berg has been offered directing duties on the Robert Rodriguez-vacated DEADPOOL.
Tom Hardy (not doing “Snowhite and the Huntsman”) offered the role of “Henry Sturgess” in Timur Bekmambetov’s ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER. WARNER BROTHERS
Zac Efron offered the lead role in Albert Hughes’ AKIRA.
Ryan Gosling offered the role of “Private Billy Cage” in Doug Liman’s upcoming ALL YOU NEED IS KILL.
Charlize Theron in consideration for the role of “Detective Sarah Essen” in director Christopher Nolan’s upcoming THE DARK KNIGHT RISES.
Kacie Thomas and Vera Farmiga are both in contention for the role of “Julie Madison” for THE DARK KNIGHT.
FOX SEARCHLIGHT Jodie Foster offered the role of “Evelyn Stoker” & Carey Mulligan offered the role of “India Stoker”in the upcoming STOKER. Deborah Ann Woll is up for the female lead “Chantry” in director Alex Holdridge’s THE F-WORD. NEW LINE CINEMA Jeremy Renner offered the role of “Snake Plissken” in Breck Eisner’s remake ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. SPYGLASS Reese Witherspoon offered the lead role of “Alex” in Elizabeth Allen’s IS HE THE ONE?. LIONSGATE Bradley Cooper is atop of the list for the role of “Mr. Darcy” and Tilda Swinton is atop of the list for “Lady Catherine” in the upcoming PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES. Mike White has become the top contender to replace David O. Russell in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES. NEW REGENCY Brad Pitt is on top of the short list for New Regency’s THE GRAY MAN. MISC Sam Rockwell, Casey Affleck, Mark Ruffalo and Javier Bardem are on the shortlist to join Brad Pitt in writer/director Andrew Dominik’s upcoming COGAN’S TRADE.
Now: Vice President, Factual Television and Executive Producer, Collins Avenue (A ContentFilm Company)
Was: Freelance Executive Producer
Now: Senior Vice President, Development, LMNO Productions
Was: Executive Vice President, Head of Development, Original Productions
Now: Agent, Below the Line, WME
Was: Assistant, WME
Now: Executive VP, Film, Chernin Entertainment
Was: Executive VP, Motion Pictures Division, The Mark Gordon Company
Now: Sr. VP, Production, Jerry Bruckheimer Films & Television
Was: VP, Development, Jerry Bruckheimer Films & Television
Now: Vice President, Non-Scripted International Development & Sales, Warner Bros. International Television Production
Was: Vice President, Development, Tiger Aspect USA
Now: Director of Development, Comedy Central
Was: Manager of Development & Original Programming, Comedy Central
Representation: Ken Freimann (Circle of Confusion) & John Tantillo
Written by: Brad Vassar
Unable to make his own moments, a young man steals others’ to try and
find the one.
HOOF HARRINGTON’S GREATEST HITS
Representation: Brooklyn Weaver/Adam Marshall/Angelina Chen (Energy
Entertainment) & Tobin Babst (UTA)
Written by: Dutch Southern
Pulpy hitman actioner. SNATCH meets PAYBACK.
KURTZMAN/ORCI ALREADY INTO DREAMWORKS
Representation: Anthony Vasto (Instrumental Literary Mgmt.)
Written by: Jeff Hammer & Chris Grimley
A Rocky Mountain town is terrorized by an unknown, intelligent menace
that hunts at night. When communication is cut off to the outside
world, an alcoholic ex-sheriff leads the survivors in a fight for
their lives while the town doctor races to find a potential cure for
the plague of violence. Grounded werewolf film in the vein of SILVER
GOING OUT FRIDAY-
OATH OF OFFICE
Representation: Josh Schechter (Hyphen)
Written by: Abram Mackowka
Representation: Charlie Ferraro (UTA) & Aaron Kaplan (Kaplan/Perrone)
Written by: Chris Sparling
LOGLINE: While in the middle of investigating several highly unusual
missing persons cases, a troubled NYPD detective is relieved of duty,
only to have his young son be the next person to go missing. In the
vein of a supernatural TAKEN.
BIG BOOK/PITCH Sale
A DOG’S PURPOSE
Representation: David Boxerbaum & Steve Fisher (APA)
Written by: Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon
Gavin Polone attached to produce. Based on the novel by Bruce Cameron.
**SOLD PRE-EMPTIVELY TO DREAMWORKS FOR HIGH SIX FIGURES. APA REPS THE
BOOK AND WRITERS.**
WHO IS JAKE ELLIS?
Representation: Ford Gilmore (Illuminati Entertainment)
Written by: Nathan Edmondson & Tonci Zonjic
The story of a mercenary spy operating in the European underground
with one particularly unusual quirk: he has a maybe, possibly
imaginary benefactor that only he can see, a man known as Jake Ellis.
Check it: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=28779
RETROSEXUAL – went out OCt 19th, territories supposedly assigned the 20th
Representation: Anthony Vasto (Instrumental Literary Management)
Written by: Richard Warren Stern
A metrosexual executive gets a crash course in macho when he revives
the career of a 70’s sex symbol in a bid to save his father’s company.
ANCHORMAN meets THE HANGOVER in tone.
Representation: David Saunders (APA)
Written by: Malcolm Needs
In the spirit of THE ITALIAN JOB meets NATIONAL TREASURE. An American
con man discovers the missing French crown jewels hidden beneath
Trafalgar Square, the busiest intersection in all of England.
