An attractive FEMALE SCIENTIST in a gore-spattered labcoat moves fearfully along a wall, passing benches strewnwith broken lab equipment. Her ample bosom heaves as shePANTS nervously, mascara-rimmed eyes darting to and fro.
What’s happening now?
That’s not very nice. What’s he
doing that for?
Because he’s a zombie. That’s what
Well he’s going to ruin his
dinner. I’m sure if they justbothered to sit down and talk it
through it’d be a different story.
PERRY BABCOCK (O.S.)
Norman! Didn’t I tell you to take
out the garbage?
Tell him to turn up the thermostattoo, will ya? My feet are likeice.
PERRY BABCOCK, is older, with a neatly-trimmed beardtrying hard to delineate chin from neck. He stands on achair, decked out in tool belt and safety goggles, eventhough he’s only changing a light bulb in a ceiling
Sex and violence.
Oh. That’s nice.
Can’t you be like other kids your
age and pitch a tent in the yard,
COURTNEY is fifteen years-old and is the bleached-blonde
Oh yeah, he’s r-i-double p-e-d.
Like, a seven pack at least.
Ew! Watch it!
Courtney, be nice.
Yeah, she totally doesn’t deserve
him. I mean, she’s nice and I
really like her, but she’s a
complete loser. Yeah, I know.
strand of gum out of her mouth with a finger.
Synopsis: Young Norman Babcock (Kodi Smit-McPhee) has the ability to speak with the dead -- and he often prefers their company to that of the living. Norman receives word from his strange Uncle Prenderghast (John Goodman) that a centuries-old witch's curse on their town is real and about to come true -- and that only Norman can stop it. When zombies rise from their graves, Norman must summon all his courage and compassion and push his paranormal abilities to the limit to save his fellow townspeople.
Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck
Production: Focus Features
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 45 nominations.
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