Literary + Film Management & Production

Founded in 2011 by CEO Blue Spruell, Out of the Blue Productions, LLC, is a literary and film management and production company.

Author and screenwriter Blue Spruell is a trial attorney by trade with extensive legal and editorial experience. The company’s client list is currently closed, but inquiries are welcome.



Tarō is the epic tale of Japan’s legendary hero. Author Blue Spruell reimagines traditional Japanese folklore in a sweeping, coming-of-age adventure—of samurai swords and martial arts and mythical Japanese creatures—a historical fantasy full of sumptuous detail, suspenseful twists and turns, and a memorable cast of characters from old Japan.


Greetings from Shangri-la

After his father’s untimely death, a troubled youth shipped off to military school is spurred to excel by the thoughts and deeds recorded in his father’s wartime journal, prompting him to grow from a boy into a man.

Based on true events, this is a new take on the classic coming-of-age story.



Born in Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Blue Spruell lived and worked in Japan for several years before returning to Atlanta. A trial lawyer and certified mediator, he runs his own firm, The Outlaw Firm, specializing in family law and civil litigation. An internationally recognized black belt instructor, he also owns Peachtree Aikikai, a dōjo for Japanese martial arts.

Blue Spruell