Ten Thousand Saints
Logline: In 1987, at the height of the East Village Punk Scene a young man moves in with his estranged father in Manhattan.
Production Companies: Maven Pictures, Archer Gray Productions
Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Producers: Celine Rattray, Luca Borghese, Anne Carey, Amy Nauiokas, Trude Styler
Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Ethan Hawke, Asa Butterfield, Emile Hirsch
Screenwriters: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Details: Based on the novel Ten Thousand Saints, written by Eleanor Henderson and published by Ecco in 2011.
SSN Insight: Celine Rattray produced the Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini directed Girl Most Likely.
Night At The Museum 3
Logline: Storyline is under wraps.
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Production Companies: 21 Laps Entertainment, TCF Vancouver Productions
Director: Shawn Levy
Producers: Shawn Levy, Josh McLaglen
Cast: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Dan Stevens, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Ben Kingsley
Screenwriters: Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant
Details: Second sequel to the film Night at the Museum, (USA/2006) directed by Shawn Levy and starring Ben Stiller and Robin Williams.
SSN Insight: Ben Kingsley and Robin Williams previously worked together on the film A.I Artificial Intelligence.
Despite the Falling Snow
Logline: A young Russian spy finds herself falling in love with the idealistic politician she is observing.
Production Company: Englightenment Productions
Director: Shamim Sarif
Producer: Hanan Kattan
Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Trudie Styler, Sam Reid, Charles Dance
Screenwriter: Shamim Sarif (adaptation)
Details: Based on the novel Despite the Falling Snow, written by Shamim Sarif and published by St. Martin’s Press in 2005.
SSN Insight: Olga Kurylenko was previously attached as the lead.
Get On Up
Logline: This biopic follows the rise of James Brown from poverty in Georgia to becoming the Godfather of Soul.
Studio: Universal Pictures
Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment, Jagged Films, Wyolah Films
Director: Tate Taylor
Executive Producers: Mick Jagger, John Norris, Trish Hofmann
Producers: Brian Grazer, Victoria Pearman, Erica Huggins, Tate Taylor
Cast: Chadwick A. Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd
Screenwriters: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth
SSN Insight: Before his death in December 2006, Brown played an active role in the project’s development and granted access to his music rights.
Logline: Follows the adventures of degenerate aristocrat Charlie Mortdecai, who works as an art dealer by day and a thief by night.
Production Companies: Mad Chance Productions, Infinitum Nihil
Director: David Koepp
Producers: Andrew Lazar, Johnny Depp, Christi Dembrowski
Cast: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany, Olivia Munn
Screenwriter: David Koepp
Details: Based on the novel The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery, written by Kyril Bonfiglioli and Craig Brown, published by Black Spring Press Ltd. September 30, 1997.
SSN Insight: Sacha Baron Cohen was previously attached to star.
Logline: A group of teens anxiously try to undo what they have done after playing with a Ouija board and making contact with the evil spirit of their dead friend.
Studio: Universal Pictures
Production Companies: Platinum Dunes, Hasbro, Inc. , Blumhouse Productions
Directors: Stiles White, Juliet Snowden
Producers: Jason Blum, Brian Goldner, Bennett Schneier, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Michael Bay
Cast: Daren Kagasoff, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Smith
Screenwriters: Stiles White, Juliet Snowden
Details: Project is inspired by the board game “Ouija” produced by Hasbro’s Parker Brothers since 1966.
SSN Insight: Both Pierre Morel and McG were previously attached to direct