The Coventry Deception
After a crisis thrusts him into the presidency, Robert Gorley confronts the challenges of leadership as he deals with a power struggle, an assassination attempt, and a ruthless terrorist plot to launch multiple attacks on US soil. Script Excerpt
In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and her 7 year old son go into hiding with the help of her brother, a WW1 veteran who struggles with PTSD. * "Recommend" by Dave Trottier Script Excerpt
When Pro Football's most feared linebacker shatters his best friend's career with a 'heart-stopping hit,' he's forced to battle his guilt and the unhinged psychopath who spiked his power drink, captures his family, and now threatens to kill them all. * ROCKY meets CAPE FEAR ================================== - Screenplay Available to managers and producers upon request. -
Though haunted by the childhood memory of the lynching of his father for leading a slave rebellion, an American slave risks his life to join Mexico's struggle for independence after witnessing the execution of the author of the first law against slavery on the North American continent. Script Excerpt
SOUL SURVIVORS, AN OBSESSION OF THE HEART PART ONE
When a Woman unexpectedly appears after fifteen years, a man must confront the regrets he has always carried of running away from the only true love of his life.
A blonde bombshell in stainless steel becomes a femme fatale - a relentless tiger with razor-sharp-toothed-pen spilling blood across the pages leaving nowhere for perpetrators to hide. Script Excerpt
The Chosen Ones
In the unforgiving backwoods of Appalachia, two strangers unite to find their missing children and unravel a decades-long kidnapping conspiracy.
A gay army deserter adrift in a war-torn African country vows to save a girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.
In the world of Drag Queens, there's a fine line between fantasy and reality. When the two collide not even a serial killer can decide.
When the 18-year-old son of a murdered gang pariah risks his life to uncover the truth of why his family's ties to the most insidious part of the city, his sister Maria races against the clock to bring him back before he can meet the same fate as their father.
When a professor's wife, who suffers a panic disorder, disappears mysteriously during Mardi Gras, the professor obsesses on one of his students who's writing a play with a character eerily similar to his wife and may be in on the disappearance. Winner, Writers on the Storm; Top 16 scripts, Slamdance. Previously optioned to an LA production company.
Pursued by her overseer-from-hell in the dystopian New Deep South where minorities and non-Evangelicals are enslaved or worse, a clever runaway slave masquerades as a male circus performer on a life-or-death quest to rescue and avenge her family.
The sole survivor of a serial killer, tortured by visions of her ordeal, decides to conduct her own investigation only to realize that her former captor, whom she thought dead, might still be alive and after her.
In Midwest US during the 80s farming crisis, a rancher becomes tangled with a local killer after she runs over one of his captives and burns the body on a pyre.
A suicidal teen finds a reason to live after her maniacal new therapist gives her a hefty dose of tough love.
THE FOURTH COURIER
When a series of grisly murders in Warsaw is linked to the disappearance of a Russian physicist with a portable atomic bomb, an FBI agent is sent to help the investigation, and the race is on to find the bomb before it ends up in the wrong hands.
FIRE ON THE ISLAND
When an arsonist threatens a Greek island village, the gay FBI agent stationed in Athens arrives to investigate, finds himself immersed in a community rife with conflict, falls in love with his chief suspect, and has only seconds to save the village after miscalculating the plan of attack.
LIKE PULLING TEETH
In 1910 a New York City dentist accidently finds himself with a second job as a private investigator, and when during a simple divorce case he eavesdrops on one of the biggest country-changing secret meetings, he becomes a dangerous loose end. Script Excerpt
When an underground cartel’s transport of human trafficking victims is violently interrupted by a mysterious vigilante, a retired detective is thrown into a criminal world reminiscent of the case that pushed him out of the police force years ago. Script Excerpt
Between the Salt and the Sky
It's 1942 in a small Portuguese fishing village at the edge of war. An out-of-work fisherman with nothing to lose meets an unlikely ally with nothing to live for. Two little Jewish girls change everything. Script Excerpt
A VISION OF ANGELS
A suicide bomb plot for Easter Sunday in Jerusalem sets off a chain of events that weaves together the lives of an American journalist, Israeli war hero, Palestinian farmer, and Christian grocer. GRAND PRIZE, RHODE ISLAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL'S SCREENWRITING COMPETITION
Liv Beckett is a famous New York author with a lot of secrets. After a near lethal overdose, she moves her family to an ancestral country mansion, to save her marriage and career, but when the kids start claiming the mansion is haunted, and the local Sheriff starts looking into Liv's past, she fears that her oldest secret is in danger of being revealed.
In the tradition of THE TOWERING INFERNO, but closer to AIRPLANE! comes a new spine-tingler and tickler, ESCALATOR! A firechief must juggle battling a fire in the mall, romancing the architect, and handling the press as he recruits his retired ace rescuer, attempting to save them all from - disaster!! Script Excerpt
A traumatized priest haunted by visions of his violent past obligingly serves a rural parish while indulging in a long distance affair, but his vindictive compulsion is sparked when he’s wrongly blamed for the deaths of two troubled altar boys. Script Excerpt
Murder in Emergency!
A dedicated nurse in her fight to save her beloved hospital from closure is alerted to patients being systematically murdered shifting her focus to destroying it. Script Excerpt
An untried deputy and a hunting guide find their lifelong friendship turning lethal as they track after the kidnappers of the waitress they both love, each suspecting the other of a role in her disappearance. Script Excerpt
A Special Ops soldier, whose grief over the loss of a son has torn his family apart, takes them on a vacation hoping to relive happier times, when a perilous situation forces them to pull together to survive. Ordinary People meets Straw Dogs in this Hitchcockian thriller.
