Category Archives: 6 – THE SPEC MARKET (DB)

ALL SPEC MARKET PROJECTS.

ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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LIMELIGHT (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Biopic about the reign and fall of Peter Gatien, the 1990s king of Gotham nightlife who owned the hip clubs Limelight and The Tunnel.

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THE CONFECTION CONNECTION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollowing 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.

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BEFORE WE FORGET (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollowing 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.

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WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED ON MARS (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a woman who discovers she can breathe the air on Mars, upending her world and that of her fellow colonists.

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FANTASY CAMP (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA failed junior high drama teacher attends a musical theater summer camp for adults.

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UNTITLED JAY LONGINO COMEDY (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMSet in the world of West Coast hip-hop, the title and logline for Longino’s pitch are being kept under wraps.

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JUNIOR (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAt 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.

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THE TOYMAKER’S SECRET (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollows an American family who move into an old Victorian house in London and begin to believe it might be haunted.

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THE BOY AT THE KEYHOLE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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WESLEY THE OWL (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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EXCESSIVE FORCE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Kept under wraps but project is said to center on the systematic corruption and racism within the Cleveland police department.

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RUSSIAN ROULETTE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Tells the formative story that led to the current controversy about Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

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THE WHITE TIGER (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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THE TORTURE REPORT (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMCenters on the CIA’s extreme interrogation program on detainees following the 9/11 attacks.

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TRADING IN STARVATION (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMCollecting 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.

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TO DIE IN VIENNA (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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THREE DAY HOLD (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA psychology grad student comes to believe that her new patient holds the key to the mystery surrounding her sister’s disappearance 13 years earlier.

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THE EPIPHANY OF FAYE (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMOn 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.

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BOLSA NEGRA (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMDescribed as “a darker Jerry Maguire” featuring a Latino-American sports agent.

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THE WICKED DEEP (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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WORST SEAT IN THE HOUSE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)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.

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THE HUNT (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMPlot details for the action-thriller are begin kept under wraps.

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INTRUDERS (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMHome invasion thriller nspired by the “Kelly–Hopkinsville encounter” in which a Kentucky family claimed to have survived an all night alien home invasion attempt.

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THE HAZEL WOOD (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Teenager Alice lives on the road with her mother, but when her mother is kidnapped, Alice realizes that her grandmother’s dark fairy tales might be based more on reality than fantasy.

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THE MERMAID AND MRS. HANCOCK (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Set in 1785, it tells the story of Jonah Hancock, a prosperous merchant and widower whose ship has been sold for a mermaid, who forges an encounter between Hancock and the desirable courtesan, Angelica Neal.

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A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The series centers around 19-year-old huntress Feyre, who gets mixed up in the world of faeries after killing a wolf in the woods and being captured by a faerie who drags her back to its magical land for retribution.

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YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a screenwriter who takes his wife and daughter to a remote house in the Alps so he can finish writing a sequel to his big hit movie before unexplained occurrences start driving the writer mad.

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THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A child psychologist who suffers from agoraphobia holes up inside her New York home spying on her neighbors until she sees a horrible crime at a house across the way inhabited by a new family.

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The Vanished (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The true story of the “johatsu,” disenfranchised Japanese who mysteriously disappear every year.

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