Informal Pitch: A Big Lebowski Spinoff



Premise: A kid-friendly remake of The Big Lebowski, which features The Dude’s young son (the result of his brief fling with Maude Lebowski) navigating the perils and tribulations of his high-end private elementary school. After a brutal bully deliberately spills apple juice all over his security blanket, little Jeffy Lebowski finds himself drawn gradually deeper into a cryptic, labyrinthine mystery. The story would include child versions of various characters from The Big Lebowski, even though that makes no sense. Furthermore, John Goodman would portray Walter Sobchak’s kid counterpart; the obvious age discrepancy would never be acknowledged within the film itself.


Title: The Little Lebowski. What else?


[Originally written September 4, 2013.]

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