UPCOMING FILMS

HAVANA NOCTURNE

SYNOPSIS: The story of how the American Mob, led by Meyer Lansky, took over Cuba in the 1950’s, until a rebellion led by Fidel Castro took it back.

BASED ON THE BOOK:
Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution by T.J. English.

DIRECTED BY: Cedric Jimenez

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner, Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill

EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY: Gil Adler and Shane McCarthy

WRITTEN BY: Jorge Zamacona, Cedric Jimenez and Audrey Diwan

FINANCIER: Black Label Media


THE KING OF STING

SYNOPSIS: The true story of Craig Glazer who posed as an undercover cop and conducted drug stings where he made millions.

BASED ON THE BOOK: The King of Sting: The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw written by Craig Glazer and Sal Manna.

PRODUCED BY: Eric Eisner and Craig Glazer

WRITTEN BY:
Dan Gordon

DIRECTED BY: Robert Lorenz
ALONE IN DAMASCUS

SYNOPSIS: The true story of the most decorated Israeli spy, Eli Cohen, who worked as a Mossad agent in Syria in the early 1960’s.

BASED ON THE BOOK: Alone in Damascus by Shmuel Segev

DIRECTED BY:
Noam Murro

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner, Evan Lesser and Bernie Goldman

WRITTEN BY: Lior Geller and Peter Glanz
PREVIOUS FILMS
HAMLET 2

The film won wide acclaim at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, when Focus Features purchased the worldwide rights for a near record $10 million.

PRODUCED BY: Eric Eisner

STARRED: Steve Coogan, Elisabeth Shue and Catherine Keener

DIRECTED BY:
Andrew Fleming

WRITTEN BY: Andrew Fleming and Pam Brady

DISTRIBUTED BY: Focus Features in August, 2008

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GARCIA

SYNOPSIS: A look at the early life of musician, Jerry Garcia, and how the Grateful Dead came to be.

BASED ON THE BOOK: Dark Star: An Oral Biography of Jerry Garcia written by Robert Greenfield.

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner, Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa

WRITTEN BY: Topper Lilien

DIRECTED BY: Amir Bar-Lev

THE ZHIVAGO WAR

SYNOPSIS: The true story of Boris Pasternak’s struggle to get Doctor Zhivago published in a repressive Soviet State.

BASED ON THE BOOK: Inside The Zhivago Storm by Paolo Mancosu

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner and Frank Marshall

WRITTEN BY: Peter Glanz

ANOTHER DAY IN THE DEATH OF AMERICA

SYNOPSIS: The true story of a journalist, who travels the country investigating 10 children shot dead in one random day in America.

BASED ON THE UPCOMING BOOK: Another Day In The Death Of America
by Gary Younge

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner, David Oyelowo, Daniel Dubiecki and Lara Alameddine

EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY: Gary Younge and Tim Crane

WRITTEN BY: Oren Moverman
IN EVERY WAY

SYNOPSIS: When Maria, a high school senior finds out she is pregnant and her mother has cancer, she decides to give up her baby for adoption; but then tracks down the adopted parents and forges an unorthodox relationship with them.

BASED ON THE BOOK: In Every Way: A Novel by Nic Brown

PRODUCED BY: Eric Eisner

WRITTEN BY:
Nichelle Tramble

ATLAS

SYNOPSIS: A psychological thriller follows an M.I.T. senior and a global team of seekers who’ve stumbled upon a hidden puzzle on the Internet.

Based on the article: CICADA: Solving the Web’s Deepest Mystery (pdf attached) in Rolling Stone by David Kushner.

PRODUCED BY: Eric Eisner

WRITTEN BY:
Jake Wade Wall and Sebastian Gutierrez

LONG STRANGE TRIP

SYNOPSIS: For the 50th Anniversary, Long Strange Trip is a documentary that includes never before seen footage of performances and interviews with surviving members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir.

DIRECTED BY:
Amir Bar-Lev

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner, Nicholas Koskoff, Justin Kreutzmann and Alex Blavatnik

EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY: Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff and Rick Yorn

FINANCIER: AOMA SUNSHINE

DISTRIBUTED BY: Amazon Studios



THE SIXTH BOROUGH

SYNOPSIS: In a world made up of humans and curiosities, with an emphasis on acceptance, this murder mystery takes place in a part of Manhattan freshly titled the sixth borough. Based on the characters in Travis Louie’s book.

BASED ON THE BOOK: Travis Louie’s Curiosities by Travis Louie

PRODUCED BY:
Eric Eisner and Lisa Henson

WRITTEN BY: Jacob Chase