THE MUMMY RETURNS SCRIPT
DIRECTOR – STEVEN SOMMERS
IMHOTEP - ARNOLD VOSLOO
RICK - BRENDON FRASER
EVY - RACHAEL WEISS
ARDETH - ODED FEHR
ALEX - FREDDIE BOATH
SHIELD OF SCORPION KING – PAN OUT TO ARMY MARCHING ON THEBES.
WORDS – THEBES- 3067BC ON SCREEN
SWITCH TO PHAROAHS ARMY OUTSIDE CITY.
Narration – 5000 years ago, a fierce warrior
CLOSE UP OF SCORPION KINGS ARMY AND ANOTHER SCENE OF ARMY SPREAD OUT.
Known as the scorpion king lead a great army
CLOSE UP AGAIN OF PHAROAHS ARMY,
On a campaign to conquer the known
THEN OTHER ARMY TO OTHERS RAISING SHIELDS –
THEN PAN OUT TO BOTH.
SEE HAND RAISING WITH SCORPION BRACELET –
PAN OUT TO SCORPION KING –
FRONT VIEW OF KING TO CLOSE UP –
Scorpion king – Har Que Marchente
THEN TO ARMY CHARGING.
ABOUT 1 MIN OF BATTLE BETWEEN ARMIES.
GO TO DESERT AND SCORPION KING –
After a vicious campaign which lasted 7 long years,
DIFFERENT SCENES FOR 30 SECONDS OF THE MEN DYING IN DESERT -
The scorpion king and his army were defeated
CLOSE UP OF SCORPION KING.
And driven deep into the sacred desert of Ahm Shere
TO KING ON OWN IN DESERT, FALLS TO KNEES.
One by one they slowly perished under the scorching sun, until only the great warrior himself was left alive.
CLOSE UP AS HE LOOKS TO SKY.
Near death, the Scorpion King made a pact with the dark God Anubis, that if Anubis would spare his life
TO HIM ON HIS KNEES AS SCORPION COMES OUT OF SAND.
And let him conquer his enemies, he would give him his soul.
CLOSE UP OF SCORPION –
TO KING PICKING IT UP, SEE IT STINGING HIM, HE THEN EATS IT.
Anubis accepted his offer and spared his life.
HIM ON KNEES AS GRASS AND TREES GROW OUT OF SAND –
PAN OUT TO SEE OASIS GROWING.
CLOSE UP OF KING LOOKING AROUND AND THEN HIM SHOUTING.
WORDS – THE OASIS OF AHM SHERE ON SCREEN.
CLOSE UP OF MAN ON GROUND WITH DOGS PAW ON HIS BACK –
PAN OUT TO JACKAL.
Anubis gave the Scorpion king command of his army
THEN VIEW OF THEBES AND BATTLE WITH JACKALS.
PAN AROUND CITY – MEN FIGHTING, RUNNING AND CITY ON FIRE.
And like an evil flood, they washed away all that lay before them.
When his task was done, Anubis forced the Scorpion King to serve him for all time.
CLOSE UP OF KING – THEN FLAMES HIT HIS BODY AND HE SHAKES AS ANUBIS TAKES HIS SOUL BRACELET FALLING OFF HIS WRIST – CLOSE UP OF BRACELET.
His army was returned to the sands from whence it came
BACK TO ARMY RUNNING THROUGH CITY.
JACKAL APPEARS AND TURNS TO SAND.
Where they wait, silently to be awaken once again.
SWITCH TO THEBES IN PRESENT DAY –
WORDS – EGYPT – 1933 APPEAR ON SCREEN.
GO INSIDE TO STATUETTE OF HORUS AND SHADOWS AS SOMEONE WALKS ROUND IN THE DARK.
SEE MAN STANDING BEHIND COBWEBS WITH BLUW LIGHT BEHIND HIM – PULLS OUT A GUN. HE PULLS BACK WEB.
THEN SHOW FLAMING TORCH AS HE WALKS THROUGH PASSAGE.
HE SEACHES EVERY CORNER IN PASSAGE WITH TORCH AND GUN.
FACE IN TORCH LIGHT – TO EMPTY PASSAGE –
HE TURNS AND BUMPS INTO SOMEONE WHO FALLS DOWN.
O’connell – Alex!
Alex – what were you thinking a mummy had come back to life
O’connell – I’ll tell you the story sometime – what are you doing down here, I told you to wait for us up there.
Alex – but
O’connell – it’s dangerous down here Alex
Alex – I saw your tattoo
O’connell – you found what.
Ales – I saw your tattoo on the wall near the entrance, there was the cartoche just like it with the pyramid and the eyes and the two kings, everything.
O’connell – yeah
Alex – yeah
CLOSE UP OF RICK –
THEN TO WRIST AND TATTOO – ALEX POINTS TO IT.
O’connell – okay well I’ll be up to take a look at that in a minute – but in the meantime, I want you to wait for us up there.
HE PUSHES HIM OUT OF PASSAGE.
Alex – but
O’connell – No, pick up your stuff and I’ll see you in the temple – go on
SEE ALEX BACKING DOWN PASSAGE
Alex – what shall I do?
O’connell – I don’t know, surprise me, go build a mouse trap. Don’t go an desicrate another tomb.
Alex – okay.
SEE HAND BRUSHING SOMETHING AWAY –
EVY TURNS AROUND – SEES SNAKE ON FLOOR.
Evy – go away.
SHE KICKS IT AWAY, STRAIGHT AT RICK WHO WALKS IN
Rick – those are poisonous you know.
Evy – only if they bite you. What was that all about?
HE PUTS SOMETHING DOWN.
Rick – oh nothing, Alex wanted to show me something. I swear that kid gets more and more like you every day.
Evy – what you mean more attractive, sweet and devilishly charming.
HE KISSES HER AND THEN WALKS TO THE WALL.
Rick – no, he’s driving me crazy, now where were we?
EVY HOLDS UP HAMMER AND CHISEL –
Evy – Hammer and chisal
SHE HANDS THEM TO RICK, HE TAKES THEM
Evy – oh alright alright, let’s do it your way.
SEE EVY HAND HIM SOMETHING BIGGER.
Rick – thank you.
HE HITS THE WALL, SHE TURNS HER HEAD.
GO TO ANOTHER PART OF TEMPLE AND SEE SCORPIONS ON FLOOR.
SEE EVY GO IN WITH TORCH AND TO HER STEPPING THROUGH SCORPIONS ON FLOOR.
Evy – Ever since I had that dream – this place is all I can think of.
RICK COMES IN
Rick – Ever since you had that dream, I haven’t had a decent nights sleep.
Evy – I feel like I’ve been here before – I know I’ve been here before.
Rick – nobodies been here before – not for 3000 years – except for these guys.
SHE PULLS HANDLE ON WALL AND DOOR OPENS.
Evy – Then how do I seem to know exactly where I’m going.
GO OUTSIDE AND 3 HORSES AND RIDERS TURN UP.
SEE EACH MANS GUNS AND KNIVES IN BELTS.
SEE ALEX INSIDE RUNNING OVER TO MOUSE TRAP,
CLOSE UP OF HIM AND THEN TO RATS AT FEET OF STATUE.
BACK TO ALEX PUTTING CHEESE ON MOUSE TRAP.SEE HIM RUN-
THEN TO ENTRANCE WITH SHADOWS OF SOMEONE COMING IN.
BACK TO ALEX GRABBING BAG AND RUNNING. SEE MEN COME IN.
ALEX IS ON SCAFFOLDING. SEE 3 MEN WITH TORCHES –
Men – Knock knock anybody home
MEN ARE WALKING AROUND – ALEX IS WATCHING THEM.
Man – you two check out that stuff, see if it’s there, I’ll sort out the O’connells.
GO TO TORCH AND THEN RICK WALKING ACROSS ANOTHER ROOM.
TO EVY COMING IN.
SHE STEADIES HERSELF AS BACKGROUND CHANGES TO ANCIENT TEMPLE.
SHE WALKS ROUND. SEE DOOR OPENING ON ITS OWN.
GO TO EVY PEERING ROUND. SEE SCENE OF GOLD ROOM WITH TWO GUARDS GUARDING A CHEST. PAN INTO CHEST
BACK TO MEN AND THE DOOR CLOSING BY WOMAN – WHO TURNS THE LOCK ON DOOR. EVY WATCHS
HAND TURNS KEY IN DOOR. SEE GIRL TURN AND WALK TOWARDS EVY BUT YOU DON’T SEE WHO IT IS AS RICK WALKS ACROSS AS SCENE CHANGES BACK.
EVY SWINGS TORCHES ABOUT. RICK IS WATCHING HER
Rick – you know if you move that fast enough you can almost write your name.
Evy – I had a vision, it was like my dream but it was real like I was actually here in ancient times.
Rick – well if you actually were here, would you help me off with this thing.
Evy – Hold this.
TO COBWEB COVERED DOOR AND SHE UNLOCKS IT. IT OPENS.
Rick – Alright, now you’re starting to scare me.
Evy – I’m starting to scare myself.
MAN IN ROOM IS LOOKING AT STUFF ON FLOOR,
Man – look at this, look at the state of this rubbish, the Egyptians never had a clue
SEE ALEX ON SCAFFOLDING.
Man – look at the state, it’s all chipped – look at that ancient rubbish.
SEE ALEX PULLING ON CATAPULT SEE MAN JUMPING. MEN PULL GUNS AND THEN SEE ALEX.
Man – Aaaahhhh, Jack something hit my neck.
TO MEN HOLDING NECK AND THEN TO MAN WITH GUN.
Jack – this place is cursed – we don’t want to wake the Gods.
YOU SEE HIM CLOSEUP.
GO TO FEET WALKING THROUGH PASSAGE. OTHER MAN IS LOOKING FOR RICK.
SEE SCORPIONS, MAN IS STEPPING ON THEM AND RUNNING DOWN THE PASSAGE.
CLOSE UP OF SHIELD WITH COBWEBS AND HAND WIPING THEM AWAY.
Evy – That’s the emblem of the scorpion King, he’s supposed to be pure myth, no trace of him has ever been found before, no artefacts, no archival evidence.
SHE WIPES OFF CHEST
Rick – Maybe they didn’t want anyone to find him.
Evy – Let’s open this.
Rick – I don’t know, I have a weird feeling about this one.
Evy – It’s only a chest, no harm ever came from opening a chest.
Rick – Yeah right, no harm ever came from reading a book, I remember how that one ended.
SEE MAN CREEPING ROUND WITH TORCH AND GUN. BACK TO RICK AND EVY.
Evy – Oh come on, we can’t stop now.
Rick – well just remember, I was the voice of reason here.
Evy – For once.
SEE MAN BENDING OVER IN BIG ROOM, THEN ALEX WITH CATAPULT.
THE MAN BENDING OVER AND THEN JUMPING UP. ALEX LAUGHS.
MAN LOOKS ROUND AND UP TO WHERE ALEX IS.
MAN PEERS ROUND PILLAR IN PASSAGE AT RICK AND EVY.
SEE RICKS HAND PULLING A KEY OFF HOOK THAT IS COVRED IN WEBS. EVY PRYING AT CHEST.
Rick – Hey let’s do it your way.
RICK HANDS HER THE KEY.
CLOSE UP OF LOCK ON CHEST AND EVY OPENING IT.
Evy – The bracelet of Anubis
SEE BRACELET OF ANUBIS. THENEVY.
ALEX USING CATAPULT, MAN CATCHS WHATEVR HE USED. SEE ALEX AND THEN THE MEN.
Jack – I’ll take care of this.
MAN POINTS GUN AT EVY AND RICK.
SEE RICK AND EVY WITH BRACELET AS THE WHOLE PLACE SHAKES. THEM AND MAN LOSE THEIR BALANCE.
Evy – Oh my God
EVY PUTS BRACELET BACK IN CHEST.
Rick – It’s a bit late for that, isn’t it?
Evy – Put it in your ruck sack.
Rick – I’ve a better idea, let’s leave it here.
Evy – It’s a bit late for that.
Rick – What’s it say
SHE HANDS CHEST TO RICK AND THEN SEE HER READING IT.
Evy – He who disturbs this bracelet shall drink from the Nile – that don’t sound too bad.
RICK AND EVY RUN TO END OF TUNNEL AND WATER APPEARING. SEE THEM RUNNING AND WATER COMING AFTER THEM.
MAN CLIMBS UP LADDER TO ALEX.
Man – Jacks gonna make a nice fillet out of you my son.
THE OTHER MAN COMES RUNNING IN AND RUNNING OUT.
Man – jack – let’s get out of here.
MAN SLIDES DOWN LADDER AND KICKS SCAFFOLDING
ALEX LOSES BALANCE, MEN RUN OUT. RICK AND EVY BEING CHASED DOWN TUNNEL BY WATER. SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSES.
