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FADE IN A rough 70’s film grind. INT. BEDROOM - MANSION - LATE AFTERNOON A woman looks out her window -- she’s old, wrinkles all over her face. Looks sad, like she lead an unhappy life. AIDAN (o.s.) Her name was, Meredith Smith. INT. DINING ROOM - SAME Meredith has prepared a table. Large, beautiful. Filled with dinner, and rows of seats. AIDAN She led an unhappy life. No family. Nothing. All dead. She didn’t have a single friend. One night she invited a few people from the town over for dinner. INT. DINING ROOM - LATER Eight people walk into the room -- shocked. Taking it all in. AIDAN They settled down for dinner. INT. DINING ROOM - LATER The film starts to flap. Cutting at times. Showing the eight people, happy, munc hing on food. Taking sips from their cups. On a little boy as he smiles and laug hs. AIDAN Little did they know, she put poison in their drinks. It starts to flap more. Cutting to show the shock and terrified expression of pe ople as they fall. The little boy’s hand rests on the table, shaking for a few mor e seconds. AIDAN Meredith wanted them to stay with her... FOREVER. On Meredith’s smiling face. It starts to change, grower more devilish by the secon d. She roars leaping forward -AIDAN Meredith died that night. No one knows how. But they think it was the ghosts. The film cuts -- a blank white screen. EXT. MANSION - PRESENT DAY
AIDAN, (22) short-tempered, ready to snap any second -- admires the house. BREE, (21) a spoiled bitch, appears next to him. BREE That story was pure horse shit. Do you expect me to believe that? AIDAN Well, it’s true. My dad told me. BREE It’s just the town’s legend. Not. Real. AIDAN I guess that’s what were about to find out. Unless you’re going to have daddy hire men to go inside the house. BREE FUCK YOU! At least my family HAS money. Aidan grabs her by the shoulder. AIDAN Fuck, you. BREE Let go of me, pervert. Aidan pushes Bree. BREE (cont’d) Do that again, I’ll kick your ass. AIDAN While you do, thank your dad -well his money. Aidan walks off. Bree follows annoyed. KAREN, (20) an innocent virgin, all alone like Meredith... Holds three flashlights, give one to Bree and Aidan. KAREN I don’t think we should do this. AIDAN Relax, babe. Aidan puts a hand on Karen’s shoulder. BREE No one cares what you think. AIDAN Go to hell, Bree! Bree rolls her eyes as Karen tries the door. Locked. KAREN
Damn, it’s locked. Well let’s go. Bree pushes her aside -- and KICKS the door. It swings open. KAREN (cont’d) Or you can do that. Bree smirks and enters. Aidan and Karen follow her. INT. FOYER - MANSION Spooky. Something out of a haunted house in a horror movie. BREE Let’s go hunting. We’ll split up. AIDAN Shut the fuck up, we just got here. BREE What does Karen see in you? KAREN Well -- he’s sweet -BREE Sweet, my ass. AIDAN Fuck off Bree. THE DOOR SLAMS CLOSE. Karen jumps. Bree mouth agapes in shock. She’s pissed. Karen jumps in cooling them down. KAREN Guys -- we came to have fun. Please not now. BREE I’ll get you, Aidan. You crossed the fucking line. AIDAN EAT SHIT! You two can go alone... Bree grabs Aidan and punches him in the mouth. Aidan grabs her arm. KAREN AIDAN! Please! Stop it, for me. Bree smirks. BREE Yeahhhhh. Aidan, puhleaseeeee. KAREN Aidan -- go calm down... Aidan grunts. Walks off pissed. Bree grabs Karen and drags her along. INT. DINING ROOM
