S c r e e n p l a y
Jim Baugh & Donna Bozza
“HOOKED” Screenplay is an adaptation of two of Jim Baugh’s popular books, Hooked and Aftermath. The general outline took 2 years, the script was written in three months and completed in March 2016. Final revisions and five script coverages took an additional six months.The project consisted of 115 drafts, many polishes and multiple table reads. The final script was #120 and went to market mid December 2016. We will post results and developments here and the Jim Baugh Outdoors BlogSpot. Stay tuned!
Special thanks to Co-Writer Donna Bozza
(A brilliant writer and beautiful wife)
Also to writers Karen Jolly Davis, Chris Jacobson, and Novelist Joe Jackson for their reviews and critiques. and coverage. Much appreciated!
HOOKED Screenplay: Quotes from Producers, Publishers and Coverage Reviews
“Memorable Southern iconic characters sprinkled throughout–especially the Judge and Tennessee Tim”
“This screenplay has promise as a film that looks at the life and times of a musician who wound up in a career in the outdoors community.”
“It’s Jim’s point-of-view that makes the story (and the nostalgia) work”
“The flashbacks were nicely handled as well the montage sequences that collapsed the chronology—they had a nice visual life to them.”
“The dialogue sounded true to this reader’s ear—who’s lived the bulk of his life in the South.”
“The romantic ending is nice–although Donna seems perhaps too good to be true.”
“A good read especially the site specific VA references and some of the more picturesque characters.”
“A hilarious adaptation of both books Hooked and Aftermath. This film I will go see!”
“Script is well-written, very colorful, and interesting characters.”