RICK AND EVY AT DEAD END AS WATER REACHES THEM AND THEY HOLD EACH OTHER.
SEE SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSING AND TAKING PILLARS DOWN IN A DOMINO EFFECT. ALEX STANDS IN MIDDLE LOOKING AT MESS.
RICK AND EVY ARE IN WATER GRABBING AT GRATE TO TRY AND GET OUT.
SEE THEM BELOW WATER AND ABOVE THER GRATE. ALEX IS LOOKING ROUND.
ALEX RUNS OVER TO PILLAR TRYS TO PUSH IT.
RICK AND EVY ARE SHOUTING THROUGH GRATE. WATER GOES OVER THEM THIS TIME.
GO TO EMBLEM ON WALL THAT IS RICK TATTOO. ALEX PUSHES PILLAR AND LOOKING AT EMBLEM. RICK AND EVY ARE UNDERWATER.
THE PILLAR MOVES AND HE JUMPS OUT OF THE WAY. SEE PILLAR SMASHING THROUGH WALL LETTING IN WATER. SEE RICK AND EVY BEING CARRIED ON RIVER OF WATER, ENDING UP AT THE FEET OF ALEX. SEE RICK AND EVY GASPING FOR AIR. ALEX LOOKS FROM SIDE TO SIDE.
RICK AND EVY WIPE WATER OFF FACES AND SEE ALEX LOOKING AT THEM.
Alex – Mum, dad, I can explain everything.
MEN DIGGING IN THE DARK, SEE LIGHTS AND MEN IN DISTANCE.
WORDS – HAMUNAPTRA – CITY OF THE DEAD APPEAR ON SCREEN.
SEE MEN WALKING PAST AND A MAN IS PULLING DONKEY.
MEN ARE WORKING IN SPOT-LIGHT WITH TRUCK DRIVING UP HILL.
SEE MAP ON TABLE AND MAN LAYS BOOK OF THE DEAD ON TOP OF MAP.
IT IS LOCK-NAH.
Lock-nah – The book of the Dead gives life.
A GIRL BRINGING THE BOOK OF AMUN-RA AND LAYING IT NEXT TO THE OTHER BOOK.
Meela – And the book of the living takes life away
Lock-nah – I thought that was my job.
CLOSE-UP OF MEELA.
Meela – we’re getting close.
SEE MEN IN TOWER WITH GUNS WITH SPOT-LIGHT SEARCHING. TO MEN IN PIT DIGGING. MEN ARE DIGGING WITH MAN BEHIND THEM ON EDGE OF PIT WITH GUN. CURATOR IS THERE
A TRUCK DRIVES INTO CITY. MEN FROM TEMPLE GET OUT.
SEE CURATOR WITH MEN DIGGING IN BACKGROUND.
Curator – Did you acquire it?
GROUND SHAKES AND CURATOR TURNS ROUND. TO HOLE WHERE MEN STOP THE DIGGING. GO TO SPOTLIGHT TURNING ROUND AND SEE THE 3 MEN.
BACK TO MEN IN HOLE WHO ARE LOOKING AT GROUND.
CURATOR BACKS OFF. MEN IN PIT THEN SEE OTHERS AND THEN TO GROUND AS IT RISES INTO A MOUND. THE MOUND GETS BIGGER. SEE MOUND AND MEN FROM ABOVE. MOUND IS SURROUNDED BY WORKMEN AS THEY BACK FURTHER AWAY. THE MOUND AS IT STILL GROWS. THOUSANDS OF SCARABS POUR OUT OF IT.
THE MEN SCATTER WITH SCARABS AFTER THEM. THE 3 MEN JUMP UP ON TRUCK.
MEN ARE SCRAMBLING OUT OF HOLE, SOME COVERED IN SCARABS. SEE MAN BEING EATEN BY THE SCARABS AND AS HE FALLS BACK INTO PIT.
SEE MEELA WALKING AWAY.
Meela – we’re getting very close.
SEE MEN IN DISTANCE USING FLAME THROWERS. CURATOR IS LOOKING BEHIND HIM.
Curator – We’ve found him.
HE AND OTHER MEN START TO RUN IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION.
Curator – We’ve found him – we’ve found him.
SEE THEM RUNNING TOWARDS CRANE. CRANE IS LIFTING SOMETHING OUT OF PIT. SEE IT BEING LOWERED TO THE GROUND. CURATOR HURRIES OVER TO IT AND TOUCHES IT.
Curator – Out of the way. It’s him, it’s him, it’s Imhotep.
MEELA ARRIVES AT THE THING. MEELA LOOKS AT IT AND RUNS HER HAND OVER IT.
Curator – Now we must raise those who will serve him.
LOCKNAH LIFTS VASE AND MEELA AND CURATOR TURN AS THE 3 MEN PUSH THROUGH THE CROWD OF MEN.
Man – Get out of my way, get out of my way, get out of my way or I’m gonna shoot you in the face.
Jack – He means it, he’s shot someone before.
Curator – Give it too me
Man – The opportunity passed us by.
Curator – We need that bracelet.
SEE LOCK-NAH AND MEN RAISING THEIR GUNS.
Lock-nah – We need it before…
TO ONE OF MEELAS MEN WITH GUN AND THEN TO OTHER MEN AGAIN.
Meela – Enough
MEELAS MAN PUTS GUN DOWN. AS DOES LOCH-NAH AND MEN.
Meela – I told you I should have handled it.
Curator – I did not want your past history to cloud the issue.
CURATOR TURNS BACK TO MEELA.
Man – Don’t you worry none, we know where it is, we’ll take care of it.
Curator – No, we’ll take care of it, I have a different chore for you now
Meela – where is the bracelet/
Man – It’s on it’s way to merry old London.
GO TO MEN AND THEN BACK TO CURATOR WHO LEAVES.
Curator – Then London is where we must go.
SEE MAN IN HOOD WATCHING, HE TURNS SO YOU CAN SEE HIS FACE.
IT IS ARDETH BAY.
NIGHTIME SCENE OVER LONDON AND THUNDER STORM. SEE HOUSE WHERE CAR PULLS UP OUTSIDE.
SEE EVY AND RICK WALKING ACROSS LANDING WITH BAGS
Evy – I think the bracelet is some sort of guide to the lost Oasis of Ahm Shere
Rick – Evy I know what you’re thinking and the answers no, we just got home.
THEY WALK UP TO OTHER PART OF LANDING. RICK PUTS BAGS DOWN.
Evy – That’s the beauty of it – we’re already packed.
Rick – Just give me one good reason
Evy – It’s just an oasis – darling
EVY WALKS ROUND RICK. SHE TAKES OFF HIS HAT AND SCARF.
Evy – A beautiful, exciting, romantic oasis.
HE HUGS HER.
Rick – The kind with the white sandy beaches, palm trees, cool, clear blue water with those big drinks with the little umbrellas.
Evy – Sounds good.
THEN PUSHES HER AWAY AND THEY WALK DOWN THE LANDING.
Rick – Sounds too good, what’s the catch
Evy – Supposingly it’s the resting place of Anubis’s army.
Rick – You see, there was a catch, there’s always a catch. How did I know that, let me guess, he’s commanded by this scorpion King guy.
Evy – Yes but he only wakes once every 5000 years.
Rick – Right and unless someone doesn’t kill him, he’s going to wipe out the world.
SEE THEM GO UP STAIRS.
Evy – How did you know?
Rick – I didn’t but that’s always the story.
Evy – The last known expedition to actually reach ahm shere, was sent by Rameses 4th, more than 3000 years ago and he sent over 1000 men.
Rick – none of them was ever seen again,
VIEW FROM TOP OF STAIRS AS THEY REACH THE TOP AND THEY WALK PAST.
Evy – How did you know?
Rick – I didn’t but that’s always the story.
Evy – Did I mention that there was a pyramid of gold.
Rick – Twice
THERE ARE SHELVES ON WALL AND RICK AND EVY GOING OVER TO THEM.
Evy – Alexander the great sent troops in search of it
Rick – Bully for him.
Evy – so did Ceaser.
Rick – Look what happened to his career.
Evy – And Napoleon
Rick – Evy, we’re smarter than him.
EVY CLIMBS UP AND REACH FOR A BOOK.
Evy – Exactly that’s why we’re the ones who are going to find it.
Rick – Because we’re taller.
SHE JUMPS OFF STOOL AND INTO RICKS ARMS.
Evy – That’s why I love you.
Rick – Nice try.
GO OUTSIDE AND SEE TWO MORE CARS PULLING UP IN LIGHTENING AND RAIN.
SEE THE HOUSE AS THE CARS PULL UP, SEE FACE OF LOCK-NAH IN ONE OF THE CARS.
LOOK THROUGH WINDOW TO ALEX CARRYING CHEST.
Alex – Mum what do I do with this chest, sucker weighs a god damn ton.
RICK AND EVY ON LANDING LOOK DOWN AT HIM.
Evy – Alex watch your language.
Alex – Rather weighty this.
HE PUTS THE CHEST ON TABLE. CLOSE UP OF CHEST AND THEN ALEX AS HE WALKS AWAY. ALEX TURNS ROUND. CLOSE UP OF CHEST.
Rick – Evy that first weird dream of yours, was exactly 6 weeks ago.
Evy – I think so yes but what’s that got to do with anything.
RICK THUMBS THROUGH BOOK,
Rick – It just happens to coincide with Egyptian new Year.
HE SHOWS EVY THE YEAR OF THE SCORPION.
Evy – Oh that’s right – what a coincidence.
Rick – Maybe all I’m saying is let’s be cautious.
ALEX OPENS CHEST AND AND YOU SEE CLOSE UP OF BRACELET. ALEX LOOKS AT IT AND THEN UP TO HIS PARENTS.
Rick – If anything ever happened to you, I would never forgive myself.
ALEX TAKES THE BRACELET OUT OF THE CHEST AND PUTS IT ON. LIGHTS SHINE OUT OF BRACELET. SEE PYRAMIDS ON WALL.
SEE ALEX FROM BALCONY BUT YOU CAN’T SEE THE VISIONS FROM THERE.
Rick – You and Alex are the only things that matter to me.
Evy – well the Bainbridge Scholars have been begging me to run the British Museum
THE PICTURES MOVE OVER DESERT TO KARNAK. THEY STOP AND ALEX LOOKS ROUND AND TRYS TO GET BRACELET OFF.
Alex – Christ, how do you get this thing off
Rick – Have I kissed you today?
Evy – I hate it when you do that.
Rick – why.
Evy – makes me feel like agreeing to anything.
HE TIPPS HER BACK. THEY BOTH LOOK UP THEN STAND AS KNICKERS ARE HANGING OVER BOOKSHELF
Evy – Those knickers are not mine.
Rick – Jonathan
ALEX LOOKS UP AS RICK SHOUTS DOWN
Rick – hey Alex, behave yourself for 5 minutes okay.
Alex – You betcha.
ALEX COVERS UP HIS WRIST AS EVY COMES DOWN. THEN HE PUTS STATUE IN CHEST AND CLOSES THE LID. HE TURNS ROUND AS EVY COMES IN, SHE HANDS HIM THE BOOK.
Evy – Happy to be home.
Alex – Couldn’t be happier
Evy – It’s the year of the Scorpion.
Alex – For me
Evy – Thought you would like it
JONATHAN AND GIRL COME ROUND CORNER.
Jonathan – So then I killed the mummy and all his millions and stole the sceptre.
HE HOLDS GOLD STICK IN HIS HAND. THEY WALK ROUND INTO HIS ROOM.
Girl – You’re so brave
Jonathan – And rich, did I mention rich.
Girl – What do you think I’m doing here.
MAN IN RED WALKS TOWARDS HIM.
Jonathan – Sorry we must be in the wrong house.
Girl – I thought you said this was your house.
HE AND GIRL BACK UP INTO ANOTHER MAN.
Jonathan – No I didn’t
HE IS GRABBED AND SHE IS PUSHED OUT. SEE HER CALL TO HIM.
Girl – Call me.
JONATHAN IS BEING FORCED TO SIT DOWN.
Jonathan – You’re not Sheilas husband are you?
SEE THE CURATOR.
Curator – No.
HE WALKS ACROSS TO JONATHAN.
Jonathan – If you work for Johnny I was going to pay him on Tuesday.
Curator – I don’t know any Johnny. We’re looking for the bracelet of Anubis.
Jonathan – Good, good for you. Got to have the old bracelet of Anubis
Curator – Where is it?
Jonathan – Ahh you’re looking for the bracelet, I see, I have no idea what you’re talking about.
Curator – Mr O’Connell, you try my patience.
JONATHAN TRIES TO STAND UP BUT IS PUSHED BACK DOWN.
Jonathan – Mr O’Connell, now wait, hold on a minute – you’ve got the wrong man
SEE KNIFE AT HIS THROAT.
