Beecroft by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Beecroft

A boy, and a girl with a secret who moves next door, receive supernatural help from a resident of a senior citizen's home as they fend off bullies, dealers and rednecks in their tough neighborhood.

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A series of (so far) five campfire-creepy coming-of-age stories in which my mixed-race, pre-adolescent heroes deal with baddies both of the human kind (bullies, dealers and bigots) and paranormal kind (magic, myth and monsters): As if poverty in a tough neighborhood isn’t bad enough!

Set somewhere between "Harry Potter" (but at about 1/50th of the budget) and “Let Me In/Let the Right One In” (but not as gory), this series is suitable for the tweens and up crowd and could generate gigabytes of social media. And, like many stories that feature youngsters as the pivotal characters, you can cast some serious performers in the adult roles to enhance the appeal to mature audiences.

But note, the stories are NOT appropriate for VERY young kids. For example, when the little old witch does her witchy thing on the bad guys, it could scare children away from their grandmother! As well, some serious issues are exposed, obliquely or head-on throughout the stories, just like in real life: Bullying, bigots, dealers, etc.

Locations: School, nursing home, apartment building, all set in a poorer area of town.

The "Beecroft" series so far, with dream cast suggestions:
(Also available as one-hour Pilot + nine Episodes + Full Bible)

The Hag of Beecroft (103pp): Maggie Smith
The Vampyre of Beecroft (105pp): Winona Ryder, Rose Byrne, or Charlize Theron
The Rougarou of Beecroft (103pp): Ian McKellen
The Boogieman of Beecroft (103pp): Ron Perlman or Tom Noonan
The Fortune Teller of Beecroft (104pp): Whoopi Goldberg

Producers: Please contact me for the full scripts/synopses, or buy the Kindle version at
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B010KYHRJM

Note: The entire series achieved 'Nominee' status (equivalent to 'Finalist') in the Swedish International Film Festival (submitted April-July) 2022, and The Vampyre of Beecroft was declared the overall Winner for July!

Submitted: October 1, 2016
Last Updated: September 12, 2022

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The Writer: Steve Garry

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