Taken Young by Marven Likness | Script Revolution

Taken Young

A boy thrust into adulthood as he loses his best friend under suspicious circumstances.



Page Count: 



Age Rating:



Taken Young is based on a true Canadian story about four boys growing up in the mid 80’s.

MAX(15) recalls the year he learned about making new friends, earning his own way and the true cruelty of life.
Max is friended by a family of three brothers his age.

The boys bond through hard work and play.

In a shocking twist of fate one of the boys is murdered at school.

The other three grapple with the loss as they attempt to find out what actually happened.

Table Read
Submitted: February 19, 2021
Last Updated: July 8, 2021

Want to read this script? You must join the revolution first. Don't worry, it's free, easy, everyone's welcome, and you can start reading right away.

Marven Likness's picture

The Writer: Marven Likness

Actor, Writer, Sign Language Advocate/Consultant After an incident that cost me most of my hearing in 2016, I have reactivated my creative side. Being a part time actor, I channeled my thoughts into script form to deal with my new reality. Although I am always working on a multitude of projects, I keep coming back to a series I created called One in a Trillion. With it's first release to the public in 2020 it has been amazing to see and hear the feed back I get. I write mostly drama usually dealing with coming of age stories incorporating love and the mistakes of missed opportunities. An idea will pop in my head, and I will dwell on it sometimes for weeks before I even type a word. The good... Go to bio
Agency: https://lsbookservices.com/marven-likness
Agent: https://simpsonliteraryagency.com/marven-likness
Manager: https://lsbookservices.com/marven-likness

More Scripts From Marven

One in a Trillion - Canvatas (Feature Presentation)
Two futuristic girls lose their hearing. One hiding from the government the other in the public eye but out of reach of the governments dangerous influence.
Feature Drama, Sci-Fi For sale 107pp
3 readers love this script
Alex the Cat
Ghost endangers a Deaf child in order to get her a cat.
Short Drama For sale 6pp
For the Love of Scarlett
Two sisters learn about their mute aunt's life through her hidden journals. A Native American turned infantry saves Scarlett in the mid 1800's.
Short Drama For sale 9pp
Prairie Problems - Exodus
Growing Pains: Max learns valuable lessons as he transitions into an adult. Usually learning the hard way.
Short Drama For sale 18pp
Prairie Problems - Brothers in Arms
Young adult learns the hard way that adulthood is dangerous. His best friend attempts to help him out.
Episode Drama For sale 16pp
Mall Ratz
Two teens breakup the boredom of their day at the mall. Oh I almost forgot to tell you about the bomb.
Short Comedy Example of work only 2pp
One in a Trillion - Escape
A Deaf secret society has to steal an intergalactic ship to escape persecution and torture from the government.
Episode Action, Drama, Sci-Fi Seeking finance 30pp
2 readers love this script
Deaf Voice in a Covid World
Late deafened male navigates a Covid world as an essential worker from rural Canada.
Short Biography In development 14pp
1 reader loves this script
One in a Trillion - Hidden Army Ep4
Lisa stumbles on a warehouse full of navy subs intent on decimating her new found friends.
Episode Action, Drama, Sci-Fi In development 23pp
One in a Trillion - Gasping For Air
A Deaf girl saves a space arc from imploding.
Episode Drama, Sci-Fi In development 22pp
One in a Trillion - Secret Society Ep 2
Lisa discovers a secret society of stow aways on an Arc. Her first contact sends her head over heals for one of the passengers.
Episode Drama, Sci-Fi In development 36pp
Love of Silence
Alex falls in love from a distance. Before he can find the courage to tell her she has a life altering change. Alex is driven to love despite the new inability.
Short Drama In development 19pp