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The Tender Bar

A boy grows up without a father but is surrounded with unlikely surrogates: the patrons who haunt a pub in Manhasset, Long Island where his uncle tends bar. He eventually breaks into journalism as a copy-boy at "The New York Times" and goes on to win a Pulitzer for feature writing at the "L.A. Times."

Gucci

During the 1970s and '80s, the Gucci family's 153 shops move $500 million in product annually. Their elite fashion houses put its stamp on the fashion business.

American Underdog: The ...

Kurt Warner goes from a young man stocking shelves at a supermarket and undrafted free agent in the NFL to become a two-time NFL MVP quarterback for the St. Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants.

Lamborghini — The Legend

The story will center on Ferruccio Lamborghini's life and work, from manufacturing tractors to creating military vehicles during World War II and then on to designing and building the Lamborghini cars that ultimately defined his legacy.

Nice Guy Phil

The story of the late comedian Phil Hartman (Jingle All the Way, Sinbad), who was murdered by his wife hours before she killed herself in May 1998. Hartman is best known for his eight seasons on “Saturday Night Live” as a cast member, beginning in 1986.

A Letter From Rosemary ...

The story of Rose Marie “Rosemary” Kennedy, the first-born daughter to Rose Fitzgerald and Joseph Kennedy Sr. After displaying behavioral problems that caused her to fall behind the achievements of her siblings due to a mental disability that was long kept secret, Joseph Kennedy arranged one of the first prefrontal lobotomies for her when she was 23. The procedure was botched and left her permanently incapacitated.

Untitled Adewumi Project

After being threatened by Boko Haram, the Adewumi family flees Nigeria and escapes terrorism in their home country. They seek and receive asylum in America, and — against all odds — find a welcoming new home in New York. Living in a homeless center on religious asylum, their 8-year-old son, Tani, wins the 2019 New York State chess championship, despite only being introduced to the game two years prior.

The Dive

A biopic of Francisco "Pipin" Ferreras and his wife, Audrey Mestre, two world record setters in the sport of "freediving"—diving as deep as possible on one breath and without any scuba equipment. Mestre died in 2002 while trying to break her record of 557.7 feet.

Meyer Lansky

The film centers on an aging notorious gangster Meyer Lansky living in anonymity in Miami Beach after being investigated and pursued for decades by the FBI. When he enlists a journalist named David Stone (Worthington) to tell his story, the Feds use him as a pawn to get the real story from Lansky on his criminal past.

Little Dragon

The story is a contemporary dramatization of the 1950s Hong Kong social and political forces that shaped Bruce Lee into both the most famous martial arts star of all time and a significant modern day philosopher.

Anita

After allowing a gay screenwriter into her home, singer and orange juice spokeswoman Anita Bryant is forced to confront her past as an anti-gay Christian crusader who successfully campaigned to overturn a gay rights law in Florida and whose polarizing views destroyed her show biz career in the process.

Banking on Mr. Toad

Follows "Wind in the Willows" author Kenneth Grahame, Elsie, and their young son Alastair, who struggled with health problems, many of which could not be properly treated at the time. The family’s troubles are eased by the “Wind in the Willows” and its success.

Fleming

True story of the creator and writer of the James Bond franchise, and his own life experiences with womanizing and spying.

Going Electric (Bob Dyl...

During a period when he is poised to become folk music's most seminal figure, young Bob Dylan embraces rock ‘n’ roll and trades his acoustic guitar for an amp and an electric guitar, and it creates a huge outcry. And it cements the status of rock music.

Inferno: A Linda Lovela...

Lindsay Lohan will star in "Inferno", an independent film about 1970s porn star Linda Lovelace, who shot to fame with the 1972 movie "Deep Throat". Bill Pullman will portray Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner in the period drama.
Location: US - Louisiana

Signal Hill

Story of the landmark Signal Hill police brutality case in 1981 with Anthony Mackie playing attorney Johnnie Cochran.

The Swimmers

The story of Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, the teenage Olympian refugee who dragged refugees to safety across the Aegean Sea.