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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Last Flag Flying and Wonderstruck screenplays – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Thanks “Barksid” for the heads up on these two from Amazon

Last Flag Flying – October 30, 2016 unspecified draft script by Richard Linklater & Darryl Ponicsan (Based on the novel by Darryl Ponicsan) – hosted by: Amazon – in pdf format

In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard “Doc” Shepherd re-unites with ex-Marines Sal and Mueller on a different type of mission: to bury Doc’s son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides to forgo burial at Arlington Cemetery and, with the help of his old buddies, takes the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire.

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Wonderstruck – Undated, unspecified draft script by Brian Selznick (Based on his illustrated novel) – hosted by: Amazon – in pdf format

The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Beguiled screenplay – For your consideration - post author Don

Focus Features has release Beguiled

The Beguiled – Undated, unspecified draft script by Sophia Coppola (based on the novel by Thomas Cullinan) – hosted by: Focus Features – in pdf format

Three years into the senseless American Civil War, in 1864, the dilapidated mansion of Miss Martha Farnsworth’s Seminary for Young Ladies is still running, occupied by the matriarch, a teacher and five students in Spanish moss-draped Virginia. However, when a young student stumbles upon Corporal John McBurney, a wounded Union deserter on the verge of death, the already frail balance of things will be disrupted, as the hesitant headmistress decides to take him in to heal from his injury. Little by little, as the unwelcome guest arouses an uneasy sexual excitation among the women of the secluded boarding school, it is not before long that they will find themselves competing for the alluring man’s favour. Undoubtedly, this handsome devil is a manipulator, nevertheless, will the ladies stay forever beguiled by his charm?

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Logan screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Thanks to “Barksid” for the heads up on this…

…bit of news.

Marvel Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Mr. [James] Mangold have chosen Cinephilia & Beyond as the stage for the online premiere of Logan’s screenplay.

Read the entire article ‘Be Inspired to Try Things, Miracles Happen When Someone Takes a Chance’: A Conversation with James Mangold

Logan – undated final shooting draft script by Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green (Story by James Mangold) – hosted by: CinephiliaBeyond.org – in pdf format

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2. screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Disney has released another script…

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 – Undated, unspecified draft script by James Gunn – hosted by: Disney – in pdf format

After saving Xandar from Ronan’s wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Elizabeth Blue screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Thanks “Barksid” for the heads up on one more FYC script, this one, a little-known film called ELIZABETH BLUE.

Elizabeth Blue – Undated, unspecified draft script by Vincent Sabella and Alfred D. Huffington – hosted by: Elizabeth Blue Guilds – in pdf format

After being released from a mental hospital, where she was coping with her schizophrenia, Elizabeth is now living in a studio apartment with her fiance, Grant. With the love and support of Grant and the help of her new and determined psychiatrist, Elizabeth is doing her best to navigate through life. Haunted by daily voices, hallucinations, failing medications and her cold and seemingly unsupportive mother, Elizabeth attempts to regain control of her mental stability.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Battle of the Sexes, The Shape of Water, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri screenplays for your consideration - post author Don

Fox Searchlight has release three scripts for Award Consideration.

We are at fifteen released (if you are keeping track).

Battle of the Sexes – Undated, unspecified draft script by Simon Beaufoy – hosted by: Fox Searchlight – in pdf format

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons, at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms …

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The Shape of Water – Undated, unspecified draft script by Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor (Story by Guillermo del Toro) – hosted by: Fox Searchlight – in pdf format

An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Undated, unspecified draft script by Martin McDonagh – hosted by: Fox Searchlight – in pdf format

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Okja, Mudbound, First They Killed My Father, and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) screenplays – For Your Consideration - post author Don

Netflix weighs in with four scripts for award consideration

Okja – Undated, unspecified draft script by Bong Joon Ho and Jon Ronson – hosted by: Netflix – in pdf format

For 10 idyllic years, young Mija has been caretaker and constant companion to Okja-a massive animal and an even bigger friend-at her home in the mountains of South Korea. But that changes when a family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando has big plans for Mija’s dearest friend. With no particular plan but single-minded in intent, Mija sets out on a rescue mission, but her already daunting journey quickly becomes more complicated when she crosses paths with disparate groups of capitalists, demonstrators and consumers, each battling to control the fate of Okja…while all Mija wants to do is bring her friend home.
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FTKMF (First They Killed My Father_ – Undated, unspecified draft script by Loung Ung and Angelina Jolie (Based on the book: “First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers” by Loung Ung) – hosted by: Netflix – in pdf format

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. … Torn away from her family at a young age, Cambodian Loung Ung stays strong in the face of the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge.
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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) – Undated, unspecified draft script by Noah Baumbach – hosted by: Netflix – in pdf format

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
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Mudbound – Undated, unspecified draft script by Virgil Williams and Dee Rees (Based on the novel by Hillary Jordan) – hosted by: Netflix – in pdf format

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.
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I, Tonya screenplay – For Your Consideration - post author Don

I, Tonya – Undated, unspecified draft script by Steven Rogers – hosted by: Neon – in pdf format

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

mother! screenplay – For your consideration - post author Don

mother! – Undated, unspecified draft script by Darren Aronofsky – hosted by: Paramount – in pdf format

Amidst a wild flat meadow encircled by an Edenic lush forest, a couple has cocooned itself in a secluded grand mansion that was not so long ago burned to the ground, devotedly restored by the supportive wife. Within this safe environment, the once famous middle-aged poet husband is desirous of creating his magnum opus, however, he seems unable to break out of the persistent creative rut that haunts him. And then, unexpectedly, a knock at the door and the sudden arrival of a cryptic late-night visitor and his intrusive wife will stimulate the writer’s stagnant imagination, and much to the perplexed wife’s surprise, the more chaos he lets in their haven, the better for his punctured male ego. In the end, will this incremental mess blemish irreparably the couple’s inviolable sanctuary?

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