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  1. Nate Mitchell

    Nate Mitchell New Member

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    How's this for a screenplay idea?

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by Nate Mitchell, Mar 23, 2012.

    Thanks for taking the time to have a read. I have two titles for the script and I'd also like help deciding which one is better. I know the title doesn't really matter that much at least not until I'm nearing the end, but I like to come up with a script that holds relevance with the story and get it out of the way first.

    BOOM! Headshot! or No, I Was Mom's Favorite!
    Genre: Action-Comedy
    Logline: A 28 year old FBI Agent and his 21 year old estranged ex-soldier/video gamer brother, must protect their deceased friend's ex-girlfriend and her 14 year old sister, from government agents who have accidentally locked a dangerous secret into the young girls head and if it ever got released it could potentially damage the government.

    Think of it as a hybrid of Chuck and Lethal Weapon.
     
  2. Jowettc

    Jowettc Contributing Member

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    Can't say it grabs me, whatever it's called - sorry just not my idea of fun and / or comedy.
     
  3. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Story/script ideas are worthless. Everything is in the execution.
     
  4. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    ditto that!

    producers don't buy ideas, only scripts...
     
  5. shangrila

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    Eh....I'm not feeling either of the names. You should probably write it and then come up with a name.

    As for the premise, yeah, I could see it. Although, honestly, it looks like it has more potential as a dark drama sort of thing than a comedy.
     
  6. Kestrel

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    I agree that you should definitely write it first. Even if you have a plot in mind, plots can often change because writers can have lots of new ideas along the way. If you spend a long time deciding on a title now, if could be meaningless by the time you've finished writing it.
     
  7. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    ditto that!... besides which, producers often change the name the writer was in love with...
     
  8. DotTheI

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    The only title that sounds remotely interesting (to me) is "Headshot."

    I could definitely see this story being action/comedy.

    Write it. Then we'll tell you if it's a good idea or not.
     

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