Representation: Shari Smiley (CAA)
Written by: Kevin Walsh
A failing used car salesman from Detroit hits the jackpot when he
learns he’s the new King of Tonga, thanks to his mother’s illicit
affair years earlier with the previous King.
IMAGINE IS NOW ATTACHED TO PRODUCE WITH WRITER/PRODUCER KEVIN WALSH…
COMEDIAN RUSSELL PETERS IS ATTACHED TO STAR IN A CAA-REPPED PACKAGE
SHE’S ALL YOURS
Representation: Jordana Mollick & Brendan Bragg (Black Sheep Entertainment)
Written by: Nick Garfinkle & Damon Lopez O’Dwyer
When Matt accidentally proposes to his new girlfriend, her cop father
threatens to frame him for the murder Matt just witnessed if he breaks
her heart like previous exes . . . Matt realizes his only way out of
the fast-approaching wedding is to make her fall in love with someone
else. How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days meets Meet The Parents.
20th Century Fox:
“Avon Man” – Allan Loeb turned in his rewrite and they’re trying to
get Hugh Jackman to commit for an October start. Once that happens,
they’ll go out o Anne Hathaway for the female lead.
“Caesar” – Friedo Pinto doing female lead.
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2” – with director David Bowers on board, they
will start up ASAP to release in March.
“We Bought a Zoo 2” – Matt Damon engaging and now trying to make a
deal for a January start.
“X-Men: First Class” – Mindy Marin off and Joseph Middleton on.
“Judge Dredd” – Sarah Finn & Kate Dowd on board to cast. Pete Travis
directing. Looking for the male lead, “Dredd” and the female lead,
“Great Hope Springs” – Closing deals for Meryl Streep & Jeff Bridges.
PS Hoffman has date issues and his role (“Dr. Feld”) may open up.
“Broken City” – Got an extension on their option and are looking to
package this Sidney Lumet film.
“Dream On” – With Thomas Carter on board to direct, this will cast
New Line Cinema:
“Horrible Bosses” – Kevin Spacey has “Harken” offer.
“Footloose” – Kenny Wormwold is set as the male lead opposite Julianna
“Arthur” – Offers to Luis Guzman for “Bitterman” and Geraldine James
for the mother, “Vivienne.” Negotiating with Nick Nolte for “Burt
“A Dolphin Tale” – Alcon Ent., offer to Robin Williams. 10/10 start
date in Florida.
“The Lucky One” – Village Roadshow now on board to co-fi/co-pro. Josh
Duhamel and Garrett Hedlund/Chris Hemsworth (younger version) are the
top choices for the male lead, “Logan.”
“Motor City” – Offer to Denzel Washington to star.
“A Star Is Born” – Talking to Alcon to co-fi/co-pro.
“Sherlock Holmes 2” – Guy Ritchie doing a 2-week rewrite and then will
go do Daniel Day Lewis for “Dr. Moriarity.” DDL is doubtful to work,
so they have Sean Penn, Javier Bardem & Gary Oldman behind him.
“War Horse” – Tom Hiddleston set for one of the leads. Spielberg directing in August in the UK.
“The Help” – Out to Jessica Chastain for “Celia,” Anna Camp for “Jolene” and Ahna O’Reilly for “Elizabeth.”
“The Hobbit” – Hearing David Yates will direct.
“Horrible Bosses” – Now out to Phillip Seymour Hoffman for “Harken.”
“Final Destination 5 3-D” – Steve Quale to direct. September 13th start date in Vancouver.
“Untitled Jack Ryan” – Sam Raimi, Gore Verbinski, Timur Bekmambetov & Kevin MacDonald meeting to direct. Chris Pine will star.
“Cloud Atlas” – Now out to Tom Hanks & Halle Berry in addition to James McAvoy, Ian McKellen & Natalie Portman. Tom Tykwer directing and the Wachowskis producing. Spring 2011 start.
“X-Men: First Class” – Studio wants Michael Fassbender for “Magneto,”
but he’s refusing to test. Also strong interest in Aaron Johnson.
Also strong interest in Amber Heard for “Young Mystique” and in Rosamund Pike for “Moira.”
“We Bought A Zoo” – Talking to Matt Damon “This Means War” – For the role of “Tuck” opposite Chris Pine & Reese, the top choices are Sam Worthington and Justin Timberlake.
“Aliens Prequel” – Looking like a January 2011 start in the UK.
“Deadpool” – Out to Robert Rodriguez to direct. Ryan Reynolds will star.
“Stoker” – In talks to pick up this Scott Free Prods. project by Ted Foulke. Jodie Foster & Carey Mulligan are attached to star. ODA.
for the role of “Paul”. The Film is still not greenlit.
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Director: Bennet Miller
ANN DEVLIN, and Nick Swardson is cast as EDDIE SIMMS.
Studio: Fox 2000
Producer: Apparatus (Marc Forster, Brad Simpson, Tonia Davis), Guymon
Casady, Quentin Curtis
Director: Marc Forster
Writer: Beau Willimon
Logline: Based on Peter Morgan & Pete Travis’ 2002 UK mini about a the
trial of a young Sikh student charged with killing his classmate
Jesse Ehrman and Elishia Holmes both promoted to VP at Warner Bros.