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



BLINK: BLACK OPS by Legacy Filmworks in Canada.

KELLER by MoliFilms Entertainment in London.


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


BROKEN (true-crime thriller) - 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.)

SLEEPER (political thriller) - Left stranded for 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, a KGB sleeper agent faces the destruction of his life and his American family when he receives orders to assassinate a controversial presidential candidate.

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. (Inspired by real events and based on the novel.)

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) - 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) - 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.

SMUGGLER'S BLUES (true-crime thriller) - "Ochoa wants him kidnapped. Escobar wants him dead." Daredevil pilot Berry Seal was one of the most successful drug smugglers of the 1980s, but he also flew weapons to Central America for the CIA and worked undercover for the DEA. When those worlds collided, Pablo Escobar, leader of Colombia's vicious Medellin cartel, targeted Seal for assassination. (Based on a true story and on a Court TV feature article.)