Prequel Movies

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The Many Saints of Newark 2020 Production

Set in the 1960s, riots sweep through Newark, NJ, and conflicts between African-… more

Set in the 1960s, riots sweep through Newark, NJ, and conflicts between African-American and Italian residents are at their worst, especially among the gangsters.

Solo: A Star Wars Story 2018 Completed

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal u… more

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

The First Purge 2018 Completed

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. Next Independence Day, witness the r… more

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. Next Independence Day, witness the rise of our country’s 12 hours of annual lawlessness. Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment: The First Purge.

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Alien: Covenant 2017 Completed

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with Alien: Covenant, t… more

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus -- and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

The Hobbit: An Unexpect... 2012 Completed

This prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy follows Bilbo Baggins, an upstandi… more

This prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy follows Bilbo Baggins, an upstanding member of the "little people,” on the hazardous journey with Gandalf the Grey. Together with 13 fortune-seeking dwarves, Bilbo Baggins will be swept out his door and into a dangerous but grand adventure through the Lonely Mountains, where he must contend against all manner of enemies, from dragons, to giant spiders, hostile elves, ravenous wolves, and – perhaps the most perilous of all – a subterranean creature named Gollum from whom Bilbo wins a magical ring (the ring that rules them all) in a riddling contest!

Location: New Zealand

Rings 2017 Completed

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subcul… more

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before…

The Bronx Bull 2017 Completed

Based on the tumultuous real-life experiences of legendary boxing champion Jake… more

Based on the tumultuous real-life experiences of legendary boxing champion Jake LaMotta, The Bronx Bull chronicles his rise as a world-class boxer and his struggles with life outside of the ring, offering an unflinchingly honest look into the heart of a champion.

300: Rise of An Empire 2014 Completed

This new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the… more

This new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. 300: Rise of an Empire pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Artemesia (Eva Green), vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Location: Bulgaria

Pokémon the Movie: I Ch... 2017 Completed

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash and Pikachu… more

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh. The iconic pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, Marshado

Company: Fathom Events

Willy Wonka TBA Development

This will be a stand-alone movie focusing on Willy Wonka and his earlier, pre-C… more

This will be a stand-alone movie focusing on Willy Wonka and his earlier, pre-Charlie adventures.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit 2014 Completed

This original story follow a young Jack (Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial… more

This original story follow a young Jack (Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot. The story follows him from 9/11, through his tour of duty in Afghanistan, which scarred him forever, and into his early days in the Financial Intelligence Unit of the modern CIA where he becomes an analyst, under the guardianship of his handler, Harper (Kevin Costner). When Ryan believes he’s uncovered a Russian plot to collapse the United States economy, he goes from being an analyst to becoming a spy and must fight to save his own life and those of countless others, while also trying to protect the thing that's more important to him than anything, his relationship with his fiancée Cathy (Keira Knightley).

Maleficent 2014 Completed

“Maleficent” is the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 c… more

“Maleficent” is the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal—an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king’s successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom—and perhaps to Maleficent’s true happiness as well.

Location: UK - Unknown

Puss in Boots 2011 Completed

"Puss in Boots" will star Antonio Banderas as Puss In Boots and Salma Hayek as K… more

"Puss in Boots" will star Antonio Banderas as Puss In Boots and Salma Hayek as Kitty, Puss' love interest. Swords will cross and hearts will be broken in this adventure starring one of the most beloved characters of the Shrek universe - Puss In Boots. It's a swashbuckling ride through Puss's early years as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.

Rise of the Planet of t... 2011 Completed

Set in present day San Francisco, "Rise of the Apes" deals with the aftermath of… more

Set in present day San Francisco, "Rise of the Apes" deals with the aftermath of man's experiments with genetic engineering that lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy. James Franco will play a driven scientist who becomes a crucial figure in the war between humans and apes.

Locations: CA - British Columbia; US - Michigan

Star Wars: Episode I - ... 2012 Completed

The Trade Federation begins an embargo around the planet Naboo. The Galactic Sen… more

The Trade Federation begins an embargo around the planet Naboo. The Galactic Senate sends Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi to settle the issue, but events don't go according to the plan.

The Thing 2011 Completed

An American scientific expedition to Antarctica makes an incredible discovery —… more

An American scientific expedition to Antarctica makes an incredible discovery — an alien spaceship with a mysterious and sinister frozen “thing” found nearby. They decide to drill through the ice encasement, ultimately freeing the trapped organism and triggering a series of horrific incidents and attacks.

Location: CA - Ontario

Peter and the Starcatchers TBA Development

A modern 8-year-old Peter Pan leads a group of orphaned boys on the ship Never… more

A modern 8-year-old Peter Pan leads a group of orphaned boys on the ship Never Land. Peter and shipmate Molly lead an effort to recover a trunk of magical starstuff, before it can fall into the hands of the pirate Black Stache.

Leatherface Completed

Follows the kidnapping of a young nurse by four violent teens who escape from a… more

Follows the kidnapping of a young nurse by four violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on a road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of these teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, molding him into the monster, Leatherface.