Tag Archives: Horror

MER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA reinvention of the Mermaid myth as a claustrophobic, horror/thriller. This re-imagining of the siren story is a kick-ass, meta-feminist antidote to the under the sea legend you only thought you knew.

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READY OR NOT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A new bride becomes involved in a horrific game of hide-and-seek with her in-laws.

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DESTROY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Steve Howard is a middle-aged American traveling across Eastern Europe with his reluctant sidekick Elise, intent on wiping vampires off the map. Unfortunately, vampires don’t exist.

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ERNEST (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A man’s plans to cash in on a ghost in his home goes awry when the spirit disappears.

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MEAT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A misanthropic man notices bizarre changes in himself, his wife, and the animals inhabiting the territory around their homestead as they attempt to survive self-imposed isolation.

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NO SURVIVORS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAfter waking from a coma, a young woman joins a diverse group of trauma survivors on a rampaging cross-country road trip to face their fears… only to find that their individual boogeymen are all very, very real.

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FILICIDE (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When all of the parents in a remote island community start to murder their children for no apparent reason, a 17-year-old girl fights to save her younger brothers from the people who are supposed to love and protect them.

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SLEEP NO MORE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A mysterious virus is killing people in their sleep… but there is a cure: STAY AWAKE FOR 7 DAYS. Tonally, the piece is a horror/thriller in the vein of THE PURGE by way of NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST that follows a family fighting to survive the waking nightmare of a now lawless world.

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KNOX (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Fort Knox was never built to keep people from getting in. It was built to keep something from getting out.

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YOU’RE NOT REAL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A young school teacher reunites with her reclusive, scientific genius grandfather for the first time at his isolated country estate, uncovering disturbing truths about her childhood.

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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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CHOSEN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Based on the events that surrounded the murder of nun Sister Margaret Ann Pahl in Toledo, Ohio by priest Gerald Robinson in 1980.

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THE BEAST (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM THE SHALLOWS with a Grizzley Bear, about an Ultra Marathoner training in the mountains above Pasadena and having to survive.

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HOME GROWN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is under wraps, but is being pitched as Misery meets the sticom Full House.

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THE INBETWEEN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Stranded in the woods, a family nurses the father back to health after a terrible accident, unaware his soul is trying warn them that his body has been overtaken by a dangerous and ancient evil. It’s a character-driven supernatural thriller in the vein of THE CONJURING and INSIDIOUS.

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VESSEL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A sheriff fights to protect his wife and daughter from the demon intent on possessing him. Pitched as a kinetic horror-action hybrid that crosses THE EXORCIST with THE FUGITIVE.

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ESCAPE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In 1824, wrongfully imprisoned ROBERT GREENHILL must partner with notorious murderer ALEXANDER PEARCE to escape a brutal penal colony and survive the treacherous Tasmanian wilds… but as their adventure takes increasingly darker turns, Greenhill begins to suspect he may become Pearce’s next victim. Based on a true story.

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THE DOLLHOUSE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM While house-hunting, Amy is stunned to discover a house identical to her childhood dollhouse, down to the wallpaper and chipped grandfathers clock inside — but when she moves in, the house exerts a hold on Amy’s young daughter that leads the family down a path of ghosts, murder, and madness.

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DIABLO FLATS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A young girl is possessed by a demon that invaded her mind when she was in a coma and is now fighting for control of the girl, but her family won’t give her up without them all fighting back.

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THE UPTURNED STONE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Four pre-teen boys are haunted by strange dreams after eating a pumpkin pie… A pie they learn was made from a pumpkin that grew from the grave of a boy who was murdered at their age. As the boys realize their dreams are visions of the dead boy’s past, they’re sent down a path far scarier than anything in their nightmares.

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SUMMER OF NIGHT (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The summer of 1960 in Elm Haven, Illinois, five 12-year old boys form a bond that a lifetime of changes will never erase. On the last day of school, their classmate Tubby Cooke vanishes and the group soon discovers stories of other children who once disappeared from Elm Haven.

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SUPERSTITIOUS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA teenager’s life is thrown into upheaval when her mother suffers an extreme accident that her little brother claims is because he “stepped on a crack and broke Mommy’s back.” But when other superstitions start coming true, she realizes that fighting her own superstitious beliefs could be deadlier than she thought.

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KILL CREEK (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) It was supposed to be a simple publicity stunt: four best-selling horror authors spending Halloween night in one of the country’s most legendary haunted houses. Each of these writers have devoted their lives to the macabre, yet nothing they have written can prepare them for what awaits them at Kill Creek.

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THE PERFECTION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Two cello prodigies share an obsession that drives them in a sinister pursuit of perfect.

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DON’T LOOK BEHIND YOU (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When a troubled Child Services Agent takes on a case of suspected child abuse, she soon discovers the fractured family is succumbing to circumstances out of their control.

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GREY MATTER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When a “virus” causes the residents of a small coastal town to lose self-control, the town mortician’s teen-aged daughter finds herself unaffected due to her unique brain chemistry.

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NIGHTLIGHT (HILL/MACINTYRE) (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A monster-obsessed kid witnesses a murder in his neighborhood and must defend his house when it comes under siege by the killers.

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THE WILL O WISP (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A recently divorced man and his dog move to the Montana Mountains where a series of ghostly lights appear on their property; beckoning them to enter the woods.

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COMPULSION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The story is under wraps but is pitched as The Babadook meets The Sixth Sense.

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NEAT FREAK (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen three friends choose to accept a too-good-to-pass-up ad for roommates, they soon realize their new OCD roomie is not what he seems to be. AMERICAN PSYCHO meets THE ROOMMATE.

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