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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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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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“Captain America: Civil War” Star Daniel Bruhl Eyed For J.J. Abrams’s “God Particle”

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Daniel Bruhl is the latest to circle the sci-fi thriller God Particle at Paramount. The growing cast includes David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Krasinski, and Elizabeth Debecki.

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{Exclusive} “Finding Dory” Scribe Victoria Strouse Tapped For Disney’s “Overnight”

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Strouse has been tapped to add some magic into Disney’s forthcoming father-son comedy Overnight. The Finding Dory writer was brought on shortly after the project was selected to receive $9.5 million in tax incentives from the California Film Commission in 2015.

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David Oyelowo And Gugu Mbatha-Raw In Talks To Join J.J. Abrams’ “God Particle”

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Golden Globe nominated actor David Oyelowo and actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw are in negotiations to star in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming sci-fi thriller God Particle.

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{Exclusive} McG Producing Hot Comedy Spec “Hooking Up” With Nick Weiss Set To Direct

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Jacqueline Fitzgerald’s comedy script Hooking Up has been set up at McG’s Wonderland Sound & Vision, and sources have confirmed that up-and-coming director Nick Weiss is set to direct. Oren Uziel and Sebastian Dungan will also produce.

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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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Benjamin Walker Joins Oren Uziel’s “Shimmer Lake”

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Making his feature directorial debut, Oren Uziel is helming his 2009 Black List script that follows a crime investigation backwards from the end to the beginning over the course of a week, and Benjamin Walker is attached to star.

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SHIMMER LAKE (Sales)

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A sheriff tries to solve a botched bank heist in a story that unfolds backwards over a week.

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FREAKS OF NATURE — RED BAND TRAILER (Vanessa Hudgens, Nicholas Braun, Patton Oswalt)

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Pitched as The Breakfast Club meets Zombieland. Story centers on a vampire, zombie and teenager teaming up to save the world from an alien attack.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} James Wan Ready To Play “Mortal Kombat”

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James Wan will produce the Mortal Kombat reboot currently underway at New Line Cinema and Broken Road Productions. The in-demand director has been brought over to uppercut some new life into this previously paused picture.

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HOOKING UP (Fitzgerald) (SALES)

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Two under-employed twenty-somethings are determined to hook up with each other, but find their efforts repeatedly foiled over the course of one maddening night.

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HOOKING UP (Spec)

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Two under-employed twenty-somethings are determined to hook up with each other, but find their efforts repeatedly foiled over the course of one maddening night.

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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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22 JUMP STREET – INTERNATIONAL RED BAND TRAILER (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college where they once again begin to question their partnership after Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene.

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THE INTERN’S HANDBOOK (SALES)

Logline: An intern placement agency fronts for a network of assassins who target high-profile corporate executives.

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22 JUMP STREET – INTERNATIONAL TRAILER (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

Logline: Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college where they once again begin to question their partnership after Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene.

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22 JUMP STREET — FINAL RED BAND TRAILER (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college where they once again begin to question their partnership after Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene.

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Oren Uziel Pulls Off a “Heist”

The “22 Jump Street” writer on board for a new heist project.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Five Writers Lead the Pack to Tackle Sony’s “Dishonourables”

The writers of Pacific Rim, 21 Jump Street, Iron Man 3, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Kitchen Sink face off to tackle Sony’s potential new franchise!

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22 JUMP STREET — GREEN BAND TRAILER #2 (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college where they once again begin to question their partnership after Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene.

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A Look At A Few More Past Hit List Names

One final appetizer before the new Hit List drops!

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22 JUMP STREET — GREEN BAND TRAILER (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college where they once again begin to question their partnership after Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene.

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UNTITLED KRASINSKI / UZIEL ACTION ADVENTURE PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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22 JUMP STREET — RED BAND TRAILER (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube)

Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college where they once again begin to question their partnership after Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene.

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UNTITLED KRASINSKI / UZIEL ACTION ADVENTURE PROJECT (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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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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OVERNIGHT (DISNEY) (SALES)

Logline: Pitched as “Home Alone” but set in a toy store. A father and son win an inaugural sleepover in an amazing toy store the same night thieves decide to rob it.

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MEN IN BLACK 4 (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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DOWNTOWN OWL (SALES)

Logline: A group of different townsfolk in a small quirky town get caught in a blizzard.

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