Jonathan – Ah that bracelet yes, of course now I remember, I lost it in a card game.
Curator – For your sake I hope not
CURATOR GRABS STICK FROM JONATHANS HAND
Curator – No it can’t be.
Meela – Hello
Jonathan – Hello
MEELA WALKS IN WITH BASKET. SHE PUTS THE BASKET DOWN.
Meela – Where’s your wife
Jonathan – My wife – Oh you mean Evy, I think she went off to Baden-Baden or Tibet or something. The girl is a free sprirt. Did I mention I was single now
SHE TAKES OUT SNAKE.
Meela – Egyptian Asps are quite poisonous.
JONATHAN STILL HAS KNIFE AT THROAT.
Jonathan – it’s downstairs in the safe – the combination is 3,20. 58 –3,9,3 something. It’s in the safe downstairs I told you, I told you.
MEELA IS HOLDING SNAKE. SHE WALKS OVER TO JONATHAN AFTER KISSIING THE SNAKE
Meela – And your point is?
SHE PUTS THE SNAKE NEAR HIS THROAT. HE PULLS BACK
Jonathan – I told you, I told you so you wouldn’t kill me.
Meela – When did we make that arrangement.
Rick – A hello
SEE OTHERS STILL STANDING ROUND JONATHAN
Rick – Jonathan I thought I told you no more wild parties.
Jonathan – You know when you’re popular
ALEX AND EVY ARE STILL IN ROOM, SHE IS SEARCHING HIS POCKETS.
Evy – Alex I’m serious if you’ve lost that key you’re grounded.
Alex – I haven’t lost it, I just can’t find it, there’s a difference.
SEE THEM THROUGH LATTICE SCREEN TO CLEAR VIEW
Evy – Well you’d better start finding it then.
Alex – Get real mum, there’s nothing to worry about
THEY TURN ROUND AND LOOK UP.
Lock-nah – Good evening
EVY STANDS UP.
Evy – who are you and what are you doing here.
CLOSE UP OF LOCK-NAH.
Lock-nah – I’m looking for the chest of course. Give it too me now.
ALEX GRABS CHEST. EVY RUNS TO GET A SWORD OFF WALL.
Evy – Get…..out….of….my….house.
Alex – Whoa mum maybe not the best idea.
Evy – get back there.
LOCK-NAH IS JOINED BY SOME OF HIS MEN
Alex – definitely not the best idea, I think it’s time to call for dad now.
Lock-nah – Now I will kill you and take it anyway.
ALEX TURNS TO DOOR. A SHADOW GOES PAST HIM.
Ardeth – I think not.
SEE LOCK-NAH’S FACE. SOMETHING SILVER AND BLACK GOES PAST ALEX.
ARDETH WALKS UP TO EVY.
Evy – Ardeth, what are you doing here?
Ardeth – Perhaps explanations are better left till later.
CLOSE UP OF LOCK-NAH
CLOSE UP OF ARDETH BAY IN BLACK AND GOLD ROBE.
Loch-nah – Ardeth Bay
Ardeth – Loch-nah
RICK AND THE OTHERS IN JONATHANS ROOM
Rick – knowing my brother in law, he probably deserves whatever you are about to do to him but this is my house, I have certain rules about snakes and dismembering.
MEELA THROWS SNAKE AT RICK. HE DUCKS AND CATCHES IT.
Meela – Kill him.
RICK THROWS IT BACK, MEELA MOVES OUT OF WAY AND SNAKE HITS MAN.
FIGHT STARTS BETWEEN RICK AND OTHER MEN.
DOWNSTAIRS ARDETH TAKES OFF HIS CLOAK AND FIGHT STARTS BETWEEN HIM AND SOME MEN.
Lock-nah – al lif
ALEX IS HOLDING ONTO THE CHEST. EVY HITS ONE OF THEM THEN FIGHTS WITH SWORD.
Alex – Wow mum, where did you learn to do that.
Evy – I have no idea ----that I learnt froom your father.
BACK TO FIGHT UPSTAIRS.
Jonathan – I’ll take that.
MACHINE GUNS BEING USED, MOVE INTO BATHRROM.
BACK DOWSTAIRS AND FIGHT.
Lock-nah – Not bad for a Med-jai
BACK UPSTAIRS AND BULLET HOLES APPEARING EVERYWHERE.
DOWNSTAIRS ALEX BATTLE WITH MAN TRYING TO GET CHEST. HE LOSES IT AND FALLS ON FLOOR.
Ardeth – What’s in the chest?
Evy – The bracelet of Anubis.
LOCK-NAH BEGINS TO FIGHT ARDETH. EVY FIGHTS ONE OF THE OTHERS.
Ardeth – They must not get the bracelet, get it and get out of here.
ALEX PULLS SHELF DOWN ON TOP OF ONE OF THEM AS HE TRIES TO GET HIS SWORD.
Alex – Mum look out
Ardeth – Evelyn
EVY GETS KNOCKED OUT AND CARRIED OFF. ARDETH GETS HURT.
Alex – Mum
LOCK-NAH THROWS DAGGER AT ARDETH, ARDETH HOLDS HIS SHOULDER BUT MOVES OUT OF THE WAY, DAGGER GOES INTO WALL. LOCK-NAH PUTS ON CLOAK AND LEAVES.
RICK IS IN BATHROOM LOOKING FOR JONATHAN
Rick – Jonathan, Jonathan.
JONATHAN APPEARS FROM UNDER A LOAD OF BUBBLES, HE SHAKES OFF BUBBLES FROM FACE
Rick – what did you do this time.
Jonathan – I – I haven’t done anything to anyone.
HE PULLS JONATHAN OUT OF BATH
Rick – Come on.
THEY DUCK AS BULLETS COME THROUGH THE DOOR. HOLES APPEARING IN IT
SEE THEM RUNNING FOR WINDOW AND JUMPING THROUGH IT.
SEE THEM COME THROUGH GLASS AND THEY ROLL OFF CANOPY ONTO BALOCONY. THEY PEER OVER AND JUMP DOWN TO THE GROUND.
MAN STANDS IN WINDOW FIRING A MACHINE GUN.
JONATHAN AND RICK RUN WITH BULLETS HITTING WALL AND GATE AS THEY GO THROUGH.
CAR LEAVES HOUSE. JONATHAN AND RICK JUST MISS IT AND THEN WATCH IT LEAVE. SEE REAR WINDOW AND EVY LOOKING OUT.
Evy – RICK
Rick – EVY
CLOTH GO OVER HER MOUTH, AND SHE DISAPPEARS JOHNATHAN AND RICK CHASE AFTER HER, OTHER CAR COMES OUT WITH GUN FIRING FROM DOOR.
Jonathan – Look out Rick
THEY RUN TO PILLAR AND HIDE AS BULLETS BOUNCE OFF.
CLOSE UP OF CAR, THEN SEE IT LEAVE AND DOOR SHUTTING. BOTH OF THEM GO DOWN DRIVE AS LIGHTENING FLASHES. ALEX RUNS UP WITH ARDETH BEHIND HIM.
Alex – Dad, dad,
RICK PICKS ALEX UP
Rick – Son you’re alright
Alex – Yeah
RICK PUTS HIM DOWN. SEE’S ARDETH WHO BOWS. HE GRABS ARDETH AND SWINGS HIM ROUND AGAINST THE PILLAR.
Ardeth – O’Connell
Rick – What the hell are you doing here. Who the hell are those guys and where are they taking my wife?
ARDETH GRABS RICKS ARM AND PULLS PICTURE OUT OF COAT
Ardeth – My friend, I’m not sure but wherever this man is, your wife will surely be.
SEE ALEX GRABS PICTURE
Alex – Hey I know him, he’s the curator, he works at the British Museum
THEY ALL LOOK AT HIM AND ALEX LOOKS AT PICTURE
Ardeth – Are you sure?
Rick – You’d better believe it, he spends more time there than he does at home.
SEE THEM ALL TURN AND LEAVE, THE FOUR OF THEM RUN ROUND CORNER
Rick – Okay you’re here, bad guys are here, Evy’s been kidnapped, let me guess
Ardeth – Yes they’ve once again removed the creature from his grave
JOHNATHAN POINTS STICK AT ARDETH
Jonathan – I don’t mean to point fingers but isn’t that your job to make sure that doesn’t happen.
Ardeth – The woman who is with them, she knows things, things that no living person could possibly know. She knew exactly where the creature was buried. We were hoping she would lead us to the bracelet, she obviously did, now they have it.
Alex – I wouldn’t get too nervous just yet.
THEY STOP AT CAR AND LOOK AT ALEX, HE SHOWS THEM THE BRACELET.
ARDETHS GRABS ALEXS HANDS.
Jonathan – Is that gold.
THEY LOOK AT THE BRACELET.
Alex – when I put it on I saw the pyramids at Giza, then whoosh straight across the desert to karnak.
Ardeth – By putting that on, you have started a chain reaction that could bring about the next apocolypse.
RICK POINTS TO ARDETH
Rick – You lighten up, you, big trouble, you, get in the car.
SEE THEM ALL GET INTO CAR, RICK OPENS DOOR FOR ALEX.
CAR SKIDS AND DRIVE OUT OF GROUNDS.
Ardeth – I’m sorry if I alarmed your son but you must understand, now that the bracelet is on his wrist, we only have 7 days before the Scorpion King awakens.
Rick – we, what we/
Ardeth – If he is not killed, he will raise the Army of Anubis
JONATHAN IS SITTING BEHIND RICK
Jonathan – I take it that’s not a good thing
HE LEANS FORWARD, RICK AND ARDETH LOOK AT HIM
Rick – He could wipe out the world
Jonathan – Oh the old wipe out the world ploy.
HE LEANS BACK IN SEAT. SEE CAR TRAVELLING ON ROAD
PAUSE ON BIG BEN AND LIGHTS ON CAR AS IT DRIVES PAST
Ardeth – whoever can kill the scorpion king, can send his army back to the underworld or use it to destroy mankind and rule the earth.
Rick – so that’s why they dug up old Imhotep, he’s the only guy tough enough to take out the scorpion King.
Ardeth – That is their plan.
VIEW FROM TOP OF CAR AS IT PASSES BENEATH. CAR ARRIVES AT BRITISH MUSEUM, LIGHTENING FLASHES TO SHOW UP MUSEUM
CAR PULLS PAST SIGN OF BRITISH MUSEUM ON WALL, IT STOPS, THEN SEE CLOSE UP OF HEADLIGHTS IN RAIN
Rick – Now Alex I have a big job for you, I want you to stay here and protect the car.
Jonathan – I can do that.
Alex – Protect the car, come on dad, just because I’m a kid doesn’t mean I’m stupid.
Rick – I know that.
Jonathan – if you see anyone coming out screaming, it’s just me.
Rick – maybe you should stay here.
Jonathan – Yes now you’re talking.
RICK OPENS BOOT OF CAR, SEE BUNDLE IN BACK
CLOTH IS PULLED OFF TO REVEAL AN ARRAIR OF WEAPONS, RICK AND ARDETH ARE STANDING IN RAIN
Rick – Do you want the shotgun?
Ardeth – No I prefer the Thompson
RICK REACHS FOR GUN, ARDETH REACHES IN AND GRABS THE THOMPSON
THEN SEE RICKS WRIST AND TATTOO, THEY BOTH LOAD GUNS
Ardeth – If I were to say to you, ‘I’m a stranger travelling from the east, searching for that which is lost’
Rick – I would reply ‘I am a stranger travelling from the west, it is I that you seek’
ARDETH GRABS RICKS ARM
Ardeth – Then it is true, you have the sacred mark.
Rick – What that, nah I got that slapped on me when I was in the orphanage in Cairo.
RICK PULLS AWAY
Ardeth – That mark means you are a protector of man, a warrior for God, a Med-jai
Rick – sorry you got the wrong guy.
SEE POSTER ADVERT FOR MUSEUM
FIND LIGHTS AND MEN IN MUSEUM. MEN ARE BOWING, LOCK-NAH AND MEN WALKING FORWARD. THEY ARE CARRYING AN UNCONCIOUS EVY ON BOARD
THEY WALK TRHOUGH CIRCLE OF TORCHES. SHE WAKES UP, MEN BOWING AND SEE CURATOR, EVY IS WATCHING THEM, CURATOR IS CHANTING IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN
Evy – They’ve found him
ANOTHER PART OF MUSEUM AND LIGHTENING FLASHES TO SHOW SILHOETTE OF RICK AND ARDETH COMING IN.THEY WALK THROUGH ROOM LIGHTENING FLASHING, THEY HEAR CHANTING IN DISTANCE
BACK TO CIRCLE AND OBJECT IN CENTRE WITH MEN BOWING. EVY IS SITTING UP AND LOOKING ROUND. SEE CURATOR.
