James McCarthy is a London based screenwriter. He loves writing “heightened genre” pieces where he can add left-field elements to commercial ideas. He particularly likes creating thrillers with tight twisting plots. Excited by both Film and TV, James is currently developing original projects and working on commissioned pieces.
Armadillo (2017) A TV thriller series developed with producer Nicholas Yearwood and Duchess Street Productions. Pilot Episode and bible written.
(2013-2015) Film treatment optioned by Hollywood production company. Wrote original screenplay (with revisions) for them.
Safe From Harm (2012-2013) Original Film spec screenplay optioned by Element Pictures. Wrote revised drafts for them.