Joe Burke & Kevin Oestenstad Sell ‘Stolen’ Spec To Shankar & Silna’s 1984 Private Defense Contractors

By | Tuesday November 12, 2013 @ 4:52pm PST

EXCLUSIVE: Joe Burke and Kevin Oestenstad’s spec script Stolen has found a home with 1984 Private Defense Contractors, the indie production outfit … Read More »

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Millennium Acquires Spec ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

By | Monday March 12, 2012 @ 5:55pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Olympus Has Fallen MillenniumEXCLUSIVE: Millennium has just closed a deal to acquire Olympus Has Fallen, a Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt spec script  for a big action movie that’s set in the White House. The scribes were repped by Devra … Read More »

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Fox Acquires Comedy Spec From Its ‘Abe Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’ Scribe

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox has acquired the spec From Mia With Love, a John Hughes-style comedy written by Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg, Bryan Shukoff and Kevin Chesley. Katzenberg will direct, and he and Grahame-Smith will produce under their Katsmith Productions … Read More »

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Dimension Acquires Spec ‘The Greys’

By | Thursday April 28, 2011 @ 11:55am PDT
Mike Fleming

Dimension Films has preemptively purchased the spec script The Greys, a sci-fi thriller by scribe Adam Cohen that Before the Fall helmer F. Javier Gutierrez will direct. Sean and Bryan Furst are producing. Logline’s being kept under wraps.

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Universal Likes ‘Dirty Grandpa’

By | Friday March 4, 2011 @ 12:20pm PST
Mike Fleming

Universal Pictures has acquired the John Phillips spec script Dirty Grandpa, for Barry Josephson to produce. ICM made the deal for Phillips, a young writer out of New York. Script’s about a recently widowed older man who gets to know his grandson who is about to marry a girl who … Read More »

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