WORDS RISE UP APPEAR ON SCREEN
RICK AND ARDETH WALK THROUGH EXHIBITS LOOKING ROUND, SUDDENLY SEE THEM TURN AS MUMMIES RISE UP IN COFFINS.
CLOSE UP OF MUMMY THEN TO RICK AND ARDETH TRYING TO AVOID THEM
GO TO OUTSIDE OF MUSEUM AND STORM
SEE OBJECT IN CENTRE OF CIRCLE
SHADOWS OF RICK AND ARDETH APPEAR ON BALCONY ON SECOND FLOOR.
LIGHTENING FLASHES AND YOU CLEARLY SEE THEIR FACES
BACK TO CURATOR CHANTING SEE OBJECT AND IT BREAKS OPEN, HAND COMES OUT, LOCK-NAH IS KNEELING AND LOOKS UP.
THE OBJECT BREAKS APART, SEE IMHOTEP EMERGE, HE JUMP DOWN AND WALKS AROUND, SEE LOCK-NAH AND THEN EVY
Evy – Imhotep
MEN AND CURATOR ON KNEES, THEN TO MUMMY
Mummy – what year is this?
Curator – It is the year of the Scorpion
Mummy – Truly?
Curator - Yes
MUMMY AND CURATOR TURN AFTER HEARING SOMETHING. SEE EVY LOOK AS MEELA WALKS IN, EVY CLOSES HER EYES AND THEN OPENS THEM
SEE MEELA CHANGE INTO ANKSUNAMUN AND THEN BACK TO MEELA
LIGHTENING FLASHES, BACK TO EVY IN LIGHTENING FLASH
SEE MEEELA WALK ACROSS ROOM, MUMMY AND CURATOR COME INTO VIEW
MEELA AND MUMMY LOOK AT EACH OTHER.
Curator – Do not be frightened.
Meela – I am not afraid – I am Ancksunamun reincarnated.
Imhotep – Only in Body
MUMMY TOUCHES HER HAIR AND HE WALKS ROUND HER
Mummy – But soon I shall bring your soul back from the underworld.
And our love shall once again be whole
RICK AND ARDETH ARE ON BALCONY
Rick – You know, a couple of years ago, this would have seemed really strange to me.
RICK WALKS PAST HIM IN LIGHTENING FLASH
CHEST IS BEING OPENED BY LOCK-NAH AND CURATOR
Curator – Imhotep will be much pleased
THEY OPEN THE LID, CURATOR HOLDS UP STATUE
Curator – Where is the bracelet
Lock-nah – I think I know.
JONATHAN AND ALEX ARE SITTING IN CAR
Alex – On the very top of the gold pyramid was a huge diamond
Jonathan – How huge is huge
Alex – It was so big, it could reflect the sun and warn distant travellers.
BACK TO MUMMY AND MEELA
Meela – I have a gift for you.
THEIR HEADS MORE CLOSE AS THEY TUNR AND LOOK AT EVY
Imhotep - HER
Meela – I know it would please you to watch her die.
MEN PICK HER UP ON BOARD, SHE TRIES TO RELEASE THE ROPES
MEN PART AS MEELA AND MUMMY WALK THROUGH, THEY CARRY HER TO FLAMING PIT
Evy – Oh My God
Imhotep – The underworld awaits you.
Evy – You wait, I’ll put you in your grave again.
Curator – Not if we put you in your grave first.
Meela – BURN HER
Evy – You bastards – Rick
SEE EVY AS CURATOR COMES UP AND THEN THEY GO TO THROW HER INTO FLAMES. RICK COME THROUGH FLAMES, JUMPS OVER AND PICKS EVY UP AS THEY THROW HER OFF BOARD. MEN FALL BACK, ARDETH OPENS FIRE
CLOSE UP OF ARDETH WITH GUNS BLAZING, MUMMY LOOKS ROUND AND THEN UP TO ARDETH.
ALEX AND JOHN IN CAR AS THEY JUMP OFF AND TRY TO OPEN DOOR
CURATOR DODGING BULLETS. LOCKNAH PICKS UP GUN AND HANDS IT TO MEELA
SHE FIRES BACK AT ARDETH
SEE GUN BATTLE BETWEEN THEM AND ARDETH, RICK UNTIES EVY
BACK TO JOHN AND ALEX IN CAR, JOHN PUTS KEY IN IGNITION, THEY ARE ARGUING.
Alex – Come on, come on
Jonathan – If there is going to be any hyterics they are going to come from me.
ARDETH FIRING AND BULLETS HITTING IRONS BARS NEXT TO HIM
MUMMY AND RICK BOTH RECOGNISE EACH OTHER, CLOSE UP OF MUMMY
Imhotep – YOU
RICK FIRES, MUMMY IS HIT IN SHOULDER, MEN FIRE GUNS AND THEN RICK
HANDS EVY A GUN, THEY BOTH FIRING, RICK AND EVY BACK OFF AS THEY CARRY ON FIRING. SEE BOXES WITH FORMELDAHYDE WRITTEN ON IT
BOXES EXPLODE BEHIND OTHER MEN, THEY CATCH FIRE AND SEE FLAMES SHOOT IN AIR
RICK AND EVY RUN UP STAIRS STILL FIRING, MUMMY WALKS THORUGH MEN FIRING AND PUSHS THEM OUT OF THE WAY, ANOTHER EXPLOSION ROCKS THE MUSEUM. MEN AND MEELA DUCK AS FLAMES SHOOT UP BEHIND THEM
RICK AND EVY GO UP TOWARDS ARDETH
Rick – Go, go, go
MUMMY PICKS UP ENORMOUS URN
Imhotep – Collect your bones. Gather your limbs
HE HOLDS URN WITH FLAMES BEHIND HIM
Imhotep – Shake the earth from your flesh. Your master is here.
MUMMY TAKES LID OFF URN, STUFF POURS OUT OF URN. SEE FOUR ENORMOUS MUMMIES APPEAR OUT OF THE DUST. RICK, EVY AND ARDETH ON BALCONY WATCH THEN THEY RUN, BACK TO MUMMY AND NEW MUMMIES
Imhotep – DESTROY THEM
MUMMIES GET READY TO CHARGE
Rick – Oh no, not these guys again.
SEE THE MUMMIES SCREAMING
JOHN AND ALEX IN CAR, THEY GET OUT
GO TO DOOR OF MUSEUM AND RICK, EVY AND ARDETH RUN OUT. EVY RUNS BACK AND PULL BENCH IN FRONT OF DOOR, RICK RUNS BACK AND GRABS HER
Rick – Honey, whatcha doing, these guys don’t use doors.
THEY RUN ROUND SIDE OF BUILDING, THEY SEE EMPTY CAR THEN SEE DOUBLE DECKER BUS PULL UP WITH JOHN DRIVING.
Evy – Alex
Rick – What’s the matter with my car.
Jonathan – I was forced to use alternative transportation.
Rick – A double decker bus.
Jonathan – It was his idea.
Alex – Was not
Jonathan – Was too.
Rick – Just go
Alex – Was not
THEY JUMP ON BUS, BUS PULLS AWAY
GO BACK TO DOORS OF MUSEUM, MUMMIES BREAK THROUGH WALL
BRICKS FALL EVERYWHERE, THE MUMMIES JUMP DOWN AND RUN OFF AFTR BUS
RICK STANDS ON PLATFORM AND HANGS ON AS IT PULLS AWAY. MUMMIES RUN AFTER IT JUMPING OVER THINGS AND OVER A CAR
BUS SWINGS ROUND CORNER MISSING A CAR. RICK HANGS OFF PLATFORM
SEE MUMMY JUMP OVER CAR AND IT BLOWS UP BEHIND HIM
RICK AND ARDETH WATCH THROUGH WINIDOW OF BUS
Rick – Oh I hate mummies
Ardeth – Glad to see me now
Rick – Just like old times huh
RICK GOES UPSTAIRS, HE SITS DOWN AT BACK WINDOW, MUMMIES STILL COMING, RICK FIRES AT THEM
THEY CLIMB WALLS OF BUILDING AND RACE ONLONG VERTICAL WALLS
SEE ARDETH AS ONE OF THEM COMES ON THE BUS, HE FIRES, EVY AND ALEX TURNS ROUND. ARDETH FIRES, MUMMY FALLS OFF BUS
MUMMY IS ON GROUND AS BUS SPEEDS AWAY
RICK AND MUMMIES STILL FIRING AND HE LOADS GUN AND STARTS TO FIRE AT ROOF OF BUS AS ONE OF THEM IS ON TOP OF IT, HE MOVES DOWN BUS FIRING.
HOLES APEEAR IN ROOF.
JOHN DRIVING BUS, SEE IT GOING DOWN ROAD
ARDTH DOWNSTAIRS, IS STILL FIRING THEN YELLS AS HALF A MUMMY GETS BACK ON BUS, IT KNOCKS GUN FROM HIS HAND AND HITS ARDETH ACROSS BUS
EVY AND ALEX SCREAM, MUMMY FIGHTS ARDETH FROM ONE SIDE OF BUS TO OTHER. EVY TRIES TO PROTECT ALEX
SEE ROOF RIPPED OPEN BY MUMMY,RICK TRYS TO LOAD GUN. MUMMY JUMPS DOWN, THEY FIGHT AND RICK LOSES GUN, HE TRIES TO GET IT BACK BUT MUMMY GRABS HIM, THEY HAVE REAL HAND TO HAND BATTLE
BUS DRIVES DOWN THE ROAD
MUMMY JUMP OVER SEAT AND FOCUS ON HIS FINGRNAILS GROWING, IT ATTACKS ARDETH AND RIPS DOWN HIS CHEST, EVY SHOUTS AT JOHN TO TURN BUS, JOHN BATTLES WITH WHEEL
BUS ON ROAD, SKIDDING AND HITTING SOMETHING, SPARKS FLY
BACK TO BATTLE BETWEEN RICK AND MUMMY
SEE CAR COME ROUND CORNER AND HEAD STRAIGHT FOR BUS. ]
BUS SWERVES ROUND OTHER CARS
SEE RICKS GUN FALL ONTO ENGINE, EVY LOOKS AT IT THROUGH WINDOW
MUMMY SLASHES AT ARDETHS CHEST AGAIN AND SENDS HIM FLYING ACROSS BUS. MUMMY BENDS OVER HIM THEN IT DISINTERGRATES
EVY BLASTS IT WITH GUN, SHE FIRES AGAIN AND MUMMY GOES THROUGH BACK WINDOW
BUS TURNS INTO ROAD AND PEOPLE SCATTER. RICK THROWS HIMSELF TO FLOOR AND COVERS HIS HEAD AS HE SEES LOW BRIDGE THROUGH WINDOW.
SEE DIFFERENT VIEWS OF BUS GOING UNDER LOW BRIDGE RIPPING THE TOP OFF IT. MUMMY HITS BRIDGE.
RICK CLIMBS OUT OF DEBRIS OF WHAT WAS THE TOP OF THE BUS. THEN THE BUS GOES OVER TOWER BRIDGE, BUS STOPS
Alex – Great driving Uncle john.
JOHN AND ALEX HUG EACH OTHER AND ALEX HITS HIM ON CHEEK
GOT TO RICK ON BOTTOM DECK
Rick – Hey you alright.
Ardeth – This was my first bus ride.
ARDETH IS LAYING AGAINST SIDE OF BUS, HURT, EVY BECKONS RICK OVER.
Evy – What would I do without you.
Alex – Get a life.
ALEX WALKES TO BACK OF BUS DISGUSTED, HE LOOKS UP THE STAIRS AT THE DAMAGE.
RICK AND EVY ARE KISSING, SEE HAND GRAB ALEX AND PULL HIM OFF BUS.
RICK AND EVY TURN ROUND, SEE ALEX BEING PULLED OFF BUS
EVY AND RICK RUN UP BUS
Evy – alex
Rick- Stop, stop, stop
SEE PEOPLE GET INTO CAR AND DRIVE OFF, RICK JUMPS OFF BUS AND GIVES CHASE AS IT HEADS BACK OVR THE BRIDGE
MAN KNOCKS OUT OPERATOR AND PUSH BUTTN TO RAISE THE BRIDGE, THE CAR SLOWS DOWN AND HE JUMPS IN, IT SPEEDS OFF
BRIDGE STARTS TO RAISE. RICK RUNS UP BRIDGE AND JUMPING TO OTHER SIDE
AS CAR DISAPPEARS. RICK CLINGS ON.
VIEW OVER LONDON, WITH MEELA AND IMHOTEP WATCHING
Imhotep – I shall go to Ahm shere, And kill the Scorpion King
LIGHTENING FLASHS AND SEE CURATOR COME INTO VIEW
Meela – And with his army we shall rule the world. Together
Curator – My Lord
THEY TURN TO HIM
Curator – There is something you should know
CLOSE UP OF MUMMY AND MEELA
Curator – They have the sceptre of Osiris, I have seen it.
