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Monday, January 16, 2017

The Talisman – unproduced screenplay by Richard LaGravenese - posted by Don

Stephen Batchelor has a interesting article on and a copy of the unproduced screenplay of Stephen King and Peter Straub’s The Talisman written by Richard LaGravenese. You can find it on his blog.

…The Talisman may set some sort of record for development hell. King and Straub had sold the rights to Universal on behalf of Amblin with the understanding that Spielberg and only Spielberg would be the one to make it… Read the Rest

The Talisman – May 22, 1992 unproduced, unspecified draft script by Richard Lagravenese (based on The Talisman by Steven King and Peter Straub) – hosted by: Stephen Batchelor – Screenwriter – in pdf format

Twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer embarks on an epic quest–a walk from the seacoast of New Hampshire to the California coast–to find the talisman that will save his dying mother’s life. Jack’s journey takes him into the Territories, a parallel medieval universe, where most people from his own universe have analogs called “twinners.” The queen of the Territories, Jack’s mother’s twinner, is also dying.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Deadpool screenplay for your consideration - posted by Don

Deadpool posted by 20th Century Fox

Thanks Barksid for the heads up!

Deadpool – November 16, 2015 final shooting script by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick – hosted by: 20th Century Fox – in pdf format

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Hidden Figures screenplay for your consideration - posted by Don

Fox Movies gives us Hidden Figures (thanks Barksid for the heads up)

Hidden Figures – May 12, 2016 shooting draft script by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi (Based on the book “Hidden Figures” by Margot Shetterly) – hosted by: Fox Movies – in pdf format

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three of these women, known as “human computers”, we follow these women as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history’s greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes. 

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Silence screenplay for your consideration - posted by Don

Paramount comes out with Silence for your consideration

Silence – May 7, 2015 final shooting script by Jay Cocks & Martin Scorsese – hosted by: Paramount – in pdf format

The story of two Catholic missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor – at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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Monday, December 19, 2016

The Invitation and Man Up screenplays - posted by Don

Thanks Wendy for the heads up on these two

The Invitation – June 13, 2014 Green revised shooting draft script by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi in pdf format

Will and Eden were once a loving couple. After a tragedy took their son, Eden disappeared. Two years later, out of the blue, she returns with a new husband… and as a different person, eerily changed and eager to reunite with her ex and those she left behind. Over the course of a dinner party in the house that was once his, the haunted Will is gripped by mounting evidence that Eden and her new friends have a mysterious and terrifying agenda. But can we trust Will’s hold on reality? Or will he be the unwitting catalyst of the doom he senses?

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Man Up – Undated, unspecified draft script by Tess Morris in pdf format

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent’s successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his 24 year old blind date. Nancy, deciding to go with it, happens to hop on the most chaotic yet hilarious journey of her life which neither of them will ever forget. There is drinking, truths, an old stalker class mate with long a standing crush, lost divorce papers, lost hopes, competitive indoor sports and yeah Jack finding out the truth that Nancy isn’t his blind date. ‘Man Up’ a romantic comedy about taking chances, finding about being yourself, making decisions and rolling with the consequences.

Information courtesy of imdb.com
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Friday, December 16, 2016

Moonlight Screenplay and 20th Century Woman Screenplay – For Your Consideration - posted by Don

Thanks Barkisd for the assist on these two!

A24 uploads two For Your Consideration Script

Moonlight – Undated, unspecified draft script by Barry Jenkins (Based on “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue” By Tarell Alvin McCraney) – hosted by: A24 – in pdf format

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Information courtesy of imdb.com
20th Century Woman – Undated, unspecified draft script by Mike Mills – hosted by: A24 – in pdf format

The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Come Hell or High Water screenplay for your consideration - posted by Don

Thanks Barkisd for the heads up on this one!

CBS Films is up with this For Your Consideration Script

Hell or High Water – Undated, unspecified draft script by Taylor Sheridan – hosted by: CBS Films – in pdf format

Two brothers — Toby,a straight-living, divorced father trying to make a better life for his sons; and Tanner, a short-tempered ex-con with a loose trigger finger — come together to rob branch after branch of the bank that is foreclosing on their family land. The hold-ups are part of a last-ditch scheme to take back a future that powerful forces beyond their control have stolen from under their feet. Vengeance seems to be theirs until they find themselves in the crosshairs of a relentless, foul-mouthed Texas Ranger looking for one last triumph on the eve of his retirement. As the brothers plot a final bank heist to complete their plan, a showdown looms at the crossroads where the last honest law man and a pair of brothers with nothing to live for except family, collide.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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Equity, Land of Mine, The Red Turtle, and Toni Erdmann screenplays for your consideration - posted by Don

Sony Pictures Classics dumps out his purse with four more

For Your Consideration

Equity – Undated, unspecified draft script by Amy Fox (story by Sarah Megan Thomas, Alysia Reiner, Amy Fox) – hosted by: Sony Classics – in pdf format

Naomi Bishop is an investment banker determined to overcome a previous stain to her professional reputation, which is a challenge in the male dominated financial sector she works in. As Naomi in that spirit makes her move managing a burgeoning new tech IPO, she has to endure not only the condescension of her colleagues, but also her imperious client even as troubling new developments cloud the venture’s future. Against that, the probing of a college friend turned Federal investment law prosecutor and the conniving of her double-dealing boyfriend seem to be manageable complications, until a betrayal by a trusted colleague threatens to ruin everything.

Information courtesy of imdb.com
Land of Mine – Undated, unspecified draft script by Martin Zandvliet – hosted by: Sony Classics – in pdf format

In the wake of the Second World War, the Danish authorities force thousands of German prisoners of war to defuse the millions of mines buried on Danish beaches.

Information courtesy of imdb.com
The Red Turtle – Undated, unspecified draft script by Michael Dudok De Wit – hosted by: Sony Classics – in pdf format

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Information courtesy of imdb.com
Toni Erdmann – Undated, unspecified draft script by Maren Ade – hosted by: Sony Classics – in pdf format

A father tries to reconnect with his adult daughter.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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The Neon Demon - posted by Don

The Neon Demon – November 1, 2014 shooting script by Mary Laws and Nicolas Winding Refn ( based on a story by Nicolas Winding Refn) – hosted by: Whoa is (not) me – in pdf format

The sixteen year-old aspiring model Jesse arrives in Los Angeles expecting to be a successful model. The aspirant photographer Dean takes photos for her portfolio and dates her. Jesse befriends the lesbian makeup artist Ruby and then the envious models Gigi and Sarah in a party. Meanwhile the agency considers Jesse beautiful with a “thing” that makes her different and she is sent to the professional photographer Jack. Jesse attracts the attention of the industry and has a successful beginning of career. But Ruby, Gigi and Sarah are capable to do anything to get her “thing”.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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