Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Screenplay Pitch for "Raging Gurrl"
Genre: Action Thriller
Feature film title: “Raging Gurrl”
A shy reserved cartoonist becomes entangled in a political conspiracy when her superhero’s plotline stumbles onto real plans to take over the government.
Gena Rencliff, a twenty-something mousy recluse, is the creator of the popular cartoon “RagingGurrl.” Isolated, she lives vicariously through her heroine’s exploits, using her highly insightful imagination to create storylines based on current events. Soon her world changes when she attracts the attention of an ominous secret government agency. She’s brutally interrogated after they suspect she’s discovered information about a militant group following the same exact plan as her character RagingGurrl, to overtake the government.
Despite threats to stay away, Gena begins to investigate and finds that the secretive agency itself represents the true danger. In a flash of insight, she seeks out the militants and discovers they are trying to prevent the takeover. Realizing they won’t succeed without her, Gena chooses to risk everything and join their cause. As she prepares for the confrontation to thwart the sinister plot, she transforms into the super hero of her own creation.
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