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Joseph Deegan
Austin, United States

Joseph grew up in Chicago with a large group of friends who relentlessly pursued a hedonistic lifestyle; then he graduated from high school. After the structured monotony of his college years he spent time living and writing in Tucson, southern Florida and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Upon returning to the U.S., he moved to California where he ran record labels and managed bands in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. He now lives in Austin, Texas where he writes for film and television.

Scripts By Joseph

The Great Awakening
In the tumultuous aftermath of the massive 2010 Haiti earthquake, two young girls are kidnapped and trafficked into America. 2020 Cult Critic International Movie Awards *Winner | 2020 Hollywood Horrorfest *Official Selection
Feature Crime, Horror, Thriller For sale 109pp
2 readers love this script
BROKEN TOYS
A singer within the underground music scene is the suspect of a serial murder spree. L.A. Punk Film Festival *Official Selection | Hollywood Jumbo Screenplay Festival *Official Selection | Massachusetts Film Festival *Official Selection
Feature Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Mystery For sale 92pp
2 readers love this script
The Addiction
The daughter & wife of a U.S. political leader are murdered by his MS-13 enforcers to cover-up his disturbing addiction that imperils the Extraterrestrial New World Order. Santa Monica Pager Turner Screenplays *Official Semifinalist
TV Pilot Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller For sale 61pp
2 readers love this script
LOOKING GLASS
Nevada, near Area 51, an African American woman, her partner and biracial son provide care to minority citizens poisoned by the U.S. government. Dynamics change when an extraterrestrial escapes from a secret air force facility.
TV Pilot Drama, Sci-Fi For sale 60pp
2 readers love this script
MORTUA NOVA
An L.A. gangster visits his young wife on Christmas...
Short Drama, Family For sale 8pp
2 readers love this script
The Chicago Shuffle
An ex-pro baseball pitcher works for the Chicago mob. Buried in debt, ditched by his fiancée and ensnared by the Feds his mob hit man sponsor has to make a life & death decision.
Feature Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller For sale 102pp
1 reader loves this script
BOBBY CARIBBEAN
Epic story of enigmatic and legendary fugitive, Bobby Vesco: his early days in Detroit, the brazen theft of over $600-million from Meyer Lansky's European money laundering operation in the '70s and life as a fugitive.
Feature Action, Biography, Crime, Thriller Under Option 108pp
1 reader loves this script
Free State of Galveston
True crime Texas gangster drama set on notorious Galveston Island in the Gulf of Mexico during the 1930s & ‘40s. Circa 2019 Historical Screenplay Competition *Quarterfinalist
TV Pilot Crime, Drama, Family For sale 60pp
DONE. DEAD. GONE.
Two young psychopathic men forge a friendship and criminal business partnership in the suburbs of Chicago and become entangled with a violent city street gang. *2021 Semi-Finalist: Chicago Indie Film Awards*
Feature Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Film-Noir For sale 118pp
ROLLER COASTER
The President of Afghanistan steals over a hundred million dollars and escapes to New York City. A psychotic young man plots the “Heist of the Century” with his loyal sister and ex-con mother.
Feature Adventure, Crime, Family, Thriller For sale 118pp

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