Game Theory

Wunderkind of Wall Street private equity, Bec Newsom, and struggling journalist, Serena Parish, navigate their high-pressured jobs and complicated love lives in New York City. They collude on a story to defame a polarizing tech CEO, spinning a web of fraud, corruption, and lies and testing the limits of friendship and ambition.

  • Carly Miller
    Mongrels, Hitcoin, The Bechdel Test, Service Road
  • Carly Miller
    Mongrels, Hitcoin, The Bechdel Test, Service Road, Rogue
  • Project Type:
    Television Script
  • Genres:
    Drama, character drama
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Carly Miller

Carly Miller graduated from the University of Southern California, at the age of twenty, with a degree in film and television production. She's written, directed, and produced four short films, including the thirty minute dramedy "Service Road," which premiered at the Idyllwild Film Festival in 2019.

She's written a female-driven western screenplay called "Rogue," which was a semifinalist in the ScreenCraft Film Fund and a quarterfinalist in WeScreenplay's Feature Contest.

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Writer Statement

Game Theory explores the underlying competitiveness of female friendships and the inherent millennial pursuit of status, image, and 'having it all.' Bec and Serena grapple with family dysfunction, career insecurity in the modern economy, and existential crises of self. "Big Little Lies" meets "The Social Network" and "Succession."