Archive for the ‘recent spec sale’ Category

Rites Of Men

31May09

Genre: DramaPremise: A working-class single father’s world comes crashing down when his son goes missing.About: Herman just sold the bank heist spec “Conviction” to Universal last month, which opened up the door to sell “Rites Of Men” a couple of weeks later.Writer: Jonathan Herman Rites Of Men is about a single father, Rett, and his […]


Rites Of Men

31May09

Genre: DramaPremise: A working-class single father’s world comes crashing down when his son goes missing.About: Herman just sold the bank heist spec “Conviction” to Universal last month, which opened up the door to sell “Rites Of Men” a couple of weeks later.Writer: Jonathan Herman Rites Of Men is about a single father, Rett, and his […]


Dubai

13May09

Genre: Action -ThrillerPremise: An American economist residing in Dubai gets caught up in a highly coordinated attack on the economies of several nations.About: Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing through his Paramount-based shingle, and Eric Bana is executive producing as a potential starring vehicle. Dubai eventually got Cozad signed with Jeff Gorin and Aaron Hart at […]


Odysseus

25Apr09

Genre: Historical Action/AdventurePremise: A forgotten king fights to take back his kingdom.About: These days it’s hard to find bidding wars in Hollywood. Studios are getting cheap. But Friday was an exception as Warner Brothers battled it out with Paramount for the spec script, “Odysseus”. I’m not sure how much it sold for but I assume […]