A LITTLE FAVOR
A former fighter pilot is asked, by the colonel who blackballed him, to do a little favor: use his quick reflexes to fly to the sun, reach in and pluck out 2 off-course, discarded doomsday bombs before next Wednesday evening when they’ll explode, nudging the sun, causing major global warming. Script Excerpt
SETTLING THE BOOKS
A rare book dealer uses the reading of his will to seal heirs who he believes wronged him, in a panic room with no air or escape, unless they decode a mystery hidden in a centuries old book; even here the female book appraiser and the investigator must keep their secret. Script Excerpt
Falling from the Sky
A troubled teenager, originally known for being the kid who made up a lie about an astronaut falling from the sky after the Columbia Shuttle disaster, witnesses a murder but can't get anyone in his small town to believe him -- except the killer. Finalist, Page International Screenwriting Awards
This one is pure Fun! It's a genre buster, Fosse/Verdon meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group. They include cyber terrorists in New York, arms dealers from Pakistan, and a weapons and explosives ring in China. The saavy CIA Agents discover evidence that they are planning duo attacks on the subways in New York and London on the 4th of July. That’s where the story begins, but believe it or not, it’s really a love story!
A young businesswoman makes interest-free loans to farmers in an attempt to stem the murder/suicides on the land as predator bankers withhold her funds and steal her assets and send in hitmen to eliminate her. Script Excerpt
Two mercenaries rob a former colleague's New York jewelry shop to even a score, but after the shop’s employees are found murdered, a deadly bank heist in Iraq begins to haunt them. Script Excerpt
A small-town sheriff dealing with personal problems investigates the murder and kidnapping of several girls where there’s no lack of suspects. Script Excerpt
A poor man, haunted by ghosts of war and without health insurance, struggles to raise money for the medical bills of a critically ill daughter. But a chance meeting with a soldier from his past turned holdup man gives the family hope when the man offers cash in exchange for refuge from the gang he stole from, unintentionally putting them all in the gang’s crosshairs. Script Excerpt
RAGZI & THE DANSEUSE
When a mysterious private jet crash lands at JFK, Manhattan detective Ian Perry accepts a routine job as a bodyguard to a young Russian celebrity only to find them both swept into a vast and murderous plot with international consequences.
Seeking a fresh start, a newly married couple and their teenage daughter move to a small town, but the daughter begins to suspect that her stepfather is hiding something. Script Excerpt
Troubled commuters take shelter from a sudden downpour on a Chinatown street corner, only to be tormented by the elderly man in their midst selling unique umbrellas and dispensing cryptic wisdom.
An officer in the Dublin Garda avenges his son’s murder at the hands of a drug dealer with two legendary tomahawks once used by his great grandfather, a fierce Comanche warrior, then lays his badge on the dealer’s body and walks off into the night to become the underworld’s most feared assassin against their own. Script Excerpt
THE ORGANIC SVENGALI
She wants to connect with her dead parents by attending their alma mater; he’s a young genius coasting as a music history professor who cured himself of cancer, and is looking for a fresh mind now that the cancer has returned; their paths and wills are about to cross. Script Excerpt
A seventeen-year-old high schooler is frustrated by flaws he sees in the educational system and in his peers so he decides to commit a school shooting in order to lash out against them.
Mythic Diamond in the Rough
The Mafia kill and plant in the Nevada Desert in the light of the silvery moon, but in Death Valley they can’t keep a good ghost down.
Price of Oil
When a British nurse fights to save the life of a Persian teen - who is sentenced to death for the brutal murder of an American diplomat in 1924 Tehran - she encounters a British spy’s cover-up in an elaborate web of international espionage, pitting British against Russian against American operatives in a game of political power. Script Excerpt
A bank manager,recovering from a near-fatal automobile accident, becomes convinced that his exact double from an alternate universe is planning to rob his bank. No CGI; few locations.
When an arrogant investment banker. driving to a board meeting for a multi-million dollar bonus, is picked up on a DUI he is taken to a rundown holding facility where he must spend a frustrating and increasingly dangerous night night with an assortment of characters who share a connection. limited location; 80% in one location. Quarter Finalist Page international Awards. Script Excerpt
When a Mossad agent discovers he has assassinated a Palestinian politician falsely accused of terrorist ties, he risks his job, marriage and ultimately his life to help the man's family. QUARTERFINALIST, NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS WINNER, AMERICAN SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION
A tenacious female detective used to working alone teams up with a wise-cracking out of shape meter maid to track down a kidnapped child held for ransom. Script Excerpt
On the brink of bankruptcy a salvage yard owner begrudgingly makes a handshake deal with a mobster to dispose of wrecked cars, no questions asked, then makes a big mistake... he opens a car trunk.
A New York policeman becomes a frontier sheriff bringing eastern savvy to the western grit needed to keep his town safe from bullies, bank robbers and bad lands evil doers.A classic western and a police procedural. Strong female supporting role. Script Excerpt
When a career bank robber, fleeing the police, seeks refuge in a church and holds the parishioners hostage, he is turned tothe path of faith by its Baptist minister who has problems of his own.Faith -based. Script Excerpt
Born with a high tolerance for pain and fear, an Asian American fashion model changes career to become a rookie in a small town police department to undo the debacle caused by her abusive cop father years before. Not everyone is happy with her presence including a relentless cop killer . Script Excerpt
When a group of teenagers drive through the countryside during hunting season they confront husband and wife serial killers hunting people for sport.PITCH: Hunger Games meets Deliverance Gender and diversity balanced cast Script Excerpt
A California businessman discovers, through information provided by a mysterious woman, that his recurring nightmares of a tragic plane crash could be repressed memories of a previous life.