Imhotep – By the time we reach ahm Shere, my powers with have regenerated
We will have no need for the sceptre.
MUMMY MOVES CLOSER TO MEELA, AS HE DOES THE SCENE CHANGES TO PALACE 3000 YEARS AGO AND ANCKSUNAMUN AND IMHOTEP. SHE LOOKS AROUND. DISTANCE SHOT OF THEM ON PALACE BALCONY. CLOSE UP AS THEY KISS AND THEN IT CHANGES BACK AND MEELA IS KISSING THE MUMMY.
GO TO RICK HOLDING EVY, HE LOOKS UP, ARDETH WITH JOHN HURRIES OVER
Ardeth – Please do not fear for your son my friends, they cannot hurt him for he wears the bracelet.
BACK TO EVY AND RICK, SHE LOOKS AT RICK
Evy – Alex is wearing the bracelet?
Rick – When he put it on he said he saw the pyramids at Giza then the temple at Karnak.
Ardeth – Yes and when they reach Karnak, the bracelet will show him the next step of the journey.
Evy – If we don’t get to karnak before them, we won’t have any idea where to look for them next.
Rick – Seems to me we need a magic carpet.
CLOSE UP OF TRAIN WHEELS PULLING AWAY, SEE CAIRO, PEOPLE WALKING AROUND, TRAIN PULLS OUT WITH PYRAMIDS IN BACKGROUND
TRAIN GOES PAST, MEN ARE STANDING ON TOP
CURATOR IS INSIDE, HE TURNS,
Curator – When Imhotep first encountered the O’Connells, they sent his immortal soul to the underworld. As powerful as he will become, he is still vulnerable. Only with the army of Anubis will he be invincible. He will need your help.
HE TURNS AND WALKS TO MEELA THEN HE SITS DOWN AS MAN BRINGS IN THE BLACK BOOK, CURATOR TAKES IT OFF HIM AND HE AND MEELA LOOK AT IT
Curator – Keep this with you always.
LOCK-NAH COMES IN CARRYING ALEX, CURATOR AND MEELA TURN TO LOOK AT HIM
MEELA GETS UP AS LOCK-NAH PUT HIM DOWN, SHE WALKS TO ALEX AND KNEELS DOWN PUTTING HER HAND ON HIS HEAD
Meela – What a bright little child. Your mother must be missing you terribly. If you wish to see her again, you’d better behave.
Alex – Lady, I behave for my parents, what makes you think I’m going to do it for you.
LOCK-NAH PULLS HIM BACK AND MEELA TAKES HIM BY THE CHIN
Meela – Because your parents wouldn’t slip poisonous snakes in your bed, when you are sleeping.
SHE KISSES HIM
Curator – Lord Imhotep wishes to meet the boy
Lock-nah – Now we will see how brave you are.
Alex – Hey watch the suit.
LOCK-NAH PUSHES HIM THROUGH COACH AND OUT OF THE END, MEELA TURNS AS THE 3 MEN COME IN CARRYING CHEST
Man – Nice very nice
Curator – Did you acquire what we asked?
Man – oh we acquired it alright – you know what – we had to kill two of those guards at the mausoleum to acquire it
2nd Man – This chest must not be opened.
Curator – Yes, yes and the creature will suck them dry and he will be whole again – we’ve heard the story before.
Man – We heard the yanks who found it 9 years ago all died, horrible deaths they were so with that in mind, we want 10,000.
Curator – This chest must never be opened. The agreement was for 5.
Man – We want 10 or we take it elsewhere.
Curator – You.
Meela – 10 will be just fine – follow me gentlemen.
GO TO ANOTHER PART OF TRAIN, DOOR OPENS AND LOCK-NAH BRINGS IN ALEX, HE PUSHES HIM FORWARD.
Lock-nah – Get in there
MAN TURNS ROUND AT OTHER END OF TRAIN COACH. HE IS IN BLACK WEARING MASK, SEE ALEX AND THEN LOCK-NAH. MAN WALKS TO ALEX, WHO LOOKS AT HIM. SEE LOCK-NAHS FACE
Imhotep – I know you can understand me little one
SEE LIPS ON MASK
Imhotep – So you must listen carefully because it is you who are the chosen one, you who will take me to Ahm Shere.
LOCK-NAH LOOKS SCARED, MAN WAVES HAND AND THEN BENDS DOWN IN FRONT OF ALEX, HE TAKES HIS ARM WITH BRACELET ON
Alex – And if I don’t, what if I get a little lost.
Imhotep – You have strength little one. You are your fathers son but I know something you don’t. This bracelet is a gift and a curse.
MAN PICKS UP HOUR GLASS AND TURN IT OVER, HE STANDS IT DOWN
CLOSE UP OF HOUR GLASSWITH SAND RUNNING THROUGH IT
Imhotep – The sands of time have already begun to pour against you.
Alex – Yeah, yeah, I already know that the minute I put the bracelet on, 7 days do I have before the scorpion King wakes up.
Inhotep – Did you also know that if you do not enter the pyramid before the sun rises on that very morning, that the bracelet will suck the life out of you
Alex – That bit I missed. Hey wait a minute, that means I’ve only got 5 days.
Imhotep – Then I believe it would be best for you if you don’t get lost, don’t you?
Alex – My dad is going to kick your arse.
Imhotep – I do not think so.
LOCH_NAH TAKES HIM OUT. MEELA ENTERS WITH THE 3 MEN
Meela – In here gentlemen, where you shall receive your just rewards.
Man – No tricks now woman. We’re not giving up this chest till we’re satisfied.
THEY LOOK AROUND, MEELA AS SHUTS DOOR AND LOCKS IT
Meela – Don’t worry, there is much satisfaction to be had.
THEY RAISE GUNS AS WIND BLOWS THROUGH COACH
Man – What’s going on
2nd man – This place is cursed
Man – What is it with you and curses.
3rd man – Not happy without a curse, this is cursed, that is cursed
Man – Give it a rest will you.
SEE MUMMY JUMP DOWN, MEN FIRE ON MUMMY BUT HE KEEPS ON COMING
MEELA LOOKS THROUGH DOOR OPENING
Meela – One of you, open the chest, open the chest.
CHEST OPENS, MEN LOOK AROUND FOR MUMMY
Man – Where did he go, where’d he go.
SEE TABLE WITH TOOLS AND CANOPIC JARS
SEE MUMMY APPEAR BESIDE ONE OF THE MEN
SEE HIM CIRCLE HIM AND THEN IS SUCKED DRY
OTHER TWO MEN SCREAM AND FIRE THEIR GUNS
SEE CLOSE UP OF MUMMY
ARIEL VIEW OF CAR ARRIVING UP TO A CAMP
PULLS UP TO A PLACE CALLED MAGIC CARPET AIRWAYS
RICK AND EVY AND JONATHAN GT OUT OF CAR
Evy – This is the Magic Carpet
Rick – It’ll be fine, he’s a proffesional-
SAE RICK AND EVY WALKING FORWARD
SEE WOODEN DOORS OPEN AND CLACK MAN COMES OUT IN FLYING HELMET, PATCH OVER ONE EYE. HE SPOT THEM
Rick – Izzy ----hey
IZZY RUNS BACK THROUGH DOORS AND SHUTS THEM, HEAR LOCKS TURNING
Evy – He definitely remembers you
Rick – He’s a little shy. Jonathan get the bags
Jonathan – My hands are full
SEE RICK TAKE GOLD STICK OF HIM
Rick – Now
Jonathan – Right I’ll get the bags
Rick – I’ll deal with the flight details.
RICK TAKES OUT GUN
SEE HIM FIRE AT DOOR LOCK
Evy – Honey you’re not a subtle man
SEE RICK AND EVY AS HE PUTS THE GUN AWAY
Rick – We don’t have time to be subtle
TO RICK AND EVY AS RICK KICKS THE DOOR OPEN
SEE THEM WALKING DOWN SOME STEPS
Evy – Doesn’t look happy to see you
Rick – Never turned me down yet
MAN ASLEEP AT DESK AND IZZY PICKING UP CHARTS
Izzy – Whatever it is, whatever you need, I don’t care, forget it O’Connell, everytime I hook up with you I get shot. Last time I got shot in the arse, I’m in mourning for my arse – remember that bank job in Merakesh
Evy – Bank job
Rick – It’s not like it sounds
Izzy – Ah it’s exactly how it sounds, I’m flying high, hiding in the sun, wild boy here flags me down, so I fly low, the next thing you know, I get shot. I’m laying on the road with my spleen hanging out. I see him going off with some belly dancer girl.
Evy – Belly dancer girl, Izzy I think you and I should talk.
Izzy – As long as I don’t get shot
RICK THROWS OVER SOME MONEY TO IZZY
Rick – Quit your whining, you’re gonna get paid this time
Izzy – O’Connell you’ve looked round here, what do I need money for. What the hell am I going to spend it on.
TO IZZY HOLDING MONEY
CLOSE UP OF EVY AS SHE TURN TO LOOK AT MAN IN BATH READING PAPER
Rick – I’m gonna keep this short, my little boys out there, I’m gonna do whatever it takes to get him back
IZZY IS STARING AT STICK
Izzy – of course you give me that stick there, you can shag my head, wax my legs and use me for a surf board
RICK GIVES HIM THE STICK
Rick – Didn’t we do that in Tripolie. Say when did you lose your eye.
IZZY LIFTING UP EYE PATCH
Izzy – Oh I didn’t, just thought it made me look a bit more dashing
RICK SNATCHS IT OFF HIS EYE AND CHUCKS IT
Rick Come on get to work
THE FOUR OF THEM WALK ROUND CAMP
Izzy – You know you haven’t caught me at my best
Evy – I’m sure I have
TWELVE HORSES AND RIDERS IN CLACK. ONE DISMOUNTS, IT IS ARDETH
HE HANDS REINS OVER TO OTHER MAN
Izzy I knew it, I’m gonna get shot
HE TURNS AND WALKS TOWARDS RICK AND OTHRS
CLOSE UP OF IZZY
SEE RICK AND OTHERS STOP AND HE RAISES HIS HAND
SEE ARDETH GETTING CLOSER
Ardeth – These are the commanders of the 12 tribes of the Med-jai – Horus
A HAWK FLYS OFF ONE OF THEIR HANDS TO ARDETH
Jonathan – Pet bird
Ardeth – My best and most close friend. He will let the commanders know of our progress, so that they may follow
ARDETH TURNING TO RAISE HAND TO OTHER MED-JAI
Ardeth – Hala hu mana
THEY RAISE HANDS BACK, THEY RIDE OFF
Ardeth – If the army of anubis arises, they will do all they can to stop it
Evy – you sure he’s reliable
Rick – yeah, he’s reliable –ish
THEY ALL WALK ACROSS CAMP
THEY TURN CORNER TO BE FACED WITH A BALLOON WITH A GONDOLA UNDER IT
Izzy – Isn’t she beautiful
Rick – It’s a balloon
Izzy – It’s a daridgable
Rick – Where’s your aeroplane?
Izzy – airplanes are a thing of the past
RICK PULLS OUT GUN
Rick – Izzy you’re right
Izzy – I was
Rick – You’re gonna get shot
Izzy – Whoa – she’s faster than she looks, she’s quiet, really quiet, great fro sneakinig up on people, which is a very good thing. Unless of course we go for your approach. Marching in face first, guns blazing and getting your friends shot in the arse.
RICK PUTS GUN AWAY
Ardeth – Why can’t you people ever keep your feet on the ground
KNIFE CUTS ROPE, BALLOON TAKE OFF WITH PEOPLE BELOW WAVING
BALLOON PASSES PYRAMIDS, SEE SUNSET AND BALLOON FLYING INTO IT
THE SUN CHANGES TO THE MOON
RICK WALKS ACROSS BALLOON WITH COFFEE AND PAN INTO JONATHAN AND ARDETH
Ardeth O’Connell doesn’t want to believe – he flies like Horus towards his destiny
Jonathan – Oh yes, yes very interesting. Tell me some more about the gold pyramid.
Ardeth – Well, it is written that since the time of the Scorpion King, no man that has laid eyes upon, has ever returned to tell the tale.
JONATHAN PICKS UP THE GOLD STICK< LAYING BEHIIND HIM
Jonathan – where’s all this stuff written – Hello – got it – pretty nice eh – it’s all I have left in the world, rest of my fortune was lost – to rather unscrupulous characters actually
Ardeth – If the curator reacted to it the way you say – it must be very important – if I were you I would keep it close
Jonathan – My friend – the Gods couldn’t take this away from me
Izzy – Hey that’s mine – keep your hands off it
AT END OF BALLOON EVY IS STANDING. RICK PUTS HIS ARMS ROUND HER
THEY CUDDLE EACH OTHER
Rick – Hey
Evy – I want him back Rick – I want him in my arms
Rick – I know – we taught him well, he’s smarter than you, he’s tougher than me
Evy – I love him so much, I just can’t…
Rick – We both do and Alex knows that. I’ll get him back Evy, I promise
Evy – I know you will
WATCH BALLOON FLY ALONG
SUNRISE AND THE TRAIN IS TRAVELLING THROUGH DESERT
TRAIN SILOETTED AGAINST SKY
LOCK-NAH AND ALEX ARE SITTING AT TABLE
Alex – Are we there yet?
