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The Unproduced "Southland Tales" Prequel Script

Available here for the first time. Wanna produce it?
July 3, 2013, 4:50am

Do you have some money lying around? Want to make an animated prequel to Richard Kelly's fascinating 2007 flop / cult classic Southland Tales? Now's your chance.

As I mention in my article about the life, death, and rebirth of Southland Tales, Kelly wants to make a movie that'll tell the story of what happens before his failed dystopian sci-fi farce. As part of that effort, he gave Motherboard the exclusive privilege of releasing the prequel screenplay he's written. So here it is, in all its glory. It has prophecies, murders, Dungeons & Dragons allusions, tattoos, and magical babies that don't have bowel movements. In other words, it fits Southland Tales perfectly.

Read, download, enjoy. And leave a comment if you're interested in getting in touch with Kelly -- he's out there and he'd love to hear from you.

**More 'Southland Tales': **

The World Ends With a Handshake: Unraveling the Apocalypse of 'Southland Tales'

The Uncanny Concept Art of 'Southland Tales'