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DECON (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A young medical prodigy is pushed to the mental, physical, and emotional brink after joining an elite team of doctors that treat the rarest, most gruesome, and most dangerous illnesses on Earth.

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SHADOW IN THE CLOUD (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMTrapped in the ball turret of a B-17 on a routine service flight in 1944,‎ a Women’s Airforce Captain must contend with the domineering antagonism of her crewmates, a string of mysterious technical malfunctions, and a series of shadows moving below them in the clouds.

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PRESENTING THE 2016 HIT LIST – THE BEST SPEC SCRIPTS OF THE YEAR

Copy of 200x140 HL Social Media AdsFeaturing 92 scripts, 101 writers, more than 70 production companies & studios, 46 different agencies & management companies, and more than 200 individual reps, this year’s list is one of the most diverse and exciting we’ve ever released.

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2010’s Hit-Makers: A Look Back at the Hit List Alums (2016)

Hit List 2010In early December, we’re 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 2010 Hit List writers — where they’ve been, and where they are now.

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Max Landis Remaking Father’s “An American Werewolf in London” at Universal

American Werewolf in London Excerpt35 years later, Max Landis is set to remake his father’s comedy-horror classic, An American Werewolf in London for Universal Pictures. The Walking Dead’s David Alpert and Robert Kirkman are set to produce with their Skybound Entertainment banner.

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AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (REMAKE) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA remake of the cult classic 1981 horror-comedy film about an American man being turned into a werewolf while backpacking in England.

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Young & Hungry No More – A Look Back At Some Of The 2011 Young & Hungry Alums (2016)

2011YHNext Monday, we’re releasing the 2016 Young & Hungry List, our compilation of the new voices making names for themselves in Hollywood, as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, today we’re taking a look back at the 2011 Young & Hungry List writers — where they’ve been, and where they are today.

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HIGHER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The lone believer in an impending alien attack, a brilliant schizophrenic scientist, builds a makeshift nuclear bomb to defend Earth. When her ex-husband is sent in to neutralize the situation, he discovers that maybe she isn’t as “crazy” as everyone thinks.

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DEEPER (SALES)

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When a disgraced astronaut enlists on a mission to reach the bottom of a recently discovered oceanic trench, he becomes subject to an increasing amount of danger and is reluctantly pulled into a psychological and physical battle with unexpected forces.

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{Heat Meter} Max Landis Spec “Deeper” Heats Up The Market As Bradley Cooper Boards

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Max Landis’s spec Deeper is gaining traction as the script was circulated this week and has attached Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper.

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Netflix Lands Max Landis Spec Package “Bright” With David Ayer, Will Smith And Joel Edgerton

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UPDATE 03.18.16 The Max Landis spec Bright has been part of a very lengthy bidding war between studios, but Netflix has come out on top with a commitment of $90 million for the package.

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BRIGHT (SALES)

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In a world where magical creatures live side by side with humans, a human cop is forced to work alongside an Orc to track down a powerful wand that everyone is willing to kill for.

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{Heat Meter} Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, & David Ayer Package Burning “Bright” On Spec Market

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In one of the biggest packages we’ve seen so far this year, Will Smith and Joel Edgerton are attached to star in the Max Landis spec Bright, with David Ayer on board to direct. Let the bidding begin…

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BRIGHT (Spec)

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Logline: In a world where magical creatures live side by side with humans, a human cop is forced to work alongside an Orc to track down a powerful wand that everyone is willing to kill for.

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DEEPER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: A disgraced astronaut embarks on a mission to reach the bottom of a newly discovered oceanic trench, theorized to be the lowest point on planet Earth, and finds himself in a psychological and physical battle against mysterious forces.

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David Goyer Producing Max Landis’ Latest Script “Deeper”

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David S. Goyer has just picked up buzzy scribe Max Landis’ latest script, the psychological drama Deeper. Goyer will produce under his Phantom Four banner, along with Addictive Pictures. Sources report that Phantom and Addictive beat out others clamoring for the project, as Landis has quickly established himself as a hot, up-and-coming talent.

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Young & Hungry No More – A Look Back At Some Of The 2011 Young & Hungry Alums

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This Friday, we’re releasing the 2015 Young & Hungry List, our compilation of the new voices making names for themselves in Hollywood, as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, today we’re taking a look back at the 2011 Young & Hungry List writers–where they’ve been, and where they are today.

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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN — TRAILER (James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay)

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A troubled young man forms a deep friendship with a brilliant medical student. The story of Dr. Frankenstein from Igor’s perspective.

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AMERICAN ULTRA — Trailer #2 (Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton)

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A stoner and his girlfriend’s sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when his past comes back to haunt him in the form of a government operation set to wipe him out.

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TED TRAGIC AND THE LONG WAY DOWN (SPEC)

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A bargain brand secret agent in charge of stopping mad scientists before they start finds himself in over his head when his new target, bullied genius Olivia Wexler, has attracted the attention of an old enemy.

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{THINGS WE LOVE} Read Max Landis’ Epic 436-Page “Super Mario World” Script

Coming soon to a theater near you…just kidding.

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YOUNG & HUNGRY NO MORE – A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE 2011 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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TV SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, ATTACHMENTS, DEALS & GREENLIGHTS (08.08.14)

A recap of the week’s TV News!

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SPACE MOUNTAIN (SALES)

Logline: Based on the ride at the Disney theme park.

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Max Landis Breathes Lovecraftian Life Into “Houdini”

“Chronicle” writer takes on Harry Houdini.

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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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AMERICAN ULTRA (SALES)

Logline: A stoner’s past catches up with him when he and his girlfriend are hunted by government agents tasked with silencing both of them.

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What Are They Up To Now? Looking Back At Some Of The 2011 Young & Hungry

See how some of the writers are doing after just 2 years.

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THE HIT LIST 2012 (FULL LIST)

THE VOTES ARE IN!

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ME HIM HER (SALES)

Logline: Follows three young adults, one of which is struggling with their sexual identity, as they explore love, sex and relationships.

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