Valley of the Sun

Richard Montoya rickmontoya5@gmail.com 5217141555354

DRAMA

20th Century (multiple decades)

Rick Montoya

Logline

About a boy who watched his parents murdered gets separated from his two other brothers grows up in foster care. Becomes a club promoter in Scottsdale AZ where he works for Sammy the bull Gravano. Later finding out he works for the same man who killed his parents in New York years before.

Genre

Drama

Short Summary

Richie the boy witnesses his dad at their family's restaurant arguing with two men in the kitchen about food deliveries. Richie notices a ring on one of the man's fingers. Later that night he witnesses his parents being killed outside their home.


After not following orders from Sammy the bull Gravano to kill his friend who got busted for selling ecstasy. He has a sit down and suddenly recognizes the ring Sammy is wearing and realizes the man he works for is the same man who killed his parents in New York years ago.

Setting

New York and Scottsdale AZ

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Quest,Tragedy,Rags to Riches,Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Ritchie

Age: 10, 25

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine,Charming,Confident,Desperate,Aspiring,Leader,Outspoken,Secretive,Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Sammy the bull Gravano

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass,Aggressive,Narcisstic,Blunt,Criminal,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Leader,Greedy,Confident,Masculine,Villainous

Additional Character Details

Name: Nick

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous,Crazy,Decisive,Sexy,Charming,Masculine,Obedient,Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: James

Age: 25-30

Gender: Female

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Badass,Masculine,Aggressive,Confident,Criminal,Decisive,Blunt,Adventurous,Funny,Faithful

Development Pitch

It's about a boy Ritchie who grows up in New York working at his parents restaurants only to find out his father is involved with some very bad people. His parents get murdered and him and his two brothers are sent off to foster care where he gets separated from his two brothers. He grows up in Scottsdale Arizona working as a club promoter desperate for money to hire a PI to help find his 2 lost brothers. He goes to work for the notorious Sammy the bull Gravano selling ecstasy. Everything is going great until one of his friends gets busted for selling ecstasy. While having a sit down Sammy orders him to take him out. Then Sammy tells him a story about the first two people he killed in New York. While listening to Sammy story he notices the ring he had on when arguing with his father at the restaurant the day before his parents were killed. Suddenly puts 2n2 together and realizes the man he works for is the same man who killed his parents. Holding back is emotions as Richie walks away from the meeting Sammy threatens if he doesn't kill his friend he's going to find his two brothers and kill them first. Ritchie had no idea he knew about his two brothers. Now he has to decide get revenge or work with the FBI and put him away for good.

About The Author

Rick Montoya is an American actor who graduated college from New Mexico Highlands University with the degree in TV and film production. He's co-starred in several TV series such as The Night Shift for NBC and The Family Business on BET opposite Armand Asante and Nick Torturro. Along with a more credits in TV/Film and commercials. He is now ready to produce his own films and is written a semi true story about his experience with Sammy the bull Gravano while working as a club promoter in Scottsdale Arizona.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Hard Copy Available

No

WGA Number

2101497

Logline

About a boy who watched his parents murdered gets separated from his two other brothers grows up in foster care. Becomes a club promoter in Scottsdale AZ where he works for Sammy the bull Gravano. Later finding out he works for the same man who killed his parents in New York years before.

Short Summary

Richie the boy witnesses his dad at their family's restaurant arguing with two men in the kitchen about food deliveries. Richie notices a ring on one of the man's fingers. Later that night he witnesses his parents being killed outside their home.


After not following orders from Sammy the bull Gravano to kill his friend who got busted for selling ecstasy. He has a sit down and suddenly recognizes the ring Sammy is wearing and realizes the man he works for is the same man who killed his parents in New York years ago.

FEEDBACK

It's about a boy Ritchie who grows up in New York working at his parents restaurants only to find out his father is involved with some very bad people. His parents get murdered and him and his two brothers are sent off to foster care where he gets separated from his two brothers. He grows up in Scottsdale Arizona working as a club promoter desperate for money to hire a PI to help find his 2 lost brothers. He goes to work for the notorious Sammy the bull Gravano selling ecstasy. Everything is going great until one of his friends gets busted for selling ecstasy. While having a sit down Sammy orders him to take him out. Then Sammy tells him a story about the first two people he killed in New York. While listening to Sammy story he notices the ring he had on when arguing with his father at the restaurant the day before his parents were killed. Suddenly puts 2n2 together and realizes the man he works for is the same man who killed his parents. Holding back is emotions as Richie walks away from the meeting Sammy threatens if he doesn't kill his friend he's going to find his two brothers and kill them first. Ritchie had no idea he knew about his two brothers. Now he has to decide get revenge or work with the FBI and put him away for good.

About The Author

Rick Montoya is an American actor who graduated college from New Mexico Highlands University with the degree in TV and film production. He's co-starred in several TV series such as The Night Shift for NBC and The Family Business on BET opposite Armand Asante and Nick Torturro. Along with a more credits in TV/Film and commercials. He is now ready to produce his own films and is written a semi true story about his experience with Sammy the bull Gravano while working as a club promoter in Scottsdale Arizona.

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Characters

Main Character

Name: Ritchie

Age: 10, 25

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine,Charming,Confident,Desperate,Aspiring,Leader,Outspoken,Secretive,Lone Wolf

Character 1

Name: Sammy the bull Gravano

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass,Aggressive,Narcisstic,Blunt,Criminal,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Leader,Greedy,Confident,Masculine,Villainous

Character 2

Name: Nick

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous,Crazy,Decisive,Sexy,Charming,Masculine,Obedient,Honorable

Character 3

Name: James

Age: 25-30

Gender: Female

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Badass,Masculine,Aggressive,Confident,Criminal,Decisive,Blunt,Adventurous,Funny,Faithful