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Late

 Late

Late follows two best friends, lackadaisical Cal and studious David, as their friendship is tested in ways they could never imagine.

Maggie McPheeters

March 17, 2021
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  1. Notes INT: classroom/lecture room

  2. Dialog "James?"

  3. Dialog "Here!"

  4. Dialog "Allison M.?"

  5. Dialog "Here!"

  6. Dialog "Here!"

  7. Dialog "Here!"

  8. Dialog "Ellie?"

  9. Dialog "Here!"

  10. Dialog "Here!"

  11. Dialog "Here!"

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  13. Notes This is DAVID. He seems put together, wearing a

    sweater over a collared shirt with his hair neatly combed into place.
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  16. Notes The chair next to him is empty and he

    looks around anxiously as the TEACHER drones on with roll call.
  17. Dialog "David?"

  18. Dialog "David?"

  19. Dialog "Present!"

  20. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  21. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  22. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  23. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  24. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  25. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  26. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  27. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  28. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  29. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  30. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  31. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  32. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  33. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  34. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  35. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  36. Dialog "And Calvin is, as usual….?"

  37. Dialog "Heeeeerrrreee~~"

  38. Dialog "Heeeeerrrreee~~"

  39. Dialog "Heeeeerrrreee~~"

  40. Dialog "Heeeeerrrreee~~"

  41. Dialog "Heeeeerrrreee~~"

  42. Notes There is a beat of silence, then scattered giggles.

    David blushes in embarrassment and hides his face.
  43. Notes There is a beat of silence, then scattered giggles.

    David blushes in embarrassment and hides his face.
  44. Notes There is a beat of silence, then scattered giggles.

    David blushes in embarrassment and hides his face.
  45. Notes There is a beat of silence, then scattered giggles.

    David blushes in embarrassment and hides his face.
  46. Notes The teacher sighs and puts away roll-call

  47. Notes The teacher sighs and puts away roll-call

  48. Notes The teacher sighs and puts away roll-call

  49. Notes The teacher sighs and puts away roll-call

  50. Notes The teacher sighs and puts away roll-call

  51. Notes before beginning to write on the chalkboard and talking

    about the upcoming lesson.
  52. Notes before beginning to write on the chalkboard and talking

    about the upcoming lesson.
  53. Notes before beginning to write on the chalkboard and talking

    about the upcoming lesson.
  54. Dialog "Today is Lesson 6, but before that I'm going

    to collect your homework."
  55. Dialog "Today is Lesson 6, but before that I'm going

    to collect your homework."
  56. Dialog "Today is Lesson 6, but before that I'm going

    to collect your homework."
  57. Dialog "Today is Lesson 6, but before that I'm going

    to collect your homework."
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  61. Dialog "Cal! If you’re tardy to one more class, that’s

    an automatic fail for the semester!"
  62. Dialog "Cal! If you’re tardy to one more class, that’s

    an automatic fail for the semester!"
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  65. Dialog "But I’m not late. So don’t sweat it, man!"

  66. Dialog "But I’m not late. So don’t sweat it, man!"

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  69. Dialog "I'd hardly say--"

  70. Dialog "SHHHHH!"

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  72. Dialog "I swear, you’re more worried about my grades than

    I am."
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  76. Dialog "Someone has to be!"

  77. Dialog "Someone has to be!"

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  87. Notes *mouthing "WHAT!?"

  88. Notes *mouthing "WHAT!?"

  89. Notes *mouthing "WHAT!?"

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  96. Dialog "One day, running chronically late is gonna bite you

    in the ass."
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  100. Dialog "You sound just like your mom."

