Virginie Efira asked to read prison screenplay – Screenplay News

Petition asks Virginie Efira to learn jail screenplay

Greater than 2000 ladies signal petition challenging a company dedication from  Virginie Efira (movie manufacturer) to learn screenplay addressing Texas judicial gadget

Virginie Efira asked to read prison screenplay - Screenplay News

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– Actress, Author, Manufacturer – Elle (2016), Sibyl (2019), Victoria (2016), 2d Likelihood (2010) – Agence Adequat, Laurent Grégoire –


Virginie Efira & Adam Sandler’s movie corporate centered through Texas petition

Will Hollywood simply rollover and let prisoner’s endure?


Virginie Efira
Virginie Efira

Greater than 2000 ladies have signed an open letter to Jana Sandler calling on Virginie Efira and Hollywood to take “film motion” to take on injustice towards women and men within the wake of revelations that Texas has extra prisoners incarcerated than the Soviet Union’s gulag gadget had. Texas recently has over 290,000 inmates housed at 580 amenities.

The signatories, together with state senators, professors of felony justice, social staff, circle of relatives, and inmates, name for a “company dedication” to take on the unjust prisons in Texas. The petition has additionally been signed through Beto O’Rourke, and Matthew McConaughey. Those two signatories would possibly face every different within the 2022 Texas governors election. Each have expressed passion within the task.  The petitions arrived for Virginie Efira at Agence Adequat, Laurent Grégoire closing week.

Within the open letter to Virginie Efira, the 2080 ladies write that they’re “heartbroken for first-time drug offenders time and again addicts who’ve gained extraordinarily harsh sentences in Texas when rehabilitation has confirmed a less expensive and simpler answer.”  The petition is going on to mention their friends and family are regularly heartbroken for and searching for redemption and rehabilitation for the victimless drug crimes.”

The signatories, together with lawyers, professors, politicians, members of the family, and inmates, name on Virginie Efira for a ‘company movie dedication’ to take on the problem of working the Texas jail gadget for benefit.

The petition got here to gentle when ladies came upon the screenplay, a replica which used to be dontated to all 580 of the state’s jail and prison libraries. The life of the petition surfaced on World Girls’s Day. Girls in Texas face excessive prejudice in Texas and regularly obtain extraordinarily harsh consequences for even a small quantity of substances, together with marijuana. Marijuana is felony now in 21 states.

Within prisons, the ladies are confronted with such horrendous stipulations… the petition calls for that “filmmakers start to take the problem severely.”  Additionally, the petition reminds that “even right here in the US within the twenty first century voters don’t seem to be protected from executive oppression.”

Actress, Author, Manufacturer, Virginie Efira, has now not replied to the petition. Nor has Agence Adequat, Laurent Grégoire replied with a remark.

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The screenplay “Dumbass” used to be penned through author and retired professor of political science Alan Nafzger.

The idea of the tale is that, Adam Sandler writes letters and saves a large number of ladies from the monotony of jail existence, and later when he will get into bother with a drug cartel they go back the prefer through rescuing him.”

The movie could be set in recent, Gatesville Texas. There are 4 ladies’s prisons situated in Gatesville. And naturally, Texas is legendary for placing everybody in jail for a protracted sentences for very little reason why. The choice of ladies in Texas prisons has tripled within the closing ten years, as mass incarcerations have confirmed winning not to simplest the state but additionally winning for an array of industrial pursuits.

Author Alan Nafzger has known as on Governor Greg Abbott to, “finish the jail business.”

Not too long ago, “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak spoke out towards the Texas gadget and put a excellent phrase in for mercy and forgiveness out on social media. “How great for many who have lived such exemplary lives that they may be able to categorical glee when others have their lives ruined through a mistake, actual or perceived,” Sajak tweeted closing month.

The petition states, “Why don’t now we have the ‘Adam Sandler’ persona… sending letters to girls in jail and being their buddy and seeking to assist them alter, giving them hope… and after they get out of jail he choices them up so that they don’t must journey the stinky bus again house… however his pickup truck is a junker, smoking and sputtering … worse than the bus. However his middle is in the correct position… He’s the closing “chivalrous” guy on earth.”

Virginie Efira has now not commented at the script, thusfar. A commentary is predicted quickly.

Professor Nafzger has made a short treatment of the project available online.

He has made the finished script available at for select filmmakers.

Jana Sandler of Happy Madison Productions has additionally expressed passion within the screenplay.

Virginie Efira is a Actress, Author, Manufacturer identified for Elle (2016), Sibyl (2019), Victoria (2016), 2d Likelihood (2010) and is represented through Agence Adequat, Laurent Grégoire.

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