Clients Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutschman Sell Pitch To Amblin

Amblin Conjures Deal For ‘Unexplained Phenomenon’  EXCLUSIVE: Amblin Partners has preemptively acquired Unexplained Phenomenon, a pitch from writing team Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutschman. Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman’s The Picture Company will produce. They are keeping the plot under wraps, but the hope is for multiple movies based on true supernatural phenomena, in ways that fits into Spielberg/Amblin pics like Close Encounters and E.T. The title refers to the FBI … Read More

AdamClients Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutschman Sell Pitch To Amblin

Hollywood Reporter Profiles Underground’s Work With The Verbum Dei School

  A partnership between Underground and Verbum Dei High School, an all male career prep school in South Central L.A., is helping to prepare a fresh wave of students to be filmmakers. Through the program, students have previously met with director J.J. Abrams, Warner Bros.’ exec Greg Silverman and star Will Smith. The program is a passion project for Underground Films … Read More

AdamHollywood Reporter Profiles Underground’s Work With The Verbum Dei School

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