Hot spec writer Jonathan Stokes is at it again with a new script, BORDER COUNTRY, which is already in the hands of producers as we speak. No further details are known at this time as to who is in where, but TB will being you fresh details when they become available.
Update: We are now hearing that interested buyers include Paramount, Fox and Universal.
The gritty/thriller is 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 script is out from UTA and Energy Entertainment.
Stokes appeared on the 2011 Black List with his previous spec script “Murders & Acquisitions,” which is in development at Warner Bros.