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Tolkien 2019 Post-Production

Explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration amo… more

Explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

Breakthrough 2019 Completed

When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and he… more

When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But Joyce was not ready to give up on her son. She mustered all her faith and strength into one force and cried out to God in a loud voice to save him. Miraculously, her son's heart immediately started beating again. In the coming days, John would defy every expert, every case history, and every scientific prediction. Sixteen days after falling through the ice and being clinically dead for an hour, he walked out of the hospital under his own power, completely healed.

Bohemian Rhapsody 2019 Completed

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Fre… more

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing the legacy of a band that were always more like a family, and who continue to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

The Boy Who Harnessed T... 2019 Completed

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and v… more

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Based on the true story of William Kamkwamba.

Sheikh Zayed TBA Development

Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed is instrumental in the formation of the UAE in 1971.

Company: STXfilms

First Man 2018 Completed

The riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-… more

The riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.

On The Basis Of Sex 2019 Completed

On The Basis Of Sex tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg a… more

On The Basis Of Sex tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

Mary Queen of Scots 2018 Completed

Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and wido… more

Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth 1. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? 2018 Completed

Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-sellin… more

Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant).

A Private War 2018 Completed

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the… 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.

Saint Judy 2019 Completed

Story of Los Angeles immigration attorney Judy Wood who argued a landmark case that changed the asylum laws f… more

Story of Los Angeles immigration attorney Judy Wood who argued a landmark case that changed the asylum laws for women coming into the U.S.

A Beautiful Day in the ... 2019 Completed

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded… 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.

The Dirt 2019 Completed

The film centers on the hard rock band Motley Crue's rise, complete with all the ups and downs in friendships… more

The film centers on the hard rock band Motley Crue's rise, complete with all the ups and downs in friendships, on tour and in the studio.

Stan & Ollie 2019 Completed

Laurel & Hardy, the world's favorite comedy double act, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Dim… more

Laurel & Hardy, the world's favorite comedy double act, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As they start crisscrossing the country, attendances are disappointingly low. But they've always been able to make each other laugh and as the charm and beauty of their performances shines through their audiences laugh too, and they re-connect with legions of adoring fans, old and new.

The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can't quite shake the spectre of Laurel and Hardy's past; and long buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver's failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership. A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages begins to unfold as the duo, aware that they may be approaching their swan song, try to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

In Like Flynn 2019 Completed

Before Errol Flynn became one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, he was braving cannibals and crocodiles… more

Before Errol Flynn became one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, he was braving cannibals and crocodiles while searching the jungles of Papua New Guinea for gold with his ragtag crew. Flynn is forced to learn what it means to be a master of his own destiny.

Bigger 2018 Completed

Two brothers -- dirt-poor sons of Jewish immigrants battling anti-Semitism -- go on to become the owners of an… more

Two brothers -- dirt-poor sons of Jewish immigrants battling anti-Semitism -- go on to become the owners of an international health and fitness empire. The Weider family business grows to include a supplements line, fitness magazines, and the Mr. Olympia, Ms. Olympia, and Masters Olympia bodybuilding contests.

The Irishman 2019 Completed

The story centers on mob assassin Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran (Robert De Niro) who is believed to have carrie… more

The story centers on mob assassin Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran (Robert De Niro) who is believed to have carried out more than 25 mob murders, possibly including Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa.