Category Archives: Spec Market

The Muraviov Company and Global Epidemic Hit The Market With Family-Friendly “Rex” Film Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

rex excerptAs summer starts to wind down, the film rights market is heating back up with a new family-oriented sci-fi book, Rex. The YA adventure, co-written by authors Cody B. Stewart, Adam Rocke, and Mark Rogers, is stomping its way onto the film rights market with Kathy Muraviov and Darryl Taja leading the charge.

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REX (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)When an eleven year-old boy and his friend find a mysterious egg in the Florida Everglades, creepy men begin to stalk his house and military helicopters start buzzing their neighborhood. But when the egg hatches, the boys realize life as they know it will never be the same!

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The Hunger (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A riff on the historical tale of the Donner Party with a Walking Dead style twist.

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Truly Madly Guilty (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Takes place over a weekend between six adults and three children and explores the most fundamental relationships —marriage, sex, parenthood and friendship — and how too often we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late.

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IDA TARBELL (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIda Tarbell’s magazine series “The History of the Standard Oil Company,” not only changed the history of journalism but also the fate of Rockefeller’s empire, which was shaken by the powerful pen of its most implacable observer.

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My Daughter’s Quinceanera (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn overwhelmed single father is faced with the prospect of planning the Quinceañera of his daughter’s dream.

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My Daughter’s Quinceanera (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: An overwhelmed single father is faced with the prospect of planning the Quinceañera of his daughter’s dream.

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Bodyguards (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLogline is being kept under wraps, but said to be a female-driven action-comedy.

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Bodyguards (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline is being kept under wraps, but said to be a female-driven action-comedy.

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Mercy Good (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen a family moves to Massachusetts, they soon find that the horrors of The Salem Witch Trials still linger in their new home. Elevated horror/suspense in the vein of The Conjuring.

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Genesis (Baldwin) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStory details are being kept under wraps, but being described as a high-concept sci-fi action thriller.

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WOOLLY (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Based on the true story of a geneticist who attempts to bring back the Woolly Mammoth from extinction with the help of his team of Harvard scientists.

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Untitled Steve Lemme Comedy (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story pays homage to the 90’s hip-hop scene and centers around two rival breakdancing crews preparing for a dance-off in their hometown 20 years after their original battle.

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Two Wars (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Former army ranger tells his whole story―from the pulse-pounding Battle of Takur Ghar to the high-stakes battle he has waged against post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Untitled Steve Lemme Comedy (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The story pays homage to the 90’s hip-hop scene and centers around two rival breakdancing crews preparing for a dance-off in their hometown 20 years after their original battle.

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THE WEDDING YEAR (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA female millennial who isn’t sure she is the marrying type and has her relationship and commitment issues put to the test when she is invited to 15 weddings in the same year.

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Red Widow (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows a superspy who traded in her legendary career for a normal life eight years earlier and went completely off the grid. Forced back into action after a rogue special ops team murders her husband, she embarks on a bloody quest for vengeance that leads to the highest rungs of government.

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STX Entertainment Nabs Red Hot Action Spec “Red Widow” From Matthew Altman

Heat meterAfter drawing plenty of heat over the week and landing in multiple major territories, it appears that STX Entertainment has won the bidding battle for Red Widow from screenwriter Matthew Altman.

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Beneath The Surface (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: From a young age, John Hargrove wanted nothing more than to erase the memory of his broken childhood and become a killer whale trainer at SeaWorld. This is the emotional true story of how SeaWorld’s prodigal son became the primary whistle-blower against the only organization he ever dreamed of working for.

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The Wedding Year (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: A female millennial who isn’t sure she is the marrying type and has her relationship and commitment issues put to the test when she is invited to 15 weddings in the same year.

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Shakespeare: A Tale Of Adventure (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Follows a young William Shakespeare as he embarks on a thrilling journey and meets the iconic characters that will later inform his most famous works. Described as a potential tentpole adventure movie using the Shakespeare universe, the tone is Pirates of the Caribbean meets Snow White and the Huntsman.

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APA And Parallax Burn Up The Town With Revenge Thriller Spec “Red Widow” – Now Into Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterThere’s a hot new revenge thriller spec that’s tearing up the town, Red Widow by Matthew Altman. The spec, pitched in the vein of John Wick has now made its way into several major territories.

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13 Minutes (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A young girl dies for 13 minutes under suspicious circumstances before being revived. Her best friend investigates what happened.

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Preggers (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: When three women in their mid-30s swear off men, get artificially inseminated and move in together, can their friendship survive the stress of pregnancy, hormone-fueled horniness, out-of-control bodily functions and the secret desire to still find a man to love?

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Red Widow (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Details are being kept under wraps, but the story is described as a female-centered action revenge in the vein of John Wick.

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Inkshares Book Proposal “A God In The Shed” From Newcomer J.F. Dubeau Heats Up The Town (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterThe town is buzzing over a new book proposal from newcomer J.F. Dubeau, A God In The Shed, which is set to be published by Inkshares. We’re hearing the high-concept supernatural thriller was slipped to select producers last night, and already has an offer in.

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A GOD IN THE SHED (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)So you’ve inadvertently trapped an ancient trans-dimensional god in your backyard shed – what do you do? That’s what Venus McKenzy and her friends would like to know.

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Besties (Elwood) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMCenters on a young woman who, after being dumped by her former bestie, finds a new roommate and quickly becomes her new best friend. But her new bestie has a hidden secret – she’s a dangerous psychopath.

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STARF*CKED (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: A lowly PR assistant is befriended by a huge movie star who completely transforms her life, until she finds out the star is a complete whack job she can’t get rid of.

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Besties (Elwood) (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMCenters on a young woman who, after being dumped by her former bestie, finds a new roommate and quickly becomes her new best friend. But her new bestie has a hidden secret – she’s a dangerous psychopath.

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