Davy Cricket by Paul Glen Neuman | Script Revolution

Davy Cricket

A cricket born and bred to be pet food escapes his fate and embarks upon an exciting adventure full of danger, discovery and unexpected friendships.

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Davy is one of a million crickets born at the Maddox Cricket Ranch. But Davy feels different and yearns for more than just three meals a day and a warm place to sleep.

It's only after he manages to escape, however, that an ugly truth is confirmed: Davy's place in the world might just be to become part of the food chain. And, unfortunately for Davy, crickets are very low on the edibles totem pole.

In order to survive, Davy teams up with a few unlikely friends, while equally making his fair share of hungry enemies.

Facing an uncertain future, Davy is relentlessly pursued by Marten and Louis, two wolf spider brothers fueled by sheer blood lust for a meal that got away.

A praying mantis named Lisha has Davy in her deadly sights, as well.

Additional colorful characters Davy encounters include a bird named Wyatt Chirp, a cannibal snail called Jim Gooey and dung beetles, Dunga Ben and Cowa Dunga. Davy also develops an unexpected romantic relationship with Tricket the Cricket.

Davy's thrilling adventure culminates in a final high noon standoff against the wolf spider brothers and the mantis at the Alamoo.

All Accolades & Coverage: 

Quarterfinalist in Stage 32's 1st Annual New Voices in Animation Screenwriting Contest.
Quarterfinalist Creative Screenwriting Animation Screenplay Competition 2021.
TOP 37% of discoverable projects on Coverfly

Submitted: October 14, 2021
Last Updated: November 14, 2021

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The Writer: Paul Glen Neuman

Screenwriter. Novelist. Playwright. Actor. Singer. Songwriter. Military brat. About Me I am a multi-optioned screenwriter who enjoys writing in a variety of genres. My scripts reflect my background as an actor, director and playwright. Eighteen published books. Novels sold in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and throughout Scandinavia. My produced comedy feature All About Books - The Movie was released in 2018 and distributed by Caps Media Ventura. As a professional writer I am dedicated to creating the best screenplays and novels possible. Thoughts on Writing Writing isn't something you happen to do; it's something you must do. The ability to write is a gift. You can be... Go to bio
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