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THE DEAD AWAKEN by John Silver and Netflix

Michael Owens, a solitary and quiet gunman of the past finds himself in the middle of the Wild West city with no memory as to how he got there, only a variety of tattoos printed on his body and a scar on his hand from a foreign attacker. For days, Owens walks the streets alone and phased by disorientation from hours of unconsciousness until he slips into a pit and discovers a hallway of skeletons of the dead humans and animals buried within the darkness. Owens comes to know he isn't the only man out of the light as he fights for a way out and fends off any strange looking monsters that await in the dark, craving for flesh.

MPAA: Rated R for horror violence/gore and terror.

Note: While I envision this as a single protagonist movie, I would give brief flashbacks as to what happened to Owens before he was tattooed and what his life was as a gunman. The origins of the monsters wouldn't be revealed, leaving it all to ambiguity, along with the fate of Owens.

Characters: FLASHBACK ONLY

Sheriff Tyler Grisham - Tough-as-nails and hard-nosed sheriff who assigns Owens a task to capture bandits stealing the town's gold.
Ariel - Michael's lover and a former prostitute of the town.
Zachary Wilkins - Michael's friend and a veteran officer.
Lawrence Caruso - Tobacco-chewing bandit with a greedy heart and mind.

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Andres Muschietti 100% 

Cast Results

Michael Owens Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Jensen Ackles 100% 

Sheriff Tyler Grisham Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. John Hawkes 100% 

Ariel Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Adelaide Kane 100% 

Zachary Wilkins Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Taylor Kitsch 100% 

Lawrence Caruso Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Logan Marshall-Green 100% 

Comments

  • vin13ish: I made about Sky Hawk and FINALLY figure out about his origin! :) https://imaginecasting.com/titles/results/16626/sky-hawk/ [imaginecasting.com]
  • PointMan528491: Original idea suggestion: an Edgar Wright-style send-up to your favorite movie genre, making use of, or poking fun at, that genre's tropes and cliches (i.e. …
  • MovieCriticGamer: Thank you! Will get to it soon! I'll consider doing a trilogy of my own now that you got me in. ;)
  • Rhyder_Hawkman27: Is it okay if I do the second Lone Wolf/Storm Angel crossover, 'cause I want to see if I can help further develop the romance …

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