Tag Archives: Jonathan Stokes

YOUNG & HUNGRY NO MORE – A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE 2012 YOUNG & HUNGRY ALUMS

From Sundance to Toronto, The Hit List to the Blood List, and the Nicholls to the Emmys, we take a look back at a handful of the writers from each year’s list who are their way to greatness!

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Fox, Scott Free and Chernin Reteam on Biblical King David Film

Jonathan Stokes will pen script of ‘David and Goliath’ inspired tale.

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KING DAVID (SALES)

Logline: Follows the Biblical story of King David.

A Quick Look Back At Some of Our Hit List Veterans!

Where once they were just names on a list, now they are known throughout the industry!

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THE BLACK LIST 2013

Hollywood’s “most liked” screenplays of 2013!

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Hit List Writer Jonathan Stokes Will Pen Harlan Coben’s “Six Years”

Scribe takes on another adaptation!

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THE HIT LIST 2013 (FULL LIST)

THE VOTES FOR THE 2013 HIT LIST ARE IN!

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TCHAIKOVSKY’S REQUIEM (SPEC)

Logline: A renowned conductor is tasked with uncovering the true cause of death of Russia’s most famous composer before he unveils to the nation Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s final and most personal work, Sympathy Pathetique.

SIX YEARS (SALES)

Logline: Story follows Jake Fisher, who watched the love of his life, Natalie, marry another man. Six years have passed when Jake comes across the other man's obituary. He resolves to attend the funeral, hoping to catch a glimpse of Natalie. But the mourning widow is not Natalie, throwing all of his past memories with the woman into question.

THE BLACK LIST 2012

Hollywood’s “most liked” screenplays of 2012!

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THE HIT LIST 2012 (FULL LIST)

THE VOTES ARE IN!

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UNTITLED JONATHAN STOKES THRILLER PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

BLOOD MOUNTAIN (SALES)

Logline: In the vein of "3:10 To Yuma” meets "The Hurt Locker”. A lone US Army Ranger must lead one of the Middle East’s most notorious warlords through deadly terrain and even deadlier enemies in order to bring him to justice.

BORDER COUNTRY (SPEC) **NOW IN EVERYWHERE!**

"Black List" scribe receving major HEAT!

BORDER COUNTRY (SPEC) ***CROSSES INTO TERRITORIES***

Scribe Jonathan Stokes is at it again with a new gritty/thriller!

BORDER COUNTRY (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched in the vein of "No Country For Old Men" meets "Training Day." Story pits a war vet against a crew of corrupt cops intent on controlling the US / Mexico border.

THE HIT LIST 2011 (FULL LIST)

THE VOTES ARE IN!

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MURDERS & ACQUISITIONS (SALES)

Logline: Story centers on a Wall Street stock broker who becomes the target of a hit from a rival firm.

BLOOD MOUNTAIN (SPEC)

Logline: In the vein of "3:10 To Yuma" meets "The Hurt Locker". A lone US Army Ranger must lead one of the Middle East's most notorious warlords through deadly terrain and even deadlier enemies in order to bring him to justice.

EL GRINGO (SALES)

Logline: With a bag full of stolen money, and Mexican gangsters after him, a man must stay alive while finding his way back onto American soil.

EL GRINGO (SPEC)

Logline: With a bag full of stolen money, and Mexican gangsters after him, a man must stay alive while finding his way back onto American soil.

PALINDROME (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as being a mix between INCEPTION and STRANGER THAN FICTION, the story centers on neurotic novelist who becomes an accomplice in a global heist with an international spy and a notorious bank robber.

MURDERS & ACQUISITIONS (SPEC)

Logline: Story centers on a Wall Street stock broker who becomes the target of a hit from a rival firm.

THE RIGHTMAN HIT (SPEC)

Logline: Joe Rightman is a charismatic corporate raider who lives for the deal, but when an angered CEO puts a hit out on him, he just might die for it. Pulpy actioner with great characters in the vein of SMOKING ACES and WALL STREET. Imagine every hit man in NYC gunning for Gordon Gekko.