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
DISTURBING THE PEACE starring Guy Pearce, now in post-production.
RELENTLESS - Optioned to Dan Grodnik.
BULLET TRAIN - Optioned to Euramco Pictures.
RUN LIKE HELL - Sold to Lucas Foster.
CHINA RUN for Euramco Pictures.
RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. For Adam Chromy.
BLINK: BLACK OPS for Legacy Filmworks in Canada.
KELLER for MoliFilms Entertainment in London.
PIMP CITY (action) – A disgraced FBI agent working as a cut-rate private detective is the only chance of rescue for a teenage girl being held by sex traffickers. (Inspired by real events.)
UNSANCTIONED (conspiracy thriller) - A rookie female FBI agent is forced to rely on a kook conspiracy writer and a former contract killer to help her save the first woman president from assassination. (Based on the Simon & Schuster novel The Second Shooter.)
BLOODLAND (action) - A DEA agent and a female Mexican cop become fugitives on both sides of the border after uncovering proof that the CIA is supporting Mexico's most powerful drug cartel.
SLEEPER (political thriller) - A KGB sleeper agent who was abandoned in the US after the collapse of the Soviet Union is reactivated and given orders that will blow his cover and destroy his American family.
THE AXMAN OF NEW ORLEANS (historical true-crime) - 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. (Based on a true story and the novel from Simon & Schuster.)
DAYS OF RAGE (historical true-crime) - Outgunned New Orleans cops try to stop one of the deadliest criminal snipers in U.S. history: Mark Essex, the 1973 Howard Johnson Hotel sniper who shot nineteen people, including ten policemen. (Based on a true story and the 10,000-word Court TV article.)
BROKEN (true-crime) - A veteran 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 is an unreliable witness. (Based on a true story and on the book Killer with a Badge.)
THE MINE (creature horror) - After a cave-in at the world's deepest mine, a disgraced American engineer fights to save trapped miners who are being devoured by an unknown species of ravenous carnivores.
CHOMP! (creature horror) - 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.
BENT (TV pilot/gritty crime) - An ex-cop, recently released from prison after being framed for murder, is recruited into a secret task force that aims to clean up a corrupt city, starting with the crooked police force.
BLOOD CITY (TV pilot/supernatural crime) - After a hundred years of hiding the fact that he's a vampire, a New Orleans homicide detective faces exposure when he's assigned to investigate a string of grisly killings that he knows are the work of another vampire.