Category Archives: Heat Meter

{Exclusive} Red Hot Crime Thriller “17 Bridges” Now Heading Into All Studios

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UPDATE 5.3.16: We’re now hearing that multiple offers are coming in, with major studios preparing to fight for this red hot crime thriller from Adam Mervis. With big name talent circling like Captain America: Civil War directors Joe and Anthony Russo, we could be in for another feeding frenzy…

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{Exclusive} Hot New YA Sci-Fi Book Proposal “The Final Six” Drawing Film Rights & Publisher Bids

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The town is buzzing over a red hot book proposal from author Alexandra Monir, The Final Six, with publishers and producers from coast to coast simultaneously eyeing what has all the makings of a high-concept family/YA sci-fi franchise.

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{Exclusive} Markerstone Spec “The Man On Lincoln’s Nose” Heats Up Market Heading Into The Weekend

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The spec market is heating up yet again as the buzz around P.J. McIlvaine’s The Man On Lincoln’s Nose begins to build. The script, centered on the man who sculpted Mt. Rushmore, has made its way into the hands of some big name producers heading into the weekend…

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{Exclusive} SOLD! Paramount Comes Out On Top In Fight For “The Corporation” With DiCaprio To Produce, Del Toro To Star

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UPDATE (4.7.16): Paramount has come out on top in the fight for T.J. English’s The Corporation with a stunning seven figure offer. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson will produce through their Appian Way banner, with Benicio Del Toro set to star.

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{Heat Meter} Max Landis Spec “Deeper” Heats Up The Market As Bradley Cooper Boards

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Max Landis’s spec Deeper is gaining traction as the script was circulated this week and has attached Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper.

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{Exclusive} UPDATE: SOLD! Imperative Entertainment Beats Out JJ Abrams For “Killers Of The Flower Moon” With $5 Million Bid

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UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.

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{Exclusive} Bidding War Alert – Brad Pitt, George Clooney & Several Others Fighting Over Hot Property “Killers Of The Flower Moon”

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A massive bidding war is underway right now as some of Hollywood’s biggest players compete for the rights to Lost City of Z author David Grann’s upcoming Killers Of The Flower Moon. A-listers are attached and studios are swarming as the year’s biggest bidding war gets underway!

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{Heat Meter} Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, & David Ayer Package Burning “Bright” On Spec Market

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In one of the biggest packages we’ve seen so far this year, Will Smith and Joel Edgerton are attached to star in the Max Landis spec Bright, with David Ayer on board to direct. Let the bidding begin…

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{Exclusive} Indie Publisher Inkshares Sees 2nd eBook Sensation “The Show” Hit The Market From UTA and Energy — And Offers Are Already Rolling In!

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UTA and Energy are firing up the market with another buzzy eBook title, and the offers are already rolling in from major players seeking a piece of this hot property…

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{Exclusive} Paradigm And Benderspink Storming The Market With New Action Thriller “Embassy” – Now Into First Round Of Territories!

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Paradigm and Benderspink are out with a hot new action-thriller with serious franchise potential, and it’s officially into the first round of territories, with more soon to come…

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{Exclusive} Hot New Pilot Spec Featuring Tony Hawk And Brian Austin Green Tearing Up The Market

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There’s a hot new pilot grinding its way through Hollywood today, with one of the world’s most famous athletes attached to a major role.

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{Heat Meter} Universal Snags “Gone Girl” Author Gillian Flynn’s “The Grownup” In Six-Figure Deal

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Universal has emerged victorious, picking up Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn’s short story The Grownup. The studio beat out fellow bidders TriStar and Paramount.

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{Heat Meter} “The Astronaut Instruction Manual” Burns Up The Market, Lighting A Signal Fire That The eBook Has Arrived

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Energy has packaged this eBook sensation with an A-list producer, and as some major studios circle, the offers are already coming in…

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{HEAT METER} Energy And Scott Free Burning Up Market With “Prophet” From “Deadpool” Creator Rob Liefeld!

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Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld’s comic book IP Prophet is burning up the market heading into the weekend. We’re hearing there are some major players interested, with some potential A-list talent involved…

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{HEAT METER} Hot Comedy Spec “Guess Who’s Coming To Christmas” Blazes Into Territories

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The holiday season may be over but it is clearly still on everyone’s mind as we can confirm that Brian Sawyer & Gregg Rossen’s spec Guess Who’s Coming To Christmas is now in three territories and more on the way!

