Running on EmptyPilot ScriptOPENING SCENEFADE IN:INT. KAYNOR HOUSE – UPPER LEVEL – MORNINGJULIE KAYNOR is in her mid 30s. She’s a wife, mother, andhomemaker at the moment, currently searching for her new life.At the moment, she’s finding it hard to talk to her husbandwhile trying to become independent of him.DAVID KAYNOR is in his mid 30s. He’s a husband and father,current working as an editorialist for a local newspaper. He’sconfused about his feelings, but still feels as if he should beclose to Julie.SAM and NATE KAYLOR are 9 and 11 years old. They’re the songs ofJulie and David and are very mischievous. Both are confused bytheir parents’ separation.(The scene opens with the song “Running on Empty” and beginswith JULIE in bed as her alarm clock goes off. She hits it, getsout of bed, and walks over to her closet. The scene switches toDAVID hitting his alarm clock but remaining in bed. The sceneswitches back to JULIE, who’s in her closet picking out outfitsto wear. The scene switches over to DAVID, who’s putting on atie and looking into a mirror. He pauses for a few seconds, towhich the scene turns once again to JULIE, who’s fixing her hairand also looking into a mirror.The camera then turns to DAVID walking down the hallway. Hepasses JULIE’s bedroom door, to which he stops and looks in onher. JULIE, not knowing DAVID is there, is sitting on the edgeof her bed looking out the window with a thoughtful look on herface. “Running on Empty” gets softer and fades into background.)DAVIDGood morning.JULIE(Slightly jumps up and turns around, only to look back out thewindow.) Morning.DAVIDAre you alright?