2017 Projects and Works-in-Progress

Logline

A psychological thriller about the author of a long-running series of dark pulp novels, who is forced to defend his family against a man claiming to be the main character in his books.

Synopsis

Curtis Kane is the author of a long­running series of darkpulp­novels featuring a fictional and charismatic psychopath named Derek “The Handyman” Lonzo. When Curtis agrees to accompany his new wife and teenage daughter upstate to look at a house for sale, his family quickly falls prey to a man with a gun who simply introduces himself as Derek Lonzo. But who is that man, really? A crazed fan or worse? Does he want money, fame or are his motives much darker? A dark, twisted mind game that races to its unavoidably tragic and violent climax.

Status: Development
Shooting Locations: Austin, TX