Now Michael can do for you what he used to do for the studios: nurture your work and collaborate with you to make it the best it can be.

Michael wrote development notes on these scripts:

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective





Crooked Hearts

Daddy’s Dyin’… Who’s Got the Will?

Dark Streets

Doc Hollywood

East of Sunset


Hart’s War

The Last Emperor

California Dreaming

No Place to Hide (TV)

The Prince of Tides

3 Girls and the Golden Cocoon

Pure Luck

Red Corner

Return to Me

Roughnecks (TV miniseries)

Sara Dane (TV miniseries)

Small Wonder (TV series)

Wild Times (TV miniseries)

Wind Jammers

Michael asked the studios to consider these scripts:

Apollo 13

The Associate


A Bronx Tale

Chiefs (TV miniseries)

City Slickers

Clara’s Heart

Criminal Law

Dances with Wolves


The Family Man


Forever Young

Free Willy


The Haunting

How to Eat Fried Worms

The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay

I Know My First Name Is Steven (TV)

Lace (TV miniseries)

Lethal Weapon

Life, or Something Like It

Livin’ Large

Married to It

Max and Helen (TV)

My Best Friend’s Wedding

My Name Is Bill W. (TV)

Natural Born Killers


Of Pure Blood (TV)

Patriot Games

Paulie: A Parrot’s Tale

Phone Booth

Playing God

The Princess Bride

A Rage in Harlem

Regarding Henry

Reindeer Games

Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

The Rain in Spain

The Shawshank Redemption

Tristan & Isolde

She Devil

Sibling Rivalry

A Simple Plan

The Stars Fell on Henrietta

Thelma and Louise

The Truth About Cats & Dogs

Turk 182!

Under Siege

While You Were Sleeping

Widow’s Peak

... including these scripts, currently in development:


Florida Straits

Henry’s List of Wrongs

The Party

The Tree

The Willies

Michael Ray Brown has read more than 20,000 screenplays. During his five years running the story department for Metromedia Producers Corporation, his 25 years as an IATSE Story Analyst for seven major studios, and his years since as a script consultant, he recommended many promising screenplays. More than 100 of those were made into movies, with Michael often contributing to their development. These are some of them.

Michael Ray Brown’s Credits