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The Fighting Shirley Ch... TBA Development

The story of Shirley Chisholm, a U.S. Representative who was both the first woman and the first person of color to seek a major American political party’s nomination for President.

Out At Home: The Glenn ... TBA Development

Drafted by the Dodgers and touted as a potential star, Glenn Burke gets off to a flying start when he becomes the only rookie to start in the 1977 World Series. While his adversity is nothing compare… more

Drafted by the Dodgers and touted as a potential star, Glenn Burke gets off to a flying start when he becomes the only rookie to start in the 1977 World Series. While his adversity is nothing compared to what Jackie Robinson faced when he broke baseball's color barrier, Burke’s decision to come out of the closet hastens his demise. He is surprisingly traded to Oakland in 1978, but gets injured and retires in his second season there. Burke is diagnosed with AIDS in 1994 and dies a year later at age 42.

The Devil in the Kitchen TBA Development

Marco Pierre White has a tumultuous childhood upbringing before becoming a rock star chef in 1980s London.

Untitled Bart Scott Sto... TBA Development

Raised in a tough area of Detroit, Bart Scott grows up to play football for the Baltimore Ravens as a linebacker and then later signs with the New York Jets for $48 million for six years.

Middle Earth TBA Development

J.R.R. Tolkien has a love affair with Edith Bratt, whom he later marries. The couple lives happily in Oxford, surrounded by friends, but when war breaks out in 1914 Tolkien embarks on four years of ba… more

J.R.R. Tolkien has a love affair with Edith Bratt, whom he later marries. The couple lives happily in Oxford, surrounded by friends, but when war breaks out in 1914 Tolkien embarks on four years of battle and hardship, an experience that influences his Middle Earth stories.

Company: Unique Features

Road to Oz TBA Development

L. Frank Baum is prolific writer who becomes known for the children's book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." He writes 13 sequels to the hit book.

Dying To Be Me TBA Development

Anita Moorjani battles against cancer for four years. Overwhelmed by malignant cells, her body begins shutting down. As her organs fail, she enters into an extraordinary near-death experience where sh… more

Anita Moorjani battles against cancer for four years. Overwhelmed by malignant cells, her body begins shutting down. As her organs fail, she enters into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realizes her inherent worth and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, her condition improves. Within three days, 70% of her cancer is gone. Shortly after, she is declared cancer free.

Emma's War TBA Development

The plot focuses on British aid worker Emma McCune, who travels to Sudan and ends up marrying a local warlord and supporting wholeheartedly his bloody bid to take over the southern part of the county… more

The plot focuses on British aid worker Emma McCune, who travels to Sudan and ends up marrying a local warlord and supporting wholeheartedly his bloody bid to take over the southern part of the county.

I Want My MTV TBA Development

Launched on cable in 1981, MTV revolutionizes music and television. The cable network starts out with a concept few think can work: watching songs on TV. But what begins as a way simply to promote rec… more

Launched on cable in 1981, MTV revolutionizes music and television. The cable network starts out with a concept few think can work: watching songs on TV. But what begins as a way simply to promote record companies’ latest products becomes the music video.

The Rabbit Garden TBA Development

Jerzy Kosinski a Holocaust survivor and award-winning author, leads a turbulent life. He is plagued with allegations of plagiarism and sex-addiction. Ultimately, he commits suicide in 1991 leaving a n… more

Jerzy Kosinski a Holocaust survivor and award-winning author, leads a turbulent life. He is plagued with allegations of plagiarism and sex-addiction. Ultimately, he commits suicide in 1991 leaving a note that reads, "I am going to put myself to sleep now for a bit longer than usual. Call it Eternity."

A Fine Brother TBA Development

A biopic about Flora Sandes, the only British woman to enlist as a soldier and fight on the frontline in the First World War.

Big In China TBA Development

After his wife becomes The Wall Street Journal’s China bureau chief, Alan Paul and his family relocate from New Jersey to Beijing. Becoming a stay-at-home dad, Paul spent his time exploring the city a… more

After his wife becomes The Wall Street Journal’s China bureau chief, Alan Paul and his family relocate from New Jersey to Beijing. Becoming a stay-at-home dad, Paul spent his time exploring the city and noted his personal transformation as well as that of China as it modernized.

Cycle of Lies: The Fall... TBA Development

For over a decade, through the cyclist's recovery from deadly cancer to his capturing seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong vehemently denies the allegations of doping. But he eventually falls… more

For over a decade, through the cyclist's recovery from deadly cancer to his capturing seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong vehemently denies the allegations of doping. But he eventually falls on his sword and confesses in a January 2012 interview with Oprah Winfrey.

ESPN: Those Guys Have A... TBA Development

A father and son max out their credit cards to scrape together the cash to reserve a satellite transponder so they can show sporting events nonstop on a 24-hour station. Their venture turns from a 197… more

A father and son max out their credit cards to scrape together the cash to reserve a satellite transponder so they can show sporting events nonstop on a 24-hour station. Their venture turns from a 1970s joke that starts with broadcasts of Australian rules football and rodeo, to a dominant brand in the sporting world that broadcast pro football and baseball games and becomes arguably the most profitable cable network ever created.