XPLORE is a romantic comedy about an app developer who embarks on a wild adventure with his estranged wife in order to save his career and failing marriage.

  • Xavier Burgin
    Horror Noire, Giants, On Time, Olde E
  • Thomas Wright
    Fruitvale Station, Red Tales
  • Woody McClain
    The New Edition Story, The Bobby Brown Story, Tales
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    African-American, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Drama
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Xavier Burgin, Thomas Wright, Woody McClain

Xavier Burgin is an Emmy-nominated writer/director from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. He’s the Director of Shudder’s first original documentary, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror. He’s a Sundance Fellow, HBO alumni, Ryan Murphy Half Fest alum, semi-finalist for The Student Academy Awards, and a director for the Emmy nominated series, Giants. A goofball at heart, he's amassed a 70,000+ following on social media via comedy, storytelling, and social commentary.

Woody McClain was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue a career as a professional dancer.

Woody starred starred in BET's The New Edition Story portraying famed singer/songwriter, Bobby Brown. He reprised his role as Bobby Brown in BET's Bobby Brown Story. Woody is currently executive producing his own creative endeavors.

Thomas Wright is a writer/actor living in Los Angeles. He's starred in movies such as Fruitvale Station and Red Tales. Currently, he's working as an assistant writer on the hit series, Last Man Standing.

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Writer Statement

Anthony Wright, a struggling app developer, attempts to save his failing marriage with the help of his estranged wife and eccentric cousin by beta testing his new app idea. The app takes them on a bucket-list journey of weird and new adventures. The trio learn what it means to be family, while our on & off again couple learn to love another, but from afar.

In our story, we ask a simple question. Can you love someone, but realize you're not meant to be together?