Category Archives: Spec Market

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation, is determined to take his future into his own hands. He leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

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THE TITANS OF JADAR (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Two years after the end of World War Two, a former OSS agent and a British super spy undertake a suicide mission into the Bermuda Triangle. Their job: to infiltrate an island fortress run by escaped, fugitive Nazis in order to assassinate a rogue scientist attempting to build a doomsday weapon.

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Lost Boy (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMPitched as a cross between Tron and Mad Max, the story is an epic survival journey set in a near future where nanotechnology has inadvertently wiped all organic life from the face of the planet. Sparse tribes of robotic warriors now populate the dead landscape and endure travels and hardships in order to fulfill their programming; whatever that may be.

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GOLIATH (Elliot) (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: In the near future, prisons have gotten to the point that we’ve entrusted AI to run our criminal justice system.

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Once Upon a Midnight Dreary (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Three foster sisters go undercover to turn the tables on familiar movie bad guys. Franchise potential.

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF DICK PICS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: A romantic comedy about the illusion of choice and just how difficult it is to find the right person in a sea of options that range from polite, to lewd, to nude.

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Swing Time (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Two brown girls dream of being dancers, but only one has talent, while the other has grand ideas.

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Love in the Time of Dick Pics (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA romantic comedy about the illusion of choice and just how difficult it is to find the right person in a sea of options that range from polite, to lewd, to nude.

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EVENTYR (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: In the vein of Finding Neverland and Amadeus, this is inspired by the true story of Hans Christian Anderson, beloved author of iconic fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, and more.

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Scarletville (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen a deadly criminal shows up in the deceptively-quiet, small town of Scarletville, a diner owner named Hank must spin a series of dark and twisted stories, in order to delay the felon long enough for the law to arrive.

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Scarletville (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen a deadly criminal shows up in the deceptively-quiet, small town of Scarletville, a diner owner named Hank must spin a series of dark and twisted stories, in order to delay the felon long enough for the law to arrive.

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Endure (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIn the vein of Deliverance and The Most Dangerous Game. Follows heroine Rose is trying to get revenge on The Trail, a secret organization that organizes a human trophy hunt for rich clients.

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YA Piracy Epic “Plunder” Creates Waves in the Film and TV Rights Markets (EXCLUSIVE)

Plunder ExcerptIn the style of great adventure classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Treasure Island, a new book about the golden age of pirates, Plunder, is hitting the film and television markets in a big way. The book is co-authored by Pat Croce and Adam Slutsky.

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Plunder (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)16 year-old Charlie Drake learns he’s the descendant of the great explorer Sir Francis Drake and embarks on a journey to discover his place in the world and his identity.

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Launch Pad Alum & Writer of Paramount’s “Matriarch” Hits Town with Hot New Spec “Control” (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterFormer Launch Pad, Hit List, Black List and Young & Hungry List Alum Eric Koenig is back and hotter than ever as A-list talent & directors begin to circle his new spec Control.

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Control (Koenig) (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Pitched as a modern day 3:10 to Yuma meets The Fugitive, story centers on a female U.S. Marshal who will stop at nothing to ensure the capture and delivery of a dangerous fugitive to the country’s most secure prison.

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Free Guy (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA bank teller stuck in his routine discovers he’s a background character in a realistic, open world action-adventure video game and h is the only one capable of saving the world.

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Unt. Sci-Fi Project (Gazzam) (Sales)

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Tangerine (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The mystery/thriller set in 1950s Morocco is about a woman named Alice Shipley who tries to leave both her past and her college roommate behind after the man she intends to marry suddenly dies. Years later, she reconnects with that same roommate, Lucy, and then Alice’s husband disappears. The mystery leaves Alice to wonder if Lucy is as dangerous as she thinks or whether she is imaging things.

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IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The past, present, and future of the human race are explored throughout the history of the universe as three separate storylines question the very nature of life, love, mortality, where we’ve been, and where we’re going. A blend of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Interstellar, and PTA’s Magnolia.

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THE OLYMPIAN (TOST) (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The true story of Brad Lewis, a man who would overcome losing a guaranteed spot on the 1984 Olympic rowing team by nine-tenths of a second through challenging and defeating the national team in a one-on-one race, before going on to earn the United States their first gold medal in rowing in 20 years, and the first in his category since 1932.

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Newcomer Production Company 1inMM Acquires Rights for “Prisoner Six” Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

1inMM ExcerptThe up and coming 1inMM Productions in a preemptive deal acquired the film rights to a new manuscript: Prisoner Six from author/screenwriter Tara Pinley. Julio Hallivis, a principle at 1inMM, is set to produce the project for the company.

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Countdown (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA boy fascinated by space travel recruits his friends and an eccentric NASA engineer to hatch an unbelievable plan to try and save his dying father.

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Route One Entertainment Acquires “Palmer” Script from Cheryl Guerriero

Cheryl Guerriero ExcerptProduction company Route One Entertainment has acquired the media rights to the script Palmer by writer Cheryl Guerriero. Route One’s COO and CEO will both co-produce the project.

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Prisoner Six (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA contained, high concept sci-fi thriller in the vein of Moon and Ex Machina.

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“Huntsman: Winter’s War” Director to Helm Adaptation of French Graphic Novel “Naja”

Naja ExcerptAn adaptation of the acclaimed French graphic novel Naja written by Jean-David Morvan and illustrated by Bengal is in the works from Thunder Road Pictures, Entertainment 360, and Nickel City Productions with J.P. Davis penning the script and Cedric Nicolas-Troyan directing.

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Palmer (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn ex-con returns to his hometown and forms an unexpected bond with a young boy.

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COLD SNAP (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Desperate for cash, four veterans reunite to heist a pot dispensary safe house in Colorado. But when a snowstorm traps them in town, they must survive the night – on the run from mercenaries, police, and locals eager to capture the millions for themselves.

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Naja (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A female assassin who is unable to feel pain is hunted by contract killers.

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My Mummy (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAn archaeological student eager to prove himself discovers that the ancient Mummy his team just dug up is alive and a bit homicidal. Now he must put the coolest artifact ever discovered back to sleep before the world destroys it — or it destroys the world.

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