Learning to Crawl by Deen Gill | Script Revolution

Learning to Crawl

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The prodigal son
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Andrew, a billionaire heir who has been told "enlist or be cut off," begins a downward spiral that ends up with him homeless and fighting for his life on the streets of Portland, OR.
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Andrew is a third generation billionaire, and spoiled beyond belief. His dad is a responsible man who cannot stand to see the way his son is approaching life. A near fatal auto accident that puts Andrew in the hospital is the last straw for his dad. His dad tells him, "enlist or be cut out of my will." Andrew reluctantly enlists, and washes out of boot camp. He calls his dad, who tells Andrew that he cannot come home. Andrew ends up trafficking illegal substances, involved in an illegal fight gang, running for his life after the death of one of the illegal fighters, and homeless on the streets of Portland, OR. He sinks into bitterness and despair. His dad prays for his sons redemption, as a Portland outreach ministry tries to aid Andrew, and one of the fight gang leaders tries to track down Andrew for payback and revenge.

“Learning to Crawl” is a Christian action/thriller that is “not for church-going audiences”. The hard-hitting drama (repurposing the story of the prodigal son) contains themes that some church-goers may find objectionable (language, sexual assault, drug use, murder).

***This script is now in development. If you would like to know about investment opportunities, please contact me.

Attached Talent: 

Brian Lemmons (actor, director, producer), JC Phillips (Cosby show, 13 Reasons Why)

Submitted: September 10, 2016
Last Updated: November 27, 2018

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The Writer: Deen Gill

Screenwriter, author, all around good guy. Passionate about strong plotting and characterization. I see way too many character violations for the sake of moving the plot along. If the writing is strong and thoughtful, it will move the reader/viewer along, engaging them, pulling them in, and making them fans. My work has been read and vetted by B-movie film legend Bill Rebane, actor Joseph C. Phillips, producer Jeff Faehnle, and David Crowther of Trousers, Inc. https://www.stage32.com/profile/511719/about Go to bio

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