Red’s Story: Movie Pitch
Idea Title: Red’s Story
Log Line: The early life and prison career of Red, from the film Shawshank Redemption. A prequel of sorts.
Synopsis: The origin story of Red that follows his life as a troubled child all the way to his rise as a inmate at the dreaded Shawshank Prison. Red starts out as a criminal, is institutionalized, and becomes a man who can get you things in prison. The story is told in flashbacks similar to the film The Hurricane and chronicles. While in prison, Red starts out as a scared inmate who gets beat up and tortured and finds solace in a mysterious figure in solitary confinement who teaches Red the way of getting things to hustle in prison. The film ends with Red meeting Andy Dufray from the first film.
2nd Genre: Drama