|Genre||Action / Adventure • Drama • Family • Historical|
I am in the process of developing a TV Series Pitch Bible for my book Friendship Estate and I am looking for a Jamaican/West Indian to help me develop the project. A Hollywood Executive I spoke to suggested that having Jamaicans/West Indians work on the project would preserve the authenticity of the story I tell within the book.
Jamaica in the late 1700s and early 1800s was at a crossroads. The abolition of slavery was on the horizon, the white and black races had been mixing for generations and had formed a new culture, a modern society born of oppression with a deep desire to mix freely and chart a new course for themselves. This utopian fantasy transcends history. Instead, transporting us to a world with renewed faith in the possibilities that lie ahead. By showing us what might have been, Friendship Estate points the way to what might still be. If only…