June 28th, 2005 | brainjuice
Whenever I want to get really depressed, I go to Done Deal Script and Pitch Sales to find out how other people are getting rich:
Title: A Thousand Clowns
Log Line: An out-of-work TV writer, constantly fighting the system, must find a conventional job if he is to remain the guardian of his 12-year old nephew entrusted to his care.
Title: Max Payne
Log Line: A New York cop’s wife and baby are killed by thugs high on a designer drug called Valkyr. Devastated, the cop joins the Drug Enforcement Agency and goes undercover with the mob to find the source of the drug. Framed for the murder of his partner and hunted down by both the mob and the police, he is forced to wage a one-man war against crime.
Title: Big Man on Campus
Log Line: In a high school, beauty and brains duke it out and the perception of popular changes, which makes the power structure crumble.
Title: Absolute Angels
Log Line: A high school outsider is invited to join the cheerleading squad only to find out the girls are a pack of vampires.
Log Line: A 17-year-old runaway befriends a group of teens living in the New York subways and discovers that some of Gotham’s inhabitants are a magical species trying to exist in the modern world.
Title: Untitled Bisch Project
Log Line: Described as a cross between “Cheaper by the Dozen” and “The Pacifier” and centers on a male protagonist in his mid-20s to late-30s.
Title: Easier, Softer Way
Log Line: Two unlucky pot heads become involved in a scheme to rip off a mysterious character called Mr. Big after the duo sours on rehab.
Title: Randy and the Mob
Log Line: A good ol’ boy lands in hot water with some low-life mobsters, and then must seek help from his estranged, identical twin brother who is gay.