Described as The Purge meets The Bourne Identity, the story follows four criminal soldiers whose killing skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments. When they escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror, only a former Army medic, his tough high school sweetheart and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers.
The script has been submitted to every studio except for Disney, as well as a dozen top-shelf production companies. They should all recognize Ellsworth’s name, as he wrote the hit thrillers Red Eye and Disturbia, as well as the remakes of Red Dawn and Last House on the Left. He’s represented by Larry Shuman and Robert Lazar at the Shuman Company.
Newman is producer of the hit comedy We’re the Millers who has the action-horror movie Patient Zero starring Matt Smith and Natalie Dormer on the horizon from Screen Gems.
Jeff Sneider | Editor in Chief