You never know when your number’s up!
From people who have read the script or attended a reading:
“From the title on, MegaBall$ is a very funny script filled with great characters, clever set pieces, and plot twists all the way to the final line.” — Mike Reiss.
Mike Reiss has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his 28 years writing for The Simpsons. Recently named the Humor Writer of the Month, Mike has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Animation Caucus of the Writers’ Guild of America West. He has written jokes for Johnny Carson, Joan Rivers, Gary Shandling, and in 2015 Pope Francis declared Mike a Missionary of Joy. He co-created the animated series The Critic, and contributed writing two dozen animated films A former president of The Harvard Lampoon and editor of National Lampoon. We are absolutely delighted to have recieved Mike’s kind words!
“The script for MegaBall$ is one of the funniest scripts I’ve read in a long time.” — Ellen Jacoby, award-winning casting director
“The script is as funny as the title!” — Elizbaeth Wentworth, 22-year film commissioner
“Megaball$ played with my expectations. It made me laugh at myself for all the times I jumped to conclusions. I’ll never play the lotto with a straight face again.” — Keith Randolph Smith.
Broadway actor, understudy for Denzel Washington.
“I was fortunate enough to read the screenplay. I haven’t laughed so much in a good while. The story was captivating. I can’t wait until it becomes the great movie I know it will be.” — Tom Fabrizio, Technicolor, Delux.
“We found it to be a strong contender.” — Tribeca Film Institute Feature Programming Team.
“…Interesting, ambitious and commercial … The premise is a lot of fun and keeps the reader engaged, making for a very marketable story with straightforward story telling and an exciting plot line.” — SlamDance Screenplay Competition
“MegaBall$ has a LOT of potential.” — Fred Caruso, production manager of “The Godfather” ; Exec. Prod. Supervisor of “Once Upon a Time in America.”
“It captures the excitement of a winning ticket!” — Richard Lustig, seven-time lottery winner and expert.
Written by Marc Baron ©; developed by Oroloro Entertainment