MTV’s Made-for-Television Movie Group has nabbed a horror spoof pitch from scribes Adam Glass and Jack Perez, with Ilan Breil attached to produce.
Story centers on a teen who wins an MTV-like contest and a trip to a tropical island, where everything goes awry.
Perez and his manager Breil, of Lasher McManus Robinson & Kipperson, conceived the idea and then approached Glass. Trio took the pitch to MTV, where veep of made-for-television movies Maggie Malina will oversee its development.
Perez directed “La Cucaracha,” which starred Eric Roberts and won best film at 1999’s Austin Film Festival. Perez recently helmed two TV movies for Fox and directed the pilot episode of “Xena: Warrior Princess.” He is also known for helming the cult docu “American’s Deadliest Home Video.”
Glass, repped by Principato-Young, is writing “Soul of a Nation” for HBO and developing an untitled Anthony Anderson project at Disney.