3 INT. DARK APARTMENT - DAY - NEW YORK - SIX WEEKS PRIOR TO
The black explodes with the opening of a door into a dark
room. Outside, the hall is filled with blinding white light.
Shadows in the shapes of men flood into the room. We can make
out men in hoods with flashlights. They are laden with
POLICE. SEARCH WARRANT. DON'T MOVE.
It is a blur of violent action and sound.'Beams of
flashlights cut the darkness in all directions.
A dozen flashlights land on one man. He lies naked in bed,
Merging from a deep sleep. He squints at the flood of
blinding white light, more annoyed than frightened. He nearly
laughs at the sound of countless guns cocking. He is
McMANUS. Age twenty-eight.
Police. We have a warrant for
Will they be serving coffee downtown?
Two dozen black gloved hands grab him and yank him out of
4 INT. AUTO BODY SHOP - DAY 4
An old paint mixer vibrates furiously.
TODD HOCKNEY, a dark, portly man in his thirties is working
on an old Fire-bird.
A YOUNG HISPANIC KID mixes paint a few feet away.
SUDDENLY, the garage door opens TO REVEAL:
A row of five men silhouetted by the bright sun.