Tag Archives: David Weil

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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The Exec Shuffle — The Blotter Recap (6.24.16)

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 4.52.36 PMKeep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let-go. Starz upped two vets, HBO lost a long-time comedy exec to Amazon, OddLot continues to bolster its exec talent, and more!

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Netflix Acquires Paolo Bacigalupi Short Story “Mika Model” With David Weil Set To Adapt

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Netflix is putting the finishing touches on a deal with acquire the Paolo Bacigalupi short story Mika Model, with Hit List and Young & Hungry alum David Weil in final talks to adapt the script.

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MIKA MODEL (SALES)

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In the vein of Ex Machina, the story centers on a young woman – or robot – who walks into a police station and confesses to a murder, creating an unprecedented dilemma for the cop who must decide how to resolve the case.

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THE YOUNG AND HUNGRY LIST 2014 – THE TOP 100 WRITERS ON THE VERGE!

In all its downloadable and interactive glory!

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MOONFALL (SALES)

Logline: An FBI agent is sent on a mission to a colony on the moon to investigate the first death there.

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HALF HEARD IN THE STILLNESS (SPEC)

Logline: A boy is discovered after he was kidnapped ten years before, and as he re-adjusts to society, a detective tries to find the correlation between his case and that of another missing boy.

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UNTITLED DAVID WEIL ARABIAN KNIGHTS PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps but being pitched as a re-imagining of “Arabian Nights” with modern themes.

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UNTITLED DAVID WEIL ARABIAN KNIGHTS PROJECT (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps but being pitched as a re-imagining of “Arabian Nights” with modern themes.

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{HEAT METER} MOONFALL (SPEC) ***HEATING UP***

Get ready for this one to go sky high!

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MOONFALL (SPEC)

Logline: An FBI agent is sent on a mission to a colony on the moon to investigate the first death there.

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THE BLACK LIST 2013

Hollywood’s “most liked” screenplays of 2013!

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