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May 2015 Script Sales

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A few specs made it to the next step in May. Fox Searchlight picked up Brian C. Brown and Elliott DiGuiseppi’s Pale Blue Dot about a female astronaut whose life begins to unravel after she returns to Earth. Reese Witherspoon set to produce and star. Byron Willinger and Phil De Blasi’s NSA conspiracy thriller spec Command & Control found a home at Vandal Entertainment. Warner Bros. will oversee The Infinite Horizon, a post-apocalyptic Odyssey spec written by Ryan Condal and based on a graphic novel by Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto. Finally, Jeff Morris’ The True Memoirs of an International Assassin, an action-comedy spec about an accountant/aspiring author who is mistaken for a contract killer, has found new life at Netflix after being initially set up in 2009. Kevin James attached to star.

Other script sales:

– 20th Century Fox is on board Nicholas Stoller’s Friend from Home, a comedy about a college student whose new cool life is unraveled when his dorky friend comes to visit.

– Warner Bros. hired Terry Rossio and Robert Rodriguez to rewrite the Jonny Quest movie.

Finding Dory‘s Victoria Strouse to write Tink for Disney. Reese Witherspoon will add Tinker Bell to her growing schedule.

– Honeymoon‘s Leigh Janiak and Phil Graziadei to pen The Craft remake for Sony.

– The New Mutants, an X-Men spinoff and based on the popular 90s comic series, has found Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) to write and direct.