Category Archives: Spec Tracker (SM-DB)
Logline: After her ex-husband abducts their daughter and flees into ISIS-held Syria, a desperate mother enlists the help of a people smuggler to infiltrate the deadly war zone and find her kidnapped child.
Logline: A gritty western that follows two ambitious adventurers during the Gold Rush era as they set out to conquer and prosper in California’s Yuba river valley – a place that would go down in history as being one of the most dangerous, lawless, and wealth-fulfilling areas in the whole world. There Will Be Blood and Legends of the Fall.
Based on the real story of the Pentagon Papers and the Washington Post’s editor and publisher challenging the federal government to publish them in 1971.
Logline: After a drunken high school reunion leaves his best friend pregnant, a slacker teacher pretends to be the father to save his job. As they hopelessly piece together the night, they discover a lot more than who the actual father is.
Story centers on a family struggling to come together and cope with a dark past that nearly tore them apart. Pitched as a new take on The Exorcist.
Logline: Story details being kept under wraps, but pitched as “Don’t Breathe” meets “The Shallows” with an alligator.
Logline: The teenage daughter of the only eyewitness to one of the most notorious cults of the 1970s discovers that her mother is harboring a terrible secret.
Logline: An Iraqi war vet struggling to make ends meet begins working as a mercy killer.
Logline: “Before God created Man he created a monster.” A geneticist is invited to Europe to help another roguish scientist to break the secret code in the Torah that may solve the mystery of how man was created only for it to give birth to the monster known as The Golem.
Logline: A revisionist spin on the classic Fairy Godmother tale that finds sought after Fairy Godmother Fay facing unfamiliar territory when the hottest Prince in all the land doesn’t love the teenage Princess she found him for, but instead falls head over heels for her.
Logline: A neuroscientist is convinced by an escaped psychiatric patient that her memories have been engineered to keep her from discovering the true nature of her research.
Logline: A high school girl must decide whether to help her best male friend who is terminally ill with assisted suicide even though it’s illegal. In the vein of Juno and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
Logline: A high concept spin on the romantic comedy genre that’s being pitched as the next What Women Want.
Logline: A grounded character-driven comedy that tells the story of a former history professor-turned-Abraham Lincoln impersonator who is stuck in his life due to an earlier trauma. He is befriended by a local high school student, who convinces him to get his life back on track by putting on a Lincoln-themed ice capades production, An Evening with Abraham Lincoln.
Logline: An alcoholic journalist finds himself entangled in much bigger conspiracy after publishing a story incriminating a federal judge.
Logline: A peaceful Island community that seceded from the United States after years of violent civil unrest descends into anarchy as resources become limited. Now, plagued by the sins of his past, a leader of the community and his family must fight through the chaos to reach the only ship off the island.
Logline: After a woman’s promotion forces her to abandon the butterflies she’s nurtured at a natural science museum, her separation anxiety gradually manifests itself in sinister ways. “Black Swan” meets “The Fly.”
Logline: Defying an isolationist, fear-mongering government, a gypsy revolutionary, a mutinous soldier, and a deaf hunchback become the champions of human tolerance and the symbols for a peaceful future in a dystopian revision of Victor Hugo’s novel.
Logline: When a pregnant social worker is tasked with investigating a shocking murder involving a teenage mother, she uncovers an insidious plot with possible ties to the occult that has her questioning not only her sanity, but the very nature of her unborn child.
Logline: When a young boy discovers Sasquatch in the woods, he takes the hulking man home to live in civilization, and an unexpected friendship begins.
Inspired by true events at the end of the Cold War, a young American diplomat and two senators, one Democrat and one Republican, implement a plan to secure the dangerous, unprotected nuclear material of the fallen Soviet Union before it can fall into the wrong hands.
Logline: After a flash flood kills his father, a 15-year-old Nepalese farm boy sets off to the futuristic metropolis of Kuala Lumpur for an iPhone factory job, where he becomes caught up in the lives of the fabulously wealthy American factory owners.
Logline: “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” meets “Cryano” in this rom-com about a historical novelist who turns to writing erotica when his fiancé leaves him.
Logline: Frustrated husband Robert Ogden places an online Craigslist ad to have his wife killed, but the young hitman who responds turns out to be unhinged and goes too far. A game of cat and mouse ensues between the two men while the investigating police detective discovers that there’s more at stake than a simple murder.
Logline: A German homicide detective investigates a serial killer on the lose during WWII.
Logline: Two neighbors compete in a national contest for best Halloween House, with the competition quickly escalating beyond their control.
Logline: It centers on a humble innkeeper who falls for a courageous witch after she saves his life. In a world of magic, monsters, and evil poetry, love may prove too big an adventure for a guy who just pours the beer. In the tone of “The Princess Bride.”
Logline: A woman returns to her hometown to settle her dying father’s estate, only to discover that he is mysteriously recovering at an alarming rate, forcing her to confront the demons of her past.