Category Archives: Spec Market
Set in a near-future dystopia, it follows the impoverished residents of a slum plagued by virtual reality addicts who earn a meager living playing violent games while serving as the workforce for real world wars. Based on the short film by Federico Heller.
The origin story of the world’s most famous doll and the woman who created her.
Logline: A woman raised by serial killers uses the dark web to deliver her own brand of justice.
The novel begins in the early 1900s, when a young man named Tomás discovers in the archives of Lisbon an ancient journal describing an extraordinary artifact that he believes will challenge the church’s understanding of religion forever and sets out for the High Mountains of Portugal in search of it.
Yann Martel, the author best known for Life Of Pi, is set to debut his latest novel The High Mountains of Portugal in February but with film and television rights currently up for grabs, the title is already generating buzz in Hollywood.
John Prophet submits to a mission to re-set mankind when he and others in The Disciple project awaken 1000 years in Earth’s future. He is isolated and relies on his smarts, training and resourcefulness to navigate the dangerous environments around him. Along the way he will discover the truth behind his mission and the role he is destined to achieve in its re-awakening.
Divergent author Veronica Roth has a pair of Young Adult novels in the works, set to be published by HarperCollins in 2017 and 2018, with the rights to both starting to seriously heat up on the market.
In the vein of Star Wars, the story is centered on a boy and the enemy with whom he forms an unlikely alliance.
An underwater earthquake decimates a research crew working at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, leaving two survivors with limited resources to ascend 35,000 feet and reach the surface before their life support runs out.
Set in a world where a reality TV show has replaced the criminal justice system, a teenager faces death row for killing a self-made millionaire/celebrity.
Cell 7 is set in a world where a reality TV show has replaced the criminal justice system. Written by YA author Kerry Drewery, the novel is an exciting new title on the rights market, presenting a powerful new look at the death penalty.
Robert Lynn’s dynamic new action spec Designated Survivor has quickly spread like a wildfire through town, landing at six major territories.
Israel’s intelligence agency launches a secret operation to find and capture Adolf Eichmann, the escaped Nazi responsible for carrying out Hitler’s Final Solution.
Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off her daughters, especially as Jane’s fortieth birthday fast approaches. Enter Chip Bingley, a handsome new-in-town doctor who recently appeared on the juggernaut reality TV dating show Eligible.
A new retelling of Pride And Prejudice gives Jane Austen’s classic tale a modern twist. The film rights to bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld’s latest novel, which hits bookstores in April of 2016, are already ‘eligible’ on the rights market.
Logline: A geeky teen and his rich, snobbish classmate stuck together at boarding school on spring break stumble upon a Victorian-era mystery that they solve in order to loosen the shackles of their unstable homes.
Logline: Israel’s intelligence agency launches a secret operation to find and capture Adolf Eichmann, the escaped Nazi responsible for carrying out Hitler’s Final Solution.
The powerful story of a mistreated elderly Inuit woman who is forced out of her village to survive alone on the savage arctic tundra.
Logline: Billed as a thriller about the relationship between the cop investigating the Boston Strangler and the Hollywood Psychic that was called in to help.
In the near future, science has the ability to bring somebody shot dead back to life using ‘backup tape’–but what happens if there’s something wrong with the backup?
Wesley Chu’s latest sci-fi thriller, The Recovered, is starting to heat up the rights market. His previous novel, Time Salvager, sold to Paramount, with Michael Bay and Lorenzo Di Bonaventura attached to produce.
After a devastating attack on America’s leaders, the government’s “Designated Survivor” must stay alive aboard the Presidential bus GroundForce One while deadly forces pursue him on the brink of WWIII.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but pitched as an elevated action thriller in the vein of Collateral meets Inside Man.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a comedic Misery meets Overboard.
The true story of how a small group of American CIA agents and British MI6 officials orchestrated a violent coup against the popular democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran when he nationalized the oil industry in 1953.
Chris Pavone has a new thriller in the works, and although it has yet to be released, it’s already turning heads on the rights market. The Travelers finds a travel writer caught up in a deadly conspiracy with global implications.
A travel writer on assignment in the wine region of Argentina meets a beautiful woman makes him an offer he can’t refuse. As he’s drawn further into a tangled web of international intrigue, it becomes clear that nothing about him was ever ordinary.
Pitched in the vein of Misery. An expectant mother is held hostage and terrorized by a psychotic woman who wants to steal her newborn.
An ambitious surgeon’s life takes a dangerous turn when she indulges in an affair with a doctor whose god complex challenges her own.