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June 2009 Script Sales

Comedies, actions, and thrillers (and alien-based scripts) dominate this past month—expected, since some of the biggest box office money-makers of the year have thus far fallen into one of those categories. Some selected/notable sales: –“I Am Number Four,” a science-fiction story based on an as-of-yet unpublished novel. With Steven Spielberg on board to possibly executive […]

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May 2009 Script Sales

As is the current norm, remakes of previously popular films and series comprise at least part of May’s script sales, including a screenplay based on the comic strip “Bazooka Joe.” An animated film, “Nick Ratchet,” based on an idea by Stan Lee and the latest Disney project in development, revolves around a police officer’s online […]

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April 2009 Script Sales

A somewhat quiet month in April, as lower-budget comedies and dramas, film adaptations from popular novels, and a handful of sci-fi thrillers and fantasy screenplays round out the script sales, joined by a few higher-profile projects from acclaimed writer/directors Robert Rodriguez and Sofia Coppola. Selected sales include: –“Born to be a Star,” co-written by Adam […]

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March 2009 Script Sales

A broad handful of biopics stand out in script sales through mid to late March, including films revolving around the lives of Houdini, Lou Rawls, Steve McQueen, and H.P. Lovecraft, as well as adaptations of popular novels and TV series. Selected sales include: –From the Image Comics graphics novel, “The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft” […]

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“Recommend” Writer Mark Mahon Directs Award-Winning Feature

Strength and Honour, a huge festival hit worldwide, was developed through Script Pipeline and received a “Recommend” grade in 2007. Writer/director Mark Mahon received tremendous accolades for the Irish drama starring Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, The Hateful Eight) and legendary actor Richard Chamberlain (The Thorn Birds). The film won 22 awards worldwide in 2008, and Mahon and Madsen were interviewed on NBC’s The […]

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February 2009 Script Sales

One of the more notable developments this year so far: the musical “Damn Yankees” is set for a remake, with Jim Carrey and Jake Gyllenhaall confirmed as leads. As anticipated, “Friday the 13th” will see a second incarnation, and for those interested in further reliving the 80s, “The Neverending Story” has been given the green […]

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January 2009 Script Sales

Adaptations (and an adaptation of an adaptation) continue to share the spotlight with a spattering of comedies, science fiction, crime dramas, and family scripts. Notable sales include: –“Cowboy Bebop,” based on the popular Japanese anime series. Keanu Reeves set to star. –A Cher and Jonny Knoxville (not a typo) project, “The Drop-Out” –A Warner Bros. […]

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2008 Screenwriting Contest Finalists

Grand Prize Winners A Mate for Lonesome George by Sharon Clark Freebird by Hilary Graham Neither by Christian Heinze Shrapnel by Evan Daugherty Finalists Alpha Male by Spanner Spencer A Revolution in Urination by Christian Heinze Beckwourth by James K. M. Watts Drill Queen by Andrea Seybold & Kate Wharton Hidden by Noah Ruderman His Fair Lady by Russell Bryan Sommers Honor Bound by Michael Amato […]

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2007 Screenwriting Contest Finalists

Grand Prize Winners Fuel by James Roman & Chris Donaldson Living in Limbo by Mike Amato Monstrous Passions by Deborah Baxtrom The Rise of Fred Amazing by Scott Cunningham Finalists Bad Rap by Mark Grisar Birdman McGee: World’s Greatest Demolition Derby Driver by Todd Shapiro Broken Hearts Revenge Club by Ian Schnee Canaries by Craig Cambria Deadbeat Boyfriends by Marc Conklin Doll by Edward Windus […]

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