SCREENPLAYS BY CHUCK HUSTMYRE
"Hustmyre is as gritty and in-your-face as can be, making readers feel like they're poring over a real-life crime scene."
—Anne Barringer, The Best Reviews
BLOOD TRIANGLE - Optioned to Benetone Films.
PROJECTORS - Optioned to Blue Sky Films.
DAYS OF RAGE - Optioned to Blue Sky Films.
RUN LIKE HELL - Sold to Lucas Foster.
CHINA RUN - Euramco Pictures.
RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. - Adam Chromy.
BLINK: BLACK OPS - Legacy Filmworks in Canada.
KELLER - MoliFilms Entertainment in London.
CHASING THE BULLET (action thriller, similar to John Wick, Taken, Man on Fire) - A disgraced ex-FBI agent who works as a cut-rate private detective is hired to rescue a teenage girl whose boyfriend sold her to a criminal gang.
THE CABIN (contained thriller, similar to Gerald's Game) - During a romantic anniversary getaway with her husband, a woman discovers someone is trying to kill her, but she isn't sure if it's the suspicious stranger who showed up on their doorstep, or her husband. (NOTE: This script has four characters and two locations and could be shot anywhere there is an isolated cabin.)
RELENTLESS (action thriller, similar to John Wick, Taken, Man on Fire) - After smugglers steal his boat and leave him for dead, a former U.S. Army Ranger gets caught between warring crime gangs as he fights to save the life of a young girl.
UNSANCTIONED (conspiracy thriller based on my novel The Second Shooter, similar to Safe House, Salt, Enemy of the State) – A rookie FBI agent is forced to rely on a kook conspiracy writer and a contract killer to help save the newly-elected president from assassination.
SLEEPER (political action thriller similar to Jack Ryan, SALT, Red Sparrow) - A deep-cover KGB agent sent to the US just before the collapse of the Soviet Union and left stranded for decades is reactivated and ordered to carry out a high-profile assassination that will destroy his American family.
THE MINE (contained thriller, similar to The Descent, The Ruins, Sanctum) - After a cave-in at one of the world's deepest mines, a disgraced American mining engineer, whose last rescue attempt ended in tragedy, fights to save trapped miners who are being devoured by an unknown species of ravenous carnivores.
CHOMP! (creature thriller, similar to Lake Placid, Tremors) - After a horde of genetically-enhanced "supersized" alligators invade the Gulf Coast island fishing resort of Grand Lafitte, three brothers—all former alligator hunters—are all that stand between the island's residents and alligator annihilation.
THE AXMAN OF NEW ORLEANS (historical true-crime based on my novel, similar to From Hell, Zodiac) - A detective chases an ax murderer in New Orleans in the early 1900s and discovers that the killings are linked to City Hall and a massive corruption scheme.
KILLER WITH A BADGE (true crime based on my bestselling book from Penguin, similar to Black Mass, The Departed, In Cold Blood) - A homicide detective is saddled with an untested partner as he struggles to solve a gruesome triple murder in which one police officer is a victim and another officer is an unreliable witness.
BIGG & TALL (TV pilot/crime, Lethal Weapon meets Twins) - A pair of low-rent private detectives, one a hulking ex-pro wrestler, the other an angry gnome-like disbarred lawyer, take on the wrong client and end up on the run from crooked cops and a criminal syndicate.
BENT (TV pilot/gritty crime, similar to Ray Donovan, Banshee) - An ex-cop, released from prison after being framed for murder, is recruited into a secret task force aimed at cleaning up a corrupt city, starting with the crooked police department.
BLOOD CITY (TV pilot/supernatural crime, True Blood meets True Detective) - A New Orleans homicide detective, who for a hundred years has hidden the fact that he's a vampire, faces exposure when he's assigned to investigate a string of grisly killings that he knows are the work of another vampire.