Screenwriter and assistant director/producer Richard Romano wrote 2014’s indie film The Investigator and also served as technical adviser and actor. Released exclusively by Walmart in 2014 and distributed internationally, the film gave Richard Romano his first screenwriting credit.
Grossing $100,000 in less than a month in its nationwide release, The Investigator is the story of a NYPD detective who experienced a tragedy and became a criminal justice teacher and baseball coach at a Christian high school. The film explores loss, inspiration, drive, and renowned faith. The film stars Wade Williams, a Los Angeles musician and composer in his first lead debut.
Richard Romano is a real-life sergeant and 20-year veteran with the NYPD. The Investigator depicts actual events from Richard Romano’s life. In addition, his book”The Investigation of the Homicide of Jesus Christ”, has just been released.
As the older brother of actor Raymond Romano, Richard Romano also worked as a technical advisor and acted in the hit TV show Everybody Loves Raymond.