John Sunshine's Lost Rock 'n Roll Tapes by David J. Keogh | Script Revolution

John Sunshine's Lost Rock 'n Roll Tapes

Decades after the 1970's underground rock scene ended, a son discovers his father's lost interview tapes with some of rock's lesser known "legends," and discovers rock 'n' roll may never die, but it sure kills.

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You've never seen anything like this. Where do I start? A dark dramatic comedy, the discovers lost music and killer rock bands, with a hint of the devil chucked in for good measure.

An 8 part series in the style of... well... itself.

In 1976, John Sunshine - an aspiring young interviewer determined to get a job at CREEM America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine, enlists his unwitting high school friends Tim, Gary, and Raffi to film him interviewing Killer Joe, the outrageous front man of the underground experimental rock band Atomic Pink Jellyfish.

Upon arriving at the club, the friends meet Killer Joe, an imposing man with wild haired, loud jewellery and thick cockney accent. As the interview progresses, it becomes clear to the friends that they are now all possible victims for Killer Joe and John Sunshine learns that rock 'n' roll may never die, but it sure can kill.

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TBC but talent attached if needed, but not madatory

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Top 9 on Coverfly and rising...

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Submitted: August 11, 2021
Last Updated: September 8, 2021

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The Writer: David J. Keogh

I am a professional, award winning screenwriter. I love bringing characters to life and especially love writing real people in difficult situations where they have to fight against the odds. My first major screenplay, Cadeby, has been compared to Braveheart, whilst my second, Think Forward, has been compared to Harry Brown. I love collaborative writing, working with producers and creatives and frankly, just love what I do. A number of my screenplays are completed and available for you to read here. I hope you enjoy them! Go to bio

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