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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Christmas Crime Story by Sean Chipman – Preorders open - post author 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 - post author 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 - post author 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! - post author 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.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Last Chance by Joseph Cahill – Filmed! - post author 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.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Hanssen (filmed as Breach) – Screenplay - post author 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

Monday, July 24, 2017

Like a Moth to The Flame by Matías Caruso – Filmed - post author Don

Like a Moth to The Flame – Filmed.

This just in from Jeff Easley, director/producer of the film,

Hello,
“Like a Moth to the Flame” written by Matias Caruso is completed. Below is the link to the film.
I am the director/producer of the film, Jeff Easley.

Like a Moth to the Flame (Short Film) from Jeff Easley on Vimeo.

Check it out on Facebook and IMDB.

Read Like a Moth to The Flame (10 page thriller in pdf format) by Matias Caruso (Mr. Z)

A bedeviled woman hires a shaman to perform a ritual to extricate a rejecting lover from her mind.

Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Fixed – Short Film and Screenplay - post author Don

Fixed – undated, final draft script by Casey Binsali, Tarier Majak, Jack O’Keeffe, Nathan Smith, Codey Wilson & Burleigh Smith – hosted by: SimplyScripts – in pdf format

Jemimah is five years old and desperate for her dog, Tilly, to have puppies. When she learns her parents plan to have Tilly desexed, Jemimah embarks on a quest to get Tilly pregnant. She sets up a lemonade stand in her front yard, advertising her needs, only to have it promptly shut down by her mother. She deletes her older sister’s online dating profile, making it a profile for Tilly. A stranger contacts her and she agrees to meet, venturing out of her house at night without her parents knowing …

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screenplay - post author Don

Thanks “John” for the heads up on this!

Harry Potter And The Order of the Phoenix – 2007 unspecified draft script by Michael Goldenberg – hosted by: Daily Script – in pdf format

After a lonely summer on Privet Drive, Harry returns to a Hogwarts full of ill-fortune. Few of students and parents believe him or Dumbledore that Voldemort is really back. The ministry had decided to step in by appointing a new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher that proves to be the nastiest person Harry has ever encountered. Harry also can’t help stealing glances with the beautiful Cho Chang. To top it off are dreams that Harry can’t explain, and a mystery behind something Voldemort is searching for. With these many things Harry begins one of his toughest years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. 

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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