Properties in Graisland slate

Director: Wayne Kramer Graisland to co-produce with Buffalo8 / Bondit. CROSSFIRE HURRICANE Genre: Period Action Darin Chavez “Crossfire Hurricane” is a gritty crime thriller that takes place over a single day at a corrupt Miami police precinct while a potentially devastating Category 4 hurricane rapidly forms off the Florida coast. Crossfire Hurricane is a dark comedy about a bunch of cops who went amok in their own station house – based on a real event. Producers: Michael Grais, Eric Miles, Robert Fisher, LIATH LUACHRA Genre: Television Series Michael Grais has written the pilot plus one episode and bible for the TV series based on the novel Liath Luachra (The Grey One) by Irish writer Brian O'Sullivan. Liath Luachra is a young Celtic female warrior fighting for her life in the violent male-dominated second century AD Ireland: A land of tribal affiliations, secret alliances, and treacherous rivalries. The bible and scripts are available upon request to michaelgrais@icloud.com In the vein of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO meets THE VIKINGS. Death-Noise-slide-bg-drk Death Noise Genre: Horror Produced by Michael Grais, Robert W. Fisher, Eric Miles Written by acclaimed teenage writer Esabella Anna Karena Strickland A terrifying legend comes to life as a creature appears in the woods near a small town. A teen girl confronts the intelligent bloodthirsty beast to save her town. LostSouls-slide-bg Lost Souls Horror, Thriller Producers: Michael Grais, Eric Miles, Robert W. Fisher Writer: Joseph W. Fisher A lonely young Texas clerk goes along in a blacked-out van with three serial killer/vampires after they rob the late-night convenience store she works at. She soon discovers there’s no way out and no way back. THE LINE Genre: Television Series The US Border Patrol is the most dangerous job in law enforcement, worldwide. Based on real events that occurred in 2004, THE LINE captures the tense conflict between the Border Patrol and the Cartels who traffic people and drugs across the Mexico-US border by any means possible. Set in the border town of Naco, Arizona, THE LINE follows intersecting storylines from both sides of the border and portrays a volatile narrative that confronts the audience with life on THE LINE as they have never seen it before. Celluloid Dreams Genre: Drama Celluloid Dreams is a deconstructed comedy about a Hollywood writer, who is writing an “action” movie for the studio while his life careens out of control and we begin to see the movie he’s writing reflected in his real life and vice versa. THE SPEAR OF DESTINY Genre: Fantasy Vampire Adventure Film / Television Series Five young female Vampires turned against their will want to stop him by finding it first. The Spear of Destiny. The Spear that pierced Christ on the cross. His blood gave it magical powers. Held by Charlemagne, Attilla The Hun and Hitler - used to conquer. It is somewhere unknown now sought by a Vampire who wants to control the Underworld. The Chittering It is Bosnia, 1995. An American bomber flies over Tuzla on a regular recon mission. A JDAM bunker buster bomb dislodges. The pilot is forced to drop this payload in a dense unpopulated forest close to the demilitarized zone. It just misses obliterating a Bosnian city. The bomb craters a hole deep into the forest floor and releases from it's underground lair a 8th century weapon monster. Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror Based on Who Or What Were They? book by Alan Godfrey Who Or What Were They? Genre: Mystery, Thriller People wonder if he is insane or if he had been abducted by Aliens from another planet? The true story they didn't want you to read. In 1980, a respected police constable in the UK investigates the mysterious death of a miner found in a small town. The body was found with suspicious burn marks around the head and neck, carefully placed on a pile of coal. The unsolved case is closed as classified. Six months later the constable encounters a UFO during a routine patrol then experiences a memory loss. His career and sanity are threatened by delusions, secret forces, and cover-ups within his own department. Producers, Writers: Michael Grais and Eric Miles White-Rabbit-Pitch-Deck-2-8-22_Page_10_Image_contrast White Rabbit Genre: Horror, Thriller Producers: Michael Grais, Dick Arlett, Arthur L. Bernstein, Rob Roda Writer: Mary Ellen Michael A designer drug touted to increase intelligence is tested on high school kids with horrifying side effects. Scientists at a pharmaceutical company stumble on a formula that increases cognition and retention, a discovery sure to bring fame and fortune. Residents of a small town in Maine agree to participate in clinical trials, believing the Einstein Solution will propel them to the head of the global economy. Writer: Adam Fidler Into The Fire Genre: Historical Drama The events that quiet spring afternoon forever changed us and the landscape of the labor force. Over 100 years later, it’s still seared into our nation’s memory. It highlighted the inhumane working conditions to which workers were subjected. It displayed the corporate greed driving the idea of an “American Dream.” It also showed what we can accomplish when we work together. On March 25th, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire trapping 400 workers. 146 of mostly immigrant women died. 400,000 people hit the streets to protest one of the deadliest workplace disasters in U.S. history. Producer: Rob Roda Executive Producer: Michael Grais CHRISTA'S LUCK Genre: Teen fiction novel Inspired by a real horse rescue, this story is about a young woman's fascination with an endangered herd of wild horses and how her special connection with them inspires her to look beyond her own unforgivable mistakes and try again. She rises up to become a horse advocate at fourteen, whose passion and heart move an entire town to take action. In the vein of Wild Horse Annie, The Horse Whisperer, and the Black Stallion, Christa’s Luck is an epic adventure story of courage, friendship and freedom.

“A bold, visionary, and active young heroine” ~Kirkus Reviews

“Michael Grais, the co-screenwriter of the 1982 film Poltergeist, and his wife, Jennifer, develop the plot handily, with a slow build toward a final, cinematic crisis in which Christa and her friends enact a daring rescue.” ~Kirkus Reviews
Lakeshore Drive Genre: Period Drama Lakeshore Drive takes place in a wealthy Chicago suburb in the 1960s. A coming of age story about a boy with a mentally disturbed but seductive mother and an aggressive father involved in legal and illegal activities. The story shows how the young boy’s high school girlfriend, his first love, and their tumultuous sexual relationship mirrors his parents and how he has to become tough to survive them.

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