Category Archives: Spec Market
Kept under wraps, pitched as the next What Women Want.
The thrilling spec Canary Black from writer Matthew Kennedy is moving into several new territories to start development on the project. It has swiftly captured the attention of numerous producers, now interested in becoming attached.
Logline: Story details are being kept under wraps but it’s being pitched as a contemporary Rosemary’s Baby with a high-concept twist.
After the fall of the Soviet Union in Kazakhstan, an American diplomat discovers a large quantity of enriched uranium and must escape the country before terrorists find it.
The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks while their mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back.
Logline: After her husband is kidnapped in Prague, an elite CIA agent is forced to commit treason in order to pay the ransom.
Follows a magistrate of the border outpost as the reckless behavior of the Empire he serves threatens to trigger a Barbarian invasion. He begins to question imperialism when he saves a young ‘barbarian’ and realizes that all is not what it appears to be.
Logline: The real story of how an elite special ops soldier and a manhattan stock trader found love and purpose in the patch of a NY firefighter who gave his life on 9/11.
Chronicles the real life events surrounding President Geroge W. Bush’s evacuation from a Sarasota, Florida classroom after the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001.
Logline: When an expectant father rushing to the birth of his first child becomes trapped inside his crashed truck during an alien invasion, he must resort to desperate measures to free himself, escape the alien onslaught and a terrifying human element, and save his wife and child.
Jenn and her husband Greg holiday each year in Deia, enjoying languorous afternoons by the pool. But this year the equilibrium is upset by the arrival of Emma, Jenn’s stepdaughter, and her boyfriend Nathan. Beautiful and reckless, Nathan stirs something unexpected in Jenn.
A small town deputy must protect his remote island community against a highly-trained soldier afflicted with PTSD who declares war on the locals. A twist on First Blood that casts Rambo in the villain role.
A childless, single, broke Zoe attempts to salvage her failing business and love life while falling in love for the first time with a married man.
Based on the story of the Västberga helicopter robbery in 2009 where robbers stole over $5 million from a G4S cash service depot in Stockholm, Sweden.
Logline: Details are being kept under wraps, but story centers around the journey of a young woman and a young man in a hot air balloon who travel higher than anyone has gone before.
Article details the strange 2015 case about Dee Dee Blanchard and her supposedly sick daughter Gypsy Rose.
Production company LD Entertainment has acquired the spec The Miserable Adventures of Burt Squire Aboard the Horn High Yo from writer Ben Bolea. They’re producing the ambitious comedy alongside Zubick Films.
In the 22nd century, it is widely known that the world will end soon, prompting most people to travel back in time, or “skip,” by way of driving old cars into the desert. A convict forced to be the desert tow truck driver, worried he’ll be the last person on Earth, decides to go against the powers that be where he finds love through a series of whimsical adventures.
The story, which is being pitched as The Revenant with a strong female lead and an elevated supernatural horror component, centers on a pregnant witch in the Old West who hunts down the possessed man who killed her husband.
A pregnant witch in the old west hunts down the possessed man who killed her husband.
A new book from highly regarded author Ann Patchett is making its way into the film rights market and turning heads. Commonwealth has been receiving rave reviews since its publication in mid-September from Harpercollins.
Spanning five decades, this book explores how a chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved and how the children forge a lasting bond that is based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange and genuine affection that grows up between them.
Logline: Based on the true story of Boudica, a queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire. Described as a female-driven Braveheart.
A family man going through a midlife crisis finds himself shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean with a sea captain who is off his meds after embarking on what was supposed to be a dream vacation.
A trio of estranged high school BFFs reunite in Montauk when their marriages flounder.
After losing a druglord’s stash and breaking their grandfather out of a nursing home, three friends find themselves being chased by bounty hunters, law enforcement officers, and gangsters.
The hot spec Hummingbird from writer John McClain is hitting the market with production company Broken Road leading the way. The project already has Marcus Kryler and Frederick Akerstrom attached to direct and actor Shailene Woodley interested in starring.
Under wraps, but said to be an elevated action/sci-fi in the vein of Lucy.