Exclusive: 2021 Academy Nicole Fellow author Laura Cossan hired to adapt the women-driven comic book Mercy Sparks For MGM, The Picture Company and Assembled Media.
Created by Josh Blake, the title protagonist is a female monster who has been sent from hell to earth on a mission that she must complete while hiding in humans. On earth, compassion has an existential crisis and begins to see a gray area between good and evil. It forces him to choose his place in it and compromises his goals. The comic debuted ten years ago via Devil’s Do Publishing, and the studio saw IP as a franchise with an empowering female character at the center.
Jack Heller of the assembly is producing with Alex Heinman and Andrew Rona, partners of The Picture Company. Comic creator Blake is working as an EP with Scott Veltry of the Assembly. Heller and Assemble created the script and controlled the property rights, then partnered with The Picture Company.
Kosan’s two screenplays, Ideal woman And From Little Acorn Grow, The annual 2021 was blacklisted.
From Little Acorn Grow Inis Free and B for Effort are set up. She is currently developing several projects with Sarah Condon. Kosan wrote, directed and produced his first feature film, Social onesCinequest won the Audience Award for Best Comedy.
Previously, Kosan co-founded the popular online lifestyle magazine and production company, New potatoes. Featuring flashy content, humorous stories, and profiles from people like Lester Holt, Jody Comer, and Otto Blankston-Wood. Enjoy, instill And New York Magazine He wrote, directed and produced video shorts for TNP which are featured in both. Access Hollywood And The Today show, As well as large-scale video campaigns for brands such as Kate Spade, Mattel and PepsiCo. He previously worked at the Delacourt Theater and created content for Showtime.
Cosan is represented by Chris Coggins in Heroes and Villains, Albert Lee and Stephanie Smalling in CAA, and Jennifer Gray in Hansen Jacobson.
Picture Company has several projects with StudioCanal, including the movie Cale Kuoko Acting, Baghead, Liam Neeson thriller Revenge, And though Gunpowder milkshake Which debuted on Netflix last July. They just got the podcast Shipworm In an auction for a feature adaptation.