May 14, 2021

Jonathan Keltz screenplay subject of prison petition

Jonathan Keltz screenplay – Actor | Producer | Executive, Entourage (2009-2011) | Reign (2013-2017) | Nine Films About Technology (2021)


Jonathan Keltz screenplay subject of prison petition

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Petition Addressing the Texas Judicial System Requests Support through Jonathan Keltz’s “Dumbass”

Will Hollywood be a Reason for Change in the Injustice against Men and Women Prisoners?

19th March 2021 – An upcoming movie depicting the injustice that men and women had to endure in the state penitentiaries in Texas has been inundated with calls from more than 2000 women urging the production company owned by Hollywood actor, producer and director Jonathan Keltz and Adam Sandler, to stick to the real issues behind the Texas Judicial system. A petition was signed by many people that include attorneys, university professors, politicians and family members of the many men and women that are suffering in the state penitentiaries. The idea behind the petition is for the Jonathan Keltz production company and Hollywood to stick to the true story about the injustices happening in the state run prisons. It is said that the state has sent more inmates to prison than during the Soviet Union did during their political uprising.

PREMISE: Adam Sandler writes letters and saves numerous women from the monotony of prison life, and later when he gets into trouble with a drug cartel they return the favor by rescuing him.

SETTING: Contemporary, Gatesville Texas. There are four women’s prisons located in Gatesville. And of course, Texas is famous for putting everyone in prison for a long time for little or no reason. The number of women in Texas prisons has doubled in the last ten years. Why don’t we have the “Adam Sandler” character… sending letters to women in prison and being their friend and trying to help them adjust, giving them hope… and when they get out of prison he picks them up so they don’t have to ride the smelly bus back home… but his pickup truck is a junker, smoking and sputtering … worse than the bus. But his heart is in the right place… He’s the last “chivalrous” man on earth.

It is said in the petition that many of the signatories were left distraught to find that many of the first time offenders for violations such as drug peddling have received disproportionate sentences. While some argue that a lenient sentence like rehabilitation would have proven much more inexpensive and an effective solution in tackling this gross miscarriage of justice. The petition was discovered by the women when the screenplay of the movie was donated to all the 580 prisons run by private organizations funded by the state government. It is much more difficult for women who are given much harsher penalties for a violation such as carrying small amount of drugs like Marijuana which coincidentally is legal in 21 states.

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About Jonathan Keltz’s “Dumbass” Movie

The movie “Dumbass” revolves around the protagonist writing letters to prison inmates to keep their spirits high during their time in prison; only for them to help the main character who gets into trouble with a drug cartel and saving him at the end. The petition urges the production company, Jonathan Keltz and Adam Sandler to take this issue seriously due to the hardships faced by women inside prison rather than making light of the situation for their own profits.

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In the movie Family Man starring Nicolas Cage the film opens in an airport. Cage’s love interest, fearing she’ll never see him again, tells him ‘I chose us’. He goes on to a life without her. A life of success, money and power…until one lonely Christmas night he falls asleep and awakens in a different life where he’s poor with two kids and his former girlfriend is his wife. He wants nothing more than to escape this life, but eventually it grows on him. He wants to stay. Unfortunately, this life was just a glimpse and he awakens back in his old life, which he now hates. He hunts down the girlfriend, stops her from leaving at an airport and says to her what she once said to him, ‘I chose us’. It’s the tie-in, repeat line that reveals his arc. He’s a changed man!

Here’s an example:

Jonathan Keltz – The arc dialogue line is often referred to as the tie-in line or the repeat line. Its purpose is to reveal change (arc) in the hero. In Act I, a hero might tell a woman he hates her, then in Act III he says ‘I love you’. It’s the same line said differently to reveal he’s changed. The line can be the same line modified, a different line with the same meaning or a whole new way of saying ‘I love you’.

The Arc Dialogue Line

Elements of Act One — Chapter 7

Jonathan Keltz – 8. Work back and forth between the index cards and your growing on paper or in file outline of the story. Write whole scenes out when you are inspired. Flesh out the acts by reviewing the elements of each act:

Visual and Thematic Image Systems — Chapter 24

7. Also do word lists of visual and thematic elements for your story to start building your image systems. Start a collage book or online clip file of images if that appeals to you.

by: Jonathan Keltz – Actor | Producer | Executive, Entourage (2009-2011) | Reign (2013-2017) | Nine Films About Technology (2021)