The Bloodlist 2015 is Out, David Chirchirillo’s ‘Eli’ Leads

The 2015 Bloodlist is out and the script for ‘Eli’ by David Chirchirillo tops it.  The list is comprised of the 13 best unproduced dark-genre screeplays, including 6 TV pilots, chosen by 67 industry executives.  ‘Eli’ is about an 11 year old boy who learns that the house he’s quarantined in is haunted and that his doctor is not what he seems.   Kailey Marsh, an independent manager and produce, created the Blood List.

You can view the full list below.

1. ?ELI 

 

Writer:? David Chirchirillo

 

Genre:? Horror

 

Logline: ?Having moved into a “clean house” to treat his auto-immune disorder, 11-year-old Eli begins to believe that the house is haunted. Unable to leave, Eli soon realizes that the house, and the doctor who runs it, are more sinister than they appear.

 

Management:? Bellevue Productions

 

Agency: ?APA

 

Status: ?Sold to Broad Green Pictures with Bellevue Productions producing.

 

 

2. ?THE BOY

 

Writer: ?Owen Egerton

 

Genre: ?Supernatural horror

 

Logline: ?Sixteen years after stabbing a classmate to appease a legendary phantom known as The Boy, a repentant woman returns to her hometown to live with her sister and nephew. As The Boy continues to haunt her and the death count rises, she must face her deepest terror to discover the truth about The Boy before he claims her nephew.

 

Management: ?Epicenter

 

Agency:?UTA

 

Status:? Available.

 

 

3. ?THE BABYSITTER

 

Writer: ?Brian Duffield

 

Genre: ?Horror Comedy

 

Logline: ?A young boy gets more than he bargained for when he decides to stay up late and spy on his super-hot babysitter.

 

Management: ?Circle of Confusion

 

Agency:? Gersh

 

Status: ?Set up at New Line with Wonderland Sound and Vision producing. McG is directing.

 

 

4.??THE ACCURSED

 

Writer: ?Barbara Marshall

 

Genre: ?Gothic horror

 

Logline: ?Doomed to a life of depraved immorality, a woman finds herself targeted by a vengeful assassin hell bent on wiping out her kind forever, but neither knows that something far more sinister is hunting them both.

 

Management: ?Industry Entertainment

 

Agency: ?APA

 

Status: ?Available.

 

 

5. WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS

 

Writer: ?Alan Trezza

 

Genre: ?Horror

 

Logline: ?Set at the height of the Satanic Panic craze of the 1980s, three twenty-something girls attend a heavy metal concert where they quickly hit it off with three fun-loving dudes. As the night progresses, dark secrets are revealed and a night of fun spirals into a vicious fight for survival.

 

Management: ?Magnet Management

 

Agency: ?None

 

Status: ?Nightshade Entertainment is attached to produce.

 

 

6. ?THE SHAVE

 

Writers: ?Thomas White & Miles Hubley

 

Genre: ?Crime thriller

 

Logline: ?A dirty cop, exonerated in the murder of a high school honor student, visits the boy’s father at his barbershop, and while receiving a straight razor shave listens to him recount the story of his son’s life.

 

Management: ?MXN

 

Agency: ?WME

 

Status: ?Lost City and Route One financing.

 

 

7. ?BED REST

 

Writer:? Lori Evans Taylor

 

Genre:?Thriller

 

Logline: ?A pregnant woman on bed rest is caught in a haunted house, but is it all in her mind or is the house actually haunted?

 

Management: ?Kaplan/Perrone

 

Agency: ?ICM

 

Status: ?Set up at MGM.

 

 

8. ?BUMP

 

Writers: ?Ori Guendelmann & Rob McClelland

 

Genre: ?Crime drama

 

Logline: ?After an accidental hit and run, a young lawyer’s entire life unravels over the span of one night as he attempts to dispose of a corpse that turns out to be way more than an innocent victim…

 

Management: ?3 Arts

 

Agency: ?Paradigm

 

Status:? Set up at Universal. Working Title is attached to produce.

 

 

9. ?THE BECOMING

 

Writers: ?Zach Donohue & Lauren Thompson

 

Genre:? Horror

 

Logline:? An immature teenage girl must protect her younger brother when their babysitter becomes infected by something in the woods.

 

Management:? Management 360

 

Agency:? UTA

 

Status:? Available.

 

 

10. ??UNLAWFUL

 

Writer: ?Carver Gray

 

Genre: ?Thriller

 

Logline:? A troubled detective operates outside the law when he strikes-up a taboo relationship with an underage prostitute. But when a 16-year-old girl goes missing and he must use her diary to reconstruct the events that led to her disappearance, an unimaginable truth emerges. Think PRISONERS meets TAXI DRIVER with hints of GONE GIRL.

 

Management: ?Energy Entertainment / Markerstone

 

Agency: ?WME

 

Status:? Romark Entertainment & Energy Entertainment are producing.

