2016 BloodList: See the Year’s Best Horror Screenplays, Pilots and Shorts (THE WRAP)


Horror genre guru Kailey Marsh unveiled her 2016 BloodList on Wednesday

Joe Russo‘s “Soul Mates” and Natalie Hanson’s “Safe and Sound” are among the projects included on horror genre guru Kailey Marsh’s 2016 BloodList of the most-liked screenplays and pilots in horror, thriller, dark comedy and sci-fi.

The seventh annual list, announced Wednesday and based on a survey of 74 industry executives, was topped by “Orb,” written by Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman.

Other scripts include “Man Alive” by Joe Greenberg, Daniel Erickson’s pilot “Severance” and Zach Ford’s “The Watcher.”

Check out this year’s BloodList below.

Title: “Summer of ’84”
Writers: Matt Leslie & Stephen J. Smith
Logline:It’s the summer of 1984, the perfect time to be 14 years old and free. But when neighborhood conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong begins to suspect his police officer neighbor might be the serial killer all over the local news, he and his three best friends begin an investigation that soon turns dangerous.
Genre: Thriller, Suspense, Horror, Coming-of-Age


Matt Leslie