Lock-nah – No
THIS CONVERSATION GOES ON FOR A WHILE, THAN LOCK_NAH GETS ANGRY
LOCH_NAH TRIES TO STAB ALEXS HAND WITH KNIFE IN BETWEEN FINGERS
Alex – That was amazing.
Lock-nah – What are you talking about, I missed.
DARK COACH TO MEELA WALKING IN, SHE GETS CLOSE TO MAN. REVEAL IMHOTEP, FULLY REGENERATED.
THE SHE BOWS TO HIM. HE LIFTS HER FACE UP AND THEY KISS.
Alex – I need to go to the bathroom
DIRTY LITTLE ROOM, DOOR OPENS AND ALEX IS PUSHED IN BY LOCK-NAH.
ALEX LOOKS ROUND AT THE DIRT.
LOCK-NAH – make it quick.
Alex – Hey reading material
Lock-nah – Now.
Alex – I can’t go when someone is watching – I don’t trust you – you’ll look.
LOCH-NAH LEAVES HIM ALONE, HE TRIES TO BREAK BARS OON WINDOWS AND
THEN DECIDES TO USE THE TOILET.
Alex – Oh my God, doesn’t anyone round here know how to flush a toilet.
HE HAS AN IDEA, SEE ALEX PULL TOILET OUT OF WAY
BETTER LOOK AS GROUND RACES PAST, HE PULLS COMMUNICATION CORD
ENGINE DRIVER SLAMS ON BRAKES, CLOSE UP OF WHEELS WITH SPARKS AS BRAKES STOP THE TRAIN
TRAIN PULLS UP OUTSIDE KARNAK, IMHOTEP AND MEELA ARE THROWN FORWARD
VIEW FROM TOP OF TRAIN WITH MEN FIRING AT ALEX WHO IS ESCAPING INTO KARNAK. CURATOR AND LOCK-NAH LOOK OUT OF WINDOW
MEN ON TOP OF TRAIN ARE FIRING, DOOR SLIDES OPEN AND IMHOTEP AND MEELA ARE STANDING THERE WATCHING ALEX DODGING BULLETS
IMHOTEP RAISES HIS ARMS, MEN ON TOP OF TRAIN RISE UP IN AIR, HIT EACH OTHER AND ARE SENT CRASHING INTO THE PILLARS OF KARNAK
IMHOTEP WAVES HIS HAND
SEE ALEX RUNNING THROUGH PILLARS INTO KARNAK
BRACELET SHOWS HIM MORE VISIONS OF THE JOURNEY OVER DESERT TO AN ISLAND. MAN WALK THROUGH POOL AS THE PICTURE FADES
IT IS IMHOTEP AND WITH A HAND HE RAISES ALEX IN THE AIR AND WAGS A FINGER AT HIM.
BACK TO BALLOON AND HORUS LAND ON ARDETHS HAND
RICK IS FIDDLING WITH A KNIFE
Ardeth – If a man does not embrace his past he has no future.
Rick – Even if I was some sort of sacred Med-jai. What good does that do me now?
Ardeth – It is the missing piece of your heart. If you embrace, if you can except it – you can do anything.
Rick – Sounds great – what can we expect from our old friend Imhotep?
Ardeth – His powers are returning quickly, by the time he reaches Ahm Shere, even the Scorpion King won’t be able to stop him.
EVY IS AT END OF BALLOON GONDOLA, SHE HEARS A VOICE
‘IT IS TIME TO REMIND YOU OF WHO YOU ARE’
SEE BLACK POOL TO IMHOTEP AND MEELA KNEELING BESIDE IT
‘AND OF WHO WE ARE TOGETHER
FOR OUR LOVE IS A TRUE LOVE
AN ETERNAL LOVE
OUR SOULS MATED
TOGETHER AS ONE
HE CLEARS POOL AND A VISION APPEARS OF ANCIENT EGYPT
SETI AND IMHOTEP WATCH TWO GIRLS IN GOLD MASKS TO START A FIGHT. SEE THEIR FACES AND THEN YOU WATCH THE SWORD FIGHT BETWEEN THEM
ONE KNOCKS THE OTHER DOWN, SHE LIFTS MASK, IT IS EVY IN ANCIEN TIMES.
BACK TO REAL EVY WATCHING THESE VISIONS
SEE OTHER GIRL LIFT MASK AND IT IS ANCKSUNAMUN
‘PUT YUR MASK ON’
‘LET’S NOT SCAR THAT PRETTY FACE’
FIGHT CONTINUES, THEN IT FINISHES WITH ANCKSUNAMUN KNEELING OVER EVY
‘YOU ARE LEARNING QUICKLY, NEFERTIRI’
‘I’LL HAVE TO WATCH MY BACK’
TO CLOSE UP OF NEFERTIRI
‘YES AND I’LL WATCH MINE’
SEE SETI COME DOWN STEPS
‘BRAVO, BRAVO’ WHO BETTER TO PROTECT THE BRACELET OF ANUBIS
SEE BRACELET IN CHEST
‘THAN MY LOVELY DAUGHTER NEFERTIRI’
CLOSE UP OF SETI AND NEFERTIRI
‘AND WHO BETTER TO PROTECT ME THAN MY FURTURE WIFE, ANCKSUNAMUN’
SEE HER BOW, SETI HUGS NEFERTIRI
‘WELL DONE DAUGHTER’
SHE WATCHES ANCKSUNAMUN.
IMHOTEP WALKS PAST AND THEY GAZE AT EACH OTHER
SEE THE LOOKS BETWEEN THE TWO GIRLS
BACK TO EVY ON BALLOON
SEE NEFERTIRI ON BALCONY AT PALACE, SHE SEES ANCKSUNAMUN COME ONTO BALCONY FROM ACROSS THE PALACE COURTYARD. THEN SHE SEES HER AND IMHOTEP KISS. SHE IS HURT.
SETI COMES IN AND IMHOTEP HIDES
BACK TO EVY ON BALLOON
THEN SEE NEFERTIRI WATCH HER FATHER GET STABBED BY THE PAIR.
SHE LOOKS DOWN INTO COURTYARD
SEE MEDJAI LOOK UP AT HER
‘MY FATHER NEEDS YOU’
SHE POINTS AND SEE THEM RUN OUT.
BACK TO EVY AS SHE TUMBLES OUT OF BALLOON SCREAMING. RICK AND OTHERS RUN TO GRAB HER BACK IN
SEE SCENES FROM THE PAST WHERE IMHOTEP IS TAKEN OUT AND ANCKSUNAMUN KILLS HERSELF. MEELA GOES THROUGH TH MOTIONS. IMHOTEP IS READING OUT OF BLACK BOOK. WATER FROM POOL RAISES UP AND FLOATS OVER TO MEELA AND COVERS HER. SHE WAKES UP, THEY LOOK AT EACH OTHER
IMHOTEP – ANCKSUNAMUN
MEELA – IMHOTEP
TO BALLOON AND ALL OF THEM TALKING
Rick – Evy I know you haven’t exactly been yourself lately with all these dreams and visions.
Evy – No no, they’re memories from my previous life. Honestly I’m not losiing my mind, it makes perfect sense now.
Rick – And that’s the reason we found the bracelet?
Evy – Exactly, I was it’s proctecter.
Ardeth – Now do you believe my friend, clearly you were destined to protect this woman.
Rick – Right. She’s a reincarnated princess and I’m a warrior for God.
Ardeth – And her soon is the way to Ahm Shere. Three sides to the pyramid. This was all preordained thousands of years ago.
Evy – And how does the story end.
Ardeth – Ah, only the journey is written, not the destination.
Rick – How do you explain the mark on my arm.
Ardeth - Coincidence
Rick – Convenient.
Ardeth – My friend, there is a fine line between coincedence and fate.
SEE CAMELS ARRIVE AT KARNAK, PAN OUT TO LOTS OF PEOPLE CAMPED THERE
CLOSE UP OF CHAIN ATTACHED TO ALEXS ANKLE
LOCK-NAH GRABS ALEX.
Lock-nah – Don’t even think about it
Alex – Hold it there partner
Lock-nah – When the time comes, I shall truly enjoy killing you
Alex – Until that time, you’d better be a little nicer to me, now where’s my water.
HE SLINGS WATER AT ALEX.ALEX POURS REST OF WATER INTO SAND AND HE STARTS TO MOULD IT
SEE ARIEL VIEW OF BALLOON AS IT LANDS AT KARNAK, TWO FIGURES RACE ACROSS THE SAND, TRAIN IS IN BACKGROUND, THEY RACE ONTO TRAIN
DOOR OPEN AND ARDETH POINTS GUN BUT IT IS EMPTY
RICK DOES THE SAME AT OPEN TRUCK, ARDETH GETS OFF,
Ardeth – They’re gone, we’ve lost them.
EVY IS LOOKING ROUND KARNAK, SHE SPOTS SOMETHING AND RUNS OVER, PICKING UP A TIE
RICK AND ARDETH RACE IN AND KNEEL BESIDE HER, SHE HAS FOUND A SANDCASTLE
Evy – Rick – Alex left us his tie and he made us a little sandcastle. It’s the temple of Aida Philai.
Rick – That’s our boy.
THEY RUN OUT AND LOOK AT SANDCASTLE
IT CHANGES INTO REAL ISLAND AS BALLOON LANDS
COAT IS IN SAND, TAKEN OFF TO REVEAL ANOTHER SANDCATLE
Evy – The great temple of Abu Simbal
ARDETH ROLLS UP A PIECE OF PAPER AND ATTACHES IT TO HORUS’ LEG
SEE HIM RELEASE HORUS AND HE FLIES TOWARDS CAMERA
VIEW OF ABL; SIMBEL AND SEE BALLOON LAND, HORUS FLIES ACROSS
PAN OVER DESERT TO CAMELS RIDING ACROSS THE SAND
IMHOTEP AND MEELA ON CAMEL AND OF ALEX WHO IS READING WHILE ON CAMEL, CURATOR AND LOCK-NAH
LOCK-NAH TURNS AND YOU SEE HORUS FLYING
SEE MEDJAI ON HORSES AS HORUS LANDS ON HAND OF ONE OF THEM
HE HANDS NOTE TO THE LEADER, MEN MOVE OFF
PAN EVEN FURTHER TO SEE THOUSANDS OF MEN START TO RIDE ACROSS THE DESERT
SEE MOUNTAINS WITH WATERFALL, BALLOON FLYING PAST WATERFALL
Rick – That’s the Blue Nile down there, must be out of Egypt by now.
Evy – In ancient times, all this belonged to the Upper Kingdom. The oasis must be around here somewhere.
Rick – Don’t worry, we’ll find him. He’s a smart kid, he’ll leave us a sign.
IMHOTEP COMES INTO VIEW WATCHING BALLOON AS IT FLIES THROUGH THE ROCKS
ALEX IS BUILDING ANOTHER SAND CASTLE. A FOOT FLATTENS IT
HE LOOKS UP AT LOCK-NAH, LOCK-NAH PICKS HIM UP AND SHAKES HIM
‘LOCK-NAH PUT THE BOY DOWN’
LOCK-NAH OBEYS HIM. IMHOTEP IS STANDING IN THE WATER
‘I HOPE YOUR PARENTS ENJOYED THE JOURNEY’
IMHOTEP AS HE RAISES HIS HANDS, WATER RISES UP INTO A WALL
MEELA AND CURATOR STUMBLE BACKWARDS
IMHOTEP THROWS HIS ARMS FORWARD, THE WATER MOVES
IZZY IS AT WHEEL OF BALLOON, THE FOUR OF THEM STAND LISTENING
IZZY TURNS AROUND, SEE WATER COMING TOWARDS THEM
Izzy – We’re in trouble.
BACK TO WATER AND FACE OF IMHOTEP APPEARS IN IT
ARDETH LETS GO OF HORUS
Ardeth – Horus up.
