Just as we’re enjoying the last of 2012′s cinematic offerings, the latest edition of the Black List has hit the web. The annual survey highlights the hottest unproduced screenplays of the year, as based on the votes of hundreds of executives.

The term “unproduced” is used rather vaguely here. Some of these scripts (like Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day and Wally Pfister‘s Transcendence) already have a director or star attached, while others are still floating around in search of the right studio or producer. The subjects and honorees range greatly as well.┬áNazi hunters, Hillary Clinton, the NFL, and time-traveling teens are among the subjects of this year’s winners, and the screenwriters run the gamut from industry newcomers to seasoned pros.

Hit the jump to read the full list.

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Earlier this year, Bad Robot renewed its first-look deal with Paramount through the end of 2015, and they’re making the most of it. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel is being distributed through the studio, of course, and just yesterday they snapped up the low-budget sci-fi flick God Particle. Now they’ve got another project lined up, a Nazi-hunting action thriller titled Wunderkind.

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