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Fighting Johnny O'Brian (female lead)

For a parole board hearing, a 53 year-old black civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite her protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison 20 years for killing 2 black police officers.

Written by: Terry Lynam    

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Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: Viola Davis
a young sean penn type
50's Black Actor
In the Vein Of: inspired by true events

Posted: 07/06/2019
Updated: 07/06/2019
Author Bio:
Played baseball at UConn. Army captain in Vietnam (Bronze Star). I've completed 9 feature screenplays. The short version of Fighting Johnny O'Brian won First Place in the 2018 Creative World Awards shorts contest. That short has been shot and is in the editing process.

The original Fighting Johnny O'Brian finished as a Semi-Finalist or better in 5 international contests since 2018. A "Highly Recommend" from Paul W. Cooper - "Little House on the Prairie," 3 Emmies, Writers Guild Award

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