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Exclusive Media’s Hammer Acquires Gaslight Screenplay

Exclusive Media.S Hammer Production Label Acquires Rights To Blacklist Screenplay .Gaslight.

Hammer To Develop And Produce The Horror Feature Film

Iconic production company Hammer, an Exclusive Media company, has acquired the rights to Gaslight, an original screenplay written by newcomer Ian Fried, it was announced today by Simon Oakes, Vice-Chairman of Exclusive Media and President & CEO of Hammer, and Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, Co-Chairmen of Exclusive Media. Hammer will develop and produce Gaslight for the big screen.

The screenplay landed on Hollywood.s Blacklist of the best unproduced scripts in 2011 and is an atmospheric thriller in the vein of From Hell meets The Silence Of The Lambs. Secretly imprisoned in a London insane asylum, the infamous Jack the Ripper helps Scotland Yard investigators solve a series of grisly murders whose victims all share the iconic death brand: dual puncture wounds to the neck.

Tobin Armbrust, President of Worldwide Production & Acquisitions of Exclusive Media,
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Hammer Films Targets Next Spooky Thriller “Gaslight”

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After recent and success with horror movie The Woman in Black, Exclusive Media’s genre studio Hammer, has picked up the rights to Gaslight, another very spooky thriller written by Ian Fried. The screenplay which was named in Hollywood’s notorious Black List, which compiles the best unproduced scripts of the year. The project is set to emerge and see the light of day as a tale involving Jack the Ripper in what could be a similar project to From Hell which starred Johnny Depp. The plot for Gaslight sees Jack the Ripper, having been secretly imprisoned in a London insane asylum, is called upon to help Scotland yard solve a series of ghastly murders that leave the victim with two puncture marks to the neck, probably the biggest tell tale marks of all time in movie terms! Tom Armbrust will oversee the project; the company’s chief executive Jennifer Ruper
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Hammer Picks Up Rights To Ian Fried’s “Gaslight”

Hammer is basking in the glow of the success of The Woman In Black, heading into week two in theaters to the tune of over $22mil so far. In the wake of that success comes the announcement that the legendary studio has picked up the rights to Gaslight, a dark thriller from the pen of Ian Fried. The plot reads a little like James McTeigue’s The Raven, but instead of Poe helping investigators with murders based on his work, it is Jack the Ripper lending a hand.

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Iconic production company Hammer, an Exclusive Media company, has acquired the rights to Gaslight, an original screenplay written by newcomer Ian Fried, it was announced today by Simon Oakes, Vice-Chairman of Exclusive Media and President & CEO of Hammer, and Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, Co-Chairmen of Exclusive Media. Hammer will develop and produce Gaslight for the big screen.

The screenplay
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Gaslight Lands at Hammer Films

Iconic production company Hammer, an Exclusive Media company, has acquired the rights to Gaslight, an original screenplay written by newcomer Ian Fried, it was announced today by Simon Oakes, Vice-Chairman of Exclusive Media and President & CEO of Hammer, and Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, Co-Chairmen of Exclusive Media. Hammer will develop and produce Gaslight for the big screen.

The screenplay landed on Hollywood's Blacklist of the best unproduced scripts in 2011 and is an atmospheric thriller in the vein of From Hell meets Silence of the Lambs. Secretly imprisoned in a London insane asylum, the infamous Jack the Ripper helps Scotland Yard investigators solve a series of grisly murders whose victims all share the iconic death brand: dual puncture wounds to the neck.

Tobin Armbrust, President of Worldwide Production & Acquisitions of Exclusive Media, Hammer's parent company, will oversee the project for Hammer.

Armbrust commented, "Ian's script is an atmospheric thriller that
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