- 20 min
Fools Rush in
Film about life in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo during the 1992-95 siege. Based on the book "Fools Rush In" by American writer and filmmaker Bill Carter who lived in Sarajevo at the height of the siege. The will be a very specific and personal account of Bill Carter's experience in Sarajevo during the war.
In the book, Carter described his life as an aid worker in besieged Sarajevo in 1993-94 and difficulties and joys he shared with local people trying to preserve the sanity during the...
Based on Peter Ferry's novel "Travel Writing," a love story set against the backdrop of a murder investigation, centering on an English teacher's amateur investigation into a traffic fatality. Ferry recently retired as a high school English teacher.
Legendary Pictures is developing an elaborate 2010 cross-platform launch for "The Lost Patrol," a supernatural thriller.
The project is described as a supernatural action thriller set against the backdrop of World War II.
Norrington said the project hit all of his "geek-buttons" and contains "hardware, heroes, grime, insane monsters."
"The Trial of the Chicago 7" follows protesters who disrupted the 1968 Democrat party convention with an anti-Vietnam war "carnival" that turned nasty. Demonstrators threw bricks, police responded with tear gas and the center of Chicago was engulfed in flames. Curfews only escalated the violence.
After the clashes, independent investigators blamed eight police officers and eight protesters including Hoffman, who had already disrupted the New York Stock Exchange with showers of fake money.
The drama is an adaptation of Don Winslow novel "The Winter of Frankie Machine." De Niro will play Frank Machianno, a mob hitman who has retired to run a bait shop. He agrees to help the son of a mob boss resolve a dispute with another Mafioso but is forced to turn into Frankie Machine again when he realizes he's been set up to be killed.
De Niro and Mann previously teamed for 1995's Heat.
The story chronicles the final year of high school for Miki Yoshida, the series' protagonist who tries to befriend handsome new student Hiro Sakurai but is met with resistance. Stubborn Miki, however, refuses to take no for an answer, which leads to a surprising revelation about the secretive young man.
Based on the four-volume manga series created by Mark Crilley.
A remake of the British miniseries "The Jury," which revolved around the trial of a young Sikh student charged with killing a classmate tormenter. The drama dug into the lives of the jurors as they moved toward a verdict.
A father faces his grief and feelings of self doubt after he and son move into the town home that his dead dad, a former rock 'n' roll legend, left him.
A penniless girl in the 1930's is taken in by a circus freak, and even as he falls in love with her, she begins to launch a career in the circus herself
Centers on a young man who is accepted to Harvard on scholarship and ends up joining elite singing group the Krokodiloes. Captivated by their fast-moving world of parties, social engagements, private clubs and air of entitlement, he falls for society girl Liza, and his studies begin to suffer despite warnings from his professor.
"Castle" The Late Shaft
- 60 min
Hours after filthy rich comedian and TV show star Bobby Mann asked Castle, one of his guests, for help claiming to fear for his life, he dies from cardiac arrest. Castle insists on an autopsy, which shows a crafty poisoning requiring knowledge of Bobby's medication. The night before, he had visited two of his ex wives, Cindy and Barbara, who have apartments in the same building, and later, he saw his future successor as show host. He was also blackmailed with pictures of him and an...
God and California
Based on the novel by author and cartoonist Chris Millis "God and California."
The story of an Iraq war vet and a disgraced Catholic priest who travel from New York to California in a pink 1975 El Dorado in a week, breaking the Ten Commandments one by one.
"The Crusaders," a drama about the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case. Maguire would play Jack Greenberg, who, as an idealistic lawyer fresh out of law school, joined with NAACP Legal Defense Fund head and future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall to win a Supreme Court case that ruled segregation in American schools illegal.
An advertising executive surreptitiously becomes roommates with his wife's lover--an egotistical artist--in order to sabotage their affair and save his marriage.
Dracula: The Un-Dead
Bram Stoker's great-grandnephew and blood descendant, Dacre Stoker, and award-winning Dracula documentarian and historian Ian Holt have sold North American-English publishing rights of the Stoker-family-authorized sequel to Bram's classic novel "Dracula."
Using Stoker family connections, the writers were able to access Bram Stoker's hand-written notes for his original Dracula novel - which, before an editor changed the title, was to have been called "The Un-Dead."
Story centers on Ivy Ames, an Upper East Side woman who, after losing her high-powered job and getting divorced, starts over again in a less ritzy downtown apartment. After pulling her children from private school, Ames starts a business to help upper-middle-class women get their children into elite kindergartens.
Based on Karen Quinn's eponymous novel.
Ghoulishly Yours, William M. Gaines centers on an anti-establishment group of artists and writers, led by a reluctant Gaines and partner Al Feldstein, as they produce their comic books. Gaines became a First Amendment figurehead due to his unapologetic testimony before a Senate subcommittee investigating juvenile delinquency.
Island of Lost Souls
A remake of the 2007 Danish film "De fortabte sjaeles o."
The story centers on a suburban teen who finds herself a central player in a centuries-old battle between good and evil when her younger brother is possessed by the benevolent spirit of an 18th century magician.
Not to be confused with the 1932 film of the same name starring Charles Laughton and Bela Lugosi - that film was later remade as "The Island of Dr. Moreau" in 1977 then again in 1996.
The Eye of the World
Based on the late Robert Jordan's best-selling "The Wheel of Time" novel series. Adaptations of the fantasy novels will begin with the first book in the cycle, "The Eye of the World" - which follows, among its dozens of characters, Rand al'Thor, the latest incarnation of a force for good called "The Dragon." Rand is born to fight an evil character called Shai'tan.