The Black List: 2022 Screenplays • Part 2

Black List 2022 screenplays part 2.

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The 18th edition of "The Black List" features 74 unproduced screenplays. Here are the next 12, indexed alphabetically, from C to F.

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For Your Consideration, we have the next 12 scripts cataloged and indexed alphabetically for quick access. Including Lindsay Michel's "Caravan," Peter Haig's "Fog of War," and everything in between.

If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2022" scripts were chosen by more than 300 film-industry executives.

What is the "Black List" you ask? Find out how it all works a little further down the page.

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Discover more about the "Black List: 2022" scripts

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 certain 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" (call it a vote), favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2022".

Some screenplays get optioned by studios and maybe... just maybe... get made. Past picks include: "Hanna," and "Brothers Bloom."

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    Written by: Lindsay Michel

    Mentions: 7

    During the Tang Dynasty, a young Persian woman joins a Silk Road caravan to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance‚ but must fight for survival when her fellow travelers realize there is a shapeshifting demon hiding in their midst.


    Written by: Chris Grillot

    Mentions: 6

    Stranded in a small Cajun town, a young mother battling a painkiller relapse must fight to save her daughter from a demonic Tooth Fairy.

    Cheat Day

    Written by: Emma Dudley

    Mentions: 10

    When a young woman in a decade-long heterosexual relationship realizes she needs to explore her bisexuality, she and her boyfriend institute a “Cheat Day:” 24 hours in which they can do whatever–and whomever–before deciding whether to get engaged or break up.


    Written by: David L. Williams

    Mentions: 12

    Set in real time, a Colombian mother barely escapes a pawn shop shootout and goes on the run from her violent ex-husband, a terrifying mob boss, and a bloodthirsty hitwoman sent to collect an overdue debt, all while trying to keep her diabetic daughter safe.

    Colors of Authority

    Written by: Kevin Sheridan

    Mentions: 14

    Escaping his father’s shadow, James Sexton, the son of a Sheriff in Alabama joins the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department with lofty ambitions of one day becoming Sheriff himself. But these dreams quickly sour when he realizes that the department he serves is mired in corruption and a systemic culture of moral depravity. At war with powerful figureheads within the department, threats of death looming from all sides, James betrays the department’s code of silence in order to incriminate his father’s close friend, Sheriff Lee Baca. This is based on a true story.

    Court 17

    Written by: Elad Ziv

    Mentions: 22 (2nd overall in 2022)

    An over-the-hill tennis pro, trying to salvage her career, finds herself stuck playing the first round of the US Open over and over again against one of the top players in the world. The only way to stop the loop is to win the match, a seemingly impossible task due to how overmatched she is.


    Written by: Nicole Ramberg

    Mentions: 6

    A troubled teen must confront a local legend when the reappearance of a missing classmate and a fabled ghost ship unravel clues to her own mother’s disappearance.

    The Demolition Expert

    Written by: Colin Bannon

    Mentions: 8

    Blasting out of prison after being double crossed by the Mastermind of a heist, a Demolition Expert uses his genius with explosives to enact revenge on the Caper Crew who set him up while simultaneously picking up the pieces of his personal life.

    Dumb Blonde

    Written by: Todd BartelsLou Howe

    Mentions: 13

    The origin story of Dolly Parton, following her rise through the male-dominated music scene of late 1960s Nashville.

    Dying For You

    Written by: Travis Braun

    Mentions: 18 (8th overall in 2022)

    A low-level worker on a spaceship run by a dark god must steal the most powerful weapon in the universe to save his workplace crush.


    Written by: Pat Cunnane

    Mentions: 6

    After death, everybody gets one week to choose where to spend eternity. For Joan, Larry, and Luke, it’s really a question of who to spend it with.

    Fog of War

    Written by: Peter Haig

    Mentions: 12

    When a retired war journalist returns to the outpost where her son was stationed to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, she uncovers unspeakable horrors.

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