Thursday, August 15, 2019

Development News - Paula Patton to Star in BET+'s 'Sacrifice'; 'One of Us Is Lying' Gets Pilot Order at NBCUniversal Streaming Service

Development News - August 15, 2019

BET+'s Sacrifice; and NBCUniversal's One of Us Is Lying.

  • ONE OF US IS LYING (Drama) - Based on the novel by Karen M. McManus. Written by Erica Saleh. Executive produced by Saleh, Matt Groesch and John Sacchi. Produced by Universal Content Productions and 5 More Minutes Productions. Logline: Five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
  • SACRIFICE (Drama) - Original two-hour film which could serve as the backdoor pilot for a new series. Starring Paula Patton, Erica Ash, Juan Antonio, V. Bozeman, Altonio Jackson, Nelson Bonilla, Michael Toland, James Trevena Brown, Liliana Montenegro, Marques Houston and JosuĂ© Ramon Gutierrez. Written, directed and executive produced by Chris Stokes. Logline: Entertainment lawyer Daniella Hernandez (Patton) navigates the nefarious lives of her rich and famous clients. She has a reputation that proves problematic to law enforcement, forcing her to be at odds with her sorority sister turned nemesis District Attorney Beverly Rucker (Ash). In an attempt to protect her often unscrupulous clients, Daniella enlists the services of her resourceful assistant and a young ex-hacker and tech genius.