Screenplays

For producers or talent interested in the below material, please contact the writer for a synopsis or script at billie@billiebates.com

HELLDORADO (Historic Drama//Biopic)

— Based on the true story of Mayme Stocker.

A head strong mother of three and wife of a railroad worker, in the 20s, defies the odds and opens a successful saloon alongside whore-houses and Mob bosses in the seedy but burgeoning town of Las Vegas, and goes on to be the first person to hold a gaming license in Nevada.

SPIRIT HALLOWEEN (PG Family)

— When a Halloween mega-store opens on a haunted lot, three middle school friends, thinking they’ve outgrown trick or treating, decide to spend the night locked inside. But their night of fun soon turns to a night of whacky survival, testing their friendship in the process. (GOOSEBUMPS meets NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM).

GAME SET SCRATCH (Comedy)

— A sweet but competitive stay-at-home-mom joins the tennis club hoping to make friends, but instead obsessively battles the club mean-girl for the only open spot on the tournament team. (BAD MOMS with tennis.)

THE BAIT (Romantic Comedy)

— A  love cynic, hired to test the fidelity of fiancés for concerned wives-to-be, has her world upended when she falls for her latest target while he remains rocksteady in denial of their intense mutual attraction. (Rom Com in the vein of Hitch or Failure to Launch)


MADE IN CHINA (Buddy Road-Trip)

— Two estranged sisters who grew up in New York–  one a workaholic, one a party girl– travel to rural China to receive an inheritance from the father they never knew. (CRAZY RICH ASIANS meets PLANES TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES).


HALLMARK CHANNEL/HALLMARK DRAMA SCRIPTS:

California Christmas: A superficial Beverly Hills socialite wishes on a Christmas jack-in-the-box and is cast on a journey from riches to rags on her way to true love and true self.

Postcards from Paris: A small town chef lands the job of a lifetime, cooking for a French billionaire, and must choose between the familiar love of her hometown guy, or a fairytale romance with her charming but ‘business always’ boss.

 

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