The Black List: 2020 Screenplays • Part 6

The Black List 2020 screenplays part 6

Read the "Black List: 2020" Screenplays

The 16th edition of the "Black List" features 80 unproduced screenplays. Here are 8 more, indexed from P to R.

You can read and download the "Black List: 2020" screenplays and scripts right here, right now.

They're cataloged and indexed alphabetically for quick access. For Your Consideration, the next batch of 8 scripts. Including Arthur Hills' "The Peak," Kat Wood's "Ruby," and everything in between.

If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2020" scripts were chosen by industry executives.

What is the "Black List" you ask? It may not be exactly what you'd expect. Discover more, below.

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Discover more about the "Black List: 2020" screenplays

Unsure about exactly what is the "Black List"? Read on.

Consider the name ironic.

This isn't a list of scripts written by those who are unwelcome in the industry. Rather, the "Black List" is a compilation of "most liked" unproduced screenplays from a particular year. Screenwriters, young and old, repped or voiceless, submit their works for consideration.

Annually, since 2005, film industry executives read hundreds of screenplays and choose which ones are their favorite. Referred to as a "mention" (basically, a vote), favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2020." And, you may have already noticed that a great number of screenplays featured on The List have since been produced.

Past picks include "Daddio," and "Greenland."

Screenplays on this page:
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    The Peak

    Written by: Arthur Hills

    Mentions: 7

    A troubled young surgeon travels to a desolate peak to climb the mountain where her father suffered a mental breakdown years earlier, only to realize halfway up the rock wall that she might be subject to the same fate.

    Plush

    Written by: Alexandra Skarsgard

    Mentions: 8

    Sex, money, and one schoolyard fad that took a nation by storm. Based on the true story of Ty Warner, the enigmatic entrepreneur behind a ‘90s toy craze that sparked madness, murder, and a billion-dollar empire.

    Possum Song

    Written by: Isaac Adamson

    Mentions: 16

    After discovering his secret songwriting partner dead, a country music star struggling to record new material makes a Faustian bargain with a family of possums who have taken up residency within his walls.

    Reality

    Written by: Heather Quinn

    Mentions: 7

    A woman abruptly discovers nothing she’s known until now is real, and she must recover the truth in order to save the rest of the country, still trapped inside of the lie.

    Reptile Dysfunction

    Written by: Creston Whittington

    Mentions: 11

    A chemical leak in a local water supply in Central Florida wreaks havoc on the invasive population of pythons, leading a family to the fight of their life to survive.

    Rewired

    Written by: Adam GainesRyan Parrott

    Mentions: 10

    Harvard. 1959. A young Ted Kaczynski is experimented on by Dr. Henry Murray during a secret CIA psychological study that may have led to the creation of the Unabomber.

    Ripper

    Written by: Dennis MaGee Fallon

    Mentions: 15

    London, 1888: When their friends begin dying at the hands of a brutal killer, an all-female crime syndicate, The Forty Elephants, must work together to take down the predator stalking them - Jack The Ripper.

    Ruby

    Written by: Kat Wood

    Mentions: 7

    After her husband is attacked, assassin Ruby is lured into the open to hunt down those responsible, leading her back to the boss who wants to keep her in the fold at any cost.

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