Skankenstein

October 2, 2011

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Logline: A dead hooker is brought back to life using available body parts in a voodoo ceremony, avenges her death and takes out the bad guys who kept her and other women down.

Tagline:  This dead hooker ain’t no joke.

Setting: New Orleans

In the tone of: Death Proof and Planet Terror

Genre: Horror Comedy

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Uncivil Undead

March 22, 2011

UNCIVIL UNDEAD +++

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Remember, kids- Rabies = racist zombies.

This is different from other Confederate zombie stories where people just get eaten- this one has a social commentary attached. Neo “rebels” talk the same, think the same, look the same, they don’t really rebel against anything. They adhere to their upbringing of hating “outsiders”.

IDEA:

Tannersville is a still segregated small Southern town with a Confederate Cemetery- as many small Southern towns have and highlight with historical markers.

Bobby Calhoun is a young good ole boy who has been raised to wait until The South rises again, like the generations before him who think The Civil War never really ended. They still honor those like Nathan Bedford Forrest, burn crosses in their spare time and put on Civil War re-enactments, but change the outcome to where The South won.

Edie Webb is is quasi-girlfriend, still figuring herself out- raised Southern Baptist, raised to have kids and bring them up in the church. She loses her virginity to Bobby in the cemetery.

Unbeknownst to them, her blood on a full moon awakens long dead soldiers. This is due to a magic spell done by a CSA leader to awaken his troops to seek vengeance against the “Northern aggression” or anyone who by existing, attempts to ruin their way of life, “as the good lord intended it”.

“Murders” of white people happen that rock Tannersville. These “victims” happened to be glad to see the soldiers march again, until they got eaten by them.

The victims appear dead for three days, then become zombies themselves…

Hanh Le, Nairey Pygosian Ramirez, Sanjit Patel, and Tim Smith are new graduate students at the local college that lured them from out of state with the promise of financial support, then tried to load work on them and discriminate against them. This group of minorities and Tim, along with local Adam Jenkins, figure out what’s going on.  Samara Brown is a young black woman who grew up in Tannersville who stands with the cause. Her brother Lavarius and his friend Joe Edmonds also help the out of towners with the Rebel zombies.

Edie and Samara are attracted to each other. When they kiss, the zombies’ heads explode.

The future of Tannersville and towns like it are at stake…

What will have to happen for them to survive?

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