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The 2013 Wish List: The 11 Best Unwritten Screenplays in Hollywood

Posted: 12/19/2013 3:46 pm

The Wish List is a compilation of the best unproduced, unwritten screenplays in Hollywood. The fourth annual list is determined based on a comprehensive voting process involving a tribunal of studio development executives, the BCS computer ranking algorithm, and Adam Levine.

AFTER THE BEFORE

In the post-apocalyptic future, a veteran soldier must travel back in time in order to stop every script from being set in the post-apocalyptic future.

BAD PHILANTHROPIST

After getting released from prison, a womanizing stoner arsonist slacker gets involved in charitable causes so he can swear at children. An irreverent comedy in the vein of Bad Santa ... and Bad Teacher ... and Bad Grandpa ...

DOGS THAT LOOK LIKE BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

An adaptation of the popular Tumblr that has nothing to do with it other than having the same name. Benedict Cumberbatch attached to play the ruthless villain.

COLLEGE TEA PARTIERS

In the mid-'80s, a young Rand Paul attempts to shut down a rival fraternity party with an epic filibuster.

MAN-GAGEMENT PARTY

When their friend breaks up with his fiancée on the eve of his engagement party, three men decide to throw him the world's craziest man brunch.

WEB OF ENTANGLEMENT

A junior NSA agent gets entangled in a web of corruption and deceit when he stumbles upon a trove of drunk dials and duckface selfies.

THE BANGARANG GANG

Four teens embark on a cross-country road trip in order to get to a Skrillex concert before they realize they hate dubstep.

YOUNG JOBS

Script chronicles the rarely discussed period after getting fired from Apple Computer in 1985 when Steve Jobs briefly worked at a Quiznos.

DYING ON THE VINE

A horror-thriller about an evil spirit that lurks on popular social media app Vine where it haunts its victims for a maximum of six seconds.

SAUCE LOSS

A quirky comedy that follows a group of foodies who attempt to pull off the world's biggest Sriracha heist.

UKKO

The origin story of Ukko, the magical axe-wielding Finnish god of thunder and only remaining untapped blockbuster franchise. Benedict Cumberbatch attached to play the magical axe.


The Wish List is a parody of The Black List -- Hollywood's annual list of the best unproduced screenplays. See previous Wish Lists and more from Ken Furer at www.kenfurer.com.

 

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