Award-winning screenplay that chronicles the story of DES (diethylstilbestrol), a supposedly groundbreaking form of synthetic estrogen that instead became one of the most devastating medical disasters in history.
Honors include: selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation script for the Hamptons Screenwriters Lab; Top 50 in the 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition (out of 7,302 entries); chosen for a live staged reading of select scenes at the 15th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, sponsored by the Sloan Foundation and starring Steve Guttenberg; 2017 Bitch List honoree; and winner of "Most Likely To Be Produced" Screenplay Award at the Action on Film International Film Festival. View WONDER DRUG's listing on the Oscars website HERE.
Director Tom Gilroy; WONDER DRUG screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy; and actor Steve Guttenberg (THREE MEN AND A BABY) at the 15th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival.
Actress Juliet Landau ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"); WONDER DRUG screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy; and actor John Buffalo Mailer (WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS) at the Los Angeles live staged reading of select scenes from WONDER DRUG.