The Dark and the Dangerous by Emma Sumlin | Script Revolution

The Dark and the Dangerous



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A woman is murdered in cold blood, and if the FBI can't solve the murder, who can?

Peter Ryan and his wife Sarah were nothing but happy. They had a daughter, Florence, and a perfect life. But one day Sarah goes missing, and after a month, her remains are found in the woods. Seven months have gone by and no leads. Peter and Florence suffer day by day with the thought that Sarah Ryan's killer still lurks around the corner. One day, a woman turns up named Laura Olin--claiming she spoke to Sarah days after she went missing. Could this be a lead? But right as they think the case will be solved--it goes cold. This is a big blow for Peter and Florence, and it seems like there is no hope. Will the killer ever be found? And even more...could the killer be right in front of them the whole time?

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In hopes of Matthew Broderick starring as Peter Ryan, and Ron Rifkin starring as Kevin Ormond.

Submitted: July 27, 2020
Last Updated: July 31, 2020

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The Writer: Emma Sumlin

I am a screenwriter with big dreams. I want to act, but I also love the art of storytelling and drawing an audience into a true circumstance, or the beauty of your imagination. I think the beauty of storytelling is changing someone's perspective of what they thought they understood. All screenplays are "not for sale," but if you are a legit moviemaker or television maker who has very good credentials in the film business, let me know and I will consider selling my screenplay to you. Go to bio

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