Category Archives: Spec Market

The Terrorist Kind (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen London is hit by a series of bombings, the only man who can see the pattern is an American criminologist in town for a book tour. He must work with his mentor, a British police detective on the verge of retirement, to prevent the destruction of Wembley Stadium during the final game of the World Cup.

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High Speed Low Drag (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMDetails kept under wraps, but the story takes place on a super yacht at sea.

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Ruthless (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen a legendary retired assassin is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she must return to the life she left behind and complete one final job in order to secure a future for her young daughter. Think a female John Wick.

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There’s a New A-List in Town — The Assistant List Shines a Light on Unrepped Writers

Assistant List 2017 The list showcases the best screenplays and TV pilots written by industry assistants, as voted on by other assistants. Is the next Aaron Sorkin already working for you? You won’t know until you check this list twice!

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John Swetnam’s Female Assassin Spec “Ruthless” May Spark Bidding War After “John Wick” (Exclusive)

John Wick Paradigm and Industry Entertainment are out with Relentless, a hot new spec from John Swetnam, the writer of Into the Storm and Step Up All In. The project is being described as being in the vein of John Wick, but with a female protagonist.

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The Kingbreaker (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMUnder wraps but said to be in the vein of The Accountant and Lord of War.

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The New Neighbors (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA couple discovers their community is full of dark secrets after they move into a wealthy suburban neighborhood.

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Haldane (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA 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.

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The New Neighbors (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMStory follows a couple who move into an affluent suburban community only to discover that their neighborhood is filled with dirty secrets.

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The Master’s Will (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMBased on real events. In a post-Civil War South, three black women are in for the fight of their lives as they strive for justice and their rightful inheritance after their master is murdered.

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Murder Me (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA depressed artist orders a hit on himself, then his entire life turns around and he has to figure out how to stop his determined assassin from closing the deal.

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The Football (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAs a controversial new President is being sworn into office; the Inauguration is attacked and the nuclear football disappears in the chaos, only to fall into the hands of a disgruntled former soldier, and a small-time criminal, who must team up to unravel a conspiracy and prevent a global nuclear war.

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James Hutchinson’s New Sci-Fi Spec “Haldane” Into Territories (Exclusive)

Haldane by James HutchinsonManager 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.

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Call of the Wild (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMBased on the novel of the same name by Jack London. Tonally like Indiana Jones, with CG animals similar to The Jungle Book.

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Sony Acquires Horror Thriller Spec “Reddoor” from Teddy Tenenbaum and Minsun Park

Sony ExcerptThis morning Sony Pictures acquired the new hot spec Reddoor (stylized as /reddoor) from writers Teddy Tenenbaum and Minsun Park. Producers Barry Josephson, Liz Bassin, and Jim Wedaa have come aboard the project as well.

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Reddoor (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhile reviewing a new game app, a journalist discovers that it can murder players as they enter the world of the game, and he must stop it before it kills him and his sister.

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77 (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAn abused mother and daughter seek refuge at a seemingly safe place until they’re entrapped with a holy terror by the deadliest blizzard of the century.

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Tesla & Twain (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA fictional exploration of the real historical friendship between The Adventures of Tom Sawyer author Mark Twain and genius inventor Nikola Tesla.

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Reddoor (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline under wraps, but it’s about a virtual reality app. Crosses Ready Player One and The Ring.

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Koreatown Blues (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A young man finds himself caught in the middle of a centuries-old blood feud in Los Angeles’ Koreatown that won’t end until he’s dead or the last one standing.

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Francis & the Godfather (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic motion picture, The Godfather.

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Unfit (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIn the not-so-distant past, America was gripped by a political movement that promised to eliminate the “unfit” from our country. This is the shocking true story of Carrie Buck, a young Virginia woman who became a lightning rod for that movement, and was forced to single-handedly fight against it for the one thing she desperately wanted – to be a mother.

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Carrie Buck’s Sterilization Subject of Melissa Hilfer’s Hot New Spec “Unfit,” Now Into Territories With Producers (Exclusive)

Carrie Buck Emma Buck Unfit34 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.

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The Eggplant Emoji (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen 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.

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Untitled Justin Baldoni Project (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA 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.

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The Beauty Inside (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAbout a man who wakes up in a different body each day and has to stay connected to the woman he loves.

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Inconstant Moon (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA couple contemplates whether or not to break up over the course of one night in Los Angeles as an apocalyptic disaster threatens the possible end of the world at sunrise.

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Little America (Athale) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAfter America goes bankrupt and China now owns the country, a Chinese Billionaire hires a former American Force Recon member to rescue his daughter in an American ghetto.

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Little America (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAfter America goes bankrupt and China now owns the country, a Chinese Billionaire hires a former American Force Recon member to rescue his daughter in an American ghetto.

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Untitled Alex Litvak Thriller (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMSeven competing thieves take on the same heist.

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