Horror

Art/Work Entertainment is out with BESTIE by Sean Platt and David W. Wright. When a sixteen-year-old orphan moves from a mental institution into a conservative foster home, her imaginary friend emerges, coaxing her to….

Avenue 220 is out with VISITORS by Cooper Karl. On the first night in their new home, Nora and her son are besieged by unusual intruders – they appear on camera, but not to the naked eye. This leads Nora to discover….

Between January 1st and January 31st, 2024, we tracked a total of 5 new specs on the market. Two of the scripts were TV pilots and one was a TV/streaming movie. Overall, the month had a 40% increase in the amount of material we tracked on the market from December of last year.

Rain Management is out with EFFIGY by Jason Kaleko. After a world-renowned artist passes away, his estranged daughter finds his backwoods art studio is haunted by his spirit. But when she creates a physical vessel for him to inhabit….

Endless Media is out with REDSHIFT by Ryan Self & Bob Perkins. A weekend trip to an alleged haunted house turns deadly for a group of teens when they discover….

Entertainment 360 is out with ASHES by Adam Mason & Simon Boyes. A perfectly normal family loses their grandmother – and the wrong ashes….

Between April 1st and April 30th, 2023, we tracked a total of 8 feature specs hitting the market or being sold, highlighting a 47% decrease in specs we followed compared to last month, due primarily to the impending writers’ strike. Of these 8 feature specs, 5 had some type of attachment.

Buchwald is out with FACE by Peter Milligan. With his career and marriage on the brink of collapse, one of the country’s most gifted plastic surgeons is hired by a reclusive artist to perform a facelift at his private island, but….

Between March 1st and March 31st, 2023, we tracked a total of 15 feature & TV specs hitting the market, highlighting a 12% decrease in specs hitting the market compared to February 2023.

Housefire Management is out with THE MURPHYS GET MURDERED by Brandon Feldman. After being murdered by a masked serial killer, a dysfunctional couple descend back to Earth as ghosts and are given a second chance at life if….

ODA

Atomic Monster and Blumhouse Productions is looking for a writer to develop DEAD BY DAYLIGHT. Set in a post apocalyptic world, survivors need to repair generators to power exit gates but they are stalked by The Killer who….

Bellevue Productions is out with CLOCKWORK by Thomas Sonntag & John Sonntag. While renovating an old mansion which is infamous for several deaths, Juliet finds an antique locket that hurtles her back in time to the night of the first murder. She quickly discovers that if….

UTA is out with THE PLAGUE by Charlie Polinger. A socially anxious twelve-year-old navigates the savage social order at an all-boys water polo summer camp. Over the course of the summer, his unbearable tween anxiety teeters into….

Housefire Management is out with TERRORS by Hannah Rosner. When a crew sent to terraform a distant planet goes missing, a rescue team embarks on a mission to find out what went wrong, only to discover….

Echo Lake Entertainment is out with DARK LANDING by Justice Hardy. An obsessed scientist isolates herself in the woods to create a cure for the disease that killed her daughter, but when a handsome stranger shows up covered in blood and claiming to be a time traveler, she must….

Between December 1st and December 31st, we tracked a total of 10 new feature specs on the market. This marks the lowest volume of specs out in a single month, and if that surprises you, you probably thought “Puss in Boots” would beat “Avatar” at the box office.

World Builder Entertainment is out with STAY by Meredith Berg. An overworked, traveling businesswoman who feels trapped in her job is horrified to discover….

Between November 1st and November 30th, we tracked a total of 17 new feature specs on the market. Though it’s not the lowest volume of content in a single month this year, it marks the lowest since August 2022.

Story Driven is out with DEADME by Asabi Lee & Paul Hart-Wilden. Aimless and down-on-her-luck Ash, inadvertently finds herself caught in the world’s most secretive and deadly game, where absolutely anyone….

Housefire Management is out with NIGHTMARE TERRITORY by Indiana Lista. After their extreme haunt attraction is abruptly canceled, two thrill-seeking young women fight to get back….

Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment is out with STEAL THE DARK by Josh Marentette & Spencer Marentette. A team of CIA operatives attempt to infiltrate a Romanian black site and steal its prized….

Between October 1st and October 31st, we tracked a total of 23 new feature specs hitting the market. It makes a tie for second-most specs out in a single month, matching June, and just one spec shy from first place. That title still belongs to September. As such, it makes a 4.1% decrease in specs from last month. Of the 23 new feature specs, only 4 have some type of attachment that we’ve tracked.