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{Heat Meter} Carter Blanchard Storming Hollywood With “Uncanny Valley” Feature Pitch – Now Into Six Territories!

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Carter Blanchard is storming Hollywood with his feature pitch based on Federico Heller’s incredible short Uncanny Valley, which we can confirm is already into six territories–with more to come!

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{HEAT METER} Action Spec “Designated Survivor” Sets The Market On Fire

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Robert Lynn’s dynamic new action spec Designated Survivor has quickly spread like a wildfire through town, landing at six major territories.

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{HEAT METER} Red Hot “Strangers” Spec Scorches Into Territories

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Michaelbrent Collings’ spec Strangers, based on his own bestselling novel, is burning up the market today. It’s already into multiple territories, with some big name buyers eyeing the twisted take on the contained thriller.

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{HEAT METER} Mirzai Brothers’ Action Comedy “Our Week With Waller” Heating Up Market

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Evan and Shea Mirzai are out with a new international action comedy spec that’s shaking up the town. We’re hearing it’s already into several territories, with some big name producers eyeing this hot property.

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{Exclusive} Swetnam and Aufill’s Supernatural Spec “The Seven” Now in Everywhere!

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Brantley Aufill’s other-worldly spec The Seven has been building some serious heat over the past 24 hours, with some major Hollywood players eyeing the property as they head into the weekend.

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{Exclusive} Michael Fassbender, Henry Cavill & Charlie Hunnam In The Mix For Red Hot Spec “THE VIRGINIAN”

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Sources exclusive to The Tracking Board report that CAA is working to package the script with a star and that Michael Fassbender, Henry Cavill and Charlie Hunnam are circling the historical action/drama.

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{TB Exclusive} George Washington Spec “The Virginian” Storming Hollywood

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The hot new spec The Virginian from writer Michael Russell Gunn is making its way into every major studio in town. In the tone of Braveheart and The Patriot, the story follows the life of George Washington.

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“Fall of Gods” Is Now Underway At Fox With Wes Ball Directing

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On Friday, we posted an exclusive story about an exciting new deal that was in the works with Fox on the beautiful and epic illustrated novel, Fall Of Gods. Now, we can confirm that this deal has solidified

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{HEAT METER} SMOLDERING SPEC “BED REST” SCORCHING THROUGH HOLLYWOOD

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Story details of the much buzzed-about thriller BED REST written by Lori Evans Taylor are being tightly kept under wraps, but we’re hearing it’s being pitched as a smart character-driven contained thriller.

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Hot New Spec “SEE SOMETHING” Out From Verve And Industry Heading Into Studios!

screen_shot_2015-04-30_at_4.36.11_pm Writer of new Steve Carell starrer and former Hit List and Black List writer sees his latest spec heading into studios with big names attached.

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{HEAT METER} Red Hot Spec “Medusa And Athena” Tearing Up The Town!

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The YA fantasy spec is pitched as Maleficent meets Wicked with insane franchise potential, presenting a new twist on an iconic villain. Sources relate that the project is being viewed as a possible tentpole, with everyone in town aching to read.

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{HEAT METER} Paradigm/Benderspink Spec “Medusa And Athena” Heats Up Into More Territories!

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The YA tentpole spins a new origin story for Medusa the gorgon, the iconic figure from Greek literature whose hair was made of deadly vipers and gaze turned men to stone.

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{HEAT METER} Hot Paradigm/Benderspink Spec “Medusa And Athena” Blazes Into First Round Of Territories

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Plot details are kept mum, but the spec tells a new origin story for Medusa the gorgon, the iconic figure from Greek literature whose hair was made of deadly vipers and gaze turned men to stone.

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{HEAT METER} Paradigm’s New Comedy Spec “Furious” Hits The Town, Into First Territories

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Paradigm’s hit the market with a new comedy script entitled Furious, written by Heath Cullens & Sean Clifford, based on a story by Ben Murray.

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*UPDATED* {HEAT METER} Horror Spec “Dust To Dust” Into First Round Of Territories!

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Penned by emerging genre writer Josh Cohn, the horror script follows a family in California’s Central Valley during an extreme drought, who become trapped and terrorized by a malevolent force that manifests itself in the form of black dust.

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