THE MURDER OF JAMES DEAN is a comedy short film project from an award-winning screenplay by Michael R. Barnard.
A story like this will change their lives.
If they don’t kill each other first.
We are going to make this award-winning comedy short film.
Here’s the story:
An old man, treated like an over-the-hill screenwriter at the twilight of his career, fights the idea that he is too old to be valid.
A young man, treated like an immature child wannabe producer, fights the idea that he is too young to be valid.
They collide when a big opportunity brings them together: a conspiracy theory that would make a big movie.
The old man has the chance to write the screenplay, the young man has a chance to produce it.
They annoy the hell out of each other. They, and everyone, play the games so common in Hollywood.
When the games unravel, hopes begin to fade.
THE MURDER OF JAMES DEAN is a comedy short film script about a conspiracy theory about Dean’s accident. His “death car,” nicknamed Little Bastard, was a 1955 Porsche 550A RS Spyder.That Porsche has its own litany of conspiracy theories! (See “James Dean Death Car” on Snopes.com and “60 years after James Dean’s death, ‘cursed’ car mystery continues” on MySanAntonio.com.)We will go into production on THE MURDER OF JAMES DEAN after raising funds.