Author Archives: Jeff Sneider
A geologist in Victorian-era England has his life torn apart when he discovers a crystal artifact that grants him incredible powers, sending him on a chase to discover its unearthly origin.
Story follows a couple who move into an affluent suburban community only to discover that their neighborhood is filled with dirty secrets.
Everyone has skeletons in their closet, even (especially?) rich people! To that end, STX Films has optioned the spec script The New Neighbors and attached Leslye Headland (Bachelorette) to direct the psychological thriller.
Following a bloodthirsty bidding war that ended in a high six-figure deal, 20th Century Fox has acquired rights to Raymond Villareal’s novel A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising.
Manager Kailey Marsh is out with a hot new sci-fi spec titled Haldane, written by scribe James Hutchinson and described as a cross between Sherlock Holmes and Under the Skin.
In what amounts to the least surprising news in the history of premature movie release dates, Paramount has pulled Brad Pitt’s World War Z sequel from its release schedule — along with the latest Friday the 13th reboot from producer Michael Bay.
With so many bad horror movies being made these days, it’s a good thing that Don’t Breathe director Fede Alvarez has teamed with Good Universe to form Bad Hombre, a content company that will produce genre films.
Tracks several relationship stories all taking place in a group of neighboring high-roller villas in Las Vegas, similar to The Mansion at the MGM Grand.
A fictional exploration of the real historical friendship between The Adventures of Tom Sawyer author Mark Twain and genius inventor Nikola Tesla.
Star-Lord, Jack Sparrow and Dom Toretto will likely appear, but what about Christian Grey or the Power Rangers?
34 years after her death, Carrie Buck is at the center of a timely biopic that has A-list actresses across Hollywood paying attention. Written by Undone scribe Melissa Hilfers, Unfit is set in the not-so-distant past, when America was gripped by a political movement that promised to eliminate the “unfit” from our country.
While working at a Connecticut hospital, Ruth, a widowed labor/delivery nurse with 20 years of experience caring for newborns, is told not to touch the baby of a couple who are white supremacists. When the baby subsequently dies while Ruth is the only one present, she is taken to court by the couple.
Coatwolf Productions, the filmmaking coterie that brought us the explosive 2011 indie Bellflower, has dropped the first official teaser trailer for their next movie Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins, and it looks well worth the six-year wait.
When a teenager accidentally cuts off his penis during a camping trip, he and his friends rush to save the appendage before it’s too late.
A story about love against all odds, this tear-jerking romance follows two teens with life-threatening illnesses who meet in a hospital and fall in love, despite the fact that their fragile health makes them an imminent danger to each other.
Marvel Studios has finally announced the full cast of Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther and not only are Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis confirmed to return as Everett Ross and Ulysses Klaw, respectively, but part of the movie will be filmed in South Korea.
While most of the Hollywood contingent at Sundance has already left Park City, there are still plenty of festival deals being made, chief among them one for Dee Rees’ acclaimed drama Mudbound, which is the hottest acquisition title left on the board.