A quirky, paranoid high-tech entrepreneur walls his family into an underground luxury "billionaire bunker" to wait out the nuclear war he's sure is coming. But when his engineers tapped a billion-year-old aquifer to supply water to the bunker, they turned loose a salamander-like life form. Nourished by abundant food supplies, the creature morphs into a monster and begins to devour the family one by one.

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Written by:
Starring Roles For:
Natalie Portman
George Clooney
Edward Norton
In the Vein Of:
Shutter Island
End of Days
Clear and Present Danger
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Nominated for a Pushcart Prize in fiction in 2021 and 2016

I wrote the feature film, Murder in Fashion, about the shooting of designer Gianni Versace by serial killer Andrew Cunanan. The film played at theatres and festivals and was reviewed in the NY Times:

My short story, published in Cornell University's literary magazine, Epoch, is currently under option to Sony and Road Less Traveled Productions.

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