When he runs away from his loving alien owner, he gives up
everything to look for a home he never knew existed: Earth.
So if you know someone who knows someone who knows someone, help them find this link.
RoloEarthling man, Zira’s pet.
Wants more in life.
ZiraAlien girl, like 11.
Possessive owner of Rolo.
Lonely but chipper.
QuigglesRolo’s pet alien animal.
RiffaSister of Zira, like 16.
Initially sulky and aloof.
Madame ZanannaMuseum curator.
Wise and insightful.
Capt. BlarzenhookOld star captain, pirate accent. Poetic storyteller.
w/ quirky lyrics
“Definitely unique and original. Their friendship is heartfelt.”
“Quite funny, touching, sweet and absurd, with a lot of personality.”
“Exciting and imaginative. The dramatic end is thoroughly satisfying.”
— The Black List
“With its quirky humor and complex themes, the script stands out easily.”
— The Golden Script
“You have something that is quite special. It’s a beautiful idea, fun,
imaginative, original, and fresh. Your writing is very cinematic; you really do
paint that world and bring it to life. I think it’s going to get people excited.”
— Scott Parisien, Script Reader Pro
Based on my novel Rolo the Pet Earthling — PetEarthling.com
Growing apart — Riffa is in her adolescent teen phase, no longer interested in her childish sister. Rolo has outgrown Zira’s childish play.
Role Reversal — Girl as parent, man as child
Zira — Alien girl like 11, lonely but chipper, possessive owner of Rolo. Learns to let him go.
Riffa — Alien sister like 16, sulky and aloof. Resents Zira but learns to reconnect with her.
Quiggles — Rolo’s pet alien animal, non-speaking comic sidekick, loyal, bold enabler.
E.T. — kid-alien bond, tense relationship with older sibling, leaving for home*
Frozen 2 • Ralph Breaks the Internet — wanting more in life, and letting go of that person
Frozen • Onward — sibling relationships
Cars • Soul • Up • Inside Out — no villain, or they’re more comical than threatening
Young viewers will understand: The aliens treat Rolo like a dog. The robots chase him and he runs away. He wants to find Earth.