|Pete Simpson bio|
With love Vanessa and newly minted PhD we took off for art colony Laguna, making
it our home raising 2 sons. US executive travel led to founding businesses & writing
best-selling business books (credits), with novels as weekend projects (earlier writing).
Flash forward to 5 years ago...
When a portfolio of unpublished spec scripts (plus a commissioned script) began to be developed:
4 stage plays, 5 feature films/TV pilots plus a novel. Often unusual. A 2nd action-adventure
movie Wolfie is in final development. A topical high-stakes US high concept movie.
Credits - commissioned & spec...
Wedding Diary Publisher-commissioned screenplay adaptation.
Utter Madness Semi-finalist Hollywood Filmmakers Int. competition - (titled Lioness).
Lennie's World enjoyed developmental reading at Actors & Writers Club London.
Dancing in Santa Fé enjoyed developmental reading at Cygnet Theatre Exeter.
Girls without Parachutes Published novel.
Voices (US, UK)...
Action-adventure heroes with painful truths, who muster the guts to defeat their hurt & villains.
Comedies unlikely heroes trapped in the farcical side of life.
Often self-defined women leads.
T.S. Eliot... East Coker, V... We now split our lives between Orange County, CA & Britain.
Member of Actors & Writers London and Exeter Writers.
Seinfeld especially The Soup Nazi episode written by Spike Feresten.
Fawlty Towers especially Basil the Rat episode written by John Cleese & Connie Booth.