Archive for February, 2009

Gone

27Feb09

Genre: ThrillerSynopsis: A man’s fiance is kidnapped into the depths of New York’s subway tunnels.About: Recently sold specWriter: Jeremy W. Soule It’s time for a weekend kidnapping sandwich! Today I’ll be reviewing the recently sold “Gone” (at least I think it sold), and then Monday the recently sold “Layover.” And no, “Layover” is not a […]


Hereafter

26Feb09

Genre: DramaSynopsis: A group of individuals battle with what happens in the afterlife.About: This is the Clint Eastwood/Steven Spielberg project.Writer: Peter Morgan Hmm, what do you say about Hereafter? I heard there was a “supernatural” element to the script, and that’s what intrigued me, but the truth is the supernatural plays a very tiny role […]


Genre: ComedySynopsis: A group of friends decide to go on an adventure to stifle a quarter-life crisis.About: This is that million dollar spec that sold with Superbad star Jonah Hill as one of the writers. Not sure if he’s attached to star (though I assume he is) and whether that had any influence in the […]


The Sitter

25Feb09

Genre: ComedySynopsis: A college kid is forced to babysit a very strange family for an evening.About: Big spec script that sold a few weeks ago.Writers: Brian Gatewood & Allesandro Tanaka Noah, 21, is a loser. He’s a fuck-up. He does not have it going on. He’s been suspended from college, is flat broke, lives with […]


Bumped

23Feb09

Genre: DramedySynopsis: 5 strangers get stuck at the airport together.About: Yes, this is the infamous “remake” of The Breakfast ClubWriter: Lizzy Weiss Okay I have a suggestion to the people realeasing this film. Do not, under any circumstances, let any media print that this is in any way related to The Breakfast Club. Like me. […]


Next week I promise to read three of the newer spec scripts out there. Expect a review of a particularly large actor’s recent sale, something that revolves around what you’d do on a couch, and possibly a script being produced by two industry titans. I can’t wait!


Genre: Political SatireSynopsis: A down-and-out political fundraiser will do anything to get his candidate elected president.About: Berger (the son of President Clinton’s National Security Adviser Sandy Berger) wrote the script after interviewing professional fundraisers in Washington and Los Angeles.Writer: Alex Berger “The Office goes to Washington.” Let me let you in on a little secret […]