The Nigerian Job by J.E. Clarke | Script Revolution

The Nigerian Job

Desperate for one last score, a down-and-out mercenary drags his team to the African continent. A send up of the action/commando genre, spoofing films from the 80s and beyond....

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Sirius Mudd hasn’t had much luck. The last mission of Delta Force Bravo Bravo Alpha resulted in the death of beloved comrade Gunner Hummel, and betrayal by commanding CIA operative B.G. De Foe.

Years after their dishonorable discharge, Mudd latches upon a scheme to make everything right…or at least earn enough money to make up for past failures. Gathering his reluctant team, Mudd heads for Nigeria – to help a prince reclaim his lost wealth.

Upon arrival, Mudd and the team find they’ve been deceived…and stumble onto an even greater conspiracy. De Foe is there, scheming to bring the oil and gas resources of Nigeria under his complete control. Will Mudd and the team defeat their old nemesis? Or will their final mission become the last mistake in a lost list of failures?

Submitted: September 23, 2016
Last Updated: July 12, 2020

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The Writer: J.E. Clarke

Known for her unique characters and plots, J.E. Clarke has optioned her feature length horror, " Containment " with Primestar Film Group (director Mike Elliott of Scorpion King 4 attached), her SF feature " Stream " with Purryburry Productions, John Noble of " Fringe " and " Lord of the Rings " attached. Her fantasy/SF " Evergreen " (cowritten for Adam Zeulhke of Zenoscope Productions), is currently in preproduction, along with Entanglement (Director/Cowriter David Manocchio), and international thriller Blood Type (Director/Cowriter Dan Thorens.) Currently seeking representation, Ms. Clarke's portfolio of work is available at http://www.jecstories.xyz/ (Sample shorts at http://www... Go to bio

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