Category Archives: Specs

WHEN THE LIGHT FADES (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as being in the vein of "The Town" and "A History of Violence," after being diagnosed with a terminal illness, a falsely convicted murderer is granted a compassionate release from prison and uses his few remaining days to hunt down his wife's real killer.

MS. SLOANE (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as being in the vein of "The Ides of March" and "A Few Good Men," a seasoned lobbyist takes on well-financed and unscrupulous member of the Gun Lobby as she and her small team of politicos attempt to pass into Federal law the most important legislation in the history of gun control.

REDHOUSE (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but project is being pitched as "The Shining" meets "Moon."

ERIC OF TROY (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but being pitched as a comedic take on "The Odyssey."

CONDEMNED (KELSEY/THOMAS) (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but pitched as being in the vein of "The Haunting."

BULLET TRAIN (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps but pitched as being in the vein of "Non-Stop" meets "Die Hard."

THE BABYSITTER (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

THE RANGER (SPEC)

Logline: An emotionally scarred Afghanistan War veteran-turned-forest ranger stumbles across an illegal marijuana field in a national park, plus the compound of gangsters guarding it, and must use all his skill to evade and fight them in order to get off the mountain alive.

DECOY (SPEC)

Logline: A young identity thief finds his life in danger after he steals the identity of a wanted man.

ARES (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps but pitched as being in the tone of "Indiana Jones" and "Men in Black."

PREY (SPEC)

Logline: In an effort to write a bestseller, an unemployed writer takes an offer to observe a ritualistic killing performed by a serial killer, and soon finds himself sucked into a disturbing and sadistic world that forces him to choose between fame and fortune or saving an innocent girl's life.

THE WALL (SPEC)

Logline: Centers on a deadly cat-and-mouse contest waged by an American sharpshooter and the Iraqi sniper who has him pinned behind a small chunk of concrete.

MATRIARCH (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps but pitched as being in the vein of "Silence of the Lambs."

CELERITAS (SPEC)

Logline: Forty years after he launched, a missing astronaut appears, having not aged a day, and must seek out his elderly twin brother's help in escaping the NASA scientists and government officials hunting him.

CAFFEINE (SPEC)

Logline: All hell breaks loose when a coffee shop in NYC's Grand Central Station explodes.

DODGE (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as "Snatch" with "X-Men" elements, about a pill popping thug who begins to develop super powers.

INSURGENCE (SPEC)

Logline: After Marijuana becomes legalized in the U.S., it's up to an undercover DEA agent working on the inside to thwart an unstoppable Mexican drug cartel from unleashing unprecedented chaos in the U.S. and Mexico in retaliation.

SOCK MONKEY: INTO THE DEEP WOODS (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as "Coraline" in tone, centers on a sock monkey and his doll friends who travel across sea, land and air to save their human, who they worry has been kidnapped by a vicious monster.

COLD WAR (GOODMAN) (SPEC)

Logline: An attorney gives up an unfulfilling legal career and takes a job in an ice cream truck, sparking a turf war.

COFFEE & KAREEM (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

THE GRID (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as part "Stargate", part "Da Vinci Code", part "They Live", a biophysicist’s investigation into a catastrophic accident leads him on a path that forever alters his understanding of science and faith and uncovers a plot that left unchecked, could destroy the world.

SLICE (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps but being pitched as "Happy Gilmore" meets "Scream."

BLACK BOX (EDWARDS/GAMBOA) (SPEC)

Logline: When the deep space salvage ship Nara Maru is sent to recover a derelict mining vessel, they find the entire crew horrifically massacred - victims of a sickness that drove them mad. As their own sanity begins to deteriorate, the crew of the Nara Maru must uncover the source of the illness before they suffer the same fate.

BLINK (PERLA) (SPEC)

Logline: Several years after suffering full-body paralysis from an infamous unsolved bank robbery, a man is taken hostage for his secrets. His only form of communication, and only chance of outsmarting his captors, is his ability to blink.

BED REST (SPEC)

LOGLINE: Kept under wraps.

I AM RYAN REYNOLDS (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

UNTITLED BEN AUGUST ACTION PROJECT (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

MIDNIGHT (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as "I Know What You Did Last Summer" meets "Prisoners," centers on a small town mayor's daughter who goes missing and the detectives, family, and friends who discover she's just the latest in the town's dark past of mystery and murder.

WORLD BREAKERS (SPEC)

Logline: Follows a mythical Scottish warlord and his sons who withstand a massive castle seige launched by the ruthless commander of an invading army.

UNTITLED EVAN TURNER/BEN ZAZOVE PROJECT (SPEC)

Logline: In the 15th Century, four legends were born: Joan of Arc, Leonardo Da Vinci, Vlad the Impaler, and Robin Hood. This is the untold true story of how they came together to save the world.

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