An Army brat grows up, leaves his Army M.P. job to attempt to claim himself a hometown, becoming a P.I. working out of his Grandfather’s storefront in Colorado gold country, his first case reveals a town full of secrets including one that destroyed his family years before, and a new secret that he must forever keep from his fiancée. Script Excerpt
Attachment In (Pilot)
An ancient being is summoned to fight an evil entity but first both have to attach within a human body at birth, grow up and navigate life before meeting in an epic battle where winner takes all. Script Excerpt
SOUTH WIND COME
A cynical teenager views her father's struggle with depression as a sign of weakness, but her attitude toward him and life changes when an enigmatic ancestor returning from a journey into the dark night of the soul saves them both from the wrath of an assassin in a drug cartel. Script Excerpt
A father takes his young disabled son to the country to reconnect in an old Victorian, but their stay becomes one of regret after a malevolent presence is awakened. Script Excerpt
Shadow of Despair
A Chicago homicide detective specializing in behavioral psychology and analytics, pursues a serial killer who extracts body parts from his victims. Script Excerpt
Escape To Egypt
When the Holy Family narrowly escapes a raid on Bethlehem, they take a dangerous journey to stay ahead of Herod’s forces. It’s a biblical thriller inspired by The Protoevangelium of James, various Christian Orthodoxies, and the Writings of Josephus.
A KODAK MOMENT
When a vintage camera purchased at a swap meet and the film developed, long buried secrets about the JFK assassination stand to be reborn, setting off a spiraling turn of events and discoveries that threaten our heroes’ lives and their countries' national security. A Chinese MSS agent and an American globe-trotting photographer race the clock, the NSA, and the Illuminati to bring the ultimate truth to light. JFK meets X-FILES
After faking his death, a man attends his own wake in order to find perpetrators of a conspiracy that targeted him, but in doing so, he gets far more than he ever could have imagined.
Ayden: The Exceptional
A brilliant young geneticist who believes superhumans exist in our modern society makes the ultimate discovery after he is led to a man with exceptional abilities. Script Excerpt
P.O.I. - Cold Case
Fury, a reckless ex-con, must prove himself innocent of murder before he can leave his dead-end island town behind forever, but a rogue detective, a criminal kingpin, and a family secret stand in his way. Series: Persecuted by a rogue detective, Fury, with help from his friends, fights to prove he’s innocent of murder but unwittingly enrages the brilliant, damaged gangster, Eskay, determined to establish a crime empire in a town with dark secrets Script Excerpt
ALL LIT UP WITH NO PLACE TO GO
By produced writer. 10 feature films. 20 novels. Re-titled DON'T TELL ME WHEN I'M DEAD. 1-location action crime-thriller. The son of a wealthy businessman assumes a false identity to stage his own abduction and take revenge on a pair of young, love-struck kidnappers.
THE MIRACLE MAN
A soldier absorbs psychic powers during a mission gone awry and becomes the tool of a shady governmental organization.
The spirit of an evil teen killed while plotting a school massacre returns to take care of unfinished business starting with his family. But first he must get by his twelve year old telekinetic brother who knows he’s back. Script Excerpt
Character-driven psychological horror thriller set in a suburban house, with a disturbed female lead and a shocking twist ending, inspired by Henry James' "Turn of the Screw". Two children seem to be haunted by the ghost of their dead mother's secret lover, as seen through the eyes of a young, troubled woman hired as a nanny while their father leaves town on business. Their suburban house evolves into a nightmare world of psychological evil that seems to emanate from the back-yard pool. Hook: is there a ghost in the house, or is the nanny imagining it and going mad?
A headstrong scientist must break an ancient tribal curse before it transforms her into its next generation of killer
A repo man on the run from a Mexican drug gang sets up his twin brother to take the hit for him, only to have a change of heart and try to save his life - The Talented Mr Ripley meets The Usual Suspects in No Country for Old Men in this gritty and fast-paced suspense thriller.
HOPE AND FAITH -AN OBSESSION OF THE HEART PART TWO
This is the continuing drama-based story of two lovers who were reunited after fifteen years. The story continues with unexpected life changing issues of life and death that each character faces.
A gay refugee in Istanbul, while juggling dangerous smuggling operations for both the CIA and Islamic State, falls in love with, and must decide between, two men who offer him very different futures. Script Excerpt
In the Shadow of the Kingmakers
Pilot prologue In 1924, a young English nurse working at the British embassy in Tehran, struggles steer way from danger her young friend, a teenage Persian gardener, who unwittingly had heard a conversation between a British spy and his cohorts about his plot against an American diplomat. Script Excerpt
When a male and a female cop enter a deserted building in search of a cop killer, they are soon hunting each other. Script Excerpt
Amidst a hostile takeover attempt, a billionaire enlists the aid of a noted genealogist to map his Nigerian ancestry, but when the trail leads to a remote African village, his attempts to help the locals pit him and his estranged son against corrupt security contractors, both abroad and at home.
Risen from the dead by Jesus himself and still alive in the 21st Century, a bitter Lazarus must defeat a cult of the Devil before being allowed a place in heaven.
meet The Devil!
An award-winning journalist who doesn't believe in God or the Devil interviews the author of a book on these `mythical` characters finds himself in Hell calling for God. Script Excerpt
Into the Sunshine
A Naval Officer returns to his hometown Washington, D.C. to lay his younger brother to rest and bring the killer to justice. Script Excerpt
A psycho-sexual thriller about a Key West sculptor, yachtsman and society drop-out who falls in love with the troubled daughter of a powerful Tennessee Williams-styled family and becomes embroiled in a complex web of madness and murder. A twisted, Hitchcockian tale of a single man's nightmare of sex, romance and paranoia based on Patricia Highsmith's theme in "Strangers On A Train". Script Excerpt
Mephisto has “supped with the Devil” and she wants payment - the eternal servitude of their innocent love-child, so Mephisto hides Ryan in the future where as an adult he's drawn to the “dark side” – a sure-fire way into Hell, compelling Mephisto to deliver a painful lesson to save his soul. Script Excerpt
Sympathy for the Devil
A rookie journalist finds herself in the middle of an epic battle between Angels and Demons when she discovers that Hell has infiltrated the White House and that Satan himself has possessed the President.
