Pandemic Planet by Bob Canning | Script Revolution

Pandemic Planet

In a strange, unfamiliar world drastically changed by face masks and social distancing, can a gravedigger find love with his neighbor... who may or may not be a hooker?

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In this Sci-Fi Rom-Com short, next door neighbors in a strange new world of a pandemic, meet and find themselves attracted to each other, despite their masks. He is upfront when he tells her what he does for a living -- he is a gravedigger... who digs UP bodies! She is not so forthcoming, but the truth is out there... which becomes especially apparent when they remove their masks for the Big Kiss and the Big Reveal.

This is the Final story in a collection of five comedies and dramas called THE COVID CHRONICLES, structured very much like THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCAGGS, and is a tribute to First Responders in the Coronavirus.

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Written with Dakota Johnson ("D") and John David Washington ("J") in mind.

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Submitted: August 15, 2020
Last Updated: August 16, 2020

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The Writer: Bob Canning

Bob is a published, 2-time international award-winning playwright, and has won or placed in several screenplay competitions. His first direct-to-video sex comedy went Platinum in sales and begat two sequels. His latest screenplay, BURNER: A Killing in Palm Springs, received two high RECOMMENDS, and was a winner in the WriteMovies Screenplay Competition, and is currently being promoted by WriteMovies and Stage 32. He is seeking representation. (An hour after joining and writing this bio, I got a notice that BURNER was named a Semi-Finalist in the Fade-In Competition.) Go to bio
Lawyer: Stephen F. Breimer

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