Welcome! This is the official website for screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy. Inside you will find information about her award-winning work:
- WONDER DRUG: Feature length scientific drama inspired by the true story of the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), seen as a medical miracle to help women with pregnancy issues and one of the first cash cows for pharmaceutical companies – but which was in fact a toxic, carcinogenic drug and one of the biggest medical disasters in history, affecting millions of people worldwide. Currently in development with producer/star Alysia Reiner.
- PASS/FAIL: TV series about the dysfunctional public education system. Partnering with Jim Forbes – a multiple Emmy, ALMA, AP and Golden Mic award-winning writer, producer, correspondent and narrator – on writing/creating the series.
- RESISTANCE: Feature length historical drama about the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia and the horrors of Auschwitz seen through the eyes of one girl, forced to grow up quickly as she moves from the school yard to the concentration camp, working for the Resistance along the way. Currently in development with director Si Wall.
- FREE SKATE: TV series about a teenage Olympic figure skater who joins a touring figure skating show, only to discover it's MEAN GIRLS on ice! Currently in development with choreographer Michael Masionis.
- CAPE COD LITE: Feature length slice-of-life drama about how one young woman survives the Cape's not-so-quaint off-season. Currently at script stage.
You will also find information about Caitlin's background, awards, and press. Please check back soon for updates!
"CAITLIN IS THE AFICIANADO DE-LUXE OF ALL POP CULTURE…TONGUE IN CHEEK AND GENUINE ENTHUSIASM IS A HELLUVA COMBINATION…" -- Michael Des Barres
Nikki Finke's Deadline.com highlighted
Caitlin McCarthy's writing. View the article HERE. Click HERE to watch Caitlin McCarthy interviewed
on WCVB-TV Boston's newsmagazine "Chronicle."