The Avengers script
The Avengers (1998)
Synopsis: The Avengers is a 1998 American action spy film adaptation of the British television series of the same name from the 1960s, directed by Jeremiah Chechik. It stars Ralph Fiennes and Uma Thurman as secret agents John Steed and Emma Peel, and Sean Connery as Sir August de Wynter, a mad scientist bent on controlling the world's weather.

PETER:

Just a minute, darling. My brother's a

worry wart. I better have a word ...

Valentine --

Peter takes Valentine over to one side. Emma checks gauges and dials. Behind her a

conversation. Peter returns.

He takes a ring from his finger --

12 CLOSEUP - DIAMOND GEM

on a gold ring.

13 BACK TO SCENE

He slips it onto her finger.

PETER:

Something to remember me by.

Peter smiles. The remark strikes Emma as curious. But no time to query. She smiles

back. He gives her a kiss --

PETER:

(checks his watch)

See you in an hour ...

EMMA:

One sunny day ...

The countdown ECHOES around them as they separate.

14 IN DISTANCE

Valentine watches her.

15 INT. LAB CHAMBER

Inside a bed of ice, Emma is lowered by hydraulic machine into a steel radioactive

thermal chamber, glowing eerily blue

The effect is very cold. Frozen. Numb. Like a sci-fi Sleeping Beauty, beauty

entombed and sealed in a glass coffin. Plunged down into a vault. Opposite her --

In another glass coffin, Peter Peel, is lowered down.

16 FROM EMMA'S POV

The sound of their HEARTBEATS. Their BREATHING. BLEEP and PULSE OF

ELECTRONICS. Thru glass and leather. Like cerebral sex. Technological, erotic.

Peter winks at her -- Emma locks longingly at him, as --

17 UP IN CONTROL ROOM

Valentine watches behind glass. Like a kid excluded from a bedroom. He attends to

dials. And to his female assistant --

VALENTINE:

(thrilled)

Readings still normal ...

The assistant smiles oddly. FOCUS ON --

An insignia tattooed on her neck: "X404." A replicant.

They monitor screens. A DULL HUM.

18 EXT. SALTFLATS - DAY

A weather antenna emerges from the ground: an enigmatic phallic silver blob, like a

Koons sculpture. The sun glints off it ...

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Don Macpherson

Don Macpherson is a Canadian journalist. He is the Quebec affairs columnist for the Montreal Gazette. He has covered Quebec political affairs since 1985. Macpherson, who is of Scottish origin, was raised in the Montreal neighbourhood of Rosemont. more…

All Don Macpherson scripts | Don Macpherson Books

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Translation

Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this The Avengers script with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"The Avengers" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Nov. 2017. <http://www.scripts.com/script/the_avengers_461>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!