Black List 2012 — Updated List

December 17th, 2012 by

I will be continuously updating this year’s Black List writers as Franklin releases their names via Twitter [#BlackList2012]. Spec script sale links noted where relevant.

UPDATE: I’m going to have to double-check, but I think this is the entire list.

A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS by Sean Armstrong

ALL-NIGHTER by Brad Ingelsby

ALMANAC by Jason Pagan, Andrew Stark

AMERICATOWN by Ben Poole

BALLAD OF PABLO ESCOBAR, THE by Matt Aldrich

BLACK BOX by David Guggenheim

BLEEDING KANSAS by Russell Sommer, Dan Frey

BORDER COUNTRY by Jonathan Stokes (@jonathanwstokes)

BROKEN, THE by John Glosser

CHERRIES by Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe

CLIVE by Natasha Pincus

COMANCHERIA by Taylor Sheridan

COME AND FIND ME by Zack Whedon

CONVERSION by Marissa Jo Cerar

DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, THE by Mark Hogan

DEVILS AT PLAY by James Dilapo

DISCIPLE PROGRAM, THE by Tyler Marceca (@TylerMarceca)

DON’T MAKE ME GO by Vera Herbert (@veraherbert)

DOPPELGANGERS by Evan Mirzai (@evan_almight), Shea Mirzai (@shea_butter)

DRAFT DAY by Rajiv Joseph, Scott Rothman (@scottmrothman)

EEL, THE by Roberto Bentivegna

EL TIGRE by Aaron Buchsbaum, Teddy Riley

EQUALIZER, THE by Richard Wenk

EX BOYFRIEND OF THE BRIDE by Matt Hausfater

EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL, AND VILE by Michael Werwie

FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS by Brad Desch

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

FINAL BROADCAST, THE by Chris Hutton, Eddie O’Keefe (@TheTeenageHead)

FLOWER by Alex McAulay

FROM NEW YORK TO FLORIDA by Austin Reynolds (@reynoldsaustin)

FUCK MARRY KILL by Neel Shah (@fneel), Alex Blagg (@alexblagg)

GEORGE by Jeff Shakoor

GLIMMER by Carter Blanchard (@cartblanch)

GOODBYE, FELIX CHESTER by Max Taxe (@taxe)

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM by Jason Micallef (@micallefjason)

HEY, STELLA! by Tom Shephard

HIBERNATION by Will Frank, Geneva Robertson-Dworet

HOLD ON TO ME by Brad Ingelsby

HOOVERVILLE DEAD, THE by Brantley Aufill (@iseefrants)

IF THEY MOVE… KILL ‘EM! by Kel Symons

JOJO RABBIT by Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi)

JUDGE, THE by Bill Dubuque

KEEPING ROOM, THE by Julia Hart

KILLING SPREE, THE by Derek Elliott, Jack Donaldson

KING OF HEISTS by Will Staples

LIGHTHOUSE, THE by Eric Kirsten (@erickirsten)

MAN OF TOMORROW by Jeremy Slater (@boner_mountain)

MCCARTHY by Justin Kremer (@Kremsicles)

ME & EARL & THE DYING GIRL by Jesse Andrews (@_jesse_andrews_)

MIDNIGHT AT NOON by Nathaniel Halpern

MONSOON by Matt Ackley

MURDER CITY by Will Simmons (@willsimmons_)

ONE THAT GOT AWAY, THE by April Prosser

OUR NAME IS ADAM by T.S. Nowlin (@tsnowlin)

OUT OF STATE by Eric Pearson

OUTSKIRTS, THE by Dominique Ferarri, Suzanne Wrubel

PAPER MAN, THE by Sean O’Keefe

PENNY DREADFUL by Shane Atkinson

PESTE by Barbara Marshall

PORTLAND CONDITION, THE by Dan Cohn, Jeremy Miller

RODHAM by Young Il Kim

SAND CASTLE by Chris Roessner

SEUSS by Eyal Podell, Jonathan Stewart

SHUT IN by Christina Hodson

SOMACELL by Ashleigh Powell

STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA by Nikole Beckwith (@nikolebeckwith)

STORY OF YOUR LIFE by Eric Heisserer (@HIGHzurrer)

SURVIVALIST, THE by Stephen Fingleton (@sfingali)

SWEET VIRGINIA by Paul China, Benjamin China

TIMES SQUARE by Taylor Materne, Jake Rubin

TITANS OF PARK ROW by Mitch Akselrad

TRANSCENDENCE by Jack Paglen

UNTITLED COPS SCRIPT by Blake McCormick

WHALEMEN by Tucker Parsons

WHIPLASH by Damien Chazelle

WHO FRAMED TOMMY CALLAHAN? by Harry Kellerman

WINTER KILLS, THE by Ben Carney

WUNDERKIND by Patrick Aison

Congratulations, writers!

UPDATE #2: Here are the top 10:

#1 – 65 mentions. DRAFT DAY by Rajiv Joseph, Scott Rothman

#2 – 43 mentions. A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS by Sean Armstrong

#2 – 43 mentions. SEUSS by Eyal Podell, Jonathan Stewart

#4 – 39 mentions. RODHAM by Young Il Kim

#5 – 35 mentions. STORY OF YOUR LIFE by Eric Heisserer

#6 – 33 mentions. WUNDERKIND by Patrick Aison

#7 – 31 mentions. EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL, AND VILE by Michael Werwie

#8 – 29 mentions. GLIMMER by Carter Blanchard

#8 – 29 mentions. ME & EARL & THE DYING GIRL by Jesse Andrews

#10 – 28 mentions. DEVILS AT PLAY by James DiLapo

3 thoughts on “Black List 2012 — Updated List

  1. [...] This year’s Black List was announced this morning and tomorrow “there will be an exclusive Twitter Q&A with Black List founder Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) and screenwriters.”   [...]

  2. Don’t Make Me Go by Vera Herbert was sold this year in April – http://blog.blcklst.com/category/dont-make-me-go/

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