Every Member of Margot Robbie and Christina Hodson’s All-Women Screenwriting Lab Has Sold a Feature Film

Every Member of Margot Robbie and Christina Hodson’s All-Women Screenwriting Lab Has Sold a Feature Film An inaugural screenwriting lab co-founded by Margot Robbie, designed to help women writers break into the action and franchise film market, has seen a stunning 100% sales return on six original ...

New ‘Dirty Dancing’ Movie? Jennifer Grey To Star In & Executive Produce Dance Pic At Lionsgate

New ‘Dirty Dancing’ Movie? Jennifer Grey To Star In & Executive Produce Dance Pic At Lionsgate Exclusive: A new untitled dance movie is taking shape at Lionsgate, set in the 1990s and starring and executive produced by Dirty Dancing Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Grey. While details are being ...

Verve Launches Talent Division to Be Led by WME Alum Sean Grumman

Verve Launches Talent Division to Be Led by WME Alum Sean Grumman Verve, the boutique literary agency, is branching into talent representation. The agency has hired veteran talent agent Sean Grumman to head Verve Talent, a move that comes on the agency’s 10-year ...

Verve Ups Agent Felicia Prinz To Partner Status

Exclusive: Verve has promoted agent Felicia Prinz to partner, bringing the total number of partners at the Los Angeles agency to seven. Prinz is credited with developing Verve’s television team, which ...

Anatomy of a Sale: ‘The Shallows’ w/David Boxerbaum of Verve (Part 2) (Exclusive)

“In this situation, when the president of a studio is calling you, you’re pretty confident that you’re not going to oversell yourself” In the spirit of all things horror this October, David Boxerbaum ...

Anatomy of a Sale: ‘Keeper Of The Diary’ w/David Boxerbaum of Verve (Part 1) (Exclusive)

David Boxerbaum of Verve joins us for this week's Anatomy of a Sale. He explores what it's like taking a small, intimate story and generating massive buzz around town, deciding which buyer to go with ...

Verve Signs WGA’s Code Of Conduct, A First Crack In Agencies’ Solidarity

Verve Signs WGA’s Code Of Conduct, A First Crack In Agencies’ Solidarity Updated with ATA response: Verve has signed the WGA’s new Code of Conduct, the biggest win yet in the guild’s campaign to “divide and conquer” the agency business. Verve is not a member of the ...

Yes, Hollywood Is Still Buying Spec Scripts – Here’s What You Need to Know to Sell Yours (Guest Blog)

Ah, the ’90s. Headlines of huge spec sales and bidding wars filled the trades. The spec screenplay replaced the Great American Novel as the pastime everyone and his uncle was working on. If you could ...

Lit Agent David Boxerbaum to Join Verve Agency

Top Paradigm literary agent David Boxerbaum is leaving the company for a position at Verve Talent and Literary Agency, Verve announced Thursday. Boxerbaum joined Paradigm in January 2012 following a ...

Ace Spec Script Agent David Boxerbaum Joins Verve As Partner

David Boxerbaum, who at Paradigm established himself as the most prolific seller of spec scripts around, has left that agency and joined Verve as a partner and lit agent. Boxerbaum brings with him a ...

Ace Spec Script Agent David Boxerbaum Joins Verve As Partner

David Boxerbaum, who at Paradigm established himself as the most prolific seller of spec scripts around, has left that agency and joined Verve as a partner and lit agent. Boxerbaum brings with him a ...

‘Catherine The Great’ Leads The Blacklist 2014: Full List — Update

Updated With Full List Of Scripts, Writers, And Reps: Catherine The Great, about the rise and life of the famous (sometimes notorious) 18th-Century Russian monarch, was the top vote-getter among 70 ...

Blood List Names ‘Bird Box’ Best 2014 Genre Script; Adds Pilots, Books

Blood List Names ‘Bird Box’ Best 2014 Genre Script; Adds Pilots, Books This year’s Blood List has named the 13 best genre scripts around town, and in its sixth year the annual screenplay contest is expanding its scope to include hot books, TV pilots, and young scribes ...

Paradigm Scores Again, Signing ‘Inside Man’ Scribe Russell Gewirtz

Exclusive: Paradigm has bagged another solid client for its Motion Picture department. The agency just signed screenwriter Russell Gewirtz, best known for scripting the Spike Lee-directed Inside Man ...

Smokewood Takes Aim At Thriller Script ‘Killshot’

Exclusive: Smokewood Entertainment has just inked a script deal for Killshot, a feature thriller set against the backdrop of the top-secret CIA program that researched and utilized a teachable ...

Draft Day, A Country of Strangers & Rodham Top the 2012 Black List

There is either a couple of football fans or Jerry Maguire/Moneyball with this year’s most liked unproduced screenplay. Close to 300 hundred film executives provided with the Black List creators a top ...

2012 Blood List Picks Top Unproduced Horror Screenplays

No, it's not a serial killer's bucket list. The annual Blood List represents the best dark genre screenplays in Hollywood that have yet to be made. It’s a great way to support community and get word ...

Universal Back In Biz With ‘Safe House’ Scribe David Guggenheim’s ‘Black Box’

Breaking: Universal Pictures paid seven-figures for Black Box, a script by Safe House scribe David Guggenheim that attracted several serious bids including DreamWorks and Warner Bros, the latter of ...

Sony Pictures Preempts Spec ‘Lockdown At Franklin High’

Sony Pictures Preempts Spec ‘Lockdown At Franklin High’ Exclusive: Sony Pictures ended the week by closing preemptive deal for Lockdown At Franklin High, a spec script by Dance of the Dead team of Greg Bishop and Joe Ballarini. The bidding was competitive ...

‘Safe House’ Scribe David Guggenheim Lands Book Deal For First Novel ‘Exile’

‘Safe House’ Scribe David Guggenheim Lands Book Deal For First Novel ‘Exile’ Exclusive: David Guggenheim, who scripted the hit Universal Denzel Washington-Ryan Reynolds thriller Safe House, has just landed a deal to co-write his first novel. Exile will be published by Little, ...

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