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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Beauty and the Beast screenplay – For Your Consideration - posted by Don

Thanks “Dean” for the heads up. Disney, oddly enough, is first out of the gate with Scripts Studios are Posting for 2017 – 2018 Script Award Consideration.

Beauty and the Beast – August 10, 2016 unspecified draft script by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos; Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice (Based on the 1991 Animated Film “Beauty and the Beast” Screenplay by Linda Woolverton) – hosted by: Disney – in pdf format

As punishment for his actions, a young prince is transformed into a monstrous beast by a mysterious enchantress. Only condition is if he can learn to love someone and earn their love in return, the curse will be lifted. Enter young bookworm Belle, who stumbles upon the castle and is taken prisoner by the Beast while rescuing her father. With help from the Beast’s servants, Belle comes to appreciate and love the Beast all while evading a stalking hunter who wants to marry her.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Monday, October 16, 2017

Stealing Moses - posted by Don

Stealing Moses (22 pages in pdf format)

The story of 2 fatherless boys on an unlikely journey of brotherly love. Josh needs to get little Moses to his Father, but in doing so he will jeopardise his own future. God is watching.

This award nominated short film was accepted into The British Urban Film Festival. Written by Bobby Stevenson and Directed by Martin J Pickering. British /urban Film Festival supported by Channel 4 UK.

Stealing Moses on IMDB

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Original Script Sunday for October 1, 2017 - posted by Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are twenty-two original scripts for your reading pleasure.

– Don

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Christmas Crime Story by Sean Chipman – Preorders open - posted by Don

Christmas crime story poster gunChristmas Crime Story by Sean Chipman

…has been filmed and you can pre-order it on iTunes. The film opens worldwide on October 24th

How the sausage was made:
Christmas Story (pdf) started out as a 7 Week Challenge Script* written by Sean & Robert Chipman

A botched Christmas Eve liquor store robbery leads down a destructive path for a cop trying to reconcile with his estranged mother, an alcoholic mall Santa, a mentally unhinged man, his vindictive fiancé and her secret lover.

A few years later it was revised as Christmas Story (pdf)

A few years after that, it was picked up for production.

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*The 7 Week Challenge is a writing challenge wherein writers come up with a feature script in 7 weeks.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Stand by - posted by Don

The server upgrade is complete. Still sweeping up bits of the internet. Updates should begin again this weekend.

– Don

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Mommie Dearest – Screenplay Two-fer - posted by Don

First walk, don’t run, to The Concluding Chapter Of Crawford: A Comprehensive Research Guide To ​Joan Crawford’s Life & Career After 1960. Thanks, “John” for the heads up on this. The site is chalk full of some great historical info on Joan Crawford including several scripts of films that Joan Crawford as in or were related to Joan Crawford, like…

Mommie Dearest – April 28, 1980 first draft script by Tracy Hotchner (based on the book “Mommie Deartest” by Chrstina Crawford) – hosted by: The Concluding Chapter Of Crawford – in html format

The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted.

This draft was written during the period of time when actress Anne Bancroft was assigned to portray Joan Crawford. While several key scenes in this draft appears in the finished film, this version of the script is far-removed from the version ​filmed in 1981 with actress Faye Dunaway.​​

Mommie Dearest – December 22, 1980 shooting script by Frank Yablans & Frank Perry – hosted by: The Concluding Chapter Of Crawford – in html format

This draft was written following Faye Dunaway’s replacement of actress Anne Bancroft in the role of “Joan Crawford”. Prior to this draft, several screenplays had been written for the film, including drafts by Christina Crawford.

Information courtesy of imdb.com and The Concluding Chapter of Joan Crawford

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

La Solitude by Joseph Cahill – Filmed! - posted by Don

La Solitude (12 pages in pdf format in Spanish) Joseph Cahill

Javier, a street performer and ventriloquist is forced to make a tough decision when Chuy, his puppet and only friend refuses to speak.

imdb info

LA SOLITUDE Master PRO RES HQ SUB_QT OTHWF from Joseph Cahill on Vimeo.

Talk about it on the Discussion Boards.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Last Chance by Joseph Cahill – Filmed! - posted by Don

Last Chance (short thriller in pdf format) by Joseph Cahill has been filmed

Watch the film on Vimeo (passcode: 2017)

When a man is released from prison after fifteen years, he must choose between his old life and moving on. Though his inner demons won’t go quietly.

imdb info

Last Chance – Trailer from Daniel Santana Rodríguez on Vimeo.

Last Chance had its origins as an August ’07 One Week Challenge finalist as Second Chance (12 page thriller in pdf format).

Before moving away, a serial killer must make a decision.

Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Hanssen (filmed as Breach) – Screenplay - posted by Don

The issue with the missing pages has been resolved

Hanssen part 1 (filmed as Breach) Hanssen part 2 Hanssen part 3 – April 18, 2005 unspecified draft script by Adam Mazer, William Rotko and Billy Ray – hosted by: The Daily Script – in pdf format

In February, 2001, Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, is arrested for spying. Jump back two months: Eric O’Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Hanssen and to write down everything Hanssen does. O’Neill’s told it’s an investigation of Hanssen’s sexual habits. Within weeks, the crusty Hanssen, a devout Catholic, has warmed to O’Neill, who grows to respect Hanssen. O’Neill’s wife resents Hanssen’s intrusiveness; the personal and professional stakes get higher. How they catch Hanssen and why he spies become the film’s story. Can O’Neill help catch red-handed “the worst spy in history” and hold onto his personal life?

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Breach – July 21, 2006 unspecified draft script by Adam Mazer, William Rotko and Billy Ray – hosted by: ScriptSlug – in pdf format

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