The Agent – trailer by Rob Underhill
SYNOPSIS: Don Reynolds, screenplay agent, is under pressure from his biggest client to find a teleplay for the Chiller Show. However, alcohol abuse and paranoia have undermined Don’s reality contact. A filthy Bum pushes a screenplay on Don, which he finally looks at after enduring creepy persuasion. Don discovers each successive page of the screenplay exactly details the previous minutes of his life. Terrified, he tries to thwart the Bum’s wishes, but is drawn into reading the script while relationships around him crumble. Ultimately, in THE AGENT, Don finds himself in a desperate struggle to keep his sanity and his soul.
FILMMAKERS: THE AGENT is brought to you by the Telly and Emmy award-winning team based in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina: Director / Producer ROB UNDERHILL and Cinematographer / Producer ARAVIND RAGUPATHI, makers of the films DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till (10 Best Film Awards) and Wolf Call (14 Best Film Awards); Editor STEWART NELSEN, sound editor of such powerful contemporary films as Pulp Fiction and Ronin; Original score composer JIM CREW, renown for scoring top industry trailers including Twilight: Eclipse, Inglourious Basterds, Pulp Fiction, and the original score composer for the popular TV comedy series, The Family Guy.
PROGRAMMING DESCRIPTORS: Forms: Narrative Fiction, Short Genres: Independent, Drama, Thriller, Suspense, Horror
LOGLINE: In THE AGENT, Don Reynolds must act out the demise written for him… or fight for his soul.