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Bo Burnham, Eric Slovin, and Leo Allen Make This Year's Black List

The Black List, an annual ranking of the best-liked unproduced screenplays from a survey of studio and production execs, was released today, and as usual, the list is full of comedies. This year's list featured a few scripts from known comedians, like Eric Slovin and Leo Allen's Superbrat and Bo Burnham's Gay Kid and Fat Chick, as well as comedies from new writers.

Check out the full list of comedy scripts on this year's Black List below, accompanied by how many votes each one got:

Some Comedy Screenplays Made the 2012 Black List

The 2012 Black List was just announced yesterday, an annual ranking of the year's most popular unproduced screenplays, as voted by hundreds of film executives and compiled by Franklin Leonard. Each year, the list helps to get hard-working writers' names out there and to push some movies into production. Movies that have been in the past after first appearing on the Black List include Juno, Lars and the Real Girl, and 500 Days of Summer. Some have criticized the Black List for catering to movies that are already in development or for the list being easily manipulated by powerful agents, managers, and assistants; but despite any of those [...]