For those of you that don’t know the Blacklist is a ranked list of the top un-produced screenplays.Â This list is created by Franklin Leonard, a development executive at Universal Pictures.Â Un-produced scripts are submitted and then areÂ ranked by some 300 Hollywood, New York and London big-shots and then compiled into The Black List.Â Alums of this list are Juno, There Will Be Blood, and Zombieland.
Here are the top 10:
49 votes: College Republicans by Wes Jones. Aspiring politician Karl Rove leads a dirty campaign for College Republican chairman under the guidance of Lee Atwater. Anonymous Content producing.
47 votes: Jackie by Noah Oppenheim. Jacqueline Kennedyâ€™s life immediately after her husbandâ€™s assassination. Darren Aronofsky directing for Fox Searchlight.
45 votes: All You Need Is Kill by Dante Harper. A new army recruit in a war against aliens finds himself caught in a time loop. Set up at Warner Bros. Doug Liman may direct.
43 votes: Safe House by David Guggenheim. A young man at a CIA-run safe house must help a rogue ex-agent escape assassins. Universal Pictures to produce with Daniel Espinoza to direct. Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington to star.
39 votes: Stoker by Wentworth Miller. After the death of her father, a teenage girl must deal with a mysterious uncle. Fox Searchlight purchased the script.
32 votes: 999 by Matt Cook. A gang of crooked cops plans a major heist that requires them to shoot a fellow officer. Anonymous Content producing.
31 votes: Margin Call by J.C. Chandor. A fictional account of the final 24 hours of Lehman Brothers. Chandor has directed stars Kevin Spacey and Paul Bettany. Film will debut at Sundance Film Festival next month.
30 votes: American Bullâ€”- by Eric Warren Singer. The true story of the FBIâ€™s 1980 undercover sting operation of Congress, dubbed Abscam, which was designed to root out corruption and was the brainchild of a con man. Sony Pictures has optioned the script.
28 votes: Argo by Chris Terrio. The true story of how the CIA, with help from Hollywood, used a fake movie project to smuggle hostages out of Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis. Optioned by Warner Bros.
24 votes: The Last Son of Isaac Lemay by Greg Johnson. An aging outlaw, convinced that thereâ€™s evil in his genes, goes on a journey to killoff his offspring. In the process, he discovers that his last remaining son is aterrifying manifestation of his worst fears.
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