Clients Melton & Dunstan To Adapt Brandon Sanderson’s ‘Cosmere’ Series for DMG Entertainment

DMG Entertainment has nabbed film and licensing rights to “Cosmere,” Brandon Sanderson’s interconnected series of acclaimed fantasy novels. The entertainment and media company has committed to spending $270 million, which will cover half of the money needed to back the first three movies made from Sanderson’s canon. That makes it one of the largest literary deals of the year. DMG … Read More

AdamClients Melton & Dunstan To Adapt Brandon Sanderson’s ‘Cosmere’ Series for DMG Entertainment

Clients Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan Sell Pitch to Paramount With Platinum Dunes Producing

Paramount Pictures is in negotiations to acquire an untitled pitch with Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes banner producing and “Saw IV” scribes Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan writing. Michael Chaves, who wrote and directed the short “The Maiden,” is attached to direct. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but sources describe it as a supernatural horror-thriller that takes place on … Read More

AdamClients Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan Sell Pitch to Paramount With Platinum Dunes Producing

Brett Dalton & Diego Boneta Join Client David Frigerio’s ‘ Bend In The Road’

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Brett Dalton and Scream Queens’ Diego Boneta are taking a ride with director/writer David Frigerio’s A Bend in the Road which is set to go before the cameras next year. The mystery thriller centers around step-sisters who are at odds with each other after the sudden, tragic death of their respective parents. With a $100M in inheritance at stake, one of the … Read More

AdamBrett Dalton & Diego Boneta Join Client David Frigerio’s ‘ Bend In The Road’

Client Lindsey Rosin’s ‘Cruel Intentions’ Musical To Return To Stage

The May 2015 staging of Lindsey Rosin and Jordan Ross’ Unauthorized Musical Parody Of Cruel Intentions at Los Angeles’ Rockwell Table & Stage was the impetus for a series reboot of the cult 1999 movie that was ordered to pilot at NBC and remains in contention for a series pickup.  Rosin and Ross are bringing Cruel Intentions: The Musical back to the … Read More

AdamClient Lindsey Rosin’s ‘Cruel Intentions’ Musical To Return To Stage

Clients Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh To Adapt Novel ‘Crime’ With Dougray Scott Starring

Tony Wood’s London-based Buccaneer Media is teaming with Irvine Welsh on the adaptation of the Scottish novelist’s Crime. This will be the first time that Welsh adapts one of his own books for television. Dougray Scott is attached to star in and exec produce the six-part drama. Buccaneer, maker of ITV and Netflix crime series Marcella, will produce, and is … Read More

AdamClients Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh To Adapt Novel ‘Crime’ With Dougray Scott Starring

Fox Buys Pitch From Client Kevin O’Hare

Milo Ventimiglia, one of the stars of the breakout new NBC/20th TV drama This Is Us, has teamed with Royal Pains co-creator Andrew Lenchewski for Kin, a 20th TV-produced drama project which has been set up at Fox  with script commitment plus penalty. This marks the first professional collaboration for Ventimiglia and Lenchewski who have been friends for two decades, dating … Read More

AdamFox Buys Pitch From Client Kevin O’Hare

Client Israel Broussard to star in ‘Half To Death’ For Blumhouse

Blumhouse Productions is gearing up for Christopher Landon’s horror movie “Half to Death,” starring Jessica Rothe, Variety has learned exclusively. “Half to Death” centers on a woman who’s trapped in a vicious cycle of death and must solve the mystery of her own murder before her chances run out. Israel Broussard plays her friend. Landon is directing from a script … Read More

AdamClient Israel Broussard to star in ‘Half To Death’ For Blumhouse

NBC Buys Drama Pitch From Clients Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutcshman

NBC is developing a haunted house procedural drama from a team with genre credentials, Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutschman, writers on the fifth Paranormal Activity movie, and Vertigo Entertainment, whose credits include the A&E’ series Bates Motel and The Grudge horror movie franchise. Universal Cable Prods. is the studio. Written by Pagan & Deutschman, The Eight is based on the … Read More

AdamNBC Buys Drama Pitch From Clients Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutcshman

Orion and Samuel Goldwyn Pictures Pick Up Client Carles Torrens’ feature ‘Pet’

The psychological thriller Pet — which stars The Lord of the Rings‘ Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo (In Search of Fellini, Turn) and Jennette McCurdy (iCarly, Sam & Cat) and premiered in Austin at SXSW earlier this year — was acquired by Orion Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films for a day-and-date theatrical and VOD release on Dec. 2nd. The film, directed … Read More

AdamOrion and Samuel Goldwyn Pictures Pick Up Client Carles Torrens’ feature ‘Pet’