Category Archives: Film Rights Tracker (SM-DB)

Tracking every book, article, comic book and life rights project as it hits the market.

LOOK OUT FOR THE FITZGERALD-TROUTS (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The four Fitzgerald-Trout siblings live together on a lush tropical island, sleeping in their car, bathing in the ocean, and driving anywhere they need to go. If they put their minds to it, they can do anything. Even, they hope, find a real home and possibly save the world.

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THE ELECTRIC STATE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) In late 1997, a runaway teenager and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange USA, where the ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside heaped together with the discarded trash of a high tech consumerist society in decline.

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KILL OR BE KILLED (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A depressed college student survives his attempted suicide thanks to a demon’s interference. In return for saving his life, the demon demands a price: for every person the young man kills, he will be allowed to live for another month.

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SPOILER ALERT: THE HERO DIES (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) In his heartbreaking memoir, Michael tells the story of the last year between when his husband was a diagnosis with terminal cancer and when he passed while revisiting the stories of their first meeting, falling in love, and the ups and downs of their previous 13 years together.

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THE WAY IT’S NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) An intamte look at the prolific actor through the eyes of long time friend and colaborator George Englund.

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THE SERPENT KING (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) As high school senior, Dill, feels the coils of his future tightening around him, his only escapes from the vipers he’s wrestled with his entire life are his music and his feelings for Lydia.

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LONG WAY DOWN (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Shawn is dead and Will knows the rules. No crying. No snitching. Revenge. With his brother’s gun in his waistband, Will steps into the elevator, but as each floor descends Will’s mission becomes more and more muddled as the elevator stops on each floor, and at each stop, someone connected to his brother gets on.

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THE RELIVE BOX (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) In the not-too-distant future, the founder of America’s largest tech company becomes addicted to the company’s product that lets you relive your past. Consumed by the mystery of how he became the man he is, his growing obsession threatens his relationship with his daughter as he is forced to choose: the past or the present.

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THE SANDMAN (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A detective investigates a sick man in the hospital whom she discovers was supposedly murdered years ago by a serial killer.

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TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.

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GOLDIE VANCE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Sixteen-year-old Goldie Vance teams up with a detective at the Florida resort she calls home to solve a mystery.

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CRENSHAW (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) When Jackson’s family falls on hard times his imaginary friend, a giant cat named Crenshaw, comes back into his life to offer some help.

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ERNEST (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A man’s plans to cash in on a ghost in his home goes awry when the spirit disappears.

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DEVILS UNTO DUST (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) 1870’s West Texas is plagued by a deadly virus infecting thousands with a rabies-like disease that turns people into murderous “Shakes.” When Daisy’s father disappears, it’s up to her, with the help of two Shake-hunters who specialize in killing the infected, to find him.

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COME FROM AWAY (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them following 9/11. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

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APPEARANCE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The story follows the first “appearance” of human-like alien life forms, their mysterious arrival on Earth, and the divided reactions of humanity.

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THE STARS BENEATH OUR FEET (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) In the wake of his brother’s death, a young African American youth tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem, aided by his imagination and the magic of Legos.

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BB3L (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Kept under wraps, but project is being pitched as a contained family drama with global sci-fi implications and resonating socio-political themes.

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BURNOUTS (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) When straight-A high school student Andy Curtis tries pot for the first time, he starts to see aliens. He learns no one else can see them except for the worst kids in school—and only when they’re wasted. Now it’s up to Andy and his small group of burnouts to stop a secret alien invasion.

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ENCYCLOPEDIA DAD (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A young man recieves life advice from his father thanks to a series of DVD videos his father recorded before his death.

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THE UPTURNED STONE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Four pre-teen boys are haunted by strange dreams after eating a pumpkin pie… A pie they learn was made from a pumpkin that grew from the grave of a boy who was murdered at their age. As the boys realize their dreams are visions of the dead boy’s past, they’re sent down a path far scarier than anything in their nightmares.

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SUMMER OF NIGHT (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The summer of 1960 in Elm Haven, Illinois, five 12-year old boys form a bond that a lifetime of changes will never erase. On the last day of school, their classmate Tubby Cooke vanishes and the group soon discovers stories of other children who once disappeared from Elm Haven.

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KILL CREEK (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) It was supposed to be a simple publicity stunt: four best-selling horror authors spending Halloween night in one of the country’s most legendary haunted houses. Each of these writers have devoted their lives to the macabre, yet nothing they have written can prepare them for what awaits them at Kill Creek.

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BLACK KLANSMAN (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The story of Ron Stallworth, a black detective in Colorado Springs, Colo., who in 1978 answered an ad in the local newspaper seeking new Klan members.

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ALPHA GIRLS (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The Untold Story of the Real Unicorns Of Silicon Valley, The Women Who Dressed Down, Moved Up, and Built the Companies that Changed the World.

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THE FAMILY BUSINESS (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) By day, the Duncans are an upstanding family who run a thriving car dealership in Queens. By night, they live a dangerous secret life.

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WINDFALL (SMITH) (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Alice doesn’t believe in luck, but when she buys her crush, Teddy, a lottery ticket on a lark and he wins $140 million everything starts to change.

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WRONG ANSWER (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The true story of a group of Atlanta high school educators that participated in standardized-test cheating scandal in 2013.

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ANGELTOWN (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A modern-day noir drama that tells the story of private investigator Nate Hollis as he combs the streets of Los Angeles looking for the killer of a major sports star’s wife.

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SKY HIGH (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Two competing neighbors begin embellishing their houses, only to find themselves caught up in a race to build the tallest, most decadent skyscraper.

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