Leonarda van der Ark (1992) is a Dutch-born screenwriter living and working in The Hague. She has a bachelor in journalism and works as a bookseller. She has written several tv-series: WELCOME TO BRIGHTVALE, SOLSTICE (with Arlette Krijgsman) and KINGDOM COME. The latter made it to the second round at the Austin Film Festival screenwriting competition in 2019.
At the moment she is working on two features.
Kingdom Come Historical ⋄ Drama When Henry VIII, the philandering king of England dies in 1547, his royal body is left to rot in his deathbed while his disjoint family, warring clergy, and rebellious courtiers rush to bury his last will and testament and stake competing claims to one of Europe’s most prized crowns.
Welcome to Brightvale Crime ⋄ Drama The village of Brightvale is about to celebrate 100 years of peace, when one of the villagers is stabbed to death in broad daylight.