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PATIENT ZERO

Posted in specs by westsideninja on November 10, 2010

PATIENT ZERO by Ike Barinholtz & David Stassen (CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE)
Out from APA/Sheryl Petersen

ARE WE OFFICIALLY DATING?

Posted in specs by westsideninja on November 9, 2010

ARE WE OFFICIALLY DATING? by Tom Gormican
Out from Oly Obst (Underground) & Elia infascelli and Simon Faber
Andrew O’Conner Attached to produce and looking to partner.
The male answer to HE’S NOT THAT INTO YOU,  it’s a male-driven romantic comedy in the vein of FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL.

2010 Variety’s Writers to Watch

Posted in news by westsideninja on November 6, 2010

Will link to the Variety profiles when it’s released:

 

Travis Beacham
Sheila Callaghan
Adam Cozad
Michael Diliberti
Tim Dowling
Lena Dunham
Seth Grahame-Smith
Mike Jones
Rashida Jones & Will McCormack
Alan Schoolcraft & Brent Simons

casting news

Posted in news by westsideninja on November 5, 2010

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.

THE FORGOTTEN MAN

Posted in specs by westsideninja on November 4, 2010

Bruckheimer into Disney

Gough/ Miller into Fox

Sam Raimi into Sony

Benderspink into WB, Spyglass, Dreamworks

Virgin Produced into Relativity, Lionsgate, Summit

Doug Davison into Paramount, Universal

Verso into New Line

Direct into CBS, New Regency, GK Films

THE FORGOTTEN MAN by Max Burnett

Out from:  H2F (Chris Fenton)

Genre: Sci-FiAttachments:  H2F to produce, looking to partner

Logline:  I AM LEGEND meets AVATAR.  In 2067 the world faces an onslaught of irreversible evils leading the human population to an inevitable extinction.  Moments before the death of his wife and son, a scientist promises to search the universe for a new planetary home to continue what’s left of the human race.  337 years later our hero returns to Earth to find a civilization altered beyond his worst nightmares and unwelcoming to his promise of hope.

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Executive moves

Posted in job shuffles, news by westsideninja on November 3, 2010

Mike Aho
Now: Vice President, Factual Television and Executive Producer, Collins Avenue (A ContentFilm Company)
Was: Freelance Executive Producer

Tracy Green
Now: Senior Vice President, Development, LMNO Productions
Was: Executive Vice President, Head of Development, Original Productions

Troy Knowles
Now: Agent, Below the Line, WME
Was: Assistant, WME

Josh McLaughlin
Now: Executive VP, Film, Chernin Entertainment
Was: Executive VP, Motion Pictures Division, The Mark Gordon Company

Melissa Reid
Now: Sr. VP, Production, Jerry Bruckheimer Films & Television
Was: VP, Development, Jerry Bruckheimer Films & Television

Adam Steinman
Now: Vice President, Non-Scripted International Development & Sales, Warner Bros. International Television Production
Was: Vice President, Development, Tiger Aspect USA

Monika Zielinska
Now: Director of Development, Comedy Central
Was: Manager of Development & Original Programming, Comedy Central

ROBBING THE GRAVE

Posted in specs by westsideninja on November 3, 2010
ROBBING THE GRAVE
by Karl Gajdusek & Mike Finch
Gregory Hoblit (FRACTURE, FREQUENCY) attached to direct.
Benderspink producing.  Going directly in to buyers.
“OCEANS 11 meets ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST. Everybody dies.  It’s how you get there that matters.”

WARRIOR STRAIN

Posted in Uncategorized by westsideninja on November 2, 2010

WARRIOR STRAIN by Ben Ramsey
Out from: Magnet Management/Jennie Frankel Frisbie
Logline: Fun contained popcorn action/sci-fi script that can be made for a price and is best described as DIE HARD meets THE THING.

THE LOVE HOUND

Posted in Uncategorized by westsideninja on November 2, 2010

THE LOVE HOUND by Onalee Hunter and Sara Morrow
Out from: Magnet Management/Brandy Rivers
Logline: HITCH with a dog.

THE FIRING SQUAD

Posted in specs by westsideninja on November 2, 2010

THE FIRING SQUAD by Gruber & Matalon

Out from ROAR & Kaplan/Stahler

Logline – In the future, where corporations own their employees as well as their products, a low-rent extraction team get’s hired to break out and relocate a scientist only to discover that they’re on a suicide mission.

MIDNIGHT RUN meets DEMOLITION MAN