OPERATION HQFrank leans towards Newman. INT. LAB FRANKWe managed to buy up the lab complex relatively cheaply. It’stax deducatable as well. NEWMANAnd it’s safe? FRANKPerfectly. Assuming you’re not in the building while the project isawake, of course.
Ben rushes to the other side of the room, begins searchingfrantically. He picks up a knife, considers it, thenthrows it aside. Alex sweeps the flashlight over the room again.Still nothing. The creature continues to crash against the door. The gapgets wider..
. and wider..
. Finally, the flashlight reveals another door, largelyhidden behind a stack of crates. Alex desperately knocks them away. He tries the handle –it opens! He heads through into INT.
LARGE STORAGE ROOM He sweeps the flashlight over it: just shelves and a fewempty boxes. Fuck. INT. LABThe creature continues to throw itself against the door. Ben picks up an electric saw.
Likes the look of it. Hesearches for a plug socket and plugs it in. The saw spins round with a satisfyingly intense buzzingfor a few seconds. 9. Then: Ben suddenly becomes aware of animalistic breathing behindhim. His eyes widen.
INT. SECOND LAB Alex’s about to head back, when — Ben cries out interror. The sound roots him to the spot. ALEX Ben?!No response. Ben! ALEX (cont’d) He shines the flashlight through the half-open door intoone corner of the lab. Silence. Suddenly — Ben’s body flies through the air and slamsinto the lab wall with such force that a number ofinternal organs come flying out through the jagged tearrunning down his body, showering the area with human gore. Alex is too terrified to move.
INT. OPERATION HQThe sound is being relayed through speakers. FRANK I believe it’s almost over.
Jennifer looks physically ill. INT. LARGE STORAGE ROOM Alex presses himself into the corner, terrified out of hismind. He points the flashlight at the door, as if it mightprotect him. ALEX Please, no! Oh God, no! This can’t happen to me. He pushes himself up against the wall as if he could pushhimself through it.
10. ALEX (cont’d) I’m just an IT salesman! Heavy footsteps approach the door. Alex has almost gonecrazy through terror. For a moment, the creature is framed in the doorway.
Itmay once have been just a wolf — now scales, sinews andsaliva compete to create a nightmarish vision. ALEX (cont’d) Jennifer!Then, in a blur of movement, it lunges at him.He screams. BLACKNESS FRANK’ VOICE (Subdued) It’s done. Send in the team.
Let’s get this place cleaned up.