Daddy’s Girl:

A comedy about an over protective dad who has to learn to let go of his 18 yr old daughter, who has to learn to grow up. Optioned by NewLine (2005)

 

Working Class Hero:

An action/drama about a cop trying to make up for a past mistake. Co-written w/ Jimmy Cummings. Sold it to Gale Anne Hurd (2004)

 

Salvage:

A post-apocalyptic script set up w/ Gear Head Productions. Dan Myrick (The Blair Witch Project) was set to direct and jD was set to play the co-lead (2004)

 

Super Cops:

The true story of two highly decorated Vietnam vets turned Super cops, and how they became the only two LAPD police officers to face the death   penalty. Developed w/ Jimmy 

Cummings for Nittolo Entertainment (2000)

 

Blast Off!

Action story about a group of men who take over the space shuttle.  An ex astronaut needs to overcome his intense fear of flying-- or not only is the world in peril, but so is his wife, who is the captain of the shuttle. Wrote this on spec and sold to Interscope Films (1997)

 

Fear:

Dark thriller about a man who is looking for the murderer of his wife only to find out it was he. Based on a L. Ron Hubbard Novella and starring John Travolta. Written it for Miramax (1996)

 

Signed, Sealed & Delivered:

Action/comedy about a woman who gets trapped inside a post office when terrorists take it over. She learns she is much more capable than she ever realized. Betty Thomas was attached to direct and Glenn Close interested in playing the lead. It was co-written w/ Aaron William Dozier on spec. Sold to Disney’s Touchstone Pictures (1995)

 

Solo To Mars:

Sci-fi about a man who travels into space and, due  to  the stress and  loneliness,  befriends a fly trapped onboard. Starring Corbin Bernsen. Written for Paramount (1994)

 

The Final Frontier:

Sci-fi thriller about an astronaut who finds a way to travel to the most uncharted territory not known-- death. Written on spec and optioned to Warner Brothers (1991)

 

Toy Soldiers:

This Action/comedy was the first script jD ever sold. It’s about a group of kids who have to use their video game skills to save the day when a real life situation arises. Shortly after arriving to LA jD was commissioned to write this by an independent producer whose office was possibly the trunk of his car (1990)

 

Freakydeak Skylark:

jD created, directed and executive produced this animated series for the Internet division of NBC (2007)

 

Inside/Out:

jD developed this TV series w/ Paul Rieser’s Nuance Pictures for jD to star in. A drama/comedy about an attorney who loses it, checks into Bellevue and decides it is saner in there then out in the “real” world (2006)

 

Cupid’s Turn:

jD developed this script about a man who finds  out he is Cupid. He set it up at Disney as a producer (1998)

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