The Best Unfilmed Scripts of 2013, According to the Black List

This year's "Black List" is out — a compilation of all the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood selected by a secret panel of insiders. We've hand picked our favorite genre scripts (including Clarity "What if the world woke up tomorrow to scientific proof of the afterlife?"). Take a look at our list, and try to guess which movie will be the next Inglorious Basterds and The King's Speech (both former members of the Black List).

A MONSTER CALLS
Patrick Ness
An adolescent boy with a terminally ill single mother begins having visions of a tree monster, who tells him truths about life in the form of three stories, helping him to cope with his emotions over his dying mom.
Agency: Michelle Kass Associates
Agents: Michelle Kass

SOVEREIGN
Geoff Tock, Greg Weidman
A man goes to space to destroy the ship that, upon going sentient, killed his wife.
Agency: WME
Agents: Daniel Cohan, Solco Schult
Management: Fourth Floor Productions
Manager: Chris Goble, Jeff Silver
Producer: 21 Laps Entertainment

REMINISCENCE
Lisa Joy Nolan
An "archeologist" whose technology allows you to relive your past finds himself abusing his own science to find the missing love of his life.
Agency: UTA
Agents: Kassie Evashevski, Keya Khayatian, Jullen Thuan
Financier: Legendary Entertainment

THE GOLDEN RECORD
Aaron Kandell, Jordan Kandell
The true story of how Carl Sagan fell in love while leading the wildest mission in NASA history: creating a golden record to encapsulate the experience of life on Earth for extraterrestrial intelligences.
Agency: Paradigm
Agents: Tanya Cohen, Rob Herting, Adam Levine
Management: Hopscotch Pictures
Manager: Sukee Chew
Producer: Hopscotch Pictures

GAY KID AND FAT CHICK
Bo Burnham
Two high school misfits become costumed vigilantes and take out their frustrations on the students who have bullied them throughout high school.
Agency: CAA
Agents: Jason Heyman, Greg McKnight
Management: 3 Arts Entertainment
Manager: Dave Becky
Financier: Paramount Insurge

1969: A SPACE ODYSSEY OR HOW KUBRICK LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LAND ON THE MOON
Stephany Folsom
With NASA's Apollo program in trouble and the Soviets threatening nuclear war, a female PR operative conspires with NASA's Public Affairs Office to stage a fake moon landing in case Armstrong and Aldren fail, the goal being to generate public excitement that will aide the U.S. in winning the Cold War. But the op is faced with the biggest challenge of all: Filming the fake lunar landing with the help of the temperamental Stanley Kubrick.
Management: Kaplan/Perrone
Manager: Aaron Kaplan

THE MAYOR OF SHARK CITY
Nick Creature, Michael Sweeney
When a difficult film shoot spirals hopelessly out of control into a living nightmare, an ambitious young director must face his greatest fears to turn a troubled production into the biggest movie of all time. Set on Martha's Vineyard during the summer of 1974, this is the untold story of the making of JAWS.
Agency: Rothman Brecher
Agents: Jim Ehrich
Management: Heroes and Villains Entertainment
Manager: Markus Goerg, Mikhail Nayfeld

INK AND BONE
Zak Olkewicz
When a female book editor visits the home of a horror writer so he can complete his novel, she finds that all of his creations are holding him hostage.
Agency: WME
Agents: Daniel Cohan
Management: prolific
Manager: Will Rowbotham
Financier: Dimension Films
Producer: prolific

A BOY AND HIS TIGER
Dan Dollar
The true story of Bill Watterson, the creator of "Calvin & Hobbes".
Agency: CAA
Agents: Jon Cassir, Ali Trustman
Management: Industry Entertainment
Manager: Michael Botti
Financier: Warner Bros.
Producer: Appian Way Productions, Vertigo Entertainment, Romark Entertainment

THE SHARK IS NOT WORKING
Richard Cordiner
When his big break finally arrives, an idealistic young movie director, Steven Spielberg, risks failing to complete the movie JAWS when his 25-foot mechanical shark stops working.
Agency: Verve
Agents: Rob Herting, Adam Weinstein
Management: Kaplan/Perrone
Manager: Aaron Kaplan, Sean Perrone

RANDLE IS BENIGN
Damien Ober
Follows a woman in the 80's who works at an IBM-like company and is at the forefront of artificial intelligence research. When her project (named RANDLE) hits a major milestone indicating that she may have actually achieved AI, it is unexpectedly hijacked by the agenda of the company's mysterious CEO. As she dives deeper into the corporate agenda, she learns that there may be a connection between her project and the 1981 assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan.
Agency: WME
Agents: Simon Faber, Solco Shuit
Management: Echo Lake Entertainment
Manager: Zadoc Angell, Dave Brown, James Engle
Financier: Echo Lake Entertainment
Producer: Echo Lake Entertainment

CAPSULE
Ian Shorr
A young man's life is turned upside down when he mysteriously begins to receive metallic capsules containing messages from his future self.
Agency: UTA
Agents: Charles Ferraro
Management: Mosaic
Manager: Langley Perer
Financier: Fox
Producer: Hutch Parker Entertainment

CLARITY
Ryan Belenzon, Jeffrey Gelber
What if the world woke up tomorrow to scientific proof of the afterlife?
Agency: Paradigm
Agents: Nick LoPiccolo, Ida Ziniti
Management: Fourth Floor Productions
Manager: Jeff Silver
Producer: Bona Fide Productions

ELSEWHERE
Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
After his girlfriend dies in a car accident, a man finds his true soulmate, only to wake from a coma and learn his perfect life was just a dream — one he is determined to make real.
Agency: Paradigm
Agents: David Boxerbaum
Management: Madhouse Entertainment
Manager: Adam Kolbrenner
Producer: Madhouse Entertainment

EXTINCTION
Spenser Cohen
A man must do everything he can to save his family from an alien invasion.
Agency: WME
Agents: Solco Schuit
Management: Energy Entertainment
Manager: Brooklyn Weaver
Financier: Good Universe
Producer: Mandeville Films

REVELATION
Hernany Perla
A prison psychiatrist meets a death row inmate on the verge of his execution, who claims to be the only thing stopping the end of the world. As she begins to investigate his predictions, she finds them to be eerily accurate, and that she may be a central figure in the events to come.
Agency: Original Artists
Agents: Chris Saban
Management: Madhouse Entertainment
Manager: Ryan Cunningham
Financier: Lotus Entertainment
Producer: Circle of Confusion

TIME AND TEMPERATURE
Nick Santora
Based on a true story, Dale Julin (a low-level Fresno affiliate morning show host) stumbles upon the biggest story of his life - and though he has reached the midpoint of his career without ever being a "real journalist" - risks his safety and his marriage to uncover the truth that a small Atomic bomb exploded in Central Valley California during the Korean War - a secret that had been hidden for decades.
Agency: WME
Agents: Jason Spitz
Management: The Gotham Group
Manager: Jeremy Ball, Stephen Iwanyk, Lindsay Williams

PAN
Jason Fuchs
A prequel to JM Barrie's "Peter Pan". When an orphan is taken to the magical world of Neverland, he becomes a hero to the natives and leads a revolt against the evil pirates.
Agency: WME
Agents: Simon Faber, Phil Raskind
Financier: Warner Bros.
Producer: Berlanti Productions

PATIENT Z
Michael Le
In a post-apocalyptic world full of zombies, a man who speaks their language questions the undead in order to find a cure for his infected wife.
Agency: APA
Agents: David Saunders
Management: Hung Entertainment Group
Manager: Jonathan Hung
Financier: Screen Gems
Producer: Vincent Newman Entertainment

Read the full list here at The Black List!