IMHOTEP CONTROLLING WATER
BALLOON GOES INTO MOUTH IN WATER
Rick – Izzy – turn right –starboard – starboard
IZZY START UP ENGINES, CLOSE UP OF FLAMES
THEY ALL LOSE THEIR BALANCE AS THE BALLOON RACES FORWARD
SEE WATER AND THEN BALLOON RACES AWAY THROUGH THE ROCKS
SEE FLAMES OF ENGINES, WATER IS FOLLOWING THE BALLOON
THEY LOSE THEIR BALANCE AGAIN AS THE WATER COMES OVER THEM
SEE THEM ALL GET UP, IZZY CLIMBING OVER WHEEL. JOHN IS LOOKING IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION
Izzy – Something someone forgot to mention, Hmmm”
Jonathan – A, people
ARIEL VIEW OF BALLOON GOING THROUGH GAP AND OASIS APPEARS BEFORE THEM.
Ardeth – Ahm Shere
RICK TURNS ROUND AND PICKS UP BINOCULARS. SEE GOLD PYRAMID IN DISTANCE
Izzy – He’s back – hang on
BALLOON TRY AND MAKE A RUN FOR IT
FLAMES OF ENGINES DIE AND BALLOON STOPS
Izzy – Well that’s not good.
Rick – Hang on.
BALLOON COVERED IN WATER AND CRASHING TO GROUND
Alex – Mum, dad
IMHOTEP IS IN EMPTY RIVER AND WALKS OUT, HE WALKS PAST ALEX AND PATS HIM ON THE HEAD, HE PULLS AWAY
GO TO WRECK OF BALLOON, WITH THEM ALL TRYING TO RESCUE STUFF OUT OF IT BY PASSING IT TO EACH OTHER
Rick – we’re gonna get my son and we’re gonna want to get out of here fast. So make this thing work Izzy
Izzy – no, this thing is filled with gas, not hot air, gas, to get this thing off the ground, where am I going to get gas from. Maybe I could use hot air but you know how many cubic metres I’d need, it’s too big.
Rick – well if anyone can fill this thing up with hot air – it’s you.
JOHN PICKS UP STICK AND PUTTING IT IN JACKET
Jonathan – Come to daddy.
Ardeth - Horus
ARDETH AND HORUS WITH HIM TAKING OUT MESSAGE
HE FLIES OFF AND THEY WALK INTO THE JUNGLE, IZZY LOOKS AT THE DAMAGE
Jonathan – So Rick what’s the plan.
Rick – Let’s find some higher ground
ARIEL VIEW OF HORUS AS HE FLIES
SEE BARREL OF GUN COME INTO VIEW AIMED AT HORUS, SEE LOCK-NAH, SHOT RINGS OUT. ARDETH SWINGS ROUND AND RUNS BACK, HIS FACE SHOCKED
Ardeth – Horus – I must go
Rick – Wait
Ardeth – I must let the commanders know where we are
Rick – You can’t
Ardeth – If the army of Anubis rises
Rick – I need you to help find my son
Ardeth – Then first I shall help you
Rick – Thank you
THEY RUN BACK INTO JUNGLE
SEE MOON AND THEN IMHOTEPS PEOPLE WALKING THROUGH JUNGLE, SEE SHADOWS IN TREES
Curator – Look, roman legionaires and here. Turn of the century French, Napoleons’ men.
Lock-nah – What in the name of Anubis did this?
SEE RICK AND THE OTHERS
Rick – You hear that?
Ardeth – What
Rick – Nothing, absolutely nothing
JONATHAN LOOKS AT HEADS IN THE TREES
Jonathan – My word – I say chaps look at this. The heads, I’d love to know how they did that – just curious
OTHERS GIVE HIM A DIRTY LOOK HE PICKS UP HIS GUN,
Ardeth – Any good with that?
Jonathan – Three times Fox and Hounds champion, I’ll have you know. You any good with that?
ARDETH PIN JONATHAN WITH SWORD AT HIS THROAT
Ardeth – We’ll know soon enough. The only way to kill an Anubis warrior is by taking off his head.
Jonathan – I’ll remember that.
RICK AND EVY IS SHOWING HER HOW TO USE ONE OF THE GUNS, THEN HE KISSES HER
Rick – Keep it tight to your shoulder and lead the target and squeeze the trigger – don’t, don’t pull it.
Evy – I won’t miss
BACK TO OTHER MEN WALKING IN JUNGLE
VIEW OF GOLD PYRAMID IN DARKNESS
Imhotep – The pyramid
Alex- Yipes, I’m in trouble now
Lock-nah – Now may I kill him
Curator – My Lord, now there is no need for the boy
Imhotep – Yes but we need the bracelet, it will unlock the army of Anubis
Curator – The bracelet, the bracelet is the key, retrieve that bracelet.
Lock-nah – With pleasure
AS THEY WALK THEY SUDDENLY STOP AND MEELA LOOKS AT IMHOTEP
Meela – What is it?
SEE THEM ALL LOOK ROUND AT THE NOISES COMING FROM THE TREES CLOSE TO THEM
Curator – Something is coming
Lock-nah – Fan out, eyes open, guns up
THEY MOVE OFF. SEE EVY AND JONATHAN
Evy – jonathan that’s my husband and my son down there, make me proud
Jonathan – Today’s that day Evy
Imhotep – Do not fear, they cannot harm me
Lock-nah – There you are. The time has come my little one
THEY ALL MOVE OFF. CLOSE UP OF MEN PEERING INTO BUSHES
LIGHTENING FLASHES AND THE WIND GET SUP
AS MEN GET CLOSER A PYGMY MUMMY JUMPS OUT
BATTLE ENSUES BETWEEN THEM ALL AND THE PYGMYIES KILL MOST OF THEM.
THERE IS A GUN BATTLE BETWEEN THEM AND RICK AND EVY. THEN ARDETH FIGHTS LOCK-NAH AND SLICES OFF HIS HEAD.
JONATHAN THEN SHOOTS ONE OF THE MEN AS HE TRIES TO SNEAK UP ON ARDETH FROM BEHIND, ARDETH SEES WHO SAVED HIS LIFE AND NODS BEFORE DISAPPEARING. CLOSE UP OF LOCK-NAH LAYING ON GROUND
SEE JOHN AND EVY, THEN SEE CURATOR RUNNING THROUGH JUNGLE WITH 2 MEN, THEY STOP AND LOOK AROUND
CURATOR RUNS LEAVING THE MEN THERE
SEE RICK PUT ALEX DOWN, EVY HUGS HIM
Jonathan – Who are those creepy little pigmies
Alex – Come on mum, come on dad, we have to get to the pyramid, we have to get the bracelet off now.
Jonathan – leave it on Alex, looks good on you
Alex – No you guys, you don’t understand. He told me the bracelet will kill me if I don’t get inside the pyramid before the sun – today
Evy – Oh my God
SEE THEM TURN AS THEY HEAR NOISES IN THE BUSHES BEHIND THEM
Rick – Time to go
Jonathan – I thought you said it was nothing
EVY, RICK AND ALEX RUN LEAVING JONATHAN, THEN HE START RUNNING
SEE THEM BEING CHASED BY PYGMIES SWINGING ON VINES
JONATHAN GOES A DIFFERENT WAY AND BUMPS INTO CURATORS MEN
THEY CARRY ON RUNNING THEN STOP
Jonathan – It’s the burial ground, we’re safe. See those sacred stones, they’ll never cross them
Curator – Are you sure?
Jonathan – Yes of course I’m sure –aaaaaahhhhh sorry my mistake
Evy – hurry up jonathan
Jonathan – what’s that/
Rick –Oh something I had for an emergency
RICK THROWS DYNAMITE, PYGMIES PLAY WITH IT AND THEN IT BLOWS UP A LOG WITH THEM ON TOP
Evy – Rick
Rick – Let’s go Alex
Alex – dad the bracelet
SEE SUNRISE BEHIND THEM, RICK GRAB ALEX AND THEY RUN TOWARDS THE PYRAMID. ALEX TRIPS AND RICK PICKS HIM UP. THE SUN IS RISING
SEE RICK RUNNING WITH ALEX TO ENTRANCE OF PYRAMID. THE SUNS LINE FOLLOWS AT HIS HEELS. SEE TWO LINES OF ANUBIS STATUES AS SUN AND RICK AND ALEX RACE AGAINST EACH OTHER. THEY RUN UP THE STEPS
VIEW OF PYRAMID AS SUN HITS THE TOP AND SEE IT TRAVEL DOWN TO GROUND. RICK AND ALEX FLY THROUGH THE AIR AND HIT THE GROUND, THEY
ARE GASPING FOR BREATH
Rick – You know, it isn’t easy being a dad
Alex – Yeah but you do it really well
Rick – Thanks
SEE BRACELET, IT OPENS. ALEX THROWS IT ACROSS THE FLOOR, IT ROLLS ACROSS THE SAND COMING TO A STAND STILL. RICK AND ALEX HUG EACH OTHER
GO TO OUTSIDE AS EVY AND JONATHAN RUN UP
Evy – They made it, thank God
Jonathan – Yes good
SEE MEELA WALK PAST HIM, MEELA STABS EVY
Rick – Nnnnnoooo, Evy, Evy
JONATHAN BEING THROWN ACROSS SAND BY IMHOTEP. SEE RICK RUN OUT OF PYRAMID. MEELA WALKS AWAY. EVY FALLS AND RICK RUNS OVER TO HER
SEE HIM HELP HER TO LAY DOWN AS ALEX RUNS UP BEHIND HIM
SEE IMHOTEP AND MEELA WALK INTO PYRAMID
MEELA WAVES TO HIM
Rick – Jonathan, Jonathan
Alex – she’s going to be alright isn’t she dad
Rick – She’ll be fine, she’ll be fine. Just take him, take him – Oh my God – you’re gonna make, you’ll be fine – what do I do, what do I do Evy
Evy – Take care of Alex – I love you
Rick – No Evy – no Evy—Evy- No – comeback, comeback
JONATHAN HUGS ALEX AS EVY DIES IN RICKS ARMS. PAN OUT IN STAGES OF THE FOUR.
SEE CURATOR PICK UP BRACELET, HE RUNS DEEPER INTO THE PYRAMID WITH IT
SEE STAIRS INSIDE WITH LOTS OF TORCHES. IMHOTEP AND MEELA WALK DOWN THE STAIRS. THERE IS A SCORPION DESIGN ON FLOOR, IMHOTEP STEPS ON IT
BLACK SHADOWS ENGULF HIM AND HE IS LEFT SHOCKED,HE TRIES TO USE HIS POWERS. SEE GOLD ORNAMENTS RATTLE BUT NOTHING HAPPENS
Imhotep – The great God Anubis has taken my powers, it seems he want me to fight as a mortal.
OUTSIDE RICK HUGS ALEX AS JOHN HOLDS EVYS HAND. SUDDENLY HE STANDS UP AND WALKS BACK INTO THE PYRAMID
Rick – Stay here.
SEE CURATOR IN ANOTHER PART OF PYRAMID, HE HAS ON THE BRACELET
GOING TO ROOM WITH SCORPIONS ON FLOOR HE USES IT TO MOVE THEM OUT OF THE WAY. HE SEES ENORMOUS DOOR WITH SCORPION ON IT
HE WALKS UP TO IT AND PUTS HIS ARM AND BRACELET INTO THE HOLE IN THE MIDDLE. HE SCREAMS AS THE WHOLE PLACE LIGHTS UP
RICK COMES IN AS THE ROOMS CHANGE. OUTSIDE SEE JONATHAN AND ALEX IN FRONT OF PYRAMID AS SHADOW OF SCORPION FLIES OVER IT THEN TO DESERT AS SAME SHADOWS GO OVER, IT GETS BIGGER AND PASSES CLOSE TO ROWS OF HRSES, THEN SINKS INTO SAND. SEE HORSES WITH ARDETH LEADING THEM
HE RAISES HAND TO STOP THEM
Ardeth – So it begins
BACK TO ALEX AND JONATHAN SITTING BY STATUE
Jonathan – Try to look at it like this Alex. She’s gone to a better place – like it says in the good book.
Alex – That’s it
Jonathan – what?
Alex – That’s it
Jonathan – That’s what
Alex – Come on Uncle John, come on, the book
SUDDENLY ALEX JUMPS UP, PULLING JONATHAN UP AS WELL
BACK TO CURATOR TRYING TO GET HAND OUT OF HOLE.
Curator – You’re too late O’Connell, I have released the army of Anubis, Lord Imhotep shall soon kill the Scorpion King and take command.
Rick – Not when I get through with him
RICK GETS DOUBLE SIDED AXE AND TURNS TO CURATOR, WHO SCREAMS, RICK JUMPS THEN TO CURATR AS HE TAKES OUT HIS HAND TO REVEAL ONLY BONES
SEE INHOTEP AND MEELA REACH DOORWAY
Imhotep – I must face the scorpion King alone
HE TAKES OFF ROBES
Meela – No you must not
THEY LOOK AT EACH OTHER
Meela – Without your powers he will kill you
IMHOTEP GRABS THE BLACK BOOK
Imhotep – Nothiing can stop us, it’s our destiny
SHE SNATCHES BOOK BACK AND PUTS IT ON STONE SLAB THEN SHE TAKES HIS FACE IN HER HANDS
Meela – I don’t want to lose you again
THEY KISS THEN BEFORE SHE CAN STOP HIM HE RUNS THROUGH DOOR
CLOSE UP OF MEELA
Meela – No, No
ALEX IS WITH JONATHAN CARRYING EVY WALKING THROUGH PASSAGES
THEY WALK UP TO A WALL, HE SHINES TORCH ON WALL
Jonathan – You realise of course this can only be done by someone who can actually read ancient Egyptian. I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit rusty – Now where
Alex – We go right
Jonathan – How do you know?
