The Man Project
CREATOR’S STUDIO Michael is pulling a sheet out of the printer as Gabriella walks in.
JEANETTE More Ray Charles? (She laughs) Oh, yes. We can do that. It’s not used much. You have a name?
MICHAEL You’re just in time. Another letter from you know who.
GABRIELLA Samuel Clemens. ON
Jeanette, entering the name, waiting... JEANETTE Oh, my...oh, my!
Gabriella GABRIELLA What do you mean?
INT. SATAN’S ROOM AT THE PLAZA SATAN (voiceover as he types) “At the same time, Man is totally caught up in religion.” B-roll, television screen showing religious programming
JEANETTE That soul made the grade, darlin’. Got promoted to angel. Note here says he was getting too close to the core. 17.
GABRIELLA (Waving off the question) Just go ahead.
MICHAEL Okay. (He reads). “Dear Michael and Gabriella, Not only is man a sarcasm, but his life is a contradiction. The so-called First World countries here, the rich ones, are leading a charge into an electronic age that is quite advanced.”
JEANETTE Well, Mr. Clemens was the last human to have that unit. ON
MICHAEL What’s the matter?
GABRIELLA What? ON
WIDE as Gabriella plunks down with a sigh. She’s still amazed by what she has just seen and learned.
INT. MICHAEL AND GABRIELLA’S OFFICE,
Tidewater Times June 2018