  101. Dialog "No I don't! My mom would never swear!"

  102. Dialog "No I don't! My mom would never swear!"

  103. Dialog "No I don't! My mom would never swear!"

  104. Dialog "No I don't! My mom would never swear!"

  105. Dialog "OW!"

  106. Dialog "OW!"

  107. Dialog "I guess you're right"

  108. Dialog "I must be a horrible influence on you."

  109. Dialog "Hahaha!"

  110. Dialog "Alright, listen."

  111. Dialog "I, Calvin O’Donovan, best friend and lackey of David

    Lynn, promise hereby to never again be"
  112. Dialog "I, Calvin O’Donovan, best friend and lackey of David

    Lynn, promise hereby to never again be"
  113. Dialog "I, Calvin O’Donovan, best friend and lackey of David

    Lynn, promise hereby to never again be"
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  125. Notes We find CAL standing in the rain in an

    ill-fitting suit, already getting drenched. He blinks in confusion.
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  128. Dialog "Wh...what did you say?"

  129. Dialog "Wh...what did you say?"

  130. Dialog "I said, you’re late. The funeral ended about thirty

    minutes ago."
  131. Dialog "There were a couple of these left over though."

  132. Dialog "There were a couple of these left over though."

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  146. Notes *lightning crash and thunder*

  147. Notes *lightning crash and thunder*

  148. Notes *lightning crash and thunder*

  149. Dialog "I know I said I wouldn’t mess it up

    again."
  150. Dialog "I know I said I wouldn’t mess it up

    again."
  151. Dialog "But I didn’t break my word"

  152. Dialog "But I didn’t break my word"

  153. Dialog "But I didn’t break my word"

  154. Dialog "But I didn’t break my word"

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  158. Dialog "I promise I’m right on time."

  159. Notes Hidden behind some larger tombstones, CAL rips off his

    overcoat.
  160. Notes Hidden behind some larger tombstones, CAL rips off his

    overcoat.
  161. Notes Hidden behind some larger tombstones, CAL rips off his

    overcoat.
  162. Notes Hidden behind some larger tombstones, CAL rips off his

    overcoat.
  163. Notes Slo-mo

  164. Notes Slo-mo

  165. Dialog "CAW!"

  166. Dialog "CAW!"

  167. Dialog "Ow! Hey, ow!!"

  168. Dialog "Ow! Hey, ow!!"

  169. Dialog "Ow! Hey, ow!!"

  170. Dialog "Get out of here!"

  171. Dialog "Get out of here!"

  172. Dialog "Stupid crow."

  173. Dialog "Stupid crow."

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  185. Dialog "Shit!"

  186. Dialog "Shit!"

  187. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
  188. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
  189. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
  190. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
  191. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
  192. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
  193. Dialog "Sorry, David, I pulled some all-nighters reading through this

    so it may have some residual Dorito dust"
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  195. Dialog "Ah! Here we go."

  196. Notes CAL inhales deeply widens his stance with purpose.

  197. Notes CAL inhales deeply widens his stance with purpose.

  198. Notes CAL inhales deeply widens his stance with purpose.

  199. Notes CAL inhales deeply widens his stance with purpose.

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  201. Dialog "Uh-"

  202. Dialog "I got this book from those weird goth girls

    at school who used to pretend to be cats, so I really hope this works."
  203. Dialog "I got this book from those weird goth girls

    at school who used to pretend to be cats, so I really hope this works."
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  205. Notes *silence*

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  209. Dialog "OH!"

  210. Dialog "An offering! I totally forgot!"

  211. Dialog "An offering! I totally forgot!"

  212. Dialog "Uh...oh, this should work!"

  213. Dialog "Uh...oh, this should work!"

  214. Dialog "Uh...oh, this should work!"

  215. Dialog "CAW!!!!"

  216. Dialog "CAW!!!!"

  217. Notes CAL begins chanting, heard from a distance

  218. Notes CAL begins chanting, heard from a distance

  219. Dialog *chanting*

  220. Dialog *chanting*

  221. Dialog *chanting*

  222. Dialog *chanting*

  223. Dialog *chanting*

  224. Dialog *chanting*

  225. Dialog *chanting*

  226. Dialog *chanting*

  227. Dialog *chanting*

  228. Dialog *chanting*

  229. Dialog *chanting*

  230. Dialog *chanting*

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  234. Dialog *gurgle*

  235. Dialog *gurgle*

  236. Dialog *gurgle*

  237. Dialog *gurgle*

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  239. Dialog *FWOOM*

  240. Dialog *FWOOM*

  241. Dialog *FWOOM*

  242. Dialog *FWOOM*

  243. Dialog *FWOOM*

  244. Dialog *FWOOM*

  245. Dialog *FWOOM*

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  247. Dialog "Ah!"

