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A Beautiful Day in the ... 2019 Completed

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journa… more

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America's most beloved neighbor.

A Prayer Before Dawn 2018 Completed

The true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thai… more

The true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a terrifying world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, he realizes this might be his chance to get out. Billy embarks on a relentless, action-packed journey from one savage fight to the next, stopping at nothing to do whatever he must to preserve his life and regain his freedom.

Company: A24

A Private War 2018 Completed

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee… more

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her -- along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

American Sniper 2015 Completed

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his… more

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.

All Eyez On Me 2017 Completed

Chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstar… more

Chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing.

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.

Augustine 2013 Completed

In Belle Epoque Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine suffers an inexplicabl… more

In Belle Epoque Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine suffers an inexplicable seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is shipped off to an all-female psychiatric hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of 'hysteria'. Augustine captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Charcot (Vincent Lindon) after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. Intrigued, he begins using her as his principal subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As Augustine displays her spectacular fits in lecture halls, the lines between doctor and patient become blurred, radically impacting the course of both of their lives.

Company: Music Box Films

A Beautiful Mind 2001 Completed

A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe in an astonishing performance as brilliant… more

A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe in an astonishing performance as brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife (Jennifer Connelly) can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph.

Aileen: The Life and De... 2004 Completed

In 1992, Nick Broomfield made his first documentary about serial killer Aileen W… more

In 1992, Nick Broomfield made his first documentary about serial killer Aileen Wuornos, and this follow-up comes a year after Wuornos' execution for killing six men during her years as a Florida prostitute. Wuornos gave Broomfield the last interview of her life, and this film includes scenes of Broomfield testifying about his experiences with her.

Company: Lantern Lane

A Green Story 2013 Completed

Van Vlahakis left Greece five decades ago with only $22 dollars in his pocket an… more

Van Vlahakis left Greece five decades ago with only $22 dollars in his pocket and headed for the U.S. hoping for a better future for his family. Eftichios (as is his Greek name), not only managed to live the American dream, but also created one of the largest environmentally safe concepts – Earth Friendly Products, now a US giant in eco-friendly products. His story covers his life as it transforms from immigrant to CEO of Earth Friendly Products. The story centers on the modern day Vlahakis who is diagnosed with cancer and given only few months to live. As he reflects on his early life as an immigrant during the 1950’s, he decides to push himself to the limit by closing one final business deal that will solidify his company’s success even if it means taking on one of the largest corporations on the planet.

Company: Indican Pictures

A Loving Gentleman TBA Development

A decades-long affair takes place between William Faulkner and longtime Hollywoo… more

A decades-long affair takes place between William Faulkner and longtime Hollywood script supervisor Meta Carpenter.

Alvin Ailey TBA Pre-Production

Biopic about Alvin Ailey who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in N… more

Biopic about Alvin Ailey who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City in 1958 and helped popularize modern dance.

Amelia 2009 Completed

The story centers on pilot Amelia Earhart in the early stages of her career and… more

The story centers on pilot Amelia Earhart in the early stages of her career and how she is chosen to be the first female pilot to attempt the daring nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

American Shaolin TBA

An Ivy Leaguer leaves midway through his studies to learn martial arts in mainl… more

An Ivy Leaguer leaves midway through his studies to learn martial arts in mainland China with the famed Shaolin fighting monks.

Company: 20th Century Fox

Angela Davis TBA Development

Starting in the 1960s, Angela Davis becomes a prominent activist and radical as… more

Starting in the 1960s, Angela Davis becomes a prominent activist and radical as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement.

Company: CODEBLACK Films

A Civil Right TBA Development

Between 1959 and 1963, Dr. Gilbert Mason, a Biloxi physician, leads nonviolent "… more

Between 1959 and 1963, Dr. Gilbert Mason, a Biloxi physician, leads nonviolent "wade-ins" against segregation on Gulf Coast beaches. The protests spark violence from whites and results in the first successful anti-discrimination suit against the state of Mississippi.

Company: Revolution Media

A Cold Case TBA

A fact-based crime drama about New York City District Attorney chief investigato… more

A fact-based crime drama about New York City District Attorney chief investigator Andy Rosenzweig's struggle to solve the 27-year-old murder of a friend … even though the case seems as cold and dead as a frozen corpse.

A Lion Called Christian TBA

Christian the Lion reunites in Africa with the two men, John Rendall and Anthony… more

Christian the Lion reunites in Africa with the two men, John Rendall and Anthony "Ace" Bourke, who bought him from a high-end London department store in 1969.

Anita TBA Pre-Production

After allowing a gay screenwriter into her home, singer and orange juice spokesw… more

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.

Company: Amazon Studios