Fundamental Films Buys Action Pitch From Nicholl Fellowship Winners (Exclusive)

“Legion” writers Frank DeJohn and David Hedges have sold an untitled project to the Shanghai-based financier

Fundamental Films has picked up an untitled action pitch from Frank DeJohn and David Hedges, TheWrap has learned.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, though the pitch is said to be in the vein of “Taken” and “Man on Fire.”

Gary Glushon brought in the pitch for Fundamental Films, the Shanghai-based film financing/distribution/production company that co-produced the upcoming “Transporter” reboot with Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp.

DeJohn and Hedges won the 2013 Nicholl Fellowship award for their script “Legion,” a historical drama that’s currently in development at DiBonaventura Pictures. They are repped by UTA and Benderspink.

Fundamental Films and producer Todd Garner are developing an untitled action-comedy in the vein of “Rush Hour” and “Beverly Hills Cop” from writers Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin. The company is also involved with Keany Reeves’ sci-fi/thriller “Replicas” and several EuropaCorp projects.