Terror On The Run
How do you wipe out a terrorist organization while also inspiring Arab Sultans in the Mid-East to join Western nations in a global war against international terrorism? Our heroes do it.
Cast To Kill
A respected casting director with a wandering eye for the ladies must fight for his life and reputation after being framed for murder by a vengeful psychopath.
A Risk of Exposure
A Russian ballet teacher plots to smuggle photos of Stalin's crimes while part of a cultural exchange to the U.S. in 1953. With the KGB in close pursuit, she finds an unexpected ally. Script Excerpt
After being tortured and raped in college, a young female scientist suffers PTSD. When her company develops a device that transports her to a universe free of people and fears, she discovers that every time she does -- she grows further and further away from her own reality and closer to the man who tormented her.
A scientist kidnapped by the N.S.A. for his expertise in cryonics becomes the pawn of the planet’s Destroyer spoken of in Biblical prophecy. Script Excerpt
Revenge is sweet. Infidelity is delicious. Getting away with murder? Just tragic. A jilted wife pays the ultimate price when her only child is caught in a jealous crossfire. Extreme Screenwriting gives a "recommend." Barb Doyon
Genre: Drama/Romance -Feature A young island woman spends three years struggling with the loss of her arm until her ex, responsible for her impairment, is released from prison, then she fights for her life. Script Excerpt
Someone, Somewhere, Is Listening
Two police detectives, estranged lovers of years past, risk life and career in an undercover attempt to identify the sociopath conducting a campaign of extortion, robbery, rape, and murder based on information gleaned from personal phone conversations. Script Excerpt
The Long War
A hoodlum, who tasted “payback” at the hands of two high school classmates he had terrorized, spends the next thirty years looking for the two and his own retribution. Script Excerpt
A Good Soul
A sitcom actor risks losing his soul for the chance to prove that he can be more than the lovable big brother he played on TV. His quest for a darker role leads him into the world of underground clubs where he is tricked into playing the killer of a snuff film.
AS THINGS SLIP AWAY
DRAMA / PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER An heiress struggles with her vast wealth as her health slips away. Her mother was always there to push her forward................. AND OVER THE EDGE FOR GOOD. (elements of MAGIC REALISM) Script Excerpt
Twin sisters take it on the lam after a heist from the mob with two enforcers in pursuit in a wild 24 hour ride filled with robbery, murder and deception.
The Institute, a holistic healing retreat run by a charismatic doctor, claims a high success rate of recovery from addictions and mental illness with mind-altering drug therapy. A young woman hired on the staff of the Institute’s “Village” on a remote coastal island, begins to suspect something sinister going on. She investigates the doctor's cryptic medical practices, with chilling results. The more she uncovers, the more she imperils her life and her sanity. A New Age horror-thriller series, inspired by “The Stepford Wives”, the 1966 film “Seconds” and the true crime case of Dr. Linda Hazzard, the medical madwoman of Starvation Heights. Script Excerpt
Bad Apples Don't Fall Far From The Tree... A social worker, tormented by his own abused past, gives aid to an abused, pregnant teen that threatens to become a taboo relationship. The fact that his live-in mother likes to kill socially irredeemable door to door salesmen only makes life worse. When fate deals him a lottery win, his seemingly mundane life falls apart. Script Excerpt
A death metal atheist with a tortured religious past becomes the target of his satanic fan base because they think he's something more. Check out the novel and its sequel, Prophet Reborn, published in 2018 and 2020. Book Three in preproduction. Script Excerpt
When their Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour goes awry, two engaged couples join up with strangers, some unsavory, to seek shelter in the ruins of an abandoned distillery.
Five kids court ordered to stay at a dude ranch as punishment for their crimes have to save humanity from hi-tech weapons dealers, the military and nano-bot technology medical drones designed to heal wounded soldiers but instead get reprogrammed to kill all life on earth. Script Excerpt
A Native American environmentalist is pitted against his logger brother after a botanist whistleblower is pushed too far in the struggle to maintain the forests of Northwestern Montana. As loggers fight for job security, and as environmentalists fight for their cause, the botanist becomes the victim of both sides, and enacts a dangerous retribution. Script Excerpt
A woman’s sanity is tested trapped underground in the family’s new shelter with her domineering husband and drug addicted son as aliens invade Earth. Script Excerpt
The Dressmaker's Daughter
Romania 1940: A Jewish teenage girl studying to become a doctor, falls into a forbidden affair with her tutor. As war erupts, the Nazis invade and her family is killed, but a Romanian Iron Guard officer takes her as his concubine and sends her to nurse enemy soldiers in a field hospital. When her lover shows up with a group of Jewish partisans, she leads them through headquarters to kill two high-ranking Nazi guests of the officer. But her lover dies in the action. She escapes with the partisans and spends the rest of the war sabotaging German supply lines. Adapted from my Young Adult novel published by Santa Monica Press in 2022. Script Excerpt
A truck driver picks up a hitchhiker on the anniversary of the girl's mother's roadside murder.
A volunteer firefighter of Native American descent must convince a small town sheriff with a grudge that a vengeful Indian spirit is bent on destroying their town with the flood waters of a nearby creek. Inspired by the actual Schoharie Creek bridge collapse of 1987. Now available as a novel. Script Excerpt
At the Sound of the Tone
"I think I killed her, "says a mystery voice on her answer machine, forcing a frightened young architect to rely on an Apache policeman with a who has a troubled history of his own. Script Excerpt
HENRY (MULTI FILM SERIES)
A young powerful pyrokinetic man, and his grandmother work together to control his abilities; and fight foes that get in the way of their happy family.
