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BURNER: A Killing in Palm Springs

A Black police detective must put aside her personal problems and fears of discrimination to track down an opioid-addicted hitman who is experiencing bouts of self-doubt, guilt and rage when he accidentally kills the wrong woman. (3 Billboards meets Fargo with sand)

Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Genres:
Budget:
Mid
Starring Roles For:
Halle Berry
A younger Oscar Isaac
Ellen Barkin
In the Vein Of:


FARGO meets 3 BILLBOARDS
Posted:
01/01/2020
Updated:
09/12/2021
Author Bio:
Bob Canning was a writer at the Disney Studios for 14-1/2 years, a freelancer for Warner Bros. for five, a journalist for nine.

He is a published playwright with two international awards (Ireland), and his plays have been presented on both coasts, Chicago, the UK, Australia and Ireland.

His first full-length screenplay, a direct-to-video comedy called Takin’ it Off!, went Platinum in sales and begat two sequels. Eleven of his feature-length and short screenplays have won screenwriting competitions or placed in the running.

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Contest Results:
WriteMovies (Third Place, Excellent Coverage) [2017]