Welcome to Spec Scout, the site that combines a script coverage library with a scoring system in order to highlight the best screenplays circulating Hollywood. We're leveling the playing field for aspiring writers by showcasing the highest-scoring unrepped material alongside the pros'.
Based on the life of Deborah Sampson, a woman from Massachusetts who disguised herself as a man in order to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence during the Revolutionary War.
MarketSeptember 21, 2016SoldSeptember 23, 2016 ProducerAmy Pascal, Adam Kolbrenner AgentAdrian Garcia, Chris Smith, David Boxerbaum (Paradigm) ManagerAdam Kolbrenner (Madhouse) ProductionPascal Pictures 9-24-2016 - The deal closed for high six figures. Pascal Pictures has a deal at Sony.
Follows a young William Shakespeare as he embarks on a thrilling journey and meets the iconic characters that will later inform his most famous works. Described as a potential tentpole adventure movie using the Shakespeare universe, the tone is Pirates of the Caribbean meets Snow White and the Huntsman.
Inspired by the story of Richard Wershe Jr. At the age of 14, Wershe became an undercover informant for local and federal law enforcement agencies in the mid-80s, and grew in that role enough to establish himself as a major drug dealer. He went from being an asset to an eyesore for law enforcement in the drug trafficking wars, and he was brought down in 1988–found with 17 pounds of coke at age 17–and sentenced to life without parole.
MarketFebruary 17, 2015SoldFebruary 17, 2015 ProducerJohn Lesher ExecutiveJon Silk ManagerDanny Sherman, Josh Kesselman (Thruline) AgentCharlie Ferraro, Peter Dodd, Rames Ishak, Tim Phillips, Michael Sheresky (UTA) StudioStudio 8 ProductionLe Grisbi Productions, LBI Entertainment 2/17/15: Deal includes a blind script commitment for the writers, who wrote, directed and produced "Touching Home" and "Sweetwater." UTA was not reported as the agency at the time it went out.
A couple trying to salvage their flagging marriage gets more than they bargained for after subscribing to a service that aids them in living out their erotic fantasies. As the arranged escapades grow more serious and even dangerous, the pair discover they’re being manipulated by mysterious sadists who lure unsuspecting couples into a web of torture and murder.
MarketFebruary 10, 2015 AgentStuart Manashil (WME) ManagerJewerl Ross (Silent R Management)
After losing her husband and son to Islamist extremism in late 1980s Kashmir, a tough Kashmiri Muslim nurse decides to harbor and protect two wounded Indian army deserters on the run from their superiors and militants, placing her life in extreme jeopardy.
A former lawman turned lawyer uses his knowledge and courtroom experience to defend the last of his family against a ruthless land baron. When his violent past comes to light, he is forced to choose what he has become and what he once was in order to make thing right.
A grieving detective is tasked with solving the murder of a woman's ex husband, with their daughter as the prime suspect. As he goes deeper into the mystery, he discovers a connection between the case, and an accident that took the life of his former lover months ago.
Hunted is a contained thriller about a man who helps an isolated farm girl escape a clan of blood-thirsty religious zealots, only to discover the shocking reason why they’ve picked her as their sacrifice.
A troubled detective investigating the brutal murder of a young girl commits suicide. Six months later, her lover investigates the murder of a middle-aged man only to realize the two cases might be connected.
In the hopes of leaving his small town, an awkward pre-teen tackles a stock market contest with a prize of visiting Atlanta. When he chooses to invest in a company that competes with his father's business, the pre-teen faces winning the contest at the expense of his dad's job or never being able to visit Atlanta.