Script, Action

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New Line buys 'Warden'

variety.com – New Line is going to prison, buying action spec "Warden" from siblings John and Thomas Sonntag, and setting it up with Mosaic to produce. 1 year 45 weeks ago via jetli
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New Regency Picks Up Action Project 'Empire' from 'Source Code' Writer, Producer (Exclusive)

New Regency
feedproxy.google.com – Ben Ripley wrote the spec and Mark Gordon is attached to produce. 1 year 46 weeks ago via jetli
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Silver Pictures Picks Up Action Spec from 'XXX' Writer (Exclusive)

Silver Pictures
feedproxy.google.com – The script by Rich Wilkes is said to harken back to Joel Silver's early action hits such as "48 Hours" and "Lethal Weapon." 1 year 48 weeks ago via jetli
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Millenium Buys Action-Heavy Somali Pirate Script, Hopes for New 'Expendables' (Exclusive)

Millenium Films
thewrap.com – Millenium Films has acquired "High Value Target," a high-concept action project written by Spenser Cohen, a person familiar with the project has told TheWrap. The film, which will also mark Cohen's directorial debut, chronicles Mantis, a lethal special-operations unit that attacks a boat operated by Somali pirates. In an effort to ramp up the realism, much of the story will be told with point of view cameras attached to members of the unit. 1 year 49 weeks ago via brucelee
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'SNL' Vet Jorma Taccone to Direct 'Spy Guys' for New Line (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Adam Sztykiel will write the action comedy, which is being produced by New Line-based John Rickard and the Lonely Island comedy team. 2 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Disney Buys Scott Rosenberg Christmas Comedy Project for $1 Million

feedproxy.google.com – Recalling the big sales of yore, Disney has won a bidding war for a Christmas-themed pitch, paying $1 million for the action-comedy project from scribe Scott Rosenberg. 2 years 19 weeks ago via jetli
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Paramount Lands Spec 'The Gun Eaters'

Paramount logo
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures has acquired the action-thriller script, The Gun Eaters, written by Alex Paraskevas & Jordan Goldberg. The script made the 2011 Black List, and follows two hardened detectives in a race to apprehend a man on relentless, day-long killing spree across New York. Oasis Media Group’s David Lonner and Benjamin Rowe are producing.

2 years 23 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Sony Pictures Sets Chris Cantwell & Chris Rogers To Draft 'Shadow Runners' For Thor's Chris Hemsworth

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has set the writing team of Chris Cantwell & Chris Rogers to script Shadow Runners, an action vehicle for Thor star Chris Hemsworth. The studio acquired the pitch last summer, with Tripp Vinson and ROAR’s Will Ward producing. I’m told that Simon Kinberg is also coming aboard the project as a producer. 2 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee
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Universal Acquires 'Speeding Bullet' Pitch As The 'Die Hard' Premise Flourishes Again

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In the second significant material sale in a week that has a Die Hard theme to it, Universal Pictures acquired Speeding Bullet, a pitch by Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer that went for mid-six figures. Paramount also pursued the pitch which is described as a throwback to the Die Hard-esque 90s buddy cop movie. 2 years 30 weeks ago via jetli
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New Line Hires Relative Newcomer to Pen 'Rampage' Movie (Exclusive)

Rampage
feedproxy.google.com – Ryan Engle was an exec at Kopelson Entertainment and began moonlighting writing scripts. 2 years 30 weeks ago via jetli
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