“The Signal” — Deadline has an exclusive report on a big money deal for hot scribe, Brad Ingelsby. Just a few years ago, Ingelsby was working for his father’s Pennsylvania insurance business, then he got his Hollywood break as a screenwriter. This deal is said to be in the high six-figures and is for a pitch, which revolves around a family weekend getaway with a sci-fi twist. The AFI grad is repped by WME and Energy Entertainment. More on Ingelsby’s story and new deal here.
“Thaw” — Vik Weet has scored a deal to write this horror thriller for legendary rap producer/music mogul, Dr. Dre. Story focuses on a terrible evil that is unleashed on the world from a sudden and rapid melting of the ice in Canada’s wild Yukon Territory. Dr. Dre will produce under his Crucial Films banner with partner Daniel Schnider. Weet is represented by United Talent Agency and New Wave Entertainment in the deal. Both Weet and Dr. Dre are busy with other projects as well. Details on MTV.