When you wish upon a star, careful what you ask for.
Family genre script set in the wilds of Minnesota as the Industrial Revolution begins it's push westward.
Theo sees a bleak future for himself in the dilapidated "Shorehaven Orphanage." Scheming industrialists, a suppressive head mistress, a gang of orphan bullies, and a beautiful half-breed are just a few of the obstacles he must overcome.
His only salvation lies in a promise he swore and the "secret" he must hide in order to fulfill it.
For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come.
Modern day suspense thriller focuses on bizarre nightmares of a woman who comes to realize her dreams are omens -- from her comatose husband.
Cassandra finds little comfort from family and friends when revealing her secret but when the dreams become part of her reality, the "real nightmare" begins.
This "Ghost" meets "Fatal Attraction" script mixes Hitchcockian themes with the peculiar world of the Australian Aboriginal Dream-Time.
Six Filmmakers. One project. Time to pass the Advil.
Comedy focusing on three collegiate filmmakers who reluctantly band together in an attempt to pull off a semester ending project. The collaborative production falls victim to each other's philosophy on what film is and the results are all too agonizing for anyone who's ever tried to make a movie.
It's "The Usual Suspects" meets "Living in Oblivion" as creative visions and an obscure timeline produces a world where the real and reel collide.
Note: This script was written with production in mind. Ironically, the same fate that befalls the three students in the script occurs to those involved in the actual production. For further details and still photos of the partially completed production, click here.
A sole battle decided the fate of England. A battle, not between nations, but between two friends.
The year: 1066. The English Channel. An invasion of men. England and Western civilization would never be the same again.
Action/adventure epic analyzes two men, William of Normandy and Earl Harold of Wessex, and how their lives changed history.
What was the oath Harold promised William? What became of Harold after his defeat at Hastings? And what was the secret these tragic figures shared, which brought them together, yet tore their lands apart?
Think: "Gladiator" meets "Braveheart." For a more detailed synopsis, click here.
In this world, those who seek justice --
often walk different paths.
An adaptation of Marvel's blind superhero Daredevil.
This crime noir script tells of one man's tale of striving for righteousness and morality while teetering on the fine line between the condemned and the judge.
Follows DD's exploits as he confronts his past, a crimelord who threatens to claim Manhattan, and a psychopath living in a world of deluded movie scenes -- all the while searching out a ghost who might prove to be his past love.
The complete script is now on-line.
A can of paint. A moving canvas. An imagination gone wild.
Five city teens see their lives as a dead end. Never getting out. Never breaking free of their urban prison. Their only escape .. their only way to breech the outside world is the MTA. These mechanized chariots would become their modern day Hermes and herald their names to the far corners of the city.
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THE FOLLOWING SCRIPTS ARE WORKS-IN-PROGRESS
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NOTE: All script ideas listed here are WGA registered screenplay treatments
ABANDON IN PLACE
From 1969-72, NASA sent six manned missions to the moon. Despite having three more planned, the U.S. scrapped it's manned lunar program.
What was it that made the government cease further missions? Why has no other nation gone to the moon since Apollo 17? Was Armstrong the first man on the moon or was there someone (or something) else?
The Civil War Draft Riots turned the isle of Manhattan into one of the biggest battles of the war.
For two young lovers, the Mason-Dixon line has taken on a whole new meaning. Its "Romeo and Juliet" amidst the darkest hours of American history.
Hmm... sort of sounds like Gangs of New York??
Quirky comedy about the off-season at a South Jersey shore resort in the tradition of --
"The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire."
VILLAGE OF CAIN
An animation script in the same vein as Tim Burton's "The Night Before Christmas." Based upon a children's short story written in the early 70's. For the original story, click here.
What if deja-vu was more than what it appears? A gateway to a former life? Would you ignore or embrace it - regardless of the consequences?
For Karl 'Amadeus' Hartman, its hard to get anyone to believe his tale. Could it be that he’s the "worst musician ever born" have anything to do with it?
The legendary Asgard is a virtual Garden of Eden. But even the "home of the gods" has its bad seed.
When a trio of Asgardian teens take a forbidden trip to Midgard (Earth), Loki takes it upon himself to see the "roadtrip" succeed - no matter the consequences - for the teens or Asgard's future.
What if you could make one phone call to heaven.
Who would you call and more importantly ... what would you ask?
HOLIDAY IN HAVANA
Comedy hi-jinx in the tropics when two undergrads devise the ultimate "babe" scam that gets them entangled with local officials and the Russian Mob!
...They should have left the video camera at home.
It's "Goodfellas" meets MTV -- in the spirit of "Weekend At Bernie's."
LEGION OF DECENCY
What if some of Hollywood’s greatest productions of the 1930’s had been altered?
What if Dorothy... never got home? What if Mr. Smith... was corrupt? What if... "The Legion of Decency" had never existed?"
FILM AT 11
What if a TV station, to combat lagging ratings, decided to televise a mock news broadcast? What if the viewing public didn’t realize it was fake?
Chilling, yet contemplative "modern day retelling" of Wells' 1939 broadcast and the chaos that ensued.
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