1) WINNER OF THE RIDLEY SCOTT/LAUNCHPAD MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION: Kill Creek was one of the final selections (top 5%) in the Inkshares’ contest with top Hollywood platform Launchpad, mega-manager Brooklyn Weaver, and acclaimed producer-director Sir Ridley Scott.
2) HOLLYWOOD INTEREST: Kill Creek has already garnered strong interest in the Hollywood rights market, including from top agents and producers. These agents and producers have noted the recurring strength of the audience in the horror market and the psychological horror sub-genre in particular. Inkshares expects to lock a film deal prior to publication.
3) AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE meets FINDING FORRESTER: with clear adaptation potential to the big screen, Kill Creek offers a unique blend of primitive fear-inducing classic horror and passion for the nuances of the literary world.
4) LIFELONG FAN & CONTRIBUTOR TO THE HORROR GENRE: Thomas was born and raised in a small town in Kansas, a place with its fair share of dark legends and supernatural activity, and an inspiration for Kill Creek. Recently, he co-wrote the MTV horror trilogy My Super Psycho Sweet 16 and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his work on R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour.