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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 Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship… 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 twice marries brothers, killing each of them as well as a sister. Romantic alliances with th… 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.

Attila TBA Development

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 circu… 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.

Tripoli TBA Development

During the Jefferson presidency, U.S. diplomat William Eaton joined forces with a king to overthrow the lord of Tripoli, in what is now Libya.

A Woman of No Importance TBA Development

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

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 Frank before she perished in the Holocaust. He is aided by an ambitious young woman who, fresh… 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 as the Hoover dam is constructed.

Love Canal TBA Development

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

The Aeronauts TBA Development

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 proce… 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

Dirty Tricks TBA Development

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

Flying Tigers TBA Development

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… 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.

Roosevelt TBA Development

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 t… 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.

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 from destroying the U.S. on its own soil.

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 London, which ultimately prevents a Nazi invasion of Britain.

The Last Duel TBA Development

In 1386, a young King Charles IV sanctions a duel between knights Jean de Carrouges and Jacques LeGris, which will leave only one of them standing and could result in the additional death of one of th… more

In 1386, a young King Charles IV sanctions a duel between knights Jean de Carrouges and Jacques LeGris, which will leave only one of them standing and could result in the additional death of one of their wives.

Untitled Hunter Scott P... TBA Development

Hunter Scott, a young boy, causes a stir when the research he does for a school history project causes a re-examination of the case of U.S.S. Indianapolis Capt. Charles McVeigh, who had been court-mar… more

Hunter Scott, a young boy, causes a stir when the research he does for a school history project causes a re-examination of the case of U.S.S. Indianapolis Capt. Charles McVeigh, who had been court-martialed and blamed for the WWII sinking of the ship and the loss of the sailors.