The Complete 2012 Black List - 'Draft Day,' 'Seuss' & Hillary Clinton Are on Top

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by Sophia Savage
December 17, 2012 2:53 PM
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THE JUDGE
 Bill Dubuque


A successful attorney returns to his hometown for his mother’s funeral only to discover that his Alzheimer’s-stricken father is suspected of murder and must represent him in court. The ordeal becomes an emotional journey that makes him a better man.
Agency: Paradigm
Agent: Trevor Astbury
Management: Zero Gravity Management
Manager: Eric Williams
Financier: Warner Brothers
Production: Bid Kid Pictures, Team Downey

19
CLIVE
 Natasha Pincus


After an accident causes a successful CEO to lose both legs, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and identity.
Agency: Verve
Agents: Bryan Besser, Aaron Hart, Rob Herting

19
COMANCHERIA 
Taylor Sheridan


Two brothers, one an ex-con and the other a divorced father of two kids, face the foreclosure of their family’s West Texas farm. They team for a skillfully-calculated bank robbing spree that puts them on a collision course with two Texas Rangers determined to take them down.
Agency: Gersh
Agents: Bob Hohman, Devra Lieb, Bayard Maybank
Management: Elevate Entertainment
Manager: Jenny Wood
Financier: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Production: Film 44, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment

19
FLOWER
 Alex McAulay

A coming of age story about the unlikely bond that forms between a sexually adventurous teenage girl and her obese, mentally unstable step-brother.
Agency: WME
Agents: Mike Esola, Cliff Roberts, Sarah Self
Management: Aperture Entertainment
Manager: Adam Goldworm

19
WHALEMEN
 Tucker Parsons


The leader of a fourteenth century Scottish whaling village must seek out and do battle with a whale many times larger than any he has ever seen in order to ransom back his son from the occupying English.
Agency: WME
Agents: Daniel Cohan, Cliff Roberts
Management: Madhouse Entertainment
Manager: Adam Kolbrenner

19
WHIPLASH
 Damien Chazelle


Based on the eponymous short film written and directed by Chazelle. Under the director of a prestigious but borderline abusive instructor, a young college student begins to lose his humanity in his quest to become the core drummer of the top jazz orchestra in the country.
Agency: Gersh
Agents: Sandra Lucchesi, Frank Wuliger
Management: Exile Entertainment
Manager: Gary Ungar
Production: Right of Way Films, Blumhouse

18
GEORGE
 Jeff Shakoor


When an acerbic alcoholic finds himself penniless and alone he has no choice but to crash his family’s holiday. Years of alienating them makes for a stiff challenge, but eventually he subtly helps them heal.
Agency: CAA
Agents: Jon Cassir, John Garvey, Alex Mebed, Martin Spencer
Management: Anonymous Content
Manager: Luke Rivett
Production: Anonymous Content

17
THE FAULT IN OUR STARS 
Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber

Based on the eponymous novel by John Green, a teenage girl stricken with cancer falls for a boy in her support group and the two form a bond as they deal with their illnesses.
Agenc: CAA
Agents: Robert Bookman, Bill Zotti
Management: Kaplan/Perrone
Managers: Aaron Kaplan, Sean Perrone
Financier: Fox 2000
Production: Temple Hill Entertainment

17
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY 
April Prosser


A twenty eight year old woman is about to get engaged to her great boyfriend, when
the ex she hasn’t gotten over moves back into town. All of a sudden she isn’t sure if
her boyfriend is really the one, and so she spends time decorating her ex’s new condo,
trying to figure it all out.
Agency: UTA
Agents: Blair Kohan, Carolyn Sivitz
Management: Kaplan/Perrone
Manager: Josh Goldenberg

16
THE BALLAD OF PABLO ESCOBAR 
Matt Aldrich


After his family is almost killed in a car bombing, Pablo Escobar wages a war with a
rival cartel and his own government in an effort to protect his family.
Agency: CAA
Agents: John Garvey, Stuart Manashil
Management: Silent R Management
Manager: Jewerl Ross
Production: Stone Vilage Productions

16
THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
 Mark Hogan


During WWII, a a fifteen year old German boy is sent to America to spy for the Fatherland by joining a politically-connected family as an English war orphan. Tension mounts when the boy gets the chance to assassinate President Roosevelt..
Agency: Gersh
Agents: Bob Hohman, Devra Lieb, Bayard Maybank
Management: Kaplan/Perrone
Manager: Alex Lerner
Production: Michael Costigan

