un·​pro·​duced ˌən-prə-ˈdüst How to pronounce unproduced (audio)
: not produced
especially : not made into a dramatic or theatrical production
an unproduced play/script/screenplay

Examples of unproduced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back in July, Cage spoke with USA Today about his appearance as Superman in The Flash, over two decades after the cancellation of his unproduced 1998 Superman Lives film. Jen Juneau, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 To put these questions to the test, The Times compiled a series of excerpts from various unproduced scripts and screenplays. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2023 Written by Chris Thomas Devlin, who took a stab at rejuvenating the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise in 2022, the script landed on the Black List, among the best unproduced screenplays of 2018, as well as its horror counterpart, the Blood List. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 July 2023 The Academy Award winner, 59, spoke with USA Today this week about his appearance as Superman in The Flash — over two decades after the cancellation of his unproduced 1998 Superman Lives film. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 28 July 2023 There’s a framing device in which Cranston appears, in black-and-white scenes, as a Rod Serling-like narrator introducing an unproduced play by the famous playwright Conrad Earp that is being filmed for a TV special (it’s set in the 1950s). Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 19 June 2023 Nick Shafir’s screenplay (an entry in the 2020 Black List of the year’s best unproduced scripts) concerns six astronauts — three American, three Russian — working harmoniously together until war apparently breaks out between the two countries. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 June 2023 Several of them landed on the Black List, the ballyhooed annual survey of studio and production company executives ranking their favorite unproduced movie scripts. Vulture, 15 May 2023 Superman Lives, as the 1998 unproduced film would have been called, sought to reboot Superman onscreen much as Burton and Michael Keaton did with Batman. Jack Smart, Peoplemag, 19 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1513, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unproduced was circa 1513

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“Unproduced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unproduced. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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