TV and Movie Script LOGLINES

Below are some excerpts from screen scripts I’ve written with a logline for each. Click the link to be taken to the latest excerpts (scripts are constantly being updated, so stay tuned for new versions):

SERVED

SERVED, a 30-minute comedy series, peers into the life of several of this country’s finest heroes: Our military veterans. Kick back and enjoy the shenanigans at the USVA Hall, Post 2, where they’re not yet done fighting wars, not it’s wars with the past and everyday life.

LOGLINE: An idiosyncratic group of veterans dealing with their own stresses find camaraderie and hijinks aplenty as they turn their local veterans bar and meeting hall into their own slice of Paradise in Hell, Michigan. 

Pilot only.

FALLING OUT

FALLING OUT is a 12-episode 30-minute dramedy about an “Assigned Male at Birth” gender nonconforming (AMAB GNC) person who, after coming out to his family and close friends, must juggle his private femininity and his public image as a popular macho male sports radio talk show host.

LOGLINE: After coming out to his family and close friends, a queer man must juggle his private femininity and his public image as a popular macho sports radio talk show host.

First season is completely drafted.

KUSHY’S

KUSHY’S is a 12-episode 30-minute dramedy about a queer stoner Buddhist who must defy the rules of the universe by fighting against his own family’s religious cult, sexual norms and the law of the land, while trying to rekindle his marriage to his husband, when he finds himself in a position to follow his dreams of opening a pot dispensary after a series of personal disasters.

LOGLINE: A bisexual Buddhist stoner hits rock bottom after his professional surfing endorsements run dry forcing him to return to his ultra-conservative hometown in Kansas to claim an inheritance left by his recently deceased overbearing parents.

Pilot only.

BOUND BY LOVE

BOUND BY LOVE is a 12 episode 30-minute comedy that follows two high-end/elite queer sex workers (a transwoman and a gender fluid male-bodied person) in a loving BDSM relationship who have their idyllic unorthodox lives upended when the in-laws move in next door. Little do they know the in-laws have a secret of their own. And we all know everyone is a little bit kinky, don’t we? 🙂

LOGLINE:Two queer sex workers in a loving BDSM relationship have their idyllic unorthodox lives upended when the in-laws move in next door.

Pilot only. 

THE JOINT

THE JOINT, a feature, follows three friends as they seem to inadvertently get mixed up in a cartel’s gang war. But there’s more to the story. What they encounter is a coup happening within the cartel, and they’re stuck right in the middle of it.

LOGLINE: Three marijuana dispensary co-owners team up with unlikely allies to battle a drug cartel hellbent on getting back money stolen by one of them.

TRASHED

TRASHED, a 1-hour drama, follows lifelong friends through the mean streets of New York City as they follow leads to solve crimes as they did when they were both NYPD detectives. But one man has a secret he’s keeping from himself and the other has a secret he’s keeping from the other.

LOGLINE: All a brilliant, retired, bisexual, alcoholic NYPD detective wants to do is forget the past and settle into a peaceful life as a garbage man, but his serial killer alter-ego has different plans for him.

Described by one reader as “Dexter on meth.”

Pilot only.

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