16
MAN OF TOMORROW
 Jeremy Slater


In an alternate 1940s reality, the US Government makes a deal with an indestructible gangster to kill Hilter in exchange for the city of Chicago, which he will build into his own utopia. Unfortunately his model city never comes to fruition and both he and his Bureau liaison get much of the slack for destroying one of America’s greatest cities and now the government wants him dead.
Agency: UTA
Agent: Charles Ferraro
Management: Kaplan/Perrone
Manager: Aaron Kaplan
Production: Thunder Road Pictures

15
EL TIGRE
 Aaron Buchsbaum, Teddy Riley


A family vacation goes horribly awry when the father is mistaken for the most ruthless drug lord in Mexico, El Tigre.
Agency: Paradigm
Agents: Mark Ross, Ida Ziniti
Management: Mosaic
Manager: Michael Lasker
Financier: Sony
Production: Mosaic

15
MURDER CITY
 Will Simmons

An ensemble crime story set in Detroit about an ex-con who goes back for one last heist in order to settle his family’s debt.
Agency: UTA
Agents: Jason Burns, Geoff Morley
Management: Energy Entertainment
Manager: Brooklyn Weaver

14
THE FINAL BROADCAST
 Chris Hutton, Eddie O’Keefe


A man takes a job as a radio broadcaster in a small town, only to discover that it is embedded with a radical group planning mass destruction in conjunction with an upcoming lunar eclipse.
Agency: WME
Agents: Simon Faber, Sarah Self
Manager: Tariq Merhab

14
THE SURVIVALIST
 Stephen Fingleton


Years after lack of resources result in much of the world’s population dying off, a survivalist is living on a farm alone until a woman and her seventeen year old daughter show up looking for cover.
Agency: WME
Agents: Philip d’Amecourt, Phil Raskind
Production: Goldcrest Films, Robert Jones

13
BLACK BOX 
David Guggenheim


When Air Force One crashes, a journalist discovers a cover up after gaining access to the plane’s black box data and must unravel the mystery.
Agency: Paradigm
Agent: David Boxerbaum
Management: Madhouse Entertainment
Manager: Adam Kolbrenner
Financier: Universal
Production: Madhouse Entertainment, Bluegrass Films

13
CHERRIES
 Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe

Three fathers learn of their teenage daughters’ pact to lose their virginity on prom night and band together to stop them.
Agency: WME
Agents: Rich Cook, Sarah Self
Management: DMG Entertainment
Manager: Chris Fenton
Financier: Good Universe
Production Good Universe, DMG Entertainment, Hurwitz & Schlossberg Productions

13
FROM NEW YORK TO FLORIDA 
Austin Reynolds


An undisciplined boy is sent to Florida for the summer with his grandparents, and the drive south changes him forever.
Agency: Paradigm
Agents: David Boxerbaum, Lucy Stille, Ida Ziniti
Management: Madhouse Entertainment
Manager: Robyn Meisinger

13
HEY, STELLA!
 Tom Shephard


The story of how Marlon Brando won the role of Stanley Kowalski in Elia Kazan’s broadway play A Streetcar Named Desire.
Agency: WME
Agent: Philip d’Amecourt
Management: The Safran Company
Manager: Tom Drumm

12
THE BROKEN
 John Glosser


In 1967 Oklahoma, a war vet/farmer investigates the suspicious death of his estranged son in the next county. When he discovers his son’s brutal murder was a covered-up gay bashing, he goes on a one-man mission to take down the corrupt sheriff responsible.
Agency: ICM
Agents: RRobert Lazar, Kathleen Remington
Management: MXN
Managers: Michelle Knudsen, Mason Novick
Production: Ted Kroeber, Sam Worthington, Michael Schwarz, John Schwarz

12
THE DISCIPLE PROGRAM
 Tyler Marceca


A man begins an investigation into his wife’s mysterious death, only to find that it goes much deeper than he imagined.
Agency: WME
Agents: Rich Cook, Philip d’Amecourt
Management: Anonymous Content
Managers: Bard Dorros, Michael Sugar
Financier: Universal
Production: Leverage Management

12
JOJO RABBIT 
Taika Waititi


After being severely hurt by a grenade at Hitler youth camp, a prideful and nationalistic ten-year old boy discovers that his mother is hiding a fifteen year old Jewish girl in their house.
Agency: CAA
Agent: Rowena Arguelles
Management: Manage-ment
Manager: Dan Halsted
Financiers: Studio Babelsberg, Unison Films
Production: Emanuel Michael, Chelsea Winstanley, Taika Waititi, Lloyd Phillips

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