The Best Unfilmed Scripts of 2013, According to the Black ListMeredith Woerner12/16/13 9:30pmFiled to: black listscreenplaysmoviesaliens2117EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThis year's "Black List" is out — a compilation of all the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood selected by a secret panel of insiders. We've hand picked our favorite genre scripts (including Clarity "What if the world woke up tomorrow to scientific proof of the afterlife?"). Take a look at our list, and try to guess which movie will be the next Inglorious Basterds and The King's Speech (both former members of the Black List). AdvertisementA MONSTER CALLSPatrick NessAn adolescent boy with a terminally ill single mother begins having visions of a tree monster, who tells him truths about life in the form of three stories, helping him to cope with his emotions over his dying mom.Agency: Michelle Kass AssociatesAgents: Michelle KassSOVEREIGNGeoff Tock, Greg WeidmanA man goes to space to destroy the ship that, upon going sentient, killed his wife.Agency: WMEAgents: Daniel Cohan, Solco SchultManagement: Fourth Floor ProductionsManager: Chris Goble, Jeff SilverProducer: 21 Laps EntertainmentAdvertisementREMINISCENCELisa Joy NolanAn "archeologist" whose technology allows you to relive your past finds himself abusing his own science to find the missing love of his life.Agency: UTAAgents: Kassie Evashevski, Keya Khayatian, Jullen ThuanFinancier: Legendary EntertainmentTHE GOLDEN RECORDAaron Kandell, Jordan KandellThe true story of how Carl Sagan fell in love while leading the wildest mission in NASA history: creating a golden record to encapsulate the experience of life on Earth for extraterrestrial intelligences.Agency: ParadigmAgents: Tanya Cohen, Rob Herting, Adam LevineManagement: Hopscotch PicturesManager: Sukee ChewProducer: Hopscotch PicturesGAY KID AND FAT CHICKBo BurnhamTwo high school misfits become costumed vigilantes and take out their frustrations on the students who have bullied them throughout high school.Agency: CAAAgents: Jason Heyman, Greg McKnightManagement: 3 Arts EntertainmentManager: Dave BeckyFinancier: Paramount Insurge1969: A SPACE ODYSSEY OR HOW KUBRICK LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LAND ON THE MOONStephany FolsomWith NASA's Apollo program in trouble and the Soviets threatening nuclear war, a female PR operative conspires with NASA's Public Affairs Office to stage a fake moon landing in case Armstrong and Aldren fail, the goal being to generate public excitement that will aide the U.S. in winning the Cold War. But the op is faced with the biggest challenge of all: Filming the fake lunar landing with the help of the temperamental Stanley Kubrick.Management: Kaplan/PerroneManager: Aaron KaplanSponsoredTHE MAYOR OF SHARK CITYNick Creature, Michael SweeneyWhen a difficult film shoot spirals hopelessly out of control into a living nightmare, an ambitious young director must face his greatest fears to turn a troubled production into the biggest movie of all time. Set on Martha's Vineyard during the summer of 1974, this is the untold story of the making of JAWS.Agency: Rothman BrecherAgents: Jim EhrichManagement: Heroes and Villains EntertainmentManager: Markus Goerg, Mikhail NayfeldINK AND BONEZak OlkewiczWhen a female book editor visits the home of a horror writer so he can complete his novel, she finds that all of his creations are holding him hostage.Agency: WMEAgents: Daniel CohanManagement: prolificManager: Will RowbothamFinancier: Dimension FilmsProducer: prolificAdvertisementA BOY AND HIS TIGERDan DollarThe true story of Bill Watterson, the creator of "Calvin & Hobbes".Agency: CAAAgents: Jon Cassir, Ali TrustmanManagement: Industry EntertainmentManager: Michael BottiFinancier: Warner Bros.Producer: Appian Way Productions, Vertigo Entertainment, Romark EntertainmentTHE SHARK IS NOT WORKINGRichard CordinerWhen his big break finally arrives, an idealistic young movie director, Steven Spielberg, risks failing to complete the movie JAWS when his 25-foot mechanical shark stops working.Agency: VerveAgents: Rob Herting, Adam WeinsteinManagement: Kaplan/PerroneManager: Aaron Kaplan, Sean PerroneRANDLE IS BENIGNDamien OberFollows a woman in the 80's who works at an IBM-like company and is at the forefront of artificial intelligence research. When her project (named RANDLE) hits a major milestone indicating that she may have actually achieved AI, it is unexpectedly hijacked by the agenda of the company's mysterious CEO. As she dives deeper into the corporate agenda, she learns that there may be a connection between her project and the 1981 assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan.Agency: WMEAgents: Simon Faber, Solco ShuitManagement: Echo Lake EntertainmentManager: Zadoc Angell, Dave Brown, James EngleFinancier: Echo Lake EntertainmentProducer: Echo Lake EntertainmentAdvertisementCAPSULEIan ShorrA young man's life is turned upside down when he mysteriously begins to receive metallic capsules containing messages from his future self.Agency: UTAAgents: Charles FerraroManagement: MosaicManager: Langley PererFinancier: FoxProducer: Hutch Parker EntertainmentCLARITYRyan Belenzon, Jeffrey GelberWhat if the world woke up tomorrow to scientific proof of the afterlife?Agency: ParadigmAgents: Nick LoPiccolo, Ida ZinitiManagement: Fourth Floor ProductionsManager: Jeff SilverProducer: Bona Fide ProductionsELSEWHEREMikki Daughtry, Tobias IaconisAfter his girlfriend dies in a car accident, a man finds his true soulmate, only to wake from a coma and learn his perfect life was just a dream — one he is determined to make real.Agency: ParadigmAgents: David BoxerbaumManagement: Madhouse EntertainmentManager: Adam KolbrennerProducer: Madhouse EntertainmentEXTINCTIONSpenser CohenA man must do everything he can to save his family from an alien invasion.Agency: WMEAgents: Solco SchuitManagement: Energy EntertainmentManager: Brooklyn WeaverFinancier: Good UniverseProducer: Mandeville FilmsREVELATIONHernany PerlaA prison psychiatrist meets a death row inmate on the verge of his execution, who claims to be the only thing stopping the end of the world. As she begins to investigate his predictions, she finds them to be eerily accurate, and that she may be a central figure in the events to come.Agency: Original ArtistsAgents: Chris SabanManagement: Madhouse EntertainmentManager: Ryan CunninghamFinancier: Lotus EntertainmentProducer: Circle of ConfusionTIME AND TEMPERATURENick SantoraBased on a true story, Dale Julin (a low-level Fresno affiliate morning show host) stumbles upon the biggest story of his life - and though he has reached the midpoint of his career without ever being a "real journalist" - risks his safety and his marriage to uncover the truth that a small Atomic bomb exploded in Central Valley California during the Korean War - a secret that had been hidden for decades.Agency: WMEAgents: Jason SpitzManagement: The Gotham GroupManager: Jeremy Ball, Stephen Iwanyk, Lindsay WilliamsAdvertisementAdvertisementPANJason FuchsA prequel to JM Barrie's "Peter Pan". When an orphan is taken to the magical world of Neverland, he becomes a hero to the natives and leads a revolt against the evil pirates.Agency: WMEAgents: Simon Faber, Phil RaskindFinancier: Warner Bros.Producer: Berlanti ProductionsPATIENT ZMichael LeIn a post-apocalyptic world full of zombies, a man who speaks their language questions the undead in order to find a cure for his infected wife.Agency: APAAgents: David SaundersManagement: Hung Entertainment GroupManager: Jonathan HungFinancier: Screen GemsProducer: Vincent Newman EntertainmentRead the full list here at The Black List!