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Langley McArol

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Langley McArol
Los Angeles, United States

OH! Hello. Didn't see you there!

Welcome.

These? These are just a few of my personal favorite spec Television Pilots, shorts, and features in various drafts, written by votre sinceremnt. That's "yours truly" for the lay person.

I'm a screenwriter (and longtime actor) with a penchant for dark comedy, the random and ridiculous, and "lovable loser" characters. I've written over a dozen spec TV pilots (not all comedy), a few features, several shorts, and dabble in sketch comedy.

I have been an inconsistently working actor for two decades and have produced and directed a handful of short films, plays, and spec commercials as well. Nothing to write home about, though. Besides, home is where the Langley is.

Sorry about that third-person statement. Now I feel bad. 

Anyway. I was an only child in a single parent home. I was born in Albuequerque, NEW Mexico (Trump would probably demand I present a green card), raised in Ohio until I finished college. Then, left Ohio to pursue my crazy dream. I lived in Wilmington, NC for several years, working in television, theatre, and Anime voice-over all over the Southeast.

My favorite color is blue (specifically, cobalt, baby, and teal. My mother was partial to country blue, and turquoise). I enjoy short walks on plush carpeting, holding hands with myself, and going to movies with anyone who will shut the hell up while it's playing. I also have a lovely singing voice and enjoy belting out a tune into my shampoo bottle.

I'm a childhood Cancer “SurThriver”, and considered a PWD (Performer With Disability) due to a limp caused by the radiation cancer treatments as an infant. I was orphaned at an early age, and spent some time in foster care. I lived a full life by the time I was 25. I use my life experiences, and modest successes to (hopefully) encourage others, and entertain them through my wit and off-beat humor. I love what I do, and fortunate to have the ability to follow my dreams.

After reading my first pilot attempt - Draft one of ‘One of the Girls’ - Don Payne (Co-Exec./Writer for The Simpsons) not only became my mentor for a few years, prior to his unfortunate passing from bone cancer, but also co-financed other short film projects of mine.  His encouragement, feedback, guidance, and support over those all too short years gave me the nudge I needed to believe in my story-telling abilities.

I (attempt to) write rich, quirky, interesting characters, with witty, quick-paced dialogue, and stories that would fit perfectly on streaming platforms, such as Netflix, Amazon, and the like.

I appreciate your attention to my work here, and welcome feedback (and, of course, employment opportunities!).

~ Langley 

 

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Scripts By Langley

DiNK
A dark comedy about a contemptible Psychiatrist struggling to maintain his practice while balancing multiple addictions as his life spirals out of control.
TV Pilot Comedy, Drama For sale 50pp
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High Fall
A celebrated Hollywood Stuntman faces the biggest and most important challenge of his life; fatherhood.
Feature Comedy For sale 81pp
The Gone Man
In a time of backwoods racism, a black man desperately searches for clues to his own identity in a welcoming, but darkly mysterious town known only as Paragone.
TV Pilot Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi For sale 62pp
Battle Royal: Man vs Gorilla
A dark, tongue in cheek account of a man's fight against the gorilla in his basement.
Short Drama, Family For sale 9pp
The Working Dead
A short dark comedy about the zombification brought on by mundane office work.
Short Comedy For sale 10pp
Once You Go Bonkers
In this dark comedy, a man is forced to confront his most repressed, painful childhood memories, when the circus comes to town bringing with it a noxious, drunken, foul-mouthed, burn-out of a clown named Bonkers.
Feature Comedy, Drama For sale 109pp
Abberz, Zombie & Fitz
Two teen BFFs haphazardly attempt to save their small Midwestern town Shopping Mall from being torn down, and in the process, find themselves at the epicenter of a Zombie apocalypse.
Feature Action, Comedy, Horror For sale 85pp
The Broken Dick
A 1940s era pulp detective finds himself locked up in a 2020s Hollywood Psych clinic, and must break out by any means necessary to solve the most important case of his life.
TV Pilot Comedy, Drama For sale 59pp
One of the Girls
The misadventures of a guy and his three best gal pals, as he desperately struggles to get out of the "friend zone".
TV Pilot Comedy, Romance For sale 34pp
Souls Forgotten
Haunted by tragedy, a young girl's sanity comes into question as her family attempts a fresh start in their newly inherited Southern Gothic home.
TV Pilot Drama, Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller For sale 68pp

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