THE ARK

 

Paper Crane Productions, optioned Noah's Ark Adventure Novel.  © 2014

Based on the novel by Boyd Morrison

Adapted Screenplay By:

Angelo Restaino & Greg Wilson

Genre: Feature (Action-Adventure)

Log Line:  Engineer TYLER LOCKE joins forces with a female bioarcheologist in order to stop a madman from finding Noah's Ark and recreating the "flood" that destroyed mankind eons ago.

Synopsis:  "The Ark," Based on Boyd Morrison's National bestselling novel by the same name, unravels one of the greatest archeological mysteries of all time -- the truth behind Noah's Ark.  When renowned archaeologist, DR. HASAD ARVADI, goes missing from the dig of his career, his daughter, DILARA, sets out on a mission to find out what happened.  She follows her only clue and tracks down a former combat engineer, TYLER LOCKE, on an oil rig of the coast of Nova Scotia.  But when her helicopter goes down well short of the platform's landing pad, and one of Tyler's men is killed by an unidentifiable invader, he's convinced there's foul play.  Tyler and Dilara team up to unearth the mystery behind Hasad's disappearance and, more importantly, the Ark itself.  Their investigation take them across the globe and reveals that a fanatic environmentalist has recovered a weapon from the Ark that will give him the power to reset humanity according to his own twisted vision.  Tyler and Dilara find themselves in a race against time to find the Ark and the secret hidden inside before it falls into the wrong hands and ignites a catastrophe of biblical proportions.

Comparables:  National Treasure, Indiana Jones, The Mummy