Browsing: Jeff Portnoy
Hot off selling Body Cam to Paramount Players, Richmond Riedel’s new script is set against the backdrop of an aggressive, politically-motivated deportation raid that escalates into an explosively violent standoff in East Los Angeles.
Set twenty years after the death of Dr. Victor Frankenstein (and the events depicted in Mary Shelley’s novel), THE LAST FRANKENSTEIN follows Ernest Frankenstein, Victor’s youngest brother and the only surviving member of the Frankenstein Family, as he embarks on a dangerous quest to find his brother’s journal before it falls into the wrong hands.
His original screenplay The Noble Woman tells the remarkable true story of a 16th Century French noblewoman who must fight to survive under impossible conditions when she and her lover are marooned on a remote Canadian island during an expedition to the New World.
The true story of AJ Daulerio’s meteoric rise from obscure sports blogger to Editor-in-Chief of Gawker Media during the early days of the digital journalism boom, culminating in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, which brought about Gawker’s downfall and set a precedent for billionaires to attack the media and free speech.
Her fantasy-romance manuscript Beautifully Damned is described as a cross between Twilight and True Blood. The YA story follows two immortal beings who are living as teenagers as they fight to find each other while struggling against the systematic persecution of humans with magical powers.
The untold true stories of Jackie Kennedy, her sister, Lee Radziwill, and their mutual affairs with the Kennedy brothers and with Aristotle Onassis — the seductive billionaire Greek shipping magnate who would eventually commission the assassination of Bobby Kennedy.
Several scripts have already been written about Christa McAuliffe and the crew of the Challenger, as well as the Rogers Commission, which was formed by the government to investigate the disaster, but no one has ever written a script about Bob Ebeling and Roger Boisjoly, whose story is fascinating in its own right.
A single father and his three dysfunctional kids are one of five families chosen to live in an isolated, fully-automated test community where every human need/want is catered to by robots… but when the AI supercomputer that controls the town malfunctions and becomes convinced it’s a human-hunting avatar in a popular video game, the families must learn to work together in order to escape alive.
After serving a 12-year prison sentence, an ex-con sets out to turn a new leaf and reconnect with his daughter, but when she convinces him to help her steal millions of dollars in Medical Marijuana Dispensary taxes collected in cash by City Hall once a month in order to evade the federal authorities, the father finds himself risking everything to make his daughter’s dreams come true.
After a suspicious death occurs in a government-owned “closed city”, a site dedicated to military research and completely isolated from the outside world, an FBI Agent struggling with his own demons is dispatched to investigate and uncovers secrets that threaten the very existence of the city… and America itself.
Writer Jimmy Tsai (Ping Pong Playa) imagines a newly-paroled O.J. Simpson as he sets out on an obsessive quest for revenge against actor Cuba Gooding Jr. for exploiting his image on American Crime Story.
After being released from prison on parole, O.J. Simpson sets out on an obsessive quest to avenge Cuba Gooding Jr. for exploiting his image.
The legendary game was played to determine whether His Airness or the Lakers champ was the greatest basketball player of all time, and while the tape is real, the rest of Chase Pletts’ script is a work of fiction.
Set in a future where people are enhancing their lives with smart technology implants, Augmented follows a successful criminal defense attorney who has her body hijacked by an anonymous hacker and struggles to prevent him from using her to commit a series of proxy murders.
The incredible and true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl living in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb goes off. Years later when she gets leukemia, she hears about the legend that if someone folds one thousand paper cranes, a wish will be granted. At the same time, aspiring writer Eleanor Coerr learns of Sadako’s story and becomes determined to bring her message of hope and peace to the world.
Jordan Barel’s script tells the true story of the visionary who, after being ousted from Paypal, creates SpaceX and guides it through the turbulent early years while simultaneously building Tesla.
When it’s discovered that an all-American I.C.E. agent was actually born in Mexico and brought to America by his adoptive parents who never got him documented, the agent is deported to Mexico where he meets the family he never knew and teams up with his brother, a small-time crook, to take down a crime boss in order to get back into the States.