AIDAN Fuck Bree, why does Karen have to be friends with that bitch... Aidan enters the room. Shocked. The eight people -- are sitting in their chairs -- like the opening. But their bodies are rotting. The door behind him creaks sh ut. MEREDITH (whispers) Welcome... AIDAN (forgetting everything) Holy fucking shit! Jackpot. Meredith walks behind him. MEREDITH Want to join us? Aidan turns. AIDAN What the fuck..? Aidan feels someone grabbing his pant pocket, he looks down to see the little bo y. Skull cracked open, rotting away. Spiders on his tongue. Eyeball hanging out. LITTLE BOY Play we me, forever? Aidan goes to scream when the boy hand reaches up to his forehead. Suddenly Aida n’s body jolts. The boy pushes down on Aidan’s forward causing his body to snap down into the ground -- his back crunches, folding behind his legs. He’s DEAD. The little boy looks up to Meredith. LITTLE BOY (cont’d) Can he stay forever now? She nods, smiling. A evil grin appears on the boy’s lips as he drags the body like a ugly rag doll. Singing a tune. INT. HALLWAY Karen and Bree are walking down the hallway. The tune is slightly heard. KAREN What was that? BREE Chillax. Aidan’s fucking with us. Karen’s not buying it. KAREN Can we leave? BREE
Are you kidding me? This place is amazing! KAREN Yeah. “Amazing”. Bree sighs. BREE Damn it, Karen. Every time we do something fun. You always have to ruin it. Karen looks down -- ashamed. BREE (cont’d) All you do is bitch and whine. It’s annoying as fuck. KAREN I’m sorry, Bree. BREE It’s alright, just relax. Need a chill pill? He shakes his head. KAREN I’m good. Thanks though. Promise me something? BREE Ugh, what? KAREN Be nicer to Aidan? BREE That abusive prick? KAREN Please! For me, your best friend. BREE I’ll barely be nice. KAREN A start is fine with me... So Bree does have a nice side, barely shows it. Karen hugs her as Bree pushes he r off. Looks forward to see -- AIDAN. PALE WHITE, DEVIL RED EYES. BREE Aidan? Karen looks as Aidan steps forward, fast. Moving quickly. He grabs them. INT. DINING ROOM
Karen and Bree going flying into the room. The eight ghosts and Meredith stand b ehind them. MEREDITH Thank you, Aidan. Aidan smiles devilish. KAREN Oh my god. BREE What the hell? MEREDITH Welcome. I’ve been so alone...it’s nice to see some new people to join us. KAREN You’re not real, you’re just a legend. Meredith rests a hand on her cheek. MEREDITH That’s what you think. LITTLE BOY Can they join us now? I’m lonely... The boy walks forward towards Bree -- she raises her foot and SMASHES it into hi s skull -- his neck flies back, revealing the bone underneath. LITTLE BOY (cont’d) WHY ARE YOU HURTING ME?! Bree and Karen are in shock. Bree grabs Karen and bolts. Aidan lunges, Bree duck s as he falls. The DOORS slam close. LITTLE BOY STAY!!!! Bree and Karen LEAP through the doors -- into the hallway. They crash, stand wea kly. KAREN Bree my leg-BREE MOVE IT! We’re so fucking close! Karen nods, Bree helps her walk. KAREN (groans) Please, Bree -- go without me. Bree continues to drag her. She’s almost at the door. BREE
I can’t, I just fucking can’t! You’re my friend Karen. My best friend. Karen eyes her, shocked. Bree has never been so nice. They reach the door. Bree lets go of Karen. Meredith appears behind them with the little boy. LITTLE BOY NO. YOU CAN’T LEAVE! Bree throws the door open. BREE JUST FUCKING WATCH ME! Bree exits the house as Karen falls forward, dragged backward. Bree grabs her ha nd. KAREN SHIT! BREE! Bree holds her hand tightly. LITTLE BOY YOU HAVE TO STAY! YOU HAVE TO! Bree pulls, they’re halfway out... KAREN Let me go, save yourself. BREE But-KAREN Go. BREE You’re my best friend... KAREN You’re my best friend... The two share a look as Bree lets go. Looks away as Karen screams. Bree’s upset al most crying -- she runs out of the house as the door SLAMS. Bree is safe. She ru ns to the car -INT. MANSION - ONE YEAR LATER Three kids walk in. The door creaks close -KID #1 Pretty awesome! Two kids were killed here. The other survived, creepy right? LITTLE BOY (O.S.) Stay with us, forever... END.
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