White Light Trilogy

Original Feature Screenplays

Seeking Management/Production

Franchise/Spinoff Potential


The White Light Trilogy spans a full 100 years of time (1925 – 2025). However the actual 3 screenplays only offer small windows into key moments of the tale. The potential for backstory and expansion of this larger mythology is vast…

 

Here are a few samples of backstory that would be a pleasure to explore and create:


1930 – 1939

Sifu as a young boy in China when his parents are killed in political turmoil/intrigue of the time. Orphaned, he is taken in by a travelling warrior. Young Sifu and his Master roam the world together, training the Red Energy style and testing it against various martial artists in different lands…

1939 – 1945
A Young Sifu and his Master navigate through the perils of WWII…

1945 – 1956
A romance in post-war Japan, Mother and Father meet after the devastation, and fall in love. As romance blooms and they rebuild a new life together, they begin to discover the White Light…

1945 – 1956
After his Master vanished, Young Sifu roams the earth on his own, searching for a fighter or martial artist able to completely learn his Master’s Red Energy Style. He is impossibly well-travelled, speaks several languages, mysteriously wealthy, and street-smart in almost any land.  Despite his intentions to seek a grown apprentice, his fate continues to help various orphaned children along the way, some proving to be better students than the grown ups…

1956 – 1966
Xiu Li, as an orphan in Japan. After her parents killed at age 9, Xiu Li is filled with rage and no one to help or guide her. Yet she insists that she can take care of herself, and spends her teen years unable to resist adventure and martial arts throughout the islands of Japan…

1956 – 1974
Sifu begins constructing his secret training commune on a remote forested island on the west coast of Canada, while assembling his final selection of students that will be accepted to follow him…

1974 – 1987
Sifu training his young apprentices in his secret forest Commune. He begins taking a select few to test themselves in the emerging Vale Tudo scene in Brazil. Romance blooms between Dad and Mom even as youths, and they begin to remember mysterious hints of the White Light.

1988 – 1993
Julie, not even yet 10 years old, is living as a street punk in a city in Ontario. She refuses authority of any kind and forms a gang of misfit kids, teaching them to turn their situation into fun and adventure in the inner-city. Yet through her victories and friendships, she dreams of a mother she can hear but not see, who secretly keeps her from going too far…

1989 – 2005
Mom and Dad reborn in Brazil. A Brazilian romance, as they come together via undeniable synchronicities. Hints of the White Light, memories of afar, and a daughter Mom can see in her dreams but has not been born yet…

2005 – 2024
A coming of age tale of Juliana growing up as a kid in Brazil;  playing, surfing, learning to be street-wise, finding herself and her dreams in this strange and mysterious life…

pre – 1925
Story of Xiu Li’s grandmother and namesake in China. Tales of Taoist sages and wizards, and the story of how she eventually came to Japan, and had a family.