 

 

11?. DAY 2

 

Writers: ?Jenna Wright & John Rocco

 

Genre: ?Horror / thriller

 

Logline:? The story of a Halloween Party that goes very, very wrong for one of its Cinderella-like attendees.

 

Management: ?Silver Lake Entertainment

 

Agency:? None

 

Status:? Silver Lake Entertainment is producing, and looking to partner.

 

 

12.?? PARABLE X

 

Writer: John Scott III

 

Logline:? A mysterious man commits two brutal murders and then turns himself in to the police, asking to speak to a specific Detective for whom he has an unbelievable message… “I was sent here from the future to kill the people responsible for a future tragedy, and you are the man who sent me.”

 

Management: ?Sly Predator

 

Agency:? ICM

 

Status:? Colin Bates, Fubar Films, is financing. John Scott III is also attached to direct. Currently casting.

 

 

13?. DE NIRO

 

Writer:? Paul Solet

 

Logline?: As three career criminals find themselves trapped in a warehouse with the law closing in and an even worse threat waiting inside, a series of intertwining narratives explores the love, fear and conditioning that brought them there, and keeps them from moving on. If they are to make it out alive, they’ll not only need to use all they’ve learned in a life of crime, they’ll need to find a way to let it all go.

 

Genre:? Crime-Thriller

 

Management: ?Principato-Young Entertainment

 

Agency:? Paradigm

 

Status: Set up at Millennium. Paul Solet directing. John Malkovich in talks to star.

 

 

 

TOP PILOTS

 

1.?THE SPARROW

 

Writer:? Michael R. Perry

 

Genre: ?Dark-Science Fiction

 

Logline: ?Intelligent alien life is discovered. The first mission to visit the distant planet intends to spread goodwill from earth to the two alien species; but soon, these conscientious human explorers struggle to stop an incipient civil war that they have inadvertently set in motion, the first this previously peaceful planet has ever endured.

 

Management: ?Kaplan-Perrone

 

Agency: ?UTA

 

Status: ?Available. In turnaround from AMC.

 

 

2. ?BLOOD DRIVE

 

Writer: ?James Roland

 

Genre: ?Grindhouse

 

Logline:? A good cop runs afoul of the dirtiest most violent, underground car rally in the world, but his plans to save a beautiful girl are thwarted when he’s forced to join the race under threat of death. Then things get weird.

 

Management: ?Wheeler Management

 

Agency: ?WME

 

Status: ?Straight to series order of 13 Episodes for SyFy.

 

 

3. ??STILLWATER

 

Writer: ?Hannah Schneider

 

Genre: ?Mystery

 

Logline: ?In the seemingly idyllic Massachusetts town of Stillwater, the Sheriff’s teenage daughter finds herself intent on uncovering the dark past surrounding the disappearance of a young girl fifteen years ago.

 

Management: ?Silent R Management

 

Agency:? None

 

Status: ?Set up at CBS Television Studios. With The Tannenbaum Company, SIlent R., & Brad Buecker Producing. Brad Buecker (American Horror Story) attached to direct the pilot.

 

 

4. ?PRIONS  

 

Writer: ?Katelyn Howes

 

Genre: ?Supernatural Thriller

 

Logline:? When the rare disease Fatal Insomnia begins spreading through a small Hawaiian town, the local doctor must uncover a cure before everyone succumbs to violent & deadly insanity.

 

Management: ?Stagecoach Entertainment

 

Agency: ?Gersh

 

Status: ?Available.

 

 

5. ?A FOREST DARK

 

Writer:? Ben Wolf

 

Genre:? Psychological thriller

 

Logline: ?Set around the Vietnam War, A FOREST DARK follows two soldiers from the Studies and Observations Group – an elite unit that practices covert, unconventional warfare – as they embark on an unsanctioned POW rescue mission in the jungles of Laos.

 

Management:? Circle of Confusion

 

Agency: ?UTA

 

Status: ?Set up at The Weinstein Company.

 

 

6. ?SHUT EYE

 

Writer: ?Les Bohem

 

Genre:? Drama w/ comedic undertones

 

Logline: ?Charlie is a second-tier magician who put his dreams on hold and is now seemingly content to run a few psychic parlors under the watchful eye of the Romani families that control LA’s fortune telling underworld. His ambitious wife, Linda, wants more than just to live “off the Roma scraps.” One fateful day, a blow to the head jars Charlie into a new mindset, provoking he and Linda to go rogue and troll for a big score in the hopes of getting out from under the Roma’s thumb. What Linda doesn’t know is that this blow seems to have given Charlie visions that feel eerily true, and in this world, the truth is more likely to get you killed than set you free.

 

Management:? None

 

Agency?: UTA

 

Status: ?Got picked up straight to series at Hulu. ?Gran Via & Les Bohem are producing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Lynn Sorel has been writing for Horror News Network since September 2014. You can catch up with her on Twitter at @gothicmermaid13. Read her full bio on our About Us page.
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