Kirk R Gardner & Daniel Wu to make Catholic/Jewish movie

Kirk R Gardner

Kirk R Gardner & Daniel Wu Catholic Filmmakers…

Daniel Wu

In Los Angeles, Kirk R Gardner & Daniel Wu are looking to bring Tobit, a modern comedic Jewish family adventure spec by professor/scribe Boris Kodjoe. The Pic will be produced by Kirk R Gardner, through his Amsterdam Ink Society, along with Daniel Wu and Adam Sandler’s Entertainment Group.  They will be represented by Agency For The Performing Arts and Tobit.

Boris Kodjoe Tobit Writer

PREMISE: Tobit is an observant Dutch Jew living in Amsterdam. He lives correctly, giving alms and burying the dead. In spite of his good works, Tobit is struck blind. Concurrent with Tobit’s story is that of Sarah, daughter of one of Tobit’s distant relative, whose seven successive husbands are each killed by a demon on their wedding night. When Tobit and Sarah pray to God for deliverance, God sends the angel Raphael to act as intercessor. Tobit regains his sight, and Sarah marries Tobit’s son Tobias. The story closes with Tobit’s thanksgiving and an account of his death. This is actually a Jewish short story possibly dating from Persian times in some Bibles is the book of Tobit, named after the father of its hero.

TITLE: Tobit (script download)

ACTORS: Mel Gibson invovled in Tobit movie!

GENRE: Religious drama, Jewish drama, drama.

TIME: 1920-1040

SETTING: Amsterdam, Neatherlands

MARKET: USA, International

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Gross-Weston Productions Inc & Tom Welling

In Chinatown, we are duped into following a “false villain” who has been the victim of the true antagonist. But we begin to learn about the true antagonist (Mrs. Mulray’s father) in this section of the screenplay.

In Fargo, the anti-hero is our “main character” from one perspective, and from this perspective the “hero” becomes the antagonist. Anti-hero and hero don’t meet until the midpoint—when the ticking clock of the investigation gets wound. Before that, however (i.e., through Act IIA), the focus shifts from anti-hero to hero (in this sense, then, the antagonist moves forward).

In The Graduate, the antagonist is more nebulous, as we’ve seen. Mrs. Robinson herself becomes the obstacle to Benjamin’s “true goal,” to win Elaine, once he realizes it (at midpoint)—but she is his summer lover in the beginning.

In Jurassic Park, we meet the antagonist at the hero’s call to action, when he hires the hero.

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