Just wanted to do a quick wrap-up of all the movies currently in development with Mischa attached. As we’ve learnt over the years, in development doesn’t mean that a film is moving forward to production, so just think of them all as strictly possibilities.
A renegade Moscow detective defies government pressure to investigate the assassination of the mysterious assassination of a maverick reporter, who covered the Chechen war.
A young woman, distraught from witnessing the murder of her parents as a child, develops her own unique martial art by playing video games. It’s because of this she suddenly finds herself embroiled in the world of underground fighting.
Emma, an American girl aspiring to become a sculptor, is struggling between her job as a waitress and a failing relationship with her wealthy boyfriend, Jefrey. She soon shares a mutual physical attraction with Jean-Pierre, an unsuccessful French painter working in an antique shop. But Emma’s strange behavior, characterized by tormenting and unexplained panic attacks, jeopardizes both Jean-Pierre’s and her life at times.
Centered around an ad exec who falls in with an unsavory fast money crowd, only to be drawn to its antithesis when introduced to an unimpressed young woman.
Devoted Dad, Peter Frawley, is the only man alive who knows he’s also Thirteen, the UK’s most successful hit man. When someone takes out a contract on Frawley and kidnaps his son, Thirteen finds himself inadvertently hired to kill himself.
Ella, a woman who is convinced her fiancé has a secret and is hiding something from her in an isolated underground storage facility. In her search for answers she finds herself locked in the facility, imprisoned in a maze of endless corridors. She reaches her fiancé’s lock-up, but the secret she uncovers is something far worse than she had ever imagined. People have been held captive, some tortured for years, and in order to survive Ella must join forces with them. But whoever, or whatever, is responsible for holding them there slowly picks them off one by one as they desperately attempt to escape the cavernous lair.
Young married couple inherits an old Southern plantation, once owned by an eccentric 19th Century magician.
THE PROMOTION is a raunchy buddy comedy about three people in their mid 20’s, who are embroiled in an all out war with each other, for a promotion at a highly prestigious Manhattan advertising agency.
DragonMan: The Adventures of Luke Starr (trilogy)
Also includes DragonMan: Face of the Unknown and DragonMan and the Poseidon Encounter
Teenager Luke Starr appears to be living a rather dull uneventful life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin until his friends go missing and leads him into a mysterious dark world and confrontation with a nameless, faceless mysterious dark force.
A former live-in boyfriend and girlfriend, backslide into the horrible sex-based relationship they had. They part as friends having learned what they really want out of a relationship.
Of Love and Evil
Chilling, archetypal, epic love story about an infamous pact made between a young woman and the devil in the sixteenth century that plays out today against the backdrop of social media.
A Study in Red: The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper (trilogy)
Also includes Legacy of the Ripper and Requiem for the Ripper
This dark psychological thriller tells of the incredible and terrifying events that surround psychiatrist Robert Cavendish when he inherits a decrepit, yellowed journal from his family. The journal appears to have been written by the infamous Whitechapel murderer, who terrorized the streets of the East End of London in 1888. Filled with dramatic imagery and an underlying sense of foreboding and danger, this compelling novel will certainly lend itself well to the transformation from page to screen.
By Love Reclaimed
Jean Harlow returns to clear husband’s name – On July 2, 1932, after a three year secret love affair, MGM producer, Paul Bern marries screen icon Jean Harlow. Two months later, he is found shot to death in their Benedict Canyon Home.
That’s a long list ! I’m still waiting for one of her movies to make it to France … I hope all her hard work will one day pay out, she deserves it !
Hope all is well Mischa.