Long time film veteran Scott R. Myers takes an ambitious jump to the director’s chair with the story of one day at a Texas Hill Country area disc-golf park. Following the parks and recreation staff and patrons, Myers interweaves several stories and characters as they “play through” the course. Taking a satirical outlook on daily life and man’s relationship to nature, characters flow in and out of conversations and storylines in a Robert Altman-esque manner. The cast reads as a practical...
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One summer night, 14 year old Shelley impulsively commits a horrific crime. Stunned, she and her boyfriend try to comprehend what has occurred and what they should do next. Her life has changed forever.
Brave New World
The film is based on Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World," written in 1931 and published in 1932. Set in the London of AD 2540 (632 A.F. in the book), the novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology and sleep-learning that combine to change society. The future society is an embodiment of the ideals that form the basis of futurism.
"SIS" stands for special investigations section, a unit of the police force built to combat some of the most brutal criminals while they are in the midst of committing crimes, and often operates under looser restrictions than a traditional police unit. The feature will center on characters in the SIS unit of the LAPD.
The film will chronicle John Z. DeLorean's rise and fall, starting with his work as a young executive VP at General Motors, where he developed the Pontiac GTO and Firebird, and the creation of his own company and the DeLorean DMC-12 car - later featured in the "Back to the Future" films. DeLorean's downfall came when was arrested in 1982 on charges of drug trafficking to help his faltering auto company. He was freed two years later after a court ruled he was a victim of government entrapment.
The Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights
Based on the 2006 book by Prentice Earl Sanders and Bennett Cohen, the story chronicles the series of racially motivated serial killings -- black on white -- that took place in San Francisco in 1973 and 1974.
The protagonist in the novel written by Josh Bazell is a Manhattan emergency room doctor, whose life becomes complicated when a mobster recognizes the doc from his former life as a hitman who went into the witness protection program.
Julie Yorn will produce with DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Killoran. The film will be a co-production between Appian Way and the new production/management venture recently launched by Rick Yorn.
The Precious One
The inspirational true story of former Olympian Precious McKenzie MBE, who overcomes incredible odds to escape poverty, violence and racial hatred in apartheid South Africa and eventually triumph on the world stage.
A character-driven chase drama that revolves around a desperate man who carjacks a young woman, setting off a high-speed car chase across Los Angeles.
A drama set during the Cold War about a Russian spy who comes into America and has to be completely undercover, not even letting his wife know that he's Russian.
The story is based on Kathy Cook's book "Stolen Angels," which follows the 1996 raid at a boarding school, where a band of armed rebels abducted young girls to turn them into soldiers and sex slaves.
A teacher at the school, Sister Caroline, tracked the rebels back to their camp to demand the girls' release; 110 were returned to the nun, who then began a crusade over the next few years as she rallied parents, the government, the United Nations and the pope to aid in rescuing not only her own...
Who Is Doris Payne?
Halle Berry is attached to star in Who Is Doris Payne, a Eunetta Boone-scripted fact-based film about an international jewel thief whose career spanned five decades.
The Piano Tuner
Based on Daniel Mason's 2002 debut novel, the story centers on Edgar Drake, a man sent to a remote village in the late 1800s to repair an eccentric military man's piano. Drake falls in love with a Burmese woman and her country, but as the officer wins over locals through music and medicine, things grow treacherous when his troops begin to suspect him of treason.
ased on Jonathan Mahler's legal thriller "The Challenge," about the long campaign waged by U.S. Navy lawyer Charles Swift and Georgetown law professor Neal Katyal to ensure a fair trial for Salim Hamdan, the bodyguard and driver of Osama bin Laden.
Hamdan was sentenced Aug. 7 by a panel of military officers at Guantanamo Bay to a prison term of 66 months, including time already served. The Yemeni-born convict was found guilty of material support for terrorism but cleared of the more serious...
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"Get Happy," based on hundreds of interviews plus Garland's own unfinished and unpublished autobiography, portrays the dramatic highs and lows of the cultural icon's life-- from her tumultuous early years as a child performer to her tragic last days.
The End of Something
A small black box theater group in Brooklyn struggles to survive in the face of urban development, economic disaster and each other.
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A struggling, yet confident actor, Jun, is about to have his breakthrough. Being promised the title role of the movie by a film director he knows, Jun, with reserved excitement, goes to meet with the director. The director, however, informs Jun the role cannot be given to him because practically he is nobody, unknown actor. Jun, waiting to see a casting director, fond of him, runs into Summer, an actress wannabe, who has just failed her audition. The two strangers share their intimate time in...
They Marched Into Sunlight
On one day in October 1967, two events, the loss of 61 American soldiers in a Viet Cong ambush and a student protest against Dow Chemical, galvanize opposition to the Vietnam war on college campuses.