Video Pitch for Escape to Planet B346 by Thomas Thorpe (Feature Film)

Title: Escape to Planet B346

Written by: Thomas Thorpe

Type: Feature Film

Genre: Sci-Fi

Logline: Attempting the precise flyby of a black hole, untrained survivors of a lethal virus arrive in an uncharted region of our galaxy searching for refuge, but encounter an ancient race intent on eliminating outsiders.

WGA Registration Number: WGAE: 1293931

 Get to know the writer:

What is your story about?

Two survivors of a viral infected spacecraft are marooned on Planet B346 who’s inhabitants are caught up in a civil war. They discover their appearance could play a key role toward resolving the conflict.

Why should people know this story?

Tired of cookie-cutter movies, films driven by special effects, gratuitous violence or stories designed for adolescents? Please consider Escape to Planet B346 for a scientifically accurate, unique tale of adventure and mystery that will captivate viewers of all ages.

This story has a lot going for it. How would you describe this story in two words?

Sci-fy thriller

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Jaws, Star Wars

How long have you been working on this story?

Two years

How many stories have you written?


What motivated you to write this story?

Adventure, mystery, suspense, adaption of my published novels in the Darmon Mystery series.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I was the Project Manager of NASA’s highly successful Mars Global Surveyor Mission – a spacecraft that orbited Mars for nine years. In addition to managing Mars Missions dating back to Mariner 9, I have taught astronomy in Glendale College Extended Day for many years. Black Rose Writing has published seven historical mysteries by myself called the Darmon Mystery series about a couple solving international crimes during the 1820 to 1860’s. Three of these have been adapted into screenplays which have won awards and been finalists in a number of contests. Escape to Planet B346 is my first screenplay in the science fiction genre.

Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Write every day!

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