'Wrap Pack' 1-4-1 - one female, one male (Olivia, Colin)
Genre: Thriller with double-crossing and adventure, set in Canterbury of today. This is also entertaining and fast moving.
Jack - number three in the company, funny, a flawed hero, early 20s, street-wise, but not as clever and experienced and sophisticated as he thinks he is. He is constantly deflated in his chat-up lines.
Olivia - boss of a film locations-finding company - American - early 20s, very determined. (Make sure your actor does the American accent.)
Back story - these are scenes from the fourth episode of the soap. The two work for a location-finding film company, and they get caught up in the type of plot of the film they are working in pre-production for. This adventure turns out to be about the central prop of the film - the CHALICE OF THE BLACK PRINCE. The Black Prince is buried in Canterbury Cathedral. Jack and Olivia dig into the tomb and discover the real treasure to replace the lost prop! Like 'RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK', they are lost in the dangerous corridors and caves.
INT: CATACOMBS BENEATH CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL.
FX: FAINT WATER DRIPPING.
JACK: Colin! Colin! He's gone!
OLIVIA: I knew this was a stupid idea.
JACK: Relax, I'm sure
OLIVIA: Great I mean honestly Great. Not only am I out of a job. But I'm going to die. And worst of all My last remaining hours, my last few moments, will be spent alone in the dark with you.
OLIVIA: (PANICKING, FREAKING OUT) I mean What What It's just Oh
JACK: Easy. Look Calm down. Now, do you have a light?
OLIVIA: Of course I do. There's no way I mean, you think I'd come near you without a cigarette to calm my nerves?
JACK: Pass it here.
OLIVIA: You're not having a cigarette.
JACK: Relax. You wanna stay here in the dark? I'm lighting a torch.
OLIVIA: A good idea. Finally. Did it hurt?
FX: LIGHTING LANTERN. LOW RUMBLE NOISE.
What's that noise?
FX: FAINT SQUEEKING.
OLIVIA: Rats!? You must be
OLIVIA: Get your hands off
JACK: Over there! A door!
OLIVIA: (SCARED) They're coming through the walls!
FX: JACK BARGES AGAINST DOOR.
JACK: It's stuck!
FX: JACK BARGES AGAINST DOOR
OLIVIA: Oh my They're everywhere!
JACK: I'm trying!
FX: JACK BARGES AGAINST DOOR
OLIVIA: Well try harder!
FX: JACK BARGES HARD AGAINST THE DOOR. DOOR SWINGS OPEN.
JACK: Got it! Quick!
FX: DOOR SLAMS SHUT. JACK & OLIVIA PANTING.
OLIVIA: Oh my It It's beautiful.
JACK: (EXCITED, GIRLY) Wow. I I mean (DEEPER, MASCULINE) Wow.
OLIVIA: This room Jack. It's all I mean what is it Is it Gold?
JACK: A gold room Liv Now this is my kind of pad.
OLIVIA: Look Over there
JACK: The chalice!
OLIVIA: I don't believe it. Jack Jack, what are you doing?
JACK: I'm taking this bad boy!
OLIVIA: But Jack, what if It's a little too easy don't you think?
JACK: Relax Liv, what's the worst that could
JACK: Okay, I don't like that noise.
FX: VARIOUS MECHANICAL SWITCHES AND CLICKS.
FX: DEEP RUMBLE.
JACK: Now I certainly don't like that noise.
OLIVIA: (SCARED) What is that? Rats?
JACK: No. Bigger.
OLIVIA: Bigger? Bigger!?
JACK: Run! This way!
FX: RUMBLE GETS LOUDER.
OLIVIA: Ohhhhh Jack!
JACK: Don't look back!
OLIVIA: (LOOKING BACK) I'ts close!
JACK: I said don't look back!
FX: BOULDER BREAKS THROUGH WOODEN SUPPORT.
JACK: Faster Liv!
OLIVIA: We're not gonna make it!
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