Category Archives: 6 – THE SPEC MARKET (DB)
Project details are being kept under wraps, but it’s being pitched as a high concept animated project.
Story follows an ex-journeyman boxer and aging enforcer who attempts to get back into the lives of his estranged children and clean up the messes of his past while coming to terms with the ruined landscape of his twenty-year career in crime.
Based on the Latin American/South American legend of SACi, the ghost of an Afro-Brazilian slave who ripped off his leg to free himself from his shackles, he is now the embodiment of rage of the oppressed.
When a reclusive author shelters a man who escaped captivity with her long-missing brother, they’re both tormented by the zealot responsible.
Details are being kept under wraps, but the project is being pitched as a grounded sci-fi story in the vein of Ex Machina.
An aspiring writer’s life is upended when he must take care of his mentally ill sister after their father passes away.
When his childhood drawings inexplicably come to life, a dad and his daughter must stop the havoc his beastly creations wreak upon their community. Being pitched as a four-quadrant franchise starter in the zone of Jumanji and Night at the Museum.
About the relationship between a man and his dachshund Lily using an octopus that attaches to Lily to grapple with ideas about illness, death and holding on (and letting go) to the pets we love.
A 12-year old girl of Indian descent lies to her classmates at a private day school in Atlanta about owning a cursed lamp that can end the world, and when challenged to light it, she awakens a being called the Sleeper, the Lord of Destruction.
Biopic about the reign and fall of Peter Gatien, the 1990s king of Gotham nightlife who owned the hip clubs Limelight and The Tunnel.
Following the disappearance of the book fair money he was entrusted to protect, a lactose intolerant middle school student with an addiction to dairy items must hone his detective skills to investigate the “seedy” underbelly of his school. It’s a fun spin on classic detective tales like Maltese Falcon, but with the built in franchise potential of a series akin to Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Following a cataclysmic event that erases humanity’s memories, a woman wakes up with no memory of her young daughter but must find her amid the chaos using clues she left for herself and her maternal instincts.
Follows a woman who discovers she can breathe the air on Mars, upending her world and that of her fellow colonists.
A failed junior high drama teacher attends a musical theater summer camp for adults.
Set in the world of West Coast hip-hop, the title and logline for Longino’s pitch are being kept under wraps.
At the apex of his career, the mercurial Frank Sinatra must work together with the FBI to rescue his son from his inept kidnappers, and ensure he has a chance to repair their broken paternal bond.
Follows an American family who move into an old Victorian house in London and begin to believe it might be haunted.
After his mother is abruptly called away to America, a British boy begins to suspect that maybe she was murdered by the housekeeper who watches over him in the family’s isolated estate.
Recounts the true story of the author as a young Caltech biologist who is asked to raise Wesley, a baby barn owl with a wing injury that will prevent it from surviving in the wild with stories collected over the 19-year bond between human and owl.
Tells the formative story that led to the current controversy about Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.
Follows the rise of a Bangaluru driver from the lower caste society of India to becoming a successful chauffeur and businessman, not always using legal means.
Centers on the CIA’s extreme interrogation program on detainees following the 9/11 attacks.
Collecting stories about the political commodity of water and food in third-world countries and how a people either are fed or starve depending on whatever entity is in control.
Freddie Makin, a civilian surveillance contractor in Vienna, has been watching a Chinese academic named Jiang Cheng for the past year. When Freddie interrupts a break-in at his apartment, the intruder escapes, only to return to try and kill him. Now Freddie has to figure out who is trying to kill him and why, all while hiding the past that he’s been running away from.
A psychology grad student comes to believe that her new patient holds the key to the mystery surrounding her sister’s disappearance 13 years earlier.
On the verge of a life-changing meeting, a phobic, blunt, wine-addicted writer has her life upended when a brown box containing an urn of her mother’s ashes is dumped on her doorstep.
Described as “a darker Jerry Maguire” featuring a Latino-American sports agent.
In the town of Sparrow, Oregon, hree sisters drowned in 1822 for being witches inhabit the bodies of three girls to lure boys to their deaths. 17-year old Penny Talbot wants to make sure her new boyfriend Bo Carter doesn’t become their latest victim.
Lincoln’s close friend Henry Rathbone, who was at the Ford Theatre on the night of the President’s murder, is haunted by the ghost of John Wilkes Booth afterwards.
Plot details for the action-thriller are begin kept under wraps.