• New Line Cinema greenlit Teacher of the Year, a comedy which follows two junior high school instructors who compete in a brutal battle to take teacher of the year honors. Television writer Jeff Bushell wrote the script which was developed at Nash Entertainment. Ice Cube will most likely star.
  • State Street Pictures bought the rights to Death of Innocence, to be based on a memoir written by Mamie Till Mobley and Christopher Benson. The boom follows the true story of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old whose 1955 murder by Mississippi racists for whistling at a white woman became a catalyst for the civil rights movement.  The story is told through the eyes of Till's mother, Mamie Till Mobley. Christopher Benson wrote the dramatic script with, David Barr and Raymond Thomas. Price for Peach and A Remarkable Promise director James Moll will helm the project.
  • Robert Cort. Prods. bought Wedding Olympics based off a pitch. The families of the bride and groom take on a competition in a variety of physical and mental games to determine which last name the couple will take. Erica Rothschild and Bronwyn Garrity are writing the script based on a concept behind Garrity's upcoming real-life wedding. Sounds interesting.
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