Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Darke

An unconventional couple tries to break into the movie business. Can they both get past their pasts to take their careers to the next level?

  • Deirdre Patterson
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Screenplay
  • Number of Pages:
    122
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 2021 Cynosure Screenwriting Awards
    Los Angeles, CT
    November 17, 2021
    Quarter Finalist - Diversity Category
  • 2023 Annual Austin Revolution Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    December 14, 2022
    Nominee - Romantic/Rom-Com Category
Writer Biography - Deirdre Patterson

Deirdre started writing at the age of fourteen with poems and short stories.
Her love of horror, thrillers, cult classics and dark comedies also started young with watching way too many 1970s exploitation, 1980s slasher and foreign films.
With a background in theater, mostly behind the scenes, Deirdre switched from short stories to writing staged plays. She has completed seven stage plays with topics ranging from a murder mystery set in the 1890s to an S/M themed, disco musical. Three of her plays are in her book, Ladies & Whores: Three Two Act Plays. Available on amazon.com and barnesandnobles.com.
In 2005, Deirdre ventured into the world of screenwriting. She has written thirteen screenplays. All have either won or placed highly in multiple competitions.

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Deirdre started writing at the age of fourteen with poems and short stories.
Her love of horror, thrillers, cult classics and dark comedies also started young with watching way too many 1970s exploitation, 1980s slasher and foreign films.
With a background in theater, mostly behind the scenes, Deirdre switched from short stories to writing staged plays. She has completed seven stage plays with topics ranging from a murder mystery set in the 1890s to an S/M themed, disco musical. Three of her plays are in her book, Ladies & Whores: Three Two Act Plays. Available on amazon.com and barnesandnobles.com.
In 2005, Deirdre ventured into the world of screenwriting. She has written thirteen screenplays. All have either won or placed highly in multiple competitions.