August, directed by Austin Chick and starring Josh Hartnett, Adam Scott, Naomie Harris, with David Bowie and Rip Torn, which centers on two brothers fighting to keep their start-up company afloat on Wall Street during the month of August, 2001. AUGUST premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was released by First Look Pictures on July 11, 2008. This was Periscope Entertainment's first motion picture release.
Lying, the directorial debut of M Blash, starring Chloë Sevigny, Jena Malone and Leelee Sobieski, which follows the unraveling of a pathological liar during a weekend with some friends at her family's country home. Lying was an official selection of the Directors Fortnight program at the Cannes Film Festival.
Taking Chances, directed by Talmadge Cooley and written by Annie Nocenti, starring Justin Long, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Rob Cordry. Lionsgate is distributing.
Marching Powder, based on Thomas McFadden’s Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America’s Strangest Jail, in which Periscope is producing alongside Don Cheadle of Crescendo Productions, Brad Pitt of Plan B Entertainment and Benjamin Goldhirsh of GOOD Worldwide. The project, which has Cheadle attached to star and award winning filmmaker José Padilha attached to write and direct, revolves around Thomas McFadden, a young British drug dealer who spends five years in a Bolivian prison that develops a successful economic system.
London Fields, based on Martin Amis’s novel of the same name. To be directed by Michael Winterbottom, the screenplay was adapted by Martin Amis, Roberta Hanley, and David Cronenberg. The story follows a psychic who, having succumbed to a series of false premonitions, contends with her final vision. Feeling compelled to patronize a London dive bar, she encounters two different men—one of whom might be her killer.
Cornboy, from the upcoming graphic novel, about a boy who is half-man, half-corn and one day is set free in the care of a curious doctor, finally experiencing the outside world for what it really is .