LOGLINE: Peter returns to his small hometown following the news of his mother's death. Estranged from his three siblings, he has also never met his two young nieces. When a zombie outbreak occurs, he becomes trapped with his family (and all of their strained histories) inside the funeral home where his mother's wake was to take place.
PROTECTION: The piece has been registered with the WGA; West.
Semi-Finalist: Table Read/Screenplay: Austin
Finalist @ Nightmares Film Festival
Official Selection @ FilmQuest
PRESS: Mention of the script's first reading in an interview between Nightmarish Conjurings and actress Suzanne Voss.
PRAISE: From award-winning filmmaker Charles Pieper: "DANG that was intense! And emotional. It's a very engaging and readable script and will make for a killer film indeed!"
Most frequently on the turntable while writing this piece: the soundtrack to the Joseph Ruben film Dreamscape, by Maurice Jarre.
The piece is a feature-length spec script.
GENRE: Zombie Horror / Drama.
DRAFTS: Seven (7) completed drafts.
PAGE COUNT: 101 pages.
SCRIPT EDITOR / STORY CONSULTANT: Jonna Jackson.
TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS: Coming soon!
The piece is currently out to several producers.
TABLE READ (s): A first reading was held in April 2019. Actors were: Randy Frank, Christina Harris, Scott Harris, Sean Russel Herman, Katherine LaVictoire, Monte Light, Sarah Nicklin, Julia Parker, Candis Phlegm and Suzanne Voss.
QUERIES: 280+ query letters for Mom Died have been sent to talent/literary agencies and management companies.