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Diplomatic Ammunity!

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY). [12 awards/honors including, 1st in 2017 Los Angeles Screenplay Contestl]

Written by: Jonathan LaPoma    

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Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: Seth Rogen
Paul Dano
A young Paul Newman type
In the Vein Of: Adaptation
Idiocracy
Me and Earl and The Dying Girl
Posted: 12/02/2016
Updated: 01/05/2019
Author Bio:
Jonathan LaPoma has written seven feature-length and three short screenplays that have won a total of 157 awards/honors since 2013, three novels, and hundreds of poems and songs. His black comedy script HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS was optioned by Warren Zide along with Wexlfish Pictures (producer of AMERICAN PIE and FINAL DESTINATION films) in July 2017. LaPoma's award-winning, best-selling novel, DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY (#1 Amazon Best Seller in the "Satire" and "Urban Life" Kindle categories), and his screenplay A NOBLE TRUTH were published by Laughing Fire Press in 2015, and his short story A SACRIFICE TO THE GOD OF THE BLUES appeared in 34thParallel Magazine's November 2014 issue.

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Contest Results:
Los Angeles Screenplay (First Place, Comedy) [2017]
Las Vegas Screenplay (Second Place) [2018]
Indie Gathering (Third Place) [2017]
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