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DreamWorks Acquires Spec Script “Highway One” from “The Shallows” Scribe Anthony Jaswinski

Anthony-Jaswinski ExcerptThe Shallows writer Anthony Jaswinski has sold his latest spec script, Highway One, to DreamWorks in a reported near seven-figure deal. Denise DiNovi is attached to direct, with Lynn Harris and Matti Leshem producing.

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HIGHWAY ONE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA mother and retired soldier who suffers from both injuries and PTSD faces a new challenge at home when her daughter is kidnapped on a cross-country trip.

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HIGHWAY ONE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA mother and retired soldier who suffers from both injuries and PTSD faces a new challenge at home when her daughter is kidnapped on a cross-country trip.

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2014’s Hit-Makers: A Look Back at the Hit List Alums (2016)

hitlist2014cropSoon we’ll be releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the writers who made the Hit List in 2014 — where they were, and how far they’ve come in just one short year.

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Young & Hungry No More — A Look Back At Some Of The 2015 Young & Hungry Alums

YHlogo_2015We’re thrilled to announce that on Monday, October 3 we will be releasing the 2016 Young & Hungry List, comprised of the 100 best up-and-coming writers in the business, as voted on by industry professionals. Now just days away from the release of this year’s Young & Hungry List, we wanted to recognize one more group of writers: those who made the list just one year ago.

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Jennifer Lawrence, Adam McKay, Roland Emmerich Drive Spec Market To Three Huge Sales Ahead Of Holiday (EXCLUSIVE)

s-jennifer-lawrence-javier-bardem-co-starsIt was a banner day on the spec market, as three major sales went down. The Jennifer Lawrence-Adam McKay pitch Bad Blood was the first to find a home, followed closely by Moonfall from director Roland Emmerich and Mary from Anthony Jaswinski.

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Tooley Productions Sets Sail With Haunted Ship Spec “Mary” From “The Shallows” Scribe Anthony Jaswinksi

anthony j excerptThe Shallows scribe Anthony Jaswinski is having a pretty good month. Not only is his shark thriller hitting theaters this weekend, but his spec Mary has just been bought by Tooley Productions in a competitive situation, with several buyers circling the red hot script.

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MARY (SALES)

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Pithed as The Shining meets The Conjuring on a boat, centers on a struggling family who buys an old ship a with the hopes of starting a charter business, only to discover its horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.

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Horror Spec “Mary” From “The Shallows” Scribe Anthony Jaswinski Sets Market On Fire As It Heads Into Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterMary, pitched as The Shining/The Conjuring on a boat, has made its way into the hands of some of the biggest producers in town, and with some huge talent circling, it looks like it could be the latest feeding frenzy to hit the spec market.

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Paradigm & Circle Of Confusion Launch “Mary” Spec From “The Shallows” Scribe Anthony Jaswinski (EXCLUSIVE)

anthony j excerptThe market is buzzing as Paradigm and Circle of Confusion launch the latest spec script from The Shallows screenwriter Anthony Jaswinski, Mary, which is being pitched as The Shining meets The Conjuring on a boat.

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MARY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Story details are being kept under wraps, but spec is being pitched as The Shining or The Conjuring on a boat

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THE SHALLOWS – Official Trailer #2 (Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenada, Sedona Legge)

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When Nancy (Blake Lively) is attacked by a great white shark while surfing alone, she is stranded just a short distance from shore.

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THE SHALLOWS – Official Trailer (Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenada, Sedona Legge)

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A young woman is stranded alone on a buoy with a great white shark circling the waters between her and the shore.

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Blake Lively Is In Negotiations With Sony For “IN THE DEEP”


Blake Lively is in talks with Sony for their psychological shark thriller.

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Hit List Favorite “In The Deep” Reels In Louis Leterrier To Direct

The “Clash Of The Titans” director is set to helm the upcoming thriller.

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VARIANT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but described as a female-led sci-fi actioner.

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VARIANT (PITCH)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but described as a female-led sci-fi actioner.

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THE BLACK LIST 2014

Hollywood’s “most liked” screenplays of 2014!

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Congratulations to Our Young & Hungry List, Hit List, and Launch Pad Writers Who Made The 2014 Blood List!

This year’s Blood List has some familiar faces.

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The Blood List 2014!

The 2014 Blood List is upon us with the the 13 darkest screenplays of the year! (Plus a few new categories!)

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MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES (SALES)

Logline: A terminally-ill hitman goes rogue in Hong Kong, only to be hunted down by an equally-lethal killer in the form of a mysterious young woman named Alice.

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THE SHALLOWS FKA IN THE DEEP (SALES)

Logline: Two hundred yards from shore a young woman is trapped on a buoy for thirty-four hours as she fights off a great white shark and her impending doom.

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{HEAT METER} IN THE DEEP (SPEC) ***NOW IN EVERYWHERE***

Spec scribe Anthony Jaswinski hits the market strong with another thriller.

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IN THE DEEP (SPEC)

Logline: Two hundred yards from shore a young woman is trapped on a buoy for thirty-four hours as she fights off a great white shark and her impending doom.

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MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES (SPEC) ***NOW IN (LITERALLY) EVERYWHERE!***

Veteran spec scribe Anthony Jaswinski does it again! His newest spec is getting a lot of buzz!

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MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES (SPEC)

Logline: A terminally-ill hitman goes rogue in Hong Kong, only to be hunted down by an equally-lethal killer in the form of a mysterious young woman named Alice.

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INTERSTATE (SALES)

Logline: A seasoned assassin’s plan to steal from the Mafia and retire in the Caribbean is interrupted when he finds himself stalked by the authorities, his boss, and a sinister vampire.

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GARDEN DISTRICT (SALES)

Logline: Follows a trio of self-declared myth busters who get in over their heads while investigating what they think is just another hoax.

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GARDEN DISTRICT (SPEC)

Logline: Follows a trio of self-declared myth busters who get in over their heads while investigating what they think is just another hoax

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TRANSATLANTIK (SPEC) ***UPDATED & IN ALMOST EVERYWHERE!***

Hot new thriller from a Black List writer, now into every major buyer, with an offer looming.

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