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THE DEMOLITION EXPERT
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Sugar23 is out with THE DEMOLITION EXPERT by Colin Bannon. Blasting out of prison after being double-crossed by the Mastermind of a heist, a Demolition Expert uses his genius with explosives to enact revenge on the Caper Crew who….

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THREE TRIPS TO THE LAKE
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Verve and Writ Large are out with THREE TRIPS TO THE LAKE by Alex McAulay. A male bonding camping trip between an estranged father and his teenage son takes a dark turn when….

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Spec Scripts that Hit in August 2022
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Between August 1st and August 31st, we tracked 17 new feature specs hot out of Final Draft. 3 of them have some type of attachment, while 1 is reported to have sold that was previously out in 2021 (more on that spec later). That brings our total count of specs with attachments up to 4. This marks a 23% decrease in specs from July, and a 26% drop off from June. How the year has been shaping up, August has turned over some fairly better numbers than anticipated.

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ENIGMA
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Thunder Road Pictures picked up ENIGMA by Kat Wood. A British spy has to hide a dangerous artifact and hide it so….

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Spec Scripts that Hit in July 2022
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Between July 1st and July 31st, we tracked 22 new feature specs hitting the market, with only 4 having some type of attachment. Surprisingly, this is only a 4.3% decrease in specs from June. June saw a monstrous uptick in specs from the rest of the year, so it looks like we’re holding steady for the summer. Still, July didn’t beat out the record high for the year but came quite close to it.

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THE RIDGE
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Verve & Romark are out with THE RIDGE by Liz Storm. When a new mom and her toddler are stranded in the remote wilderness, they must overcome the elements and the scars of….

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Spec Scripts that Hit in June 2022
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Between June 1st and June 30th, we tracked 23 new feature specs hitting the market, with 6 having some type of attachment. However, one spec made waves that hit the market some time ago, bringing our total success up to 7 (more on that spec later). That is a 43.75% increase in specs from last month. Not only that, but this is the highest number of specs in a single month all year.

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IN SHADOWS
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Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment is out with IN SHADOWS by Alex Pastor & David Pastor. After being released from his 20-year sentence, Jason Fagan must confront the childhood trauma haunting him…

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FEROCIOUS
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Housefire Management is out with FEROCIOUS by Marc Bloom. A team of financially desperate hotel employees embark on a deadly treasure hunt to recover priceless diamonds from…

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Spec Scripts that Hit in May 2022
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Between May 2022 and May 2021, there has been a 15.8% decrease in the material hitting the market. This gap has only continued to grow in past years. Dating at its peak, 2019 saw 33 specs out in a single month. Comparing that to now, that is nearly a 51.5% drop-off. While materials have decreased, the success rates have seen a bit more of a u-shape in the last few years.

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REMATCH
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Verve is out with REMATCH by Jon Silberman & Josh Silberman. Twenty years after defeating his bully at a college party, David is now a divorced, out-of-shape MMA supply shop owner, struggling to keep his business afloat…

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Spec Scripts that Hit in March 2022
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March is usually the month we see the market start to defrost and kick into high gear. Instead, the month stayed on course and went out with the exact same about as February. Between March 1st and March 31st 2022, we tracked a total of 19 feature specs hitting the market. Of these specs, 5 have some type of attachment. So, we’re seeing an even split between February and March, but with the market primed, it plays like a smaller month than anticipated.

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Spec Scripts that Hit in February 2022
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Between February 1st and February 28th, we tracked a total of 19 feature specs hitting the market. That is quite the jump in numbers compared to last month. Of the 19 specs out, 5 have some type of attachment. So, while some really strong material hit the market, the heat is still working at finding a home.

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IKEAVILLE
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Verve is out with IKEAVILLE by Mike Vukadinovich. Gulliver attempts to create a utopian society in the store as the outside world grows more violent.

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BLOOD COUNT
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Paramount Pictures picked up BLOOD COUNT by Peter Ramsey. Described as a film noir social thriller set in 1950s L.A. with supernatural elements.

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Spec Scripts that Hit in January 2022
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Between January 1st and January 31st, 2022, we tracked a total of 11 new feature specs hitting the market. Compared to last month, we are seeing a 15% decrease in the material out. That is fairly standard for the time of the year, thanks to the holidays. In terms of successes, of the 11 specs out, 4 have some type of attachment.

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Spec Scripts that Hit in December 2021
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Between December 1st and December 31st, we tracked a total of 13 new feature specs out on the market. While that doesn’t sound like much, it is quite the jump from last year. More on that later. In comparing it to last month, we saw a 43% decrease in material out, which surprises no one.

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STARRUNNER
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Verve is out with STARRUNNER by Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein. When mysterious and catastrophic rifts start to tear apart the fabric of space itself, Nova Cassini has use what little training she has to save the universe.

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Spec Scripts that Hit in November 2021
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Between November 1st and November 30th, we tracked a total of 23 new feature specs out on the market. November tends to be a mixed bag year over year. This month traditionally marks the end of the literary calendar where most agents and managers are wrapping up going out with new material.

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IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME
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Verve and Bellevue Productions are out with IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME by Tyler Austin & Patrick Eme. A young publishing editor is shocked to find out that the secretive author is his ex-girlfriend.

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THE SPERM KING
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Verve & Writ Large are out with THE SPERM KING by Austin Everett. An Ivy League graduate unable to find a job recruits his group of friends to start an underground sperm bank.

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TWO DAY RENTAL
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Romark Entertainment is out with TWO DAY RENTAL by Dennis Curlett. A 30-something underachiever, hopelessly stuck in the past, stumbles upon a magical video store.

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