I'm Home by Kenneth Quinnell | Script Revolution

I'm Home

A pre-teen Black boy and his family move into a haunted house and he must save his family from the presence that lives inside using only his wits and the local public library.

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James, a preteen Black boy, and his family move into a suspiciously cheap and extremely nice house in an all-white neighborhood. The pre-furnished home comes a gated yard, an attic filled with mysterious objects and a dark, web-filled basement.

And ghosts.

As the spirits in the house slowly take over James’ parents, he has to take on whatever is in the house alone. Using his wits, the public library and improvised weapons, James must survive, rescue his parents and rid his home of evil before evil takes his family.

Think "scary Home Alone, but the burglars are ghosts." This one is specifically written to be low-budget and has a very small cast, few locations and the scares can be done cheaply and within COVID-19 protocols quite easily.

Submitted: May 12, 2021
Last Updated: May 12, 2021

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The Writer: Kenneth Quinnell

Kenneth Quinnell has been a senior writer at AFL-CIO since 2012, fighting on behalf of the rights of working people across the country. Before that, he taught political science and American history at the college level for more than a decade. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from Florida State University and is the father of three teenage sons. He is seeking to become a full-time screenwriter. Go to bio

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