Hooked is a contemporary romantic comedy. Desperate to find a soulmate, Shawn experiences one awkward date after another until he encounters the alluring Violet. He asks her out, but his autism prevents him from understanding she’s actually a prostitute.
Drawn in by his kindness, Violet appreciates Shawn’s quirky nature but conceals what she does after dark. Shawn soon imagines Violet could be his perfect wife while Violet thinks Shawn could be her ticket to a new life.
This comedic tale of two misfits takes a dramatic turn when they face an unexpected crisis. Their only hope for a future is to discover the courage that comes from loving someone deeply.
While the novel takes place in New York City, the screenplay for Hooked has been set in Seattle.
The screenplay for Hooked won the Screenplay Award at the Las Vegas Film Festival, was a Top 5 Finalist for the Kairos Screenplay Competition, 2nd Place in the Cinequest Screenwriting Competition, Semi-finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Contest, Quarter Finalist in the BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Semi-Finalist for Table Read My Screenplay, Quarterfinalist in Scriptapalooza, Rated Top 3% of Screenplays at Script Shark, and won an Honorable Mention at the Colorado Film Festival.
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Hooked has also been adapted into a critically acclaimed novel.