Development



Features

THE CONTROLLER, Dan Schilling’s highly anticipated forthcoming book chronicling the final hours of Air Force CCT/Special Forces operative John Chapman soon to posthumously receive the Medal of Honor. The project is being developed as a feature pitch with Michael Gunn (The Virginian, The Newsroom) attached to write.

PIRATE COAST, Richard Zacks’ brilliant history on Thomas Jefferson, the Barbary Pirates and the birth of the United States Marine Corps, currently being adapted by Ron Livingston.

THE NIGHT GUEST, a psychological thriller, based on the bestselling Australian debut novel from Fiona McFarlane, being adapted by Celyn Jones.

MARRY ME, , a romantic comedy based on the comic book of the same name written by John Rogers and Tami Sagher, with Jennifer Lopez attached to produce and star in, set up at Universal.
WOLF HOLLOW, Lauren Wolk’s highly acclaimed Young Adult novel is currently being adapted by Thruline client Annabeth Gish.

THE PEOPLE written by The Miller Brothers, which chronicles the stories of two audacious French men who created supergroup The Village People in 1975, set up at StudioCanal.

BATHING FLO, Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winner Ellen Burstyn’s directing debut, a coming-of-age tale which will star Burstyn and Alec Baldwin.

WIRELESS, a thriller written by Jack Seidman & Zach Wechter, being produced alongside Cathy Konrad (Walk the Line).

DEL, a feature being developed in partnership with The Second City, about the iconic improv teacher Del Close, and based on the book My Days with Del by Jeff Griggs with Betty Thomas set to direct.




Scripted Television

PERDITION, a western based on the life of the first African-American U.S. Marshal, set up at Hulu with Emmy nominee Giancarlo Esposito attached to star.

ASSHOLE DETECTIVE, a witty dark comedy on the fast track to a series order at Bell Media in Canada, co-financed by A+E Studios in the U.S.

THE TRIBE, a female-driven FBI drama set up at 20th Century Fox Television for Fox Broadcasting.

SISTER OF DARKNESS, based on the life of real-life exorcist RH Stavis, set up at MRC.

THE COOTIES: Funemployed, a millennial comedy from the band The Cooties, set up at Freeform.

DEN OF THIEVES, a major New York Times Bestseller by Pulitzer Prize-winner James B. Stewart, a tour de force of reporting which chronicles the chaotic downfall of Ivan Boesky, Michael Milken and several other Wall Street players in the 1980s, which The Miller Brothers are attached to write and Doug Liman (Mr. and Mrs. Smith) is set to direct and which is set up at UCP.

GRANT AND SHERMAN, based on the book of the same name, is a retelling of the Civil War through the unlikely friendship between the two military icons, with Michael Gunn (The Virginian) attached to adapt.




A+E Studios First Look Active Development

THE NIGHT, a dark drama created by UK writer Danny Brockelhurst.

THE EXECUTIONER'S SONG, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Norman Mailer, with The Miller Brothers attached to write.
An untitled project set in the world of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS).

THE VICTIMS, based on the book and Vanity Fair article by literary icon James Ellroy, with Kirk Ellis set to adapt.



Theatre Development

TWO DAYS IN JUNE, based on the book by Andrew Cohen is a remarkable and in-depth account of two days in the presidency of John F. Kennedy. Michael Gunn (The Virginian) is adapting this material for the stage.