The 2012 Wish List: The 10 Best Unwritten Screenplays in Hollywood

The Wish List is a compilation of the best unproduced, unwritten screenplays in Hollywood. The third annual list is determined based on a comprehensive voting process involving a tribunal of studio development executives, the BCS computer ranking algorithm, Cee Lo Green, and the State of Florida.


When an asteroid, tsunami, and zombie uprising converge on the Mayan Apocalypse, three slackers must band together to save the world while trying to get their friend laid.

Untitled Unproduceable Voice Piece

An aspiring writer in a hip urban setting deals with the perils of life, love, and his own perceived genius. Based on the writer's real life experiences in a hip urban setting dealing with the perils of life, love, and his own perceived genius. Joseph Gordon-Levitt attached.

Structural Flaw

The true story of American structural engineer Eugene Figg who tackles personal demons while struggling to redefine segmental concrete construction. Based on a Wikipedia search.

Biopic Style

An unconventional biopic following Korean pop sensation PSY's early years as he finds his inspiration for 'Gangnam Style' while riding horses, working in a snow machine factory, and lurking at playgrounds -- as told by that weird guy in the yellow suit.

Baby Monitor

A found footage horror in which a new mother discovers terrifying footage on her baby monitor of her infant crying and not going to sleep.

A Bird in the Hand

Based on 50 Shades of Grey fan fiction, a women's book group hires a male stripper to read mommy porn while listening to their problems and giving them all foot massages. Channing Tatum attached to play Derek Hand.

Game On

In the vein of Project X and Chronicle, a group of high school nerds film themselves trying to have fun. But things quickly spiral out of control as video game night devolves into an all out Call of Duty marathon.

Shopping Run

A hardened ex-con and a rookie cop must join forces to make it to Best Buy before it closes. In the vein of Midnight Run and Lethal Weapon. (Note: Not actually in the vein of Midnight Run nor Lethal Weapon except that there's a car chase.)


A deranged psychopath targets victims who don't repin her beaded lanyards on Pinterest.

Out of the Loop

A struggling filmmaker who wishes he made Looper is visited by his future self who travels back in time to give him the idea for Looper. Joseph Gordon-Levitt not attached.

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