• Open World
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Details
Market March 10, 2015
Producer Jennifer Fox
Agent Risa Gertner, Adam Berkowitz, Doc O'Connor (CAA)
Loglines
Kept under wraps.
A pair of misunderstood teens escape their dreary, troubled lives through online gaming and the lucrative, underground business of character breeding.
In the near future, a pair of high-tech hackers struggle to recover a rogue avatar inside a worldwide computer game.
Two troubled coders, in the business of designing game characters, face consequences when their latest creations take on lives of their own.
Format
Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Adolescence, Betrayal, CGI, Computer, Dark, Dysfunctional Family, Film, Futuristic, Game, Internet, Military, Suspenseful, Troubled Youth, Video game, Work Related, Workplace
Pages
125
Rated
R
Budget
High
Lead
M Unspecified 19 Average
Similar
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Sucker Punch, WestWorld (HBO), Inception
When
Present Day / A Few Days
Where
Office Building, New York Streets, Apartments, Residential Home, In-Game: Dairy Farm, Downtown Tokyo, Jungle, Forests, Ruins

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Synopsis
Overlooking a cornfield, a WOMAN’S voice narrates the images on-screen – it’s an ultra-realistic online massive multiplayer role playing game (MMORPG) known as "Open World". ROWAN (30s) emerges from the cornfield, he’s standing in a classic American dairy farm. Controlling Rowan is EVAN FOYLE (19), his boss, MONTY (40), looms over him with WENDELL (17), who’s also watching. They’re inside a small room, a workbox, filled with future tech. Inside a grungy rental in Indiana, FIVE DUDES (?), the BRAW (as they call themselves), loaf around their computer consoles playing Open World. In-game, they’re minotaurs – they spot Rowan outside the farm and rush to attack. He effortlessly dispatches them within seconds – he’s incredibly powerful. Wendell is impressed with the performance, Monty is concerned he may have seen too much and escorts him out. LAUREL BEREK (20) enters, she’s pissed – the dairy farm is hers to scavenge, Evan dismisses her. Monty orders the two to get back to work. O/VARY - an office space inside a Lower Manhattan business tower, filled with computers, tech, and workboxes. GITA (35) enters, she’s on the phone inquiring about a missing person, Tina. Monty asks if she’s been found – nothing. Inside...