  248. Dialog "Ah!"

  249. Dialog "Ah! My offering wasn't enough!"

  250. Dialog "Ah! My offering wasn't enough!"

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  253. Notes The tome then begins to vacuum up nearby grave

    offerings: a set of candles,
  254. Notes The tome then begins to vacuum up nearby grave

    offerings: a set of candles,
  255. Notes The tome then begins to vacuum up nearby grave

    offerings: a set of candles,
  256. Notes The tome then begins to vacuum up nearby grave

    offerings: a set of candles,
  257. Notes The tome then begins to vacuum up nearby grave

    offerings: a set of candles,
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  260. Notes some flowers,

  261. Notes some flowers,

  262. Notes some flowers,

  263. Notes some flowers,

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  266. Notes and a six pack of beer next to a

    photo of a grinning, mostly toothless man.
  267. Notes and a six pack of beer next to a

    photo of a grinning, mostly toothless man.
  268. Notes and a six pack of beer next to a

    photo of a grinning, mostly toothless man.
  269. Notes and a six pack of beer next to a

    photo of a grinning, mostly toothless man.
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  279. Notes A poor passing crow is disrupted in its flight

    pattern and sucked into the book with a final
  280. Notes A poor passing crow is disrupted in its flight

    pattern and sucked into the book with a final
  281. Notes A poor passing crow is disrupted in its flight

    pattern and sucked into the book with a final
  282. Notes A poor passing crow is disrupted in its flight

    pattern and sucked into the book with a final
  283. Notes A poor passing crow is disrupted in its flight

    pattern and sucked into the book with a final
  284. Dialog BUH-GAW!

  285. Dialog BUH-GAW!

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  292. Dialog "Whoa."

  293. Dialog "Oh, I missed this part!"

  294. Dialog "Oh, I missed this part!"

  295. Dialog "Oh, I missed this part!"

  296. Dialog "Oh, I missed this part!"

  297. Dialog "Oh, I missed this part!"

  298. Notes *muffled chaos*

  299. Notes *muffled chaos*

  300. Notes *muffled chaos*

  301. Notes *muffled chaos*

  302. Notes *muffled chaos*

  303. Notes *muffled chaos*

  304. Notes *muffled chaos*

  305. Notes *muffled chaos*

  306. Notes *muffled chaos*

  307. Notes *muffled chaos*

  308. Notes *muffled chaos*

  309. Notes *muffled chaos*

  310. Notes *muffled chaos*

  311. Notes *muffled chaos*

  312. Dialog "Storm's gettin' real rough out there, huh Carl?"

  313. Dialog "Storm's gettin' real rough out there, huh Carl?"

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  321. Dialog *chanting*

  322. Dialog *final words*

  323. Dialog *final words*

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  337. Dialog "I did it!"

  338. Dialog "Ha-ha!"

  339. Dialog "I can’t believe I did it!"

  340. Dialog "YES!"

  341. Dialog "YES!"

  342. Dialog "YES!"

  343. Dialog "YES!"

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  345. Dialog "Take that Mr. Neely!"

  346. Dialog "I told you I could read above a fifth

    grade level--AHHHHH!"
  347. Dialog "I told you I could read above a fifth

    grade level--AHHHHH!"
  348. Dialog "I told you I could read above a fifth

    grade level--AHHHHH!"
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  350. Notes CAL’s cheers turn into a scream of pain as

    he turns around and finds a slightly zombified David with a good portion of CAL’s cheeks chomped between his teeth.
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  353. Dialog "I told you being late was gonna bite you

    in the ass."
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  356. Notes smash cut

  357. Dialog CAL: "You hungry for some brains, man?"

  358. Dialog CAL: "You hungry for some brains, man?"

  359. Dialog CAL: "Nothing is gonna be weird from here on

    out."
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