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CURIOUS BUDDIES

It's not your mother's buddy movie. It's a combo meal. It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends an internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Winner LA film fest Best scene 2017. Winner Willdsoud 1 page screenplay 2016

May be optioned soon,in negotiations, now 2 studios are looking at this.

Top 10 Wildsound LA Filmfest Winner for 2018

Winning Short Screenplay https://lnkd.in/gjWQ2se

youtube reading: https://lnkd.in/g5kTCi8

https://lafeedbackfilmfestival.com/2016/12/11/winning-short-screenplay-curious-buddies-by-janet-caulfield/

Set in New York, Washington DC, and San Francisco, this story is a is a three day whirlwind investigation. To add a little salsa there's the parallel love stories, and the trials and tribulations of a veteran FBI agent and the assistance of a young internet entrepreneur during the case investigation to save her. It’s a whirlwind, action packed thriller, spanning three days set in Washington DC, New York and San Francisco. There are subtle sub themes throughout the screenplay, like the curious friendships and relationships that develop between the characters. For example, the buddy bond between the FBI agent and the internet guru,and the young girl and the psychopath.

Mimi treatment Main Characters BILL: FBI AGENT 40’s (I would be very good with an older male lead if Bryan Cranston was cast) JOSH: 30 something INTERNET ENTREPRENUER ANNA: IS Manager 30’s HANNAH FBI Agent 40’s

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Starring Roles For:
Kyle Chandler
Hilary Swank
Aaron Taylor Johnson/ Bryan Cranston
In the Vein Of:
Lethal Weapon
The Social Network
Taken
Posted:
03/01/2013
Updated:
11/30/2020
Author Bio:
I write because I like to tell stories and for no other reason! I've read a lot of scripts, and seen a lot of movies. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. I am a Graduate of the Univerity of Illinois. I did some writing for the Daily Illini and have some experience in copy- writing when I worked for The American Medical Association. I went to Evanston Township High School. I worked at the Help Desk for The University of Chicago Medical Center for eight years.

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Contest Results:
L.A. Live Film Fest (First Place) [2019]
Los Angeles Feedback 1pg (First Place) [2017]
Wildsound (Finalist) [2016]
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