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The Resurrected

Original TV pilot by Kim Garland
1-hour drama | Horror / Supernatural Thriller

2019 The Black List / Women in Film Episodic Lab FELLOW
2019 The Breakk Screenwriting Competition FINALIST (Top 18)
2019 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Lab FINALIST (Top 5%)
2019 Final Draft Big Break Contest QUARTERFINALIST (Top 3%)

Pilot logline: When a dead body comes back to life and then escapes from a Manhattan funeral home, the determined Funeral Director must track down the body to clear herself of wrongdoing.

Series premise: Funeral Director Lexi Rivera uncovers a covert world where people resurrect from the dead. She is a talented post-mortem reconstructive artist and her skills lead her to become the Doctor of the Undead, caring for their decaying bodies and emotional traumas.

As her commitment to the Resurrected grows, she must work with her allies, including her vulnerable younger brother, to uncover the source of this curse and bring down The Ascendancy, the nefarious group controlling it all.

* Pilot script and series proposal available upon Industry request.

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Westworld (HBO)

SPEC script “La Folie Circulaire” ep. 211 by Kim Garland
1-hour drama | Science Fiction / Western

Logline: When Emily is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she discovers that her father (the Man in Black) is bipolar as well, but refuses treatment. She ventures to Westworld to bring him home, but in her attempts to save her father, she finds it’s she who needs help overcoming a dark secret from her past.

This spec looks at the similarities between the experiences of the Hosts on Westworld and the struggle some people have with mental illness. It explores themes of free will, reality vs fantasy, and the reliability of memory.

* Spec script available upon Industry request.


In the pipeline…

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Feature screenplay by Kim Garland
Horror / Supernatural Thriller

A self-destructive ghost hunter battles a desperate ghost after it takes possession of her body, abandoning the ghost hunter’s spirit to the realm of the dead.