Archive for May, 2009

Rites Of Men

31May09

Genre: DramaPremise: A working-class single father’s world comes crashing down when his son goes missing.About: Herman just sold the bank heist spec “Conviction” to Universal last month, which opened up the door to sell “Rites Of Men” a couple of weeks later.Writer: Jonathan Herman Rites Of Men is about a single father, Rett, and his […]


Rites Of Men

31May09

Genre: DramaPremise: A working-class single father’s world comes crashing down when his son goes missing.About: Herman just sold the bank heist spec “Conviction” to Universal last month, which opened up the door to sell “Rites Of Men” a couple of weeks later.Writer: Jonathan Herman Rites Of Men is about a single father, Rett, and his […]


Saturday Update

30May09

Some good news about the upcoming week. I’ll be getting back to the present and reviewing four – count’em FOUR – recently sold specs. As you may have noticed, we’re getting some cease and desist orders on the script postings, which means those of you checking in late don’t get a chance to read them. […]


We are here. Finally! For those of you newer Scriptshadow converts, you probably haven’t heard of The Scriptshadow Challenge. What is it? Oh man, trying to describe The Scriptshadow Challenge is like trying to describe sex. It’s beyond description I’m afraid. It’s something you gotta feel deep inside you, you know what I mean? I’ll […]


Genre: DramaPremise: A father who is recovering from the death of his wife takes his daughter on a trip to experience the Seven Wonders of the WorldAbout: This original spec sold a couple of years back, I believe for mid-six figures. It will be directed by the writer and produced by Marvin Acuna (The Great […]


Genre: DramaPremise: A father who is recovering from the death of his wife takes his daughter on a trip to experience the Seven Wonders of the WorldAbout: This original spec sold a couple of years back, I believe for mid-six figures. It will be directed by the writer and produced by Marvin Acuna (The Great […]


A couple of quick things. First off, horror. I know you’ve been demanding it, but my horror aficionados are busy. Which means *I’m* the only one left to brave the genre. As I’ve pointed out before, I’m not the biggest horror fan. But I’m a huge *story* fan. I like good stories, no matter what […]