Captain Quark and the Time Cheaters: Donald Trump's Favorite Sci-Fi Novel - NOT!!

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ACTION ADVENTURE SATIRE APOCALYPTIC COMEDY FUNNY SCI-FI FANTASY POLITICAL SUSPENSE/THRILLER HISTORICAL FICTION EPIC

17th Century or Earlier,Contemporary,Future,Across Centuries

William Shatspeare

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Logline

Uranus Blowhard (an orange-skinned Thanos knock-off) invades planet Earth to claim possession of the One Watch. Maxwell Muddle and his crack team of superheroes, the Funtastic Five, embark on a desperate mission to keep the One Watch out of Blowhard's dirty little hands.

Genre

Action,Adventure,Satire,Apocalyptic,Comedy,Funny,Sci-fi,Fantasy,Political,Suspense/Thriller,Historical Fiction,Epic

Short Summary

Prof Maxwell Muddle is delivering a lecture at Santa Barbara College when, unexpectedly, Uranus Blowhard invades Washington, PC, kicks Shillary Claptrap out of the White House and claims the Presidency for himself.


Maxwell Muddle and the Funtastic Five (a team of renowned superheroes) portkey into the Oval Office and have a final showdown with Uranus Blowhard, and his evil sidekicks: Igor Lutin and Edward Snowjob.

Setting

Santa Barbara, CA, Washington, PC, the Moon, prehistoric Africa, the Columbia River Valley, Liberty Island, NY, the Athens Museum, London,

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Quest,Rebellion Against 'The One',Voyage and Return

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Professor Maxwell Muddle

Age: 37 years old

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest,Clumsy,Complex,Confident,Empathetic,Selfless,Outspoken,Gracious,Heroic,Visionary,Secretive,Strong Moral Code,Sophisticated,Honorable,Leader,Adventurous,Sexy,Decisive,Engaging,Faithful,Funny,Heartthrob,Educated,Underdog,Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Uranus Blowhard

Age: 700 years old

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive,Villainous,Masculine,Narcisstic,Confident,Crazy,Criminal,Blunt,Power Hungry,Funny,Sarcastic,Insecure,Leader,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Greedy,Desperate,Badass,Secretive,Seductive,Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Sian Solu

Age: 32 years old

Gender: Female

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Confident,Sexy,Decisive,Empathetic,Selfless,Engaging,Faithful,Skillful,Funny,Heroic,Leader,Honorable,Romantic,Sarcastic,Seductive,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code,Heartthrob,Outspoken,Educated,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Angellica De Claire

Age: 22

Gender: Lgbt

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Adventurous,Charming,Sexy,Empathetic,Engaging,Outspoken,Faithful,Funny,Heartthrob,Romantic,Educated,Heroic,Honorable,Strong Moral Code

Development Pitch

Universes are colliding. Characters from a tangle of universes—Star Trek, Marvel Comics, Star Wars, Harry Potter, DC Comics, Middle Earth and more—are colliding in a reality that has gone mad. The evil, orange-skinned usurper, Uranus Blowhard, has hypnotized Amerricans with his mind-numbing MAGA chant. Blowhard is determined to collect the Time Cheaters that will make him the most powerful roach motel tycoon in the Infiniverse. The only thing standing in Blowhard’s way is Captain Quark and his crack team of superheroes, The Funtastic Five. Captain Quark is an ideal story for the silver screen because it draws inspiration and MANY cameo characters from the very biggest Hollywood blockbusters. The story is a retelling of Donald Trump's rise and fall which casts Trump (aka, Uranus Blowhard) in the character of a bungling Thanos knock-off. There are many epic battle scenes throughout Captain Quark that would rock the world of movie-goers. Besides all of the fun, Captain Quark is tender love story with a poignant, romantic ending that will tug at audience heart strings.

About The Author

William Shatspeare is famous throughout the Murky Way as the greatest Bard who's ever been beamed up by Scotty. When he's not taking names and kicking Romulan butts, Starbard likes to sip Saurian Brandy and thrash Commander Spork at 3D chess. In the coming jahrs, Starbard is planning to hang up his phraser so that he can write his memoirs and settle scores with old friends from the Academy. If you're ever in the mood for an argument, drop Starbard a line at shatspeare@gmail.com

Target Audiences

Age: 55+,35-54,18-34,13-17,7-12

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Kindle Direct Publishing

Year Published: 2020

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

9798627270999

Genre

COMEDY, ACTION

Brief

Professor Muddle must assemble a team of superheroes to fight Uranus Blowhard. He has come to take over the planet.

Overall Rating

FAIR

Point of View

THIRD PERSON

Narrative Elements

Authors Writing Style: FAIR

Characterization: FAIR

Commerciality: GOOD

Franchise Potential: GOOD

Pace: GOOD

Premise: FAIR

Structure: FAIR

Theme: GOOD

Accuracy of Book Profile

Yes, the book profile accurately reflects the book.

Draw of Story

The story is pure satire drawing on every fandom you can imagine. It also touches on America's current political issues. It begins very promising.

Possible Drawbacks

The book pulls on every pop culture fandom there is including Star Trek, Star Wars, Marvel and Disney, among others. The characters names are barely changed and not done in an artistic way. It reads like one was transported into the mind of a 13 year old boy. Most of the story can be categorized as chaotic. This can be avoided by picking a few fandoms to use in conjunction with the political figures.

Use of Special Effects

THE STORY RELIES HEAVILY ON SPECIAL EFFECTS

Primary Hook of Story

The hook is that a subpar version of Thanos mixed with Trump, beams down to Earth to start trouble. I would watch this film for the satire. The story combines some of my favorite movies and makes fun of the political situation.

Fanbase Potential

This could have a large fanbase if edited. There are too many characters and events happening. Satire can be a great tool especially with the events of this year and the election. This has good intentions but it is trying extremely hard to be funny and relevant, it has regurgitated pop culture back to the audience.

Awards Potential

This does not have awards potential. Every character is a caricature of another well known character. The story is chaotic and erratic.

Envisioned Budget

LARGE BUDGET

Similar Films/TV Series

THE BOYS, TROPIC THUNDER, SCARY MOVIE

What’s New About the Story

The story is unique because it is using satire to expose the ridiculousness of America's recent political drama. It is using all of the pop culture fandoms to make it more appealing to audiences.

Lead Characters

The lead characters do no stand out. There are so many characters that none stand out in any meaningful way.

Uniqueness of Story

This story could be a gem if developed and edited. There are too many characters and so many conflicting universes. Less is more in this case.

Possible Formats

Film - Studio, Film - Streaming

Analyst Recommendation

WORK IN PROGRESS

Justification

While the story has many positive points, it has room for improvement (see possible paths below). If you can't change the story at this point, my suggestion is using your notes as a guide to highlight the best aspects of it when taking the next steps, either putting a pitch page together, a treatment, or a presentation.

Tips for Improvement

The story would become a consider if it were streamlined and simplified. Reading a story such as this gives the reader a chance to consume the insane amount of characters and tie them to their universes. On screen, it would not translate as well and make it hard to understand. The satire of President Trump would be great ,considering this year's events but it should possibly be one or the other.