“Initially my mind went to a Horror movie, which I’ve heard the Uber horror pitch many, many times… So I thought what’s the Action/Comedy version?” – Good Fear Content’s Jake Wagner joins us for the latest installment of Anatomy of a Sale. Jake walks us through one of his own concepts, which would plant the seeds for STUBER written by Tripper Clancy.
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We are joined by Jake Wagner of Good Fear Content, who takes us through the in’s and out’s of one of the biggest spec sales in history – SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN from writer Evan Daugherty. The project, which was initially written during Daugherty’s time at NYU, would go on to launch his career, land him a spot on both the Hit List and Black List, and garner nearly $400 Million at the box office.
Fresh off her Top 25 placement in the 2018/19 Launch Pad Features Competition, Christina Pamies has signed with Jake Wagner and Scott Stoops of Good Fear Film + Management.
A highly publicized AMA (Q&A) Session between a fast-rising publicist and an aging music icon quickly turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse when the event is seized by a hacker who systematically begins revealing dark secrets from both of their pasts, forcing them to publicly confront the horrific events they’ve committed on the largest social media platform in the world.
Marooned on his ship billions of miles from earth, a lonely astronaut on the verge of starvation reprograms the computer AI system to digitally look & sound like a beautiful call girl. With death around the corner she is his only companion – until a rescue team shows up with questionable intentions.
Nico van den Brink’s short follows a woman who learns that her neighbors — a mother and her two kids — have been killed. That would be enough to freak out anyone, but when she continues to hear the children running around and laughing, she really starts to get the creeps.
A new spec on classic princesses has hit the market and it’s a take on princesses like you have never seen before. Written by Nir Paniry and appropriately titled Princesses, the movie is being pitched as a female-driven Avengers starring all the classic princesses.
Launch Pad alum Matthew Tente, whose spec Burn Run is heating up the town this week, marks the first official signing for Chris Bender’s newly formed Good Fear.
Noah Hawley will be making his feature directorial debut with Man Alive. The spec from first-time scribe Joe Greenberg was acquired by 20th Century Fox in a six-figure deal.
McKinnon may be headed back to high school, as the actress is in talks to star in Senior Year. The CBS Films comedy comes from the 2015 Hit List script by Andrew Knauer and Arthur Pielli.
Lars Klevberg’s new horror short, Polaroid, gets picked up for a feature adaptation after winning best short at the LA Horror Competition. Klevberg is attached to direct the adaptation.
Stagliano made the 2015 LPPC Semi-Finals with his Peter Pan reinvention Neverland. Stagliano is the 78th writer signed in just the first two years of the Launch Pad Competition!