Market February 18, 2011
Manager Ken Freimann (Circle of Confusion)
Addicted to living life on the edge, a man finds his calling in offering fake kidnappings to people looking to spice up their lives.
A man who runs a "kidnapping for thrills" business meets his ultimate match when one of his clients turns the tables on him.
An adrenaline junkie starts a kidnapping business for the bored and wealthy to spice up their lives, but gets more than even he can handle when an enigmatic competitor and a disgruntled former client give him the experience of his life.
An adrenaline junkie running a phony-kidnapping business for bored, rich thrill-seekers gets more than he bargained for when he begins a competition with a highly-trained, mysterious military veteran.
Action, Thriller, Adventure, Buddy, Film, Hostage, Kidnap, Social Commentary
This Means War, Ocean's Twelve
Present / A few weeks
Tattoo Parlor, Pizza Parlor, Apartment, Abandoned Warehouse, Boxing Arena, Dentist's office, Airplane, Desert, 7/11. Suburban McMansion, Weaponry Depot, Medical Supply Store, Office Building, House, Van, Gym, Alley, Tall Building, Inn, Waterworks Building, Concrete Room, Training Facility: A large, mostly underground compound surrounded by a forest, Mini-Golf Course, Bumper Cars, Rollercoaster, Hospital, School, Various Suburban homes, High-rise office building, Dock, Speedboat, Backyard, Sugg's Apartment
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COLTER LORRY (30's, handsome) kidnaps a punk named NICK SUGSS (20's, covered in tattoos). After psychologically torturing Suggs in a warehouse, he throws him into the river, alive and relatively unharmed. He reveals that Suggs, like all his other clients, paid for this unique pleasure. Colter is a professional fake-kidnapper catering to bored, wealthy thrill-seekers.
FLASHBACK: Colter narrates his transition from Dentist's assistant to his current job, how he got the idea after being held hostage in a 7-11, how he met his life, and how he loves being a father.
Back to present, Carter interviews a man named CHRIS TOWER (CT), 40's, thin and inconspicuous, who is enigmatic about his past. He tells CT to expect him eventually. Later, Colter is choosing his next victim, he wants to try out his new scuba gear. The first client doesn't provide the thrill he seeks, so, with his wife's encouragement, he moves on to a second client. The second client fails him, so he tries a third. The third client gives up before Colter can unveil his climactic finale to the kidnapping. Tired and frustrated, Colter decides to try and kidnap CT.
After waiting in CT's apartment for two hours, CT gets the drop...