Jennifer Gremillion | New Year’s Resolution
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New Year’s Resolution


Screenplay

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

LOGLINE:  “When six inebriated friends play a resolution game on New Year’s Eve, unexpected scenarios enter their lives for the next twelve months in this gut-busting adventure with heart and soul.”


TAGLINE: “New Year’s resolution with a switch!”

What if you were assigned a New Year’s resolution from one New Year’s Eve to the next New Year’s Eve?

A group of yuppie friends gather for a New Year’s Eve celebration. As they mingle and enjoy cocktails, one friend pulls out a card game. At the stroke of midnight, each of them pulls a random card with an assigned New Year’s resolution. They read it with inebriated eyes and toss the card over a French Quarter balcony as fireworks display from Jackson Square and the Mississippi River.

Diverse group of friends, both socioeconomically and romantically. They are in different stages of life, and they have a different vision for their life. But the resolution takes each of them on terrifying and hilarious directions.

OVERSEXED MARRIED COUPLE do not want children. MAKEUP ARTIST WIFE travels out of the country for her job with a GOOD-LOOKING MEDITERRANEAN PHOTOGRAPHER. This enrages her PERSONAL TRAINER HUSBAND. The competition is on to impress her.

BUSY MARRIED COUPLE have SPUNKY TWIN GIRLS. GOOFY MOM with no rhythm is an Anthropology teacher. She bribes her student for a better grade in exchange for guitar lessons. SUSPICIOUS HUSBAND thinks she’s having an affair. Yet, he must face his other conspiracy theories regarding the government and green policies. As president of a waste management company, the law imposes mandatory changes to his business or the business shuts down.

AGGRESSIVE SINGLE POLICEWOMAN is undercover at a sushi joint, ready for the next drug bust.

SWEET SINGLE GUY is founder of the nonprofit “stop human trafficking.” He uses social media to hunt predators until someone hunts him down in every imaginable way.

The conflict unfolds with bizarre twists and unique adventures. They end up in different places than they thought they would be . . . for better or worse.

More importantly, NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION takes you on a gut-busting adventure with a lot heart and a lot of soul.

Written in the same vein as LOVE ACTUALLY, HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU, and VALENTINE’S DAY.

Feature Comedy, WGAw, Copyrighted with the Library of Congress

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