In the 80's,Trevor Carter lives in Bronx-New York.He's been through violence. Affected by the violence he will try to punish it along with everyone he considers culpable.
While writing an inspiring biography of her Aunt, a novelist discovers her childhood diary and love letters that force her to investigate if she uncovered a romantic love story or a cold case of sexual abuse. Script Excerpt
Bowl 145 to Stay Alive
(6 CHARACTERS AND 1 LOCATION) Four men have been bowling together for fifty years when one of them learns his sister was maimed decades ago by one of the other three - but which one? The accuser holds the alley hostage as he tries to force a confession.
An adulterous couple creates a fake film production project to catfish a naive actress to take the rap for the murder of the woman's husband, but instead, one of the con artists becomes the easy mark. Script Excerpt
A young black female detective is teamed up with an old-school Irish male cop as they struggle to solve the murders made by the Ikiryo, a ghost of vengeance, which draws her into the exploits of this mystical phenomenon. Script Excerpt
The Scarlet #MeToo
A bestselling female author avenges her sexual abuser by reversing the #me-too dynamic to make the abuser feel the degradation and lifelong shame he dished out to others. Script Excerpt
Kill the Competition
Andrew Brooks is a recent college grad who's desperate to break into the entertainment industry but struggles to land his first job. Over the course of three critical days, Andrew comes to realize what he must do to obtain his dream job.
TROUBLE IN TAHOE
Lake Tahoe is a wonderland of mischief for young boys in 1969. That spells trouble for precocious ten-year-old Jeff Anderson when his community is plagued by a serial killer targeting boys his own age. Jeff plays detective to solve the mystery, risking his life to catch a terrifying murderer who may target him next. At the same time, he fights for survival against an even more terrifying bully: his abusive father, a sheriff's deputy with a penchant for violent rage. Script Excerpt
PORTAL TO HELL
PORTAL TO HELL: the existence beyond the mind. a spirit. a ghost. a poltergeist. Script Excerpt
Touch of Darkness
When re-emerging memories of a life he never lived begin plaguing an unassuming salesman, his reality takes a nightmarish turn.
Ayden: Rise of the Divine Beings
After the mythical oval, the Heart of Saros detects Ayden 'The Exceptional,' who was hidden among humans as a child by his mother, four divine beings with superhuman abilities from the planet Memnon are ordered to earth by their Lord to execute the vigilante crime fighter. Script Excerpt
The Edge Into The Past - TV Pilot
20 years after the murder of a college student, a police captain reopens the cold case and begins getting help from a mysterious hacker who leads her to a handful of suspects. Script Excerpt
A Season of Turbulence
A college girl flying to Anchorage to join her boyfriend in the Public Defender office is pulled into the crisis of a woman she meets who is being stalked by a former lover. She is also involved with her boyfriend's high-octane law cases which involve a level of drama and risk she has never encountered before. Script Excerpt
TEN LITTLE GUPPIES
Ten Silicon Valley yuppies all stand to become billionaires if they can survive a train ride from Quebec to Montreal. But murder is afoot.
God's Work: Devil's in the Details
A poker game between old friends turns deadly when their childhood priest shows up, convinced one of them is possessed, but after an impromptu exorcism escalates, it becomes unclear just who is doing the devil's bidding and who is doing-- God's Work.
After her mentor's suspicious death, a driven project manager inherits the rebuild of a notorious private prison, only to find herself stalked by a mysterious entity hellbent on sabotaging her at every turn.
The NITE LOOP
Searching for his missing brother, an obsessed drifter must infiltrate a tightly knit band of commuters onboard a mysterious bus route to gain the trust of their charismatic leader and find the truth.
An Army Special Ops officer must confront his inner demons while stopping a terrorist mastermind from murdering members of the Electoral College.
4301 Rue Royale
100 years after a murderous crime spree in New Orleans mysteriously ends, the spirit of the killer returns to again terrorize the city.
THE REVENGE! - Adapted From the Novel - My Journey to Lewaro: Stories Along the Way
A period thriller (under construction) Script Excerpt
A cutthroat tech entrepreneur must confront faces from his past, present, and future in a busy airport, where he's forced to reconcile prior misdeeds and reforge alliances, as he races to thwart a catastrophic time-space anomaly.
A Practical Matter
When a hybrid wolverine-human’s mistake escalates a rivalry into a war with a nearby werewolf-human community, he must pull out all the stops to save his family. Script Excerpt
The Final Assassination
A family of retired assassins move into a small town to live a normal life, but find their peace threatened by the local gangster family, forcing them to choose between living like cowards, or going back to their old ways, one last time.
The House Call
When an idealistic young woman is held captive by psychotic family in the Florida Everglades, she uses her skills as a nurse to outwit the brutal clan and survive.
Baffled by unidentified corpses, including his own doppelganger, a world-weary detective with failing eyesight must utilize unique visions into an alternate universe to stop a serial killing cult leader.
The FORTUNATE ONE
After assassins wipe out his family, a gambling addict cop wins the lottery playing numbers from a fortune cookie and uses his newly won millions to become an eccentric vigilante, guided by fortune cookie wisdom.
A runaway slave must evade an evil posse of undead bloodsuckers and rescue his family from the plantation master, a powerful vampire out for revenge.
A desperate group of late-night commuters, stranded in a subway tunnel, are systematically terrorized by an evil entity that knows their darkest secrets.
An alcoholic cop on the edge struggles to maintain his sanity when confronted by the wheelchair bound ex-con he shot and crippled for life years earlier.
Under My Skin
An ex-con tattoo artist snags a job inking seductive beauties for a shady businessman, but when the newly illustrated models turn up dead, he must solve the mystery, clear his name, and stay one step ahead of the cop who once put him away.
TRANSYLVANIA AIR FLIGHT 1313
A cop transporting a thief back to Europe gets more than he bargained for when, once airborne and under a full moon, the prisoner changes into a werewolf, beginning a horrifying rampage at 30,000 feet.
