Michael Keaton to Discover ‘What is Life Worth’

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Michael Keaton is in talks to star in biopic “What is Life Worth” for MadRiver Pictures, the company announced Wednesday. IMR will launch sales on the title at the European Film Market in Berlin. Based on the memoir of Kenneth Feinberg, the film would see the Oscar-nominee and Golden Globe winning “Birdman” actor reunite with […]

Michael Keaton In Talks For ‘What Is Life Worth’; David Frankel Helming From Max Borenstein’s Black List Script – Berlin

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EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee Michael Keaton is in negotiations to star in real-life inspirational drama, What Is Life Worth. David Frankel is directing from Max Borenstein’s 2008 Black List script that’s based on Kenneth Feinberg’s acclaimed memoir recounting the inside story of the 9/11 Fund and its effort to compensate victims. IMR is launching the project here at the EFM.
Spotlight‘s Michael Sugar will produce alongside MadRiver’s Marc Butan, Sean Sorensen and Borenstein…

Endurance & MadRiver Launch Multi-Pic Deal With Johnny Depp’s ‘King Of The Jungle’ – Cannes

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EXCLUSIVE: After a successful collaboration on Peter Landesman’s Felt starring Liam Neeson, Endurance Media and MadRiver Pictures have inked a multi-picture co-financing and co-production deal. As part of the pact, Endurance and MadRiver will co-finance and co-produce three major titles, with the Johnny Depp-starrer King Of The Jungle to be the first film from the partnership.
MadRiver’s sales subsidiary IMR will handle foreign sales across the co-financed pictures.
King O…

MadRiver Pictures Grabs ‘The Regional Office Is Under Attack’ For Feature Treatment

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BREAKING: MadRiver Pictures has acquired the feature film rights to Manuel Gonzales‘ debut novel The Regional Office Is Under Attack, an action comedy about a secret organization of young female operatives tasked with protecting an unknowing Earth from a constant barrage of alien threats. Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland, Gangster Squad) is attached to direct with Jennifer Ames and Steve Turner (writing duo on Boardwalk Empire) adapting for the big screen.
The film based on…