Queen of the Damned script
Synopsis: Follows the legendary vampire Lestat (Stuart Townsend), who has reinvented himself as a rock star in the contemporary American music scene. His music wakes Akasha (Aaliyah), the queen of all vampires, and inspires her desire to make Lestat her king. Akasha's malevolent power is so great that all the immortal vampires must stand against her if they want to survive. Meanwhile, a young London woman with a fascination for the dark side (Marguerite Moreau) falls in love with Lestat.

7 EXT. LAFAYETTE CEMETERY (NEW ORLEANS) - NIGHT 7

The Figure re-emerges from the tomb, his cape now intatters -- posture bent. He creeps across the cemeteryin unnatural, staccato movements as if hindered by thephysics of distance and time. All the while the SONG

plays, drawing the figure toward it.

8 EXT. FRENCH QUARTER - NIGHT 8

The Figure moves through the shadows avoiding the spillof yellow light from the street lamps. Stopping in adarkened alleyway, he gasps for air, exhausted by his movements.

He listens again to the mesmeric TUNE of theband in the distance, when -- From down the alley, avoice...

VOICE #2 (O.S.)

(in French; subtitled)

Need a fix?

9 CLOSE ON FIGURE'S EYES 9

staring hungrily at...

10 BACK TO SCENE 10

A MAN proffering a little parcel wrapped in foil.

(CONTINUED)

4.

10 CONTINUED:
10

Pulling deeper into the shadows, the caped Figure beckonsthe dealer over. The man approaches when -- With a wildanimal cry, the Figure lunges like a phantom -- A flash of teeth-- The Dealer is on the ground -- the Figure setupon him. OVER this scene the BAND'S SONG RUSHES IN LOUD again,

reaching an incredible CRESCENDO as the violentfrenzy continues!-- the monster gnawing at the Dealer'sneck.

11 CLOSE ON FIGURE'S HAND 11

Its vein refilling with the flow of warm blood -- skinregaining a youthful tautness.

12 WIDER 12

Rising from his victim we see for the first time therevitalized face of this creature, a mane of blond hair

frames the beautiful features of the VAMPIRE LESTAT -his

bulbous lips glistening red.

LESTAT (V.O.)

Whether it was that first meal,

the music, or the 100 years of

rest, I'm not sure, but suddenly I

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Scott Abbott

Charles Scott Abbott is the co-inventor of the board game Trivial Pursuit along with Chris Haney. Known as "Scott," he is the owner of the North Bay Battalion hockey team of the Ontario Hockey League. more…

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