INT. HOUSE -- LIVING ROOM -- NIGHT
A party is winding down. Only a FEW GUESTS remain. They all
are gathered around the piano. A YOUNG PRIEST, FATHER HARRIS,
plays an old standard. Everyone sings along. A WOMAN in the
group, mid-40's, conservative, really getting into the song,
starts giving a soulful rendition, dropping to her knees ala
James Brown. The song ends. Everyone cheers. Father Harris
Who knows this one?...
"WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?!"
They all join in.
A YOUNG GIRL, MEGAN, enters the room. She watches the group.
The group notices Megan and slowly stops singing.
Megan. Her eyes seem vacant, almost like she is sleep walking.
She mutters something.
You're going to die.
The group looks confused.
The young girl pees on the floor.
A WOMAN in the group, mid-40's. She is the girl's MOTHER.
The mother apologizes to her guests.
I'm sorry. She's been really sick.
Megan. THWACK!! She is smacked on the head by a rolled
Mom holding the newspaper. She shoves Megan's head into the
pee and rubs her nose in it as she continues to whack her
with the newspaper.
No! Bad girl! Bad girl!
EXT. HELL HOUSE -- NIGHT
The street is covered in thick fog. The only light is by a
A taxi pulls into the frame. It reads "YELLOW CAB."
A TALL, DARK FIGURE gets out of the taxi.
CAB DRIVER (V.O.)
Hey you, pay your fare.
The figure takes off, running into the fog.
God damn priests always pull this
Cab drives off.
INT. FOYER -- CONTINUOUS
A doorbell RINGS. It plays the THEME to "THE EXORCIST."
The mother answers the door.
The dark figure lifts his head up, revealing that it's Father
Uh... I'm Father McFeely
Father, come in, please.
Father McFeely enters. The mother closes the door behind
I'm so glad you're here.
I came as fast as I could, but at my
age the little soldier needs a lot
more thumpin before it starts pumpin.
If I tickle my ass before...