Category Archives: 6 – THE SPEC MARKET (DB)

ALL SPEC MARKET PROJECTS.

BILLY DONNER’S PICNIC (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After a 50-year hiatus, a reclusive, award-winning novelist re-appears with a series of books that continue his protagonist’s difficult journey — only to be confronted by his fictional character — who forces the Author to determine: Does a Creator have a responsibility to those he creates?

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ARRANGED MARRIAGE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After repeating the same relationship mistakes as her divorced parents, a white woman from small-town Pennsylvania enlists her Indian best friend’s family to set up an arranged marriage.

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STRAPPED (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA former MMA champion facing the onset of CTE must give it all he has one last time in order to regain his championship belt.

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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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THE TEMP (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is currently being kept under wraps but is being pitched as a female driven comedy.

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AETHER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Details under being kept wraps.

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FILICIDE (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When all of the parents in a remote island community start to murder their children for no apparent reason, a 17-year-old girl fights to save her younger brothers from the people who are supposed to love and protect them.

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THE NEW MRS. KELLER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is being kept under wraps but is being pitched as a Hitchcockian techno-thriller.

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ALL MY FRIENDS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A modernized version of The Big Chill with a primarily diverse cast.

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DESPERATE DESIRES (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Retired exploitation film director Doris Wishman lives in obscurity, spending her days working at a Miami sex shop and nights with her hilarious and heartbreaking family, until an avid fan shows her that her old movies still have some left in them, and Doris shows him that she does, too.

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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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CASSIUS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Before he was the Greatest…Before he was Ali…The inspiring, true story of a skinny, young, loud-mouth teenage nobody named Cassius Clay with big dreams of becoming the champion of the world who fights racism and abuse in the Jim Crow South in order to compete in the 1960 Rome Olympics. Witness the birth of a heroic icon.

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AETHER (KOB) (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMKept under wraps.

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UNT. ACTION COMEDY STARRING BRENT BACHMAN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen an aging action star is nominated for a Golden Globe, he thinks this is finally his chance to show his Hollywood peers he deserves their respect, not their mockery. But when the award show is taken over by terrorists, he reluctantly has to become the hero he has always portrayed onscreen.

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ELEPHANT’S TRUNK (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A young woman returns home after her father’s death and extends her trip to help out at an eccentric flea market, only to discover that her town and family are not as buttoned-up as she once believed.

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GIMME THE LOOT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Halle Harlow is a rebellious teen who heads out on an adventure with her absentee father after discovering the necklace he left her is the key to Atlantis. Together they have to escape nefarious billionaires, work with secret societies, and befriend television stars to find the lost city.

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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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BELIE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A calling card, left in a missing college student’s car, brings together an obsessive LAPD detective, a community college dropout, a washed-up deputy and a prickly investigative reporter hell-bent on being the first to find the killer who’s linked to her past.

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TAKE BACK THE NIGHT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMTwo vampires fight to protect their livelihood from the monsters who invaded their farm searching for the only human left on earth: their daughter.

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HIGH HOLIDAY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A coed brings weed-infused salad dressing to her uptight family’s Thanksgiving to lighten up the atmosphere.

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WE NEED SPACE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Sam and Ed just wanted to work through their relationship problems but when they found out their therapist is part of an alien race hell-bent on weeding out dysfunctional couples from the face of the Earth the two suddenly have a lot more to work out together in order to survive.

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NEVER AFTER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIt’s 15 years after “happily ever after” and our beloved fairytale princesses have become frenemies, but when they learn their princes have been kidnapped by a dastardly villain, they are forced to band together to take down this vile ruler, rescue their loved ones, and finally become the heroes of their own story.

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FOUR HANDS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Inspired by the true story about the extraordinary friendship between Helen Keller, and her teacher and steadfast companion, Ann Sullivan, this story takes place during Helen’s years at Radcliffe College where their remarkable friendship is tested when one of them falls in love.

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SLEEP NO MORE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A mysterious virus is killing people in their sleep… but there is a cure: STAY AWAKE FOR 7 DAYS. Tonally, the piece is a horror/thriller in the vein of THE PURGE by way of NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST that follows a family fighting to survive the waking nightmare of a now lawless world.

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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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TRAPLINE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A captive boy’s lifestyle is upended when his abductor asks for his help kidnapping a second child.

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SECRET ANNEX (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMTells the untold true story of Anne Frank’s father Otto Frank and his emotional journey upon discovering her diary right after World War II.

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DON’T BE EVIL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The quirky dramatization of the founders and philosophy behind Google.

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KNOX (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Fort Knox was never built to keep people from getting in. It was built to keep something from getting out.

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ROGER WODEHOUSE’S ANDROGYMNASIUM (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIn 1975, a desperate-for-relevance BBC allows Roger Wodehouse – a gender-bending, pansexual, Bowiesque glam rock star – to host a television show for small children. This music-packed faux feature documentary chronicles the transcendently disastrous results.

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