Film has long been fertile ground for the speculative genre. From science-fiction blockbusters that gross millions to smaller independent and artistic productions, film is a medium in which we visually confer about the present, the future, about human nature, and even what it means to be watching a film, to be transported from one temporal reality into the exaggerated physics of another.
But, before any of such spectacles are projected in the theatre, there is another stage of speculation that happens—the pilot, the pitch, the unproduced screenplay, the “spec” script.
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