An elite unit of Roman Catholic exorcists take on their most challenging target yet, the perfectly possessed president of the United States.
Smith Corona Blues
A terminally ill Seattle cop is teamed up with a brash young Scotland Yard inspector to probe the murder of an eccentric writer.
In an apocalyptic scenario after a glacial storm, the apparently placid existence of a middle-aged man in his property in the mountains will be disrupted by the arrival of two strangers. From that moment on, nothing will be the same as before..
In retaliation for a drone attack on an Iraqi general, a team of jihadists begins a campaign of bombings, targeting rollercoasters at several amusement parks. A strong female FBI agent as well as the ATF attempt to stop them as the death toll climbs.
Ark of the Covenant
A rogue former military unit plans a raid on a chapel in Ethiopia believed to contain the Ark of the Covenant in a race against ISSIs, with a female FBI agent, and Interpol in pursuit, all disregarding its mystical powers.
The Fourth Reich
Modern-day Nazis steal the remains of Hitler from the Russian Secret Police (FSB) to clone kidnapped females and “resurrect” their former leader while be tracked by a female FBI agent who believes that the ends justify the means.
If I Can’t Have You…
A successful man’s life is ruined by his bitter ex- wife because of his sexuality.
THE DREAMERS GIFT
Logline When a lonely scientist who believes dreams are a link to a parallel world meets the literal woman of his dreams, he must find a way to bring her into the waking world before they are both discovered by the dream world’s evil ruler. Script Excerpt
A newlywed man discovers that his elderly father-in-law is actually a cunning sociopath planning to kill him before the weekend is over.
When a total stranger saves the day,he becomes a hero.He resurfaces and a turns a woman's life upside down.
The School Teacher
Making him their token of amusement was a regrettable childhood game.But when they fail to repent,it becomes a deadly mistake.He becomes the hunter-a dangerous hunter.
OUT of BODY
When brutal thieves storm his bank and knock him unconscious, a timid bank manager awakens to discover he's having an out-of-body experience and must use his unique vantage point and newfound powers to thwart the heist and free hostages.
A surge of deadly wolf attacks on adolescent boys sends a city into lockdown, but one brazen child refuses to be a sitting duck and sets forth to hunt the wolf, or whatever evil stands behind it.
A newly appointed driver to a megalomaniacal movie star must navigate between her job and conscience while attempting to steer clear of the actor's escalating, toxic behavior.
Miscarriage of Justice
When a struggling single mom miscarries after being brutally raped by her ex-husband, her meddlesome evangelical neighbor convinces local authorities to charge her and her doctor with illegal abortion in a state where conviction means life in prison.
A wealthy man and head of his own law firm has a company investigator keep tabs on his trophy wife he suspects is involved with one of his young attorneys. But when the investigator gets the goods on the two he blackmails them into a murder plot to collect half of the husband’s insurance policy. Script Excerpt
SHOPLIFTING FROM THE DEVIL'S MARKETPLACE
A dysfunctional Southern California dad is shocked when his teenaged son shows up—exactly 13 years after he went missing as a baby—and now the dad learns he has just two days to infiltrate a horrendous child trafficking cult and rescue his son, or never see his boy again. Script Excerpt
Exodus 2057, Book III
Series Premise: After fleeing a dying Earth, the crew of an interstellar spacecraft is tasked with preserving humanity by establishing settlements on a distant habitable planet – in their struggles to do so, the crew grapples with colonizing versus trying a new approach. Pilot logline: Arriving at the target planet, the easygoing captain struggles adapting to the new military order demanded by the strict colonel who took command of the ship to prevent disaster as the spacecraft’s life support system is nearly depleted and the planet’s inhabitants shoot down the captain’s probes. Script Excerpt
The PUZZLE MAKER
A career driven NSA analyst gifts his autistic daughter an antique jigsaw puzzle, but when she begins to assemble the pieces, it conjures the evil spirit of its creator, a dark entity who plagues their family.
ATTACK OF THE ZOMBIE PIGS!
THEY WANT YOU FOR BREAKFAST.
FROM DARKNESS A LEGEND IS BORN.
HEADS YOU LOSE AND TAILS YOU DIE.
THERE AMONG US!
ALL THAT WE KNOW IS AT AN END.
Too Late for Thoughts and Prayers
The parents of a deeply troubled teen give him a semi-automatic weapon as a Christmas present and then hide from the police after he uses it to mass murder 21 fellow high school students.
A down-on-his-luck trauma ward surgeon is given a limitless power to heal by an enigmatic stranger, but there's one catch: He must kill one person every 30 days in order to maintain it.
When a homeless former chess champion is recruited to tutor a wealthy businessman, he gets a new lease on life, but after assassins target his new employer, he becomes embroiled in an overseas espionage mission.
A psychic is forced to use his unique skills to locate drug money, but when a slain kingpin's evil spirit possesses him, he must channel this vengeful entity to save his family and his soul.
Squabbling siblings, in search of their long-lost parents, take a house-sitting job in the countryside, only to find they've been lured into a trap by a wicked witch.
SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION
Bank robbers, holed up at a roadside diner, face off against a mysterious customer while the cops surround them, but when hostages begin bursting into flames, they must confront an insidious evil within.
At his family's secluded vineyard, a restaurateur must outwit a sociopathic wine expert, solve his father's murder, and rescue his fellow guests, after a tasting event turns into a deadly game of revenge.
CREATURES of HABIT
After changing therapists, an OCD afflicted mythology professor sheds his repetitive routines, but when monsters emerge from the woods and abduct his friends, he suspects his compulsive behaviors may actually be rituals intended to ward off an ancient supernatural force.
