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Remarkable Creatures TBA Development

Set against the dramatic landscape of the English coastal town of Lyme-Regis and centers on two female 19th ce… more

Set against the dramatic landscape of the English coastal town of Lyme-Regis and centers on two female 19th century fossil hunters who make significant discoveries that changed the scientific world forever. The story reveals invisible women in science who were influential but marginalized and whose accomplishments were appropriated by men.

Salt to the Sea TBA Development

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gu… more

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship ias one of the worst maritime disasters that ever occurred.

Cleopatra TBA Development

The Egyptian queen Cleopatra, a firm ruler and military tactician, embarks on a ruthless rise to power. She tw… more

The Egyptian queen Cleopatra, a firm ruler and military tactician, embarks on a ruthless rise to power. She twice marries brothers, killing each of them as well as a sister. Romantic alliances with the much-older Roman honchos Julius Caesar and Marc Antony help her solidify power, but her dalliance with Antony undoes both of them.

Roosevelt TBA Development

The film will chronicle the formative years of Roosevelt as he reinvented himself from a slight and privileged… more

The film will chronicle the formative years of Roosevelt as he reinvented himself from a slight and privileged New York politician with a Harvard degree to the burly commander of the Rough Riders, a track that would lead him to the New York governorship, the vice presidency and the White House, when William McKinley was assassinated.

Love Canal TBA Development

The film focuses on extraordinary group of working class housewives from Love Canal, New York who took on the… more

The film focuses on extraordinary group of working class housewives from Love Canal, New York who took on the government and the chemical industry in the 70s.

Company: TriStar Pictures

Zealot: The Life and Ti... TBA Development

Set in first-century Palestine, an age awash in apocalyptic fervor, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle w… more

Set in first-century Palestine, an age awash in apocalyptic fervor, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker Jesus of Nazareth walks across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he calls the "Kingdom of God." The revolutionary movement he launches is so threatening to the established order that he is captured, tortured, and executed as a state criminal.

Companies: Heyday Films; Lionsgate

A Woman of No Importance TBA Development

Gerald Arbuthnot, who introduces his prospective employer, Lord Illingworth, to his mother. But she realizes t… more

Gerald Arbuthnot, who introduces his prospective employer, Lord Illingworth, to his mother. But she realizes that Illingworth is the man who jilted her long ago and is Gerald's father.

Company: Myriad Pictures

Flying Tigers TBA Development

A volunteer fighter squadron is formed by General Claire Chennault to help the Chinese fight against the Empir… more

A volunteer fighter squadron is formed by General Claire Chennault to help the Chinese fight against the Empire of Japan before the United States enters WWII. The aging Chinese planes are no match for the superior Japanese forces, until the volunteers arrive in American-made P-40 War Hawks. The two squadrons fly side by side, in fighter planes emblazoned with the gaping tiger's teeth logo. After Pearl Harbor, the Flying Tigers become an effective squadron in the U.S. Air Force.

Paul Revere TBA Development

Over a 24-hour period in 1775 during the American Revolution, Boston silversmith Paul Revere makes "midnight r… more

Over a 24-hour period in 1775 during the American Revolution, Boston silversmith Paul Revere makes "midnight ride" from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts in order to warn the Colonial militia of the impending British invasion.

The Aeronauts TBA Development

Follows balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) who, in 1862… more

Follows balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) who, in 1862, embarked on an extraordinary journey to discover the secrets of the heavens. In the process, they flew higher in an open balloon than anyone had before or has since. They made breathtaking discoveries, but as they ascended to the highest points of the atmosphere, they were forced into an epic fight for survival.

Company: Amazon Studios

The Battle of Britain TBA Development

In 1940, the Royal Air Force battle the German Luftwaffe for control of British airspace over the city of Lond… more

In 1940, the Royal Air Force battle the German Luftwaffe for control of British airspace over the city of London, which ultimately prevents a Nazi invasion of Britain.

Dirty Tricks TBA Development

True story of Martha Mitchell, the whistle-blowing wife of Nixon chief of staff John Mitchell, and the price… more

True story of Martha Mitchell, the whistle-blowing wife of Nixon chief of staff John Mitchell, and the price she paid for speaking out.

Keeper Of The Diary TBA Development

Set right after WWII, Otto Frank struggles to find a publisher for the diary written by his daughter Anne Fran… more

Set right after WWII, Otto Frank struggles to find a publisher for the diary written by his daughter Anne Frank before she perished in the Holocaust. He is aided by an ambitious young woman who, fresh out of the Doubleday typing pool, becomes a junior editor trying to find her way by combing through the slush pile for publishable manuscripts. She and Otto Frank find each other and their perseverance leads to the publication of one of the most enduring documents of the Holocaust. The woman, Barbara Zimmerman, becomes a publishing legend at Doubleday and is the founder of the New York Review of Books.

The West is Dead TBA Development

During the Great Depression, a group of semi-outlaws go on the run from the law when forced to vacate a town a… more

During the Great Depression, a group of semi-outlaws go on the run from the law when forced to vacate a town as the Hoover dam is constructed.

Warrior Queen TBA Development

A young Queen Amanirenas rules over the Kush Kingdom of Nubia, one of the richest kingdom's in Ancient Africa… more

A young Queen Amanirenas rules over the Kush Kingdom of Nubia, one of the richest kingdom's in Ancient Africa. She successfully leads her army of Nubians into battle against the mighty invading Roman Empire forcing them to withdraw and negotiate peace.

Attila TBA Development

Focuses on the formative years of Attila the Hun who later in life becomes the leader of the Hunnic Empire, wh… more

Focuses on the formative years of Attila the Hun who later in life becomes the leader of the Hunnic Empire, which brazenly attacks Rome and lays waste to much of Europe. He dies under mysterious circumstances on his wedding night in 453 AD.

The 13th Man TBA Development

A mail clerk turned code breaker is thrust into the fledgling C.I.A. to stop an elite squad of Nazi saboteurs… more

A mail clerk turned code breaker is thrust into the fledgling C.I.A. to stop an elite squad of Nazi saboteurs from destroying the U.S. on its own soil.

The Downslope TBA Development

A strategic series of Civil War battles take place in the Shenandoah Valley between Union General George Armst… more

A strategic series of Civil War battles take place in the Shenandoah Valley between Union General George Armstrong Custer and Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby, known as the Gray Ghost for his stealth and elusiveness. Mosby's cavalrymen, known as Mosby's Rangers, continually outsmart the much larger enemy forces in a sequence of raids, which enrages Custer and eventually creates a fierce cycle of revenge between the two men.