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The script earned a Script Score of 76 and was introduced to investors via Slated. It stars Chris Redd and Katie Aselton.
The Script Score increased from a 64 to a 75 in three submissions! Slated introduced it to Traverse Media, who closed the cast, financing and sent it into production. It stars Toby Kebell, Jason Patric, Penelope Mitchell.
While the project wasn't discovered on Spec Scout, it's 79 Script Score earned it a key piece of financing as it prepared for production. It has made over $30M U.S. box office.
This sci-fi romance attracted half of its financing on Slated after receving a 74 Script Score.
AG Capital boarded the project and fully financed it in large part because of its Script Score through Slated.
The animated feature earned a 75.4 Script Score, which caught the attention of Beijing-based Popoko Studios who reached out and optioned the project.
The script was discovered on Spec Scout by producer E. Thompson (Twilight, Agent Cody Banks) due to its 75.3 Script Score and has attached director of photography Pawel Edelman (Ray, The Pianist).
Matt's script HUNTED earned a Script Score of 77.8 before getting discovered by SS subscriber, Brooklyn Weaver, who ultimately signed the scribe and took the project out to buyers. Aldamisa Entertainment (Chef, Machete Kills) snapped it up, and Sinnreich will direct.
Details are under wraps but the project earned a 77.5 Script Score, which it used to attaract the attention of a large equity fund who is structuring the deal now.
HEXEN earned a Recommend and Two Considers on Spec Scout before subscriber, Mark Lawyer, discovered the script, signed Alex, and took the project out with BenderSpink.
Details under wraps but J.C Spink (The Hangover, The Butterfly Effect, The Ring, We're the Millers) is attached as executive producer. Originally entitled HEART, it earned a 75 Script Score.
David's script, RUBBER TANK SQUAD, earned a 78.8, prompting Spec Scout Subscriber Mark Laywer to download the project and sign David.
The writing team had three top-scoring submissions to SpecScout, which were subsequently reviewed by Spec Scout subscriber and manager, Jorge Garcia. Garcia signed Toay and Mann in late 2014.
The sci-fi thriller script by David Jagernauth earned a Script Score of 85.5 and a free posting in SpecScout's industry database where it was discovered and optioned by Spec Scout subscriber and producer Stephanie Wilcox of Rumble Films. OLD BOY director Park Chan-Wook will direct and Rumble Films' David Lancaster (WHIPLASH, NIGHTCRAWLER, DRIVE) will produce along with Stephanie and Wonjo Jeong (STOKER).
Matt Deller earned a Script Score of 75.1 and a free posting on SpecScout.com for his spec script, THE KNIGHT PROPER. Several months later, Spec Scout subscriber and manager Pete Letz signed Matt as a client at Cousin Pete Productions.
Despite having produced feature credits, Scouted writer, Erik Linthorst was unrepped when he earned a Script Score of 77.5 on his comedy, QUIET THE RIOT. Jon Karas at Infinity Management discovered him and the rest is history.
Scouted writing team Brooks Elms and Glenn Sanders earned a Script Score of 79.6 for their period comedy, WRIGHT OR WRONG. Soon after, they optioned their spec thriller, SNOWFALL to Benderspink, who set up the project at Gold Circle. Evan Astrowsky (Cabin Fever, Zombeavers) is attached to produce.
Producer Phillip Adrien Chambrin discovered Scouted script POST-IRONIC HIPSTER MASSACRE, a comedy by Sean Frasier which earned a 83.8 Script Score. Phillip optioned the project and slated it for production at Cloud Burst Productions with directing duo Ben Franklin and Anthony Melton (Bloody Cuts) attached.
Since he earned Spec Scout postings for two feature submissions, METACOMET and SEA FEVER, Scouted writer Richard Guimond has optioned both to production companies. Details remain under wraps at the request of the producers.