Out of time
Out of time is about a struggling musician who runs into a disgraced talent agent from Hollywood. His life changes after the disgraced talent agent installs a remote bomb on his ankle and now he has a limited time to become successful or die. Script Excerpt
Young Dar Beaumont struggles to hold her life and marriage together amid her growing terror that a long-dead crime victim has taken up residence in her brain and may be directing her behavior. Script Excerpt
The Prosecutor's Witness
Log Line, The Prosecutor’s Witness A Probation Attorney recently lost her father/mentor, then when she is diagnosed with cancer, represents an odd client accused of homicide.
Duty to Warn
Legal thriller based on the true 1969 stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff and the Supreme Court case that changed doctor-patient confidentiality laws in America. Script Excerpt
Twelve teenagers survive a plane crash, which at first was thought to be caused by a structural flaw. However, one-by-one the teenagers are being killed. It is left to the remaining six teenagers to find the saboteur before they too perish. Script Excerpt
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
Detective Owen Murphy is on a mission to clear his name on a murder he didn't commit. But he must do it before he falls asleep... because the next time he does might just be the last time. Script Excerpt
Eyes of Fury
A go-it-alone animal rights activist hot on the trail of tiger poachers must back up the lead of his multi-talented female partner when their pursuit of the animal trafficking reveals a far darker trade that threatens them both. Inspired by the medieval romance, Erec and Enide. [Received a 'Consider' rating from the reader for the TSL Free Contest.] Script Excerpt
In the virtual network of evil
Sara, at the urging of her friend, joins the portal. Here she meets the sexy but very dangerous son of a mafia leader, involved in human trafficking.
Kevin lives a miserable life, but things change for the worse when he comes across a mysterious book that seems to know him better than he knows himself.
The cutting down of an old tree awakens haunting memories, demanding that he recognize their frightening meaning. Script Excerpt
An idealistic young nurse is kidnapped by a psychotic family and must lower herself to their depraved level if she has any chance of surviving.
CAUGHT IN THE ACT
Film noir domestic-crime thriller of love, passion, betrayal and revenge in Bel Air. A devious, corrupt L.A. businessman hires a talented young actor to seduce his beautiful wife as grounds for divorce, but when the actor and the wife fall in love, their arrangement spirals out of control into a double murder conspiracy. Script Excerpt
A new pandemic of "Mad Cow" brain disease turns its victims slowly psychopathic. With society under martial law, a young woman and her newly infected lover flee to a sanctuary that turns out to be a lab testing radical cures on hostages. Adapted from my novel published in March 2022 by the Champagne Book Group and showcased online in The Write Launch: https://thewritelaunch.com/2019/09/twisted-fate/ recently showcased
The LA Project
Parallel worlds collide in this comedic thriller when an unwitting conspiracy podcaster and the determined, crime-fighting woman he falls for are framed for a double murder on Wall Street. Time is running out as they discover the only way to prove their innocence is to solve a layered mystery that links the real villains to the murky underworld of corporate and government crime.
A disgraced security expert who lost his family wanders the Caribbean islands on his boat as a criminal fixer for the underworld, until he's given a job as head of security at an isolated luxury resort on Olympus Island. He discovers an underground medical clinic, a cover for a criminal operation making illegal designer babies for wealthy guests. He's forced to escape the island, protecting the lives of two women and and an unborn child -- his own. Script Excerpt
A "ship of fools" indeed: madcap teenagers, a lush head of security, a pastor who loves riddles, a captain off death-row, a martial artist challenging a boxer — and a serial killer. Script Excerpt
An FBI agent goes to any length to save his family. Script Excerpt
A high-tech entrepreneur seals his family into an underground luxury "billionaire bunker" to wait out the nuclear war he thinks is imminent. But when his engineers tap an ancient aquifer to supply water to the bunker, they release a Mesozoic life form. And it's hungry. Script Excerpt
The Teenage Bodyguard - TrueCrime/Biopic
True Crime/Biopic favored by former Michael Douglas' producer Robert Mitas, of a remarkable seventeen-year-old who sheltered and protected a topless club waitress, witness to a mob murder. Podcast: https://podcastaddict.com/episode/116004055 Three versions available, original 1974 version & 2 reworked with producer Robert Mitas for shorter 1974 & 2019 era versions. Tag: Sex, drugs & rock-n-roll meet sex, guns & mayhem. For more: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TeenageBodyguard/photos https://www.scriptrevolution.com/scripts/the-teenage-bodyguard
A Texas police dispatcher adverse to guns and violence suspects his runaway teenage daughter has been kidnapped by human traffickers. He transfers as a cop to El Paso’s vice squad on a relentless mission to find her. The series follows a religious man’s journey into the heart of darkness, the world of “sexually oriented businesses”, and his sinister evolution into a criminal mind, in the style of Breaking Bad. Script Excerpt
Thriller based on the true stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff in 1969 by an obsessed graduate student, and the legal case that changed doctor-patient confidentiality laws across the country. Script Excerpt
The ghost of a beautiful young woman, murdered by a serial killer, enters a young man's life, bringing chaos with her. Script Excerpt
A married, ambitious young assistant D.A. in Santa Cruz falls for a beautiful bohemian artist, unaware that she is also involved with a charismatic killer. Neo noir based on a true crime in 1982. Adapted from my short story published in UK crime magazine, Close to the Bone and in Half Hour to Kill: https://halfhourtokill.com/home/saturday-night-off-by-linda-boroff. Script Excerpt
When a KGB sleeper agent and ex-WWII U.S. intelligence agent turned New Orleans restaurant owner and family man is reactivated as a KGB spy seventeen years later for a Soviet active measures assignment involving Fidel Castro and JFK, the sleeper agent accepts the assignment, but tries to back out when his son’s lives are threatened; then he realizes the only way to survive is to take active measures on behalf of his family's side.