Alex – Kashish asireni, basically this way to the scorpion King – mum taught me
Jonathan – This just might work
TO DESERT WHERE BLACK MOUND SINKS INTO SAND. ARDETH IS ON HIS HORSE SEE SAND AS HUNDREDS OF BLACK MOUNDS RAISE UP AND SEE THEM CHANGE INT0 JACKALS OF ANUBIS’S ARMY
CLOSE UP OF ONE OF THEM
MEELA TURNS AS JOHN COMES IN, SHE WALKS TOWARDS HIM AS ALEX STEALS THE BLACK BOOK
Jonathan – It’s time someone taught you a lesson wench – this is for my sister.
THEN SEE RICK FROM DIFFERENT ANGLES AS HE WALKS INTO ROOM. IMHOTEP IS BANGING ON AN ENORMOUS GONG. RICK CHARGES AT HIM THROUGH FLAMES FROM TORCHES AND FIRES
Imhotep – So you want to kill me, and then you would kill him and send his army back to the Underworld. This I cannot allow.
THE PLACE SHAKES AND RICK NEARLY FALLS INTO PIT OF SOULS. SEE HIM ATTACK IMHOTEP, RICK HITS HIM
SEE ARDETH RIDING ACROSS DESERT IN FRONT OF HIS MEN, SEE ARMY OF ANUBIS MARCHING TOWARDS THEM. BACK TO IMHOTEP AND RICK FIGHTING
THEN TO ARDETH AS HE RAISES HIS SWORD, MEN DO THE SAME
CLOSE UP OF JACKAL AND THEN ARMY. BACK TO IMHOTEP AND RICK
THEN TO JONATHAN AND MEELA THEY ARE STILL FIGHTING
Jonathan – Is that all you’ve got
SEE ARDETH AND MEN START TO CHARGE TOWARDS ARMY OF ANUBIS
ARMY CHARGES TOO, THEN BATTLE BETWEEN THEM
BACK TO MEELA AND JONATHAN AS SHE GRABS TWO KNIVES
Jonathan – Hurry up Alex
THEN TO ALEX READING BOOK IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN.THEN TO IMHOTEP AND RICK STILL FIGHTING. SEE ARDETH AS HE RIDES THROWING HIS SWORD, IT DESTROYS ONE OF THE JACKALS AND HE GRABS IT OUT OF THE SAND
BACK TO RICK AND IMHOTEP SWINGING AXES AROUND AND KNOCKING OVER POTS OF FIRE
BACK TO MEDJAI BATTLE AS ARDETH IS KNOCKED OFF HORSE
JONATHAN AND MEELA STILL FIGHTING
Alex – Uncle John, I don’t know what this last symbol is
Jonathan – what does it look like
Alex – It’s a bird, a stork
Jonathan – I know that one
Alex – What is it?
Joanthan – Amenophis
Alex – That’s it
THEN SEE CLOSE UP OF ALEX AS A GOLDEN GLOW APPEARS IN FRONT OF HIM
BACK TO RICK AND IMHOTEP AS GROUND SHAKES. THEN TO BATTLE IN DESERT
MEELA RIPS AT JONATHANS COAT WITH KNIFE AS SHE GOES TO STAB HIM AGAIN A HAND GRABS HER ARM, IT IS EVY
Evy – Why don’t you pick on someone your own size
Jonathan – Evy
Evy – Take Alex and go and help Rick
Alex – But
Evy – No buts Alex – I’ll be just fine
Alex – We did it Uncle John, we did it.
Jonathan – Right Alex, now let’s go and help your dad
SEE JONATHAN AND ALEX GET OUT OF WAY. EVY AND MEELA LOOK AT EACH OTHER. EVY GRABS TWO KNIVES. JONATHAN AND ALEX RUN OFF TO FIND RICK
SEE RICK AND IMHOTEP WITH THE AXES IN FRONT OF BIG GOLD DOORS
SUDDENLY THEY FREEZE AND TURN. THE DOORS OPEN AND YOU SEE THE SCORPION KING, HALF MAN, HALF SCORPION. THEY MOIVE IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS. CLOSE UP OF SCORPION KING, HE GOES AFTER IMHOTEP
IMHOTEP FALLS TO HIS KNEES
Imhotep – I am your servant
Scorpion King – We shall see
Imhotep – But he was sent to kill you
SCORPION KING TURNS. SCORPION KING CHASES RICK, KNOCKING THINGS OVER AND TRYING TO CATCH HIM
BACK TO EVY AND MEELA
Meela – Nefertiri
Evy – Ancksunamun
THEY FIGHT EACH OTHER AS THEY HAD 3000 YEARS AGO
MEELA PUSHES HER AGAINST THE WLL
Meela – Good you have remembered the old ways
Evy – Now for a little something new
THEY FIGHT AGAIN AND THEN MEELA RUNS
CURATOR IS STUMBLING AROUND. HE SEES RICK RUNNING TOWARDS HIM WITH THE SCORPION KING BEHIUND HIM. THE SCORPION KING MISSES RICK BUT GRABS THE CURATOR
Curator – Help me Imhotep – save me
Imhotep – Why?
HE IS KILLED BY SCORPIN KING
TO ARDETH AND MEN IN DESERT, FIGHTING OFF THEIR HORSES. THEY DESTROY THE LAST ONE AND REJOICE. ARDETH LOOKS AROUND AND THEN RUNS
THROUGH MEN TO TOP OF DUNE. THEY FOLLOW HIM, ON A DISTANT DUNE A BLACK MASS IS DESCENDING ON THEM, IT IS THE ARMY OF ANUBIS AGAIN
Ardeth – God help us
RICK RUN THEN STOPS AS HE FINDS PICTURES ON WALL, HE LOOKS AT PICTURES AND SEES HIS TATTOO ON ONE OF THEM, HE COMPERES IT AND GOES ALONG THE PICTURES AND SEES THE STICK THAT JONATHAN HAS, BEING
TURNED INTO A SPEAR
Rick – Okay now I’m a believer
JONATHAN AND ALEX COME IN, RICK HEARS THEM AND COMES INTO VIEW
Jonathan – Rick
HE TRIES TO TELL THEM THAT THE STICK IS A SPEAR
Rick – Jonathan, it’s a spear, that gold stick thing, it’s a spear
Joanthan – Doesn’t look like a spear
Rick – No, it opens up into one
Jonathan – Yeah, yeah
Rick – It opens up into a spear
THEN HE STOPS AS HE HEARS SOMETHING, HE TURNS TO SEE SCORPION KING BEHIND HIM. SCORPION KING CHASES RICK. ALEX AND JONATHAN SCREAM AGAIN AND MOVE
BACK TO DESERT AS ARMY ADVANCES, ARDETH LOOKS TO THE LEFT AND THEN TO THE RIGHT ALONG THE LINE OF MEN. HE RAISES HIS SWORD
Ardeth – Till death
SEVERAL SHOTS OF HIM AND HIS MEN. SEE EVY CHASING MEELA
SHE SEES RICK BEING FLUNG ACROSS ROOM BY SCORPION KING
Evy – Rick
Rick - Evy
HE SPOTS HER THEN MOVES OUT OF THE AY AS SCORPION KING TRIES TO GET HIM. ALEX AND JONATHAN TRYING TO OPEN THE STICK. IMHOTEP COMES UP
Imhotep – The spear of Osiris.
MEELA AND EVY STILL FIGHT. RICK AND SCORPION KING BATTLE ON
ARDETH AND HIS MEN GET READY TO DIE AS ARMY ADVANCES
ALEX AND JONATHAN OPEN THE SPEAR
Alex – Quick
Jonathan – Is that it
Evy – Jonathan quick
MEELA TRIES TO STOP EVY. IMHOTEP STALKS JONATHAN
Evy – Jonathan, throw it, kill the scorpion King, send his army back to the Underworld.
Jonathan – Step aside Alex, I’m a professional
JONATHAN THROWS SPEAR AT SCORPION KING BUT IMHOTEP CATCHES IT
HE AIMS SPEAR AT SCORPION KING
Imhotep – The army of anubis shall now be mine
HE THROWS IT, SEE IT IN 3D AS IT GOES THROUGH FLAMES, RICK LEAPS FORWARD AND CATCHES IT. IMHOTEP SCREAMS
Imhotep – NO
SEE ARMY STILL GOING TOWARDS ARDETH
RICK ROLLS WITH SPEAR, HE TURNS AS SCORPION KING JUMPS AT HIM, THE SPEAR ENTERS HIS CHEST
Evy – No
Rick – Go to hell and take your friends with you
SEE ARMY BEARING DOWN ON ARDETH, SCORPION KING DISSOLVES INTO BLACK SAND. AT THE SAME TIME THE ARMY REACHES ARDETH BUT SWEEPS OVER THEM AS BLACK SAND. THEY STAND UP AND REALISE IT IS OVER. ARDETH RAISES HIS HANDS TO THE SKY TO PRAISE GOD
SEE PYRAMID AS BLACK SAND SHOOTS OUT FROM IT
ARIEL VIEW OF THE SAME. SEE SAND SWIRL AROUND AND SEE SCORPION KINGS FACE IN THE SAND. ARDETH PUSHES PAST MEN TO SEE WHICH IS GOING ON
HE STANDS AND WATCHES AS AHM SHERE IS ABOUT TO DESTROY ITSELF
THE SAND GOES BACK INTO THE PYRAMID AND IT STARTS TO FALL IN ON ITSELF
THE WHOLE PLACE IS COLLAPSING
RICK AND IMHOTEP HAVE FALLEN OVER EDGE OF PIT AND ARE HOLDING ON BY THEIR FINGERS
Alex – Dad
THEN THEM AS SOULS TRY TO PULL THEM DOWN
Rick – Evy, no, get out of here – just get out of here – now
EVY RISKS THE ROCKS OF THE FALING PYRAMID TO RESCUE RICK. IMHOTEP CALLS OUT TO MEELA. EVY PULLS RICK BACK
Imhotep – Ancksunamun – help me – help me
MEELA RUNS, IMHOTEP HAS TEARS IN HIS EYES AS HE REALISES THAT SHE NEVER REALLY LOVED HIM
Imhotep – Ancksunamun, Anucksunamun
RICK LOOKS LIKE HE WOULD LIKE TO SAVE IMHOTEP BUT KNOWS HE CAN’T
IMHOTEP SMILES AT THEM AND LETS GO AND FALLS INTO PIT AND DESTROYS HIMSELF. MEELA RUNS SHE TRIPS AND FALLS INTO PIT OF SCORPIONS AND IS DESTROYED
Rick –Come on, this whole place is going to get sucked in
THE OTHERS GO TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE PYRAMID AS EVERYTHING IS BEING SUCCKED INTO THE SAND. THEY CLIMB UP TO THE TOP
Evy – Rick we’re trapped
THEN THEY HUG EACH OTHER A THEY THINK THEY ARE GOING TO DIE
SUDDENLY IZZY ARRIVES AND THEY CLIMB ONTO THE BALLOON
Izzy – alright, hurry up, hurry up
Rick – go
Izzy – Pull him up, pull him up
Jonathan – wait, wait, lower me down, lower me down. Yes Izzy, Yes Izzy, got it, got it
SEE JONATHAN UPSIDE DOWN AS HE GRABS THE DIAMOND OFF THE TOP OF THE PYRAMID. AHM SHERE DISAPPEARS INTO THE SAND. THEY LAND ON THE BALLOON. EVY KISS IZZY
Izzy – O’Connell you nearly got me killed
RICK AND JONATHAN LAY ON DECK PANTING
Rick – At least I didn’t get you shot
Evy – Izzy thank you, thank you
Izzy – What the hell have you been messing with this time
Rick – Oh you know, the usual, mummies, pygmies, big bugs.
SEE BALLOON FROM SAND AND ARDETH ON HIS HORSE, HE WAVES TO THEM
AND SAYS SOMETHING IN ARABIC, THEY WAVE BACK. ARDETH REARS HIS HORSE AS YOU PAN OUT
Rick – I thought I almost lost you there.
Evy – For a moment there, you did, would you like to hear what heaven is like
Rick – Later
Alex and Jonathan – Please
Izzy – That’s half mine
THEN SEE BALLOON SAIL OFF INTO THE DISTANCE.