The One and Only Ivan Script

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Director:Thea Sharrock
Written by:Mike White (Screenplay), Katherine Applegate (Book)

Script Synopsis:Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

Brad’s Status Script

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Director:Mike White
Written by:Mike White (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.

Nacho Libre Script

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Director:Jared Hess
Written by:Jared Hess (Author), Jerusha Hess (Author), Jared Hess (Screenplay), Jerusha Hess (Screenplay), Mike White (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed.

The School Of Rock Script

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Director:Richard Linklater
Written by:Mike White (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

Orange County Script

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Director:Jake Kasdan
Written by:Mike White (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application.

The Good Girl

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Director:Miguel Arteta
Written by:Mike White (Author)

Script Synopsis:A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.

Year of the Dog

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Director:Mike White
Written by:Mike White (Author)

Script Synopsis:A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.