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King Richard 2020 Development

Despite having no tennis background, Richard Williams overcomes tremendous hards… more

Despite having no tennis background, Richard Williams overcomes tremendous hardship, skepticism and his own troubled past to raise two of tennis' greatest players, Serena and Venus Williams.

The Beautiful and the D... TBA Development

The story centers on the romance between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayme, Ja… more

The story centers on the romance between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayme, Jazz Age icons whose courtship and marriage was riddled with jealousy and acrimony. Fitzgerald used their relationship as material for h is novels, and Sayre, who ended up being admitted to a sanitarium, did the same.

How Starbucks Saved My ... TBA Development

A former J. Walter Thompson executive finds himself down and out when he is down… more

A former J. Walter Thompson executive finds himself down and out when he is downsized out of a job. In his 60s and in a personal dilema because of an affair that ended his marriage, he sees his luck change when he enters a Starbucks and walks out with a job offer from the store's manager, giving his life new purpose.

Pretty Boy Floyd TBA Development

The story of the Depression-era bank robber, Charley "Pretty Boy" Floyd, his fri… more

The story of the Depression-era bank robber, Charley "Pretty Boy" Floyd, his friendship with fellow gang members Adam Richetti and George Birdwell, long-burning love for his ex-wife Ruby Hardgraves, and his desire to get to know the son he never met.

Company: Myriad Pictures

Seuss TBA Development

Seuss will follow Geisel in the 1920s as he struggles to find his voice as a wri… more

Seuss will follow Geisel in the 1920s as he struggles to find his voice as a writer before meeting his muse and future wife in Helen Palmer, who propels him into becoming Dr. Suess.

Company: Paper Pictures

Spinning Gold TBA Development

A biopic of the iconic 1970s record executive and wild man Neil Bogart, the foun… more

A biopic of the iconic 1970s record executive and wild man Neil Bogart, the founder of Casablanca who was closely aligned with the rise of disco. He's credited with discovering and launching the careers of a generation of superstars, including Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Gladys Knight, KISS, Parliament, Donna Summer and the Village People.

A Boy Named Shel TBA Development

Explores the personal and professional struggles that made Shel Silverstein, who… more

Explores the personal and professional struggles that made Shel Silverstein, who died in 1999, a unique voice. Silverstein’s resume includes best-selling books such as “The Giving Tree,” poetry collections “Where the Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light in the Attic,” chart-topping songs such as Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” and Dr. Hook’s “The Cover of Rolling Stone”; and memorable illustrations.

Bright Path: The Jim Th... TBA Development

Jim Thorpe is a member of the Sac and Fox Nation and his native name, Wa-Tho-Huk… more

Jim Thorpe is a member of the Sac and Fox Nation and his native name, Wa-Tho-Huk, translates as Bright Path. In 1912, he wins two Olympic gold track and field medals, representing the United States while his citizenship goes unrecognized during a period of cultural genocide for Native Americans. Known as one of the most versatile athletes, Thorpe goes on to play Major League Baseball, professional football and eventually founds the organization that becomes the National Football League.

Jesus Was My Homeboy TBA Development

Fred Hampton is a respected and talented grass-roots civil rights activist who r… more

Fred Hampton is a respected and talented grass-roots civil rights activist who rises to become chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panthers organization and deputy chairman of the national BPP. But his charisma, oratorial skills and swift ascent marks him out as a threat in the eyes of the FBI.

Gorgeous George TBA Development

The story of George Wagner, a professional wrestler, who helped transform the in… more

The story of George Wagner, a professional wrestler, who helped transform the industry when he created a pompous, arrogant character everyone loved to hate.

In My Shoes TBA Development

Tamara Mellon, who had a troubled childhood, loses her job as an editor at Vogue… more

Tamara Mellon, who had a troubled childhood, loses her job as an editor at Vogue. After a stint in rehab, Mellon partners with Malaysian-born cobbler Jimmy Choo whose footwear she develops into a billion-dollar brand in the late 1990s & early 2000s. As the company becomes a runaway success, private equity suits try to take over, undermine quality, boost sales, and ultimately sell the firm out from under her. Mellon fights back tooth-and-nail. She ultimately sells her shares for a reported $135M and exits the company in 2011.

Lombardi TBA Development

During the week leading up to the 1967 NFL championship game, Green Bay Packers… more

During the week leading up to the 1967 NFL championship game, Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lmbardi prepares his team to play against the Dallas Cowboys. The game becomes known as the "Ice Bowl" due to the extreme weather.

Long Shot TBA Development

Kevin Laue journeys from Pleasanton, CA to the basketball court of Manhattan Col… more

Kevin Laue journeys from Pleasanton, CA to the basketball court of Manhattan College in New York, where he joins the team in 2009. Laue becomes the first player missing a limb to play NCAA Division I basketball.

Company: WWE Studios

My Fight/Your Fight TBA Development

Ronda Rousey faces challenges in and outside the Octagon from the painful loss o… more

Ronda Rousey faces challenges in and outside the Octagon from the painful loss of her father when she was eight years old to the intensity of her judo training, battles with love, and her meteoric rise to fame to become the "toughest woman on Earth."

Untitled Hank Williams ... TBA Development

Hank Williams, who grows up dirt poor in Alabama during the Depression, skyrocke… more

Hank Williams, who grows up dirt poor in Alabama during the Depression, skyrockets to fame with 11 No. 1 hits, including classics "Cold, Cold Heart," "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry." Williams suffers from spina bifida, which leads him to turn to alcohol and morphine for pain relief. Haunted by demons and bad habits, Williams dies in 1953 at age 29.