Screenwriter and Bestselling Author

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



IN POST-PRODUCTION - "End of a Gun" starring Steven Seagal. Scheduled for release by Lionsgate in September 2016.

IN PRE-PRODUCTION - "Gunfighter" starring Steven Seagal.


I have been hired to do page-one rewrites on the action thriller BLINK: BLACK OPS by Legacy Filmworks in Canada and on the crime thriller KELLER by MoliFilms Entertainment in London.


CRAZED - Sold to Lucas Foster, who produced MAN ON FIRE and MR. AND MRS. SMITH.


BULLET TRAIN (action thriller) - An American agent is forced to battle a team of hijackers on the maiden voyage of the world's fastest train, the 500-mph Paris-to-Shanghai New Orient Express.

PIMP CITY (action thriller) - A discount-rate private detective risks his life and is forced to confront his own fears while trying to save a missing teenage girl who is being held captive in Tenancingo, Mexico, the city that many call the sex-trafficking capital of the world. (Inspired by real events.)

PROJECTORS (contemporary sci-fi thriller) - A computer scientist tries to stop a rogue intelligence operation that uses a high-tech form of astral projection to force his mind into the body of a Russian nuclear weapons expert in order to start a war in the Middle East.

THE SECOND SHOOTER (political thriller) - A rookie FBI agent finds himself the target of a massive federal manhunt when he helps an aging French criminal try to stop a high-profile assassination.

CARTEL (crime thriller) - An American DEA agent and a female Mexican cop become fugitives on both sides of the border after uncovering proof that the U.S. government is supporting Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel.

RELENTLESS (action thriller) - After Russian gangsters leave him for dead, a former U.S. Army ranger gets caught between warring crime syndicates as he tries to save the life of a young girl.

THE MINE (creature horror) - After a cave-in at the world's deepest mine, a disgraced American engineer fights to save trapped miners in Chile who are being devoured by an unknown species of ravenous carnivores.

CHOMP! (creature horror) - After a horde of genetically-enhanced "supersized" alligators invade the Louisiana coastal island 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 thriller) - 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 bestselling novel.)

DAYS OF RAGE (historical true-crime thriller) - 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.)

BENT (TV pilot) - After his conviction for murder is overturned -- a murder he didn't commit -- an ex-cop who survived behind bars by becoming the top enforcer for a violent white prison gang is released and secretly teams up with the newly elected black district attorney to fight for justice in a city drowning in corruption.

BLOOD CITY (TV pilot) - 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.