January 2012 Spec Sales (alphabetical by title)
Writers: Nathan Brooks & Bobby Lee DarbyReps:
(Chris Sablan, Jordan Bayer, Matt Leipzig) and
Genre: Horror, Thriller Logline: In the vein of “Paranormal Activity” and “The Blair Witch Project.” After a documentaryfilm crew go missing in the Bermuda Triangle, only their recovered film footage holds the cluesto their fate.
Writer: Brad CopelandReps:
(Julien Thuan, Matt Rice)Buyer:
Attachments: Copeland is attached to direct. Glenn Howerton, Steve Little, Ben Schwartz, andJosh Groban are attached to star.Notes: Ricky Van Veen will oversee for College Humor.Logline: Centers on Will, a website manager, and his friends who regularly drop in to a localcoffee house. Echoing news stories about Starbucks baristas banding together to lockbathrooms and otherwise thwart habitués, the group must come together when their freeloadingexistence is threatened.
Writer: Cormac McCarthyReps:
(Amanda “Binky” Urban, Ron Bernstein)Buyer:
Nick Wechsler Productions
Genre: DramaAttachments: Nick Wechsler will produce through his eponymous shingle along withChockstone’s Steve and Paula Mae Schwartz.Notes: Ridley Scott is reportedly in talks to direct.Logline:Follows a respected lawyer who thinks he can dip a toe into the drug business withoutgetting sucked in.
Everybody Wants Head
Writers: Peter Hoare & Christopher LilliReps:
Kailey Marsh Management
Genre: ComedyAttachments: Sentinel’s Adam Brawer and David Beitchman will produce with Marsh andBenjamin Scott.Logline: Centers on a man with extreme OCD who inadvertently meets a shameless sex addictin group therapy. After a series of unfortunate events, the two wind up on the run (from the copsand the mob) carrying a severed head in a bowling ball bag.
The Scoggins Report, by Jason Scoggins & Cindy Kaplan January 2012 Spec Market Roundup - Feb 5, 2012 Creative Commons Attribution 2012 Page 3