Dinner at the Bigelows'
Teen girl from a poor family is hired to babysit the children of a wealthy studio executive and is drawn into a world of lies, scandal, forbidden love and violence. (Published in Nikki Finke's fiction site "Hollywood Dementia) Script Excerpt
An interracial Latino/White couple arrives in Mexico during the Day of the Dead holiday to renovate a hacienda owned by her parents, but they soon discover it's haunted by former residents, the couple must figure out how to get the surviving member of the family to "remember" them, so the couple isn’t doomed to repeat these spirits' murderous past. Script Excerpt
In 30 million years birds have become the uber species, living in fortified villages amid a landscape teeming with rat-predators, giant insects, intelligent reptiles and other terrifying life forms. Young soldier, WAGAR, loves LANITRA, the ruler’s daughter. Enemy raptor prince THOTOR is a secret lover of Lanitra’s sister BARI. When Bari betrays the village to Thotor, the inhabitants are banished to the wilderness. Script Excerpt
The Virgin Effect
Daughter of a middle-eastern oil billionaire, drugged and raped at a frat party, contacts a young L.A. surgeon to restore her virginity for her arranged marriage. When the surgeon's receptionist learns of the plan, she and her boyfriend decide on blackmail. Script Excerpt
Aging hacker gets out of prison and plots an act of sabotage to impress a Dutch hacker chick and reclaim his status as the ruling terror of the Internet. Script Excerpt
Three Latino felons on the run invade the home of a prosperous Latino insurance executive, who must reconnect with his own violent past to save his family. The tensions heightens when his 17 year old daughter bonds with one of the felons. Script Excerpt
Ghost of a young gambler hanged in 1884 takes up residence in an old gold mill near Lake Tahoe and raises hell in the life of the tour guide, a Stanford student. Script Excerpt
Adulterous young husband facing criminal punishment in medieval Scotland flees into the hideout of the notorious cannibal family. Script Excerpt
A slick young ad exec impulsively pulls into somebody's reserved space when bringing his date home. He ends up taken hostage by three women who are determined to exact retribution. Script Excerpt
An aspiring New York pianist is tutored by a world-famous Russian concert master and falls in love with his daughter, only to discover that the maestro leads a double life as a Soviet assassin who murdered his father. Seeking vengeance, the young pianist finds himself embroiled in a mysterious KGB plot to smuggle out an American prototype of the "Suitcase Bomb" -- the first portable nuclear device designed at the height of the Cold War. Script Excerpt
Action thriller set in a European ski resort. An American cat burglar with a recent fear of heights pulls off one last rooftop heist and steals a mysterious package. Crossing the Alps to deliver them to a mysterious banker, he's stalked by a clever female assassin. He evades her, using an innocent ski instructor and her students as a ruse, and boards a cable car. The assassin boards with them, when the lift is derailed in mid-air -- a skyhanger with unexpected twists. Script Excerpt
Updated take on "Key Largo", character-driven underdog actioner for a male star. A maverick ex-convict drifter and habitual thief, alienated from society and prone to violence, bonds with the pacifist woman owner of a Louisiana monkey sanctuary. When animal smugglers invade her wildlife preserve, the ex-con is forced into a confrontation that finally redeems his lost humanity. Script Excerpt
A Killer Party
On Christmas Eve., a psychotic eccentric woman matches wits with two thugs as they uncover her victims from her "laced" eggnog, unaware that they are soon to be "next."
Unhallowed Be Thy Name
A Massachusetts family unknowingly buys a home that was built on the site where witches were executed. Unbeknownst to them, the sentencing judge was an ancestor and payback is truly what they say!
Alzheimer in The Twilight Zone. Grandma Sarah suffers a debilitating disease that is only the beginning of her family's nightmare.
Fire allowed mankind to evolve. Candles gave him light and let him express his deepest passions. Put them together, and they create the perfect tool for murder.
Murder We Quote
A New Year's Eve birthday party turns into a "whodunnit" when a guest is murdered in this comedy farce. A major hurricane impedes contacting help. To add salt to the wounds, four of the guests had a motive.
Med Frenzy - A Conspiracy
An undiagnosable skin ailment affects a large population, but after years of suffering, a female victim discovers the underlying cause and a conspiracy between powerful government and industry entities—but who can she trust to investigate her claim? 9 locations
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THE SOCIAL POLICE
Twenty years from now, an FBI agent patrols the social media.
CIRQUE D' ETOILES
*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station.
A recently separated couple finds themselves stranded in the Arizona desert on their way to a family holiday function.
AT THE MERCY OF FAITH
A 14 year old preacher renounces his faith in God in the wake of a terrifying and traumatic encounter.
An officer in the Dublin Garda avenges his son’s murder at the hands of a drug dealer with two legendary tomahawks once used by his great grandfather, a fierce Comanche warrior, then lays his badge on the dealer’s body and walks off into the night to become the underworld’s most feared assassin against their own.
The Coventry Deception
After a crisis thrusts him into the presidency, Robert Gorley confronts the challenges of leadership as he deals with a power struggle, an assassination attempt, and a ruthless terrorist plot to launch multiple attacks on US soil.
After discovering a bag of money, two down-on-their-luck men set about improving their lives, unaware that other people are on their trail, including a small-time crook who needs to pay off his debts and a pair of crooked cops who want the money for themselves.
Child of the Disappeared
Maria Waite is dying and has little time left to come to terms with a tragic past and to find the child that was stolen from her at birth.
A gay refugee in Istanbul, while juggling dangerous smuggling operations for both the CIA and Islamic State, falls in love with, and must decide between, two men who offer him very different futures.
Saving Keylan Millar
Six Episode Mini-Series: While Keylan is secretly investigating a crime syndicate, he takes the rap to save his best friend’s reputation, giving a criminal mastermind the opportunity to destroy him.