We open on a small suburban community. Almost all of thehouses are dark except for the beautiful Christmas lightswhich shine brightly against the heavily falling wintersnow. The snow is beginning to quickly accumulate and we panout to see that the road has been poorly plowed. We thenturn to the other side of the street to see a house which islit up inside. We zoom in on the mail box at the edge of thedriveway to see the name "White".
CUT TO:INT: White Residence - Seconds later
We open the scene zoomed in on a beautiful Christmas treewhich twinkles in the dim surrounding light. We zoom outturn to see a beautiful living room. Christmas decorationsline the walls as well as the mantle above the fireplace inwhich a small crackling fire is burning. "It’s A WonderfulLife" plays on the large flat screen television which ismounted on the wall. Just then we hear foot steps. We turnto see JESSICA WHITE(seventeen, tall, brunette, slim, verypretty) making her way into the room with a bowl of popcornin one hand and a cell phone in the other.We watch as Jessica puts the popcorn down on a small tablebefore sitting down on the couch. A smile spreads across herface as she brings the phone to her ear.JESSICAOkay, I’m back. Sorry about that.VOICE(O.S.)Its about time bitch! i thought Iwas going to have to send out asearch party.JESSICA(laughing)No need for that Ash, I was starvinlike Marvin!ASHLEY(O.S.)Lay off the weed! Maybe you won’thave the munchies so much TommyChong.Jessica lets out a small laugh as she turns in her seat toget comfortable. She then reaches out and grabs the remotecontrol off of the table in front of her and begins to flipthrough the channels.(CONTINUED)