TIME TRAVEL

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 14 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2013 Black List

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This year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 14 that are relevant to our interests.

THE SHUT IN

Tag Team: Ranking This Year’s Black List in Terms of Listlessness

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<a title="Tag Team!" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Z-FPimCmbX8#t=33s" target="_blank">Tag team, back again</a>.

TIME TRAVEL

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 16 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2012 Black List

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Franklin Leonard released this year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year. Here are 16 that are relevant to our interests.

Man of Tomorrow

A guy named “Boner Mountain” wrote an award-winning script

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The Black List is an annual poll of Hollywood execs on their favorite unproduced scripts.

#video games

‘Mass Effect’ Movie Moves Forward With A Happy Madison Alum Working On The Script

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The Mass Effect film adaptation moves forward with a new writer who necessitates the mention of Happy Madison and Mass Effect in the same sentence.

SERIOUSLY? MORE F ING ZOMBIES?

Oh f*ck off: 'Boy Scouts vs. Zombies' and 'Cowboy Ninja Viking' both in development

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(*extended fart noise*) Etan Cohen, one of the town's hottest comedy scribes, is in negotiations to make his directorial debut on Paramount's horror-comedy Boy Scouts vs.

Zombies

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 15 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2011 Black List

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In 2005, <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/franklinleonard">Franklin Leonard</a> was working as a development exec at Appian Way, Leonardo DiCaprio's production company.

#TRAILERS

Cameron Diaz is a naughty teacher

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After the jump, it's the red-band trailer for Bad Teacher, starring Cam'ron Diaz and Justin Timberlake.

#TRAILERS

Jodie Foster’s Beaver Looks All Cheesy

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The trailer for The Beaver, the Jodie Foster-directed film about Mel Gibson and his talking beaver puppet has finally hit the web, and you'll be happy to know that for the first time, googling "beaver" and "trailer" doesn't pull up a picture of your mom.

#MEMES

Mel Gibson and His Beaver Get A UK Release

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Who says these have to be mutually exclusive.

#TRAILERS

Ashton Kutcher Bangs Natalie Portman? Ludacris.

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I might be the only person alive who didn't think My Super Ex-Girlfriend was as terrible as everyone said, but the conventional wisdom is that Ivan Reitman hasn't made a decent movie since the early 90s.

#arrested development

Jennifer Aniston cast in Arrested Development movie????

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I used four question marks in that headline to indicate that blogs have been using <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/01/omg-omg-arrested-development-shooting-this-year" target="_blank">speculative, Arrested-Development-movie</a> stories to build their traffic for three years now, and today's non-news is no different.

PIERRE PIERRE

Jim Carrey to play a wacky Frenchman, worship Xenu

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Jim Carrey, whose <a href="http://celebslam.celebuzz.com/2010/05/jim-carrey-scientologist.php" target="_blank">recent Twitter rants</a> about prescription drugs and "suppressive personalities" have fueled speculation that he's become a Scientologist (wouldn't that be a nice, easy explanation for why he stopped being funny), is set to play a French art thief in a film from Borat/Bruno director Larry Charles.

RUBEN FLEISCHER

Butter Sculpting & Aziz Ansari: a Black List scripts update

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The <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/12/best-unproduced-screenplays-of-2009" target="_blank">Black List</a> is a list of Hollywood's best unproduced scripts as voted on by executives.

WEINSTEIN

HOLLYWOOD FARTS ON BLACKLIST SCRIPT, PULLS COVER OVER ITS HEAD

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Butter is a Jason Micallef script "that uses a butter-carving contest at the Iowa State Fair as a metaphor for 2008's Hilary versus Obama Iowa caucus showdown," which won a Nicholl Fellowship and made the 2009 Black List.

Warner Bros.

MORTAL KOMBAT REMAKE: TECHNO FANS REJOICE

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(Meet Kim: the resident, fraternity dojo ho) F--k me, I can already hear the Mitsubishi car stereos coming up the block.

Umbrella Academy

THE BEST 2009 GEEK-RELATED SCREENPLAYS YOU MAY NEVER GET TO SEE

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Each year, Universal executive <a href="http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20245388,00.html">Franklin Leonard</a> compiles "The Black List" - a list made by film executives of their favorite screenplays read that year that aren't currently in production.

THE VOICES

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAYS OF 2009

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/bear-horse.jpg"></a><a href="http://hollywoodinsider.ew.com/2009/12/11/black-list-2009-unproduced-screenplays/">Entertainment Weekly</a> just released the 2009 Black List, the annual list of the best unproduced screenplays as compiled by <a href="http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20245388,00.html">Frank Leonard</a>, an actual black guy.

LEE EISENBERG

IF KENNY POWERS WAS A BITCH

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<a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0440458/" target="_blank">Jake Kasdan</a> has come on a board to direct Bad Teacher, a script by Office/Year One/Ghostbusters 3 writers Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg which sounds basically like Eastbound & Down if Kenny Powers had a uterus.


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