Bayou

Becca Johnstone

Television
Drama • Horror • Thriller

A young woman desperate to escape her abusive marriage flees to the fictional swamp town of Beau Choix, Louisiana; a place of deep tradition, dark history and hoodoo magic.

Synopsis

When Marnie, a young woman desperate to escape her abusive marriage kills her husband, she flees to the fictional swamp town of Beau Choix, Louisiana; a place of deep tradition, dark history and hoodoo magic. On the run from the law, Marnie wants to start a new life, but must …

About Becca Johnstone

Becca Johnstone is an Australian screenwriter who has worked in the writers’ rooms for acclaimed series such as Fremantle Media’s WENTWORTH and Cornerstone Pictures’ WINTER and also as a development intern at Icon Films. Becca graduated from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School’s renowned post-graduate screenwriting program, and was there awarded the Foxtel Award for New Talent. In 2015 she won the inaugural Australian Writers’ Guild’s ‘What Happens Next’ Competition for her original southern gothic thriller, BAYOU. With a number of film and television projects currently in development for both the Australian and US market, Becca is looking to expand her skill set across multiple genres and staffing opportunities.

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