aged hand is idly rolling dice in its palm, around
and around and around. One falls in slow motion, hitting
the ground with a BOOM. Dust rises around it, and
the screen fades to black.
city street, in darkness. People move about all hunched
and isolated. Voice-over: "When the world is
filled with deciet..."
scene explodes, only it's just the exploding engines
of a Space Ship lifting off. The city skyline recedes
behind it. VO: "Griffen will go beyond the stars
to find the truth."
chief points an angry finger. "This is bigger
than you, Griff. This is more than you."
lawyer shrugs. "This is beyond us. It's beyond
hot chick pleads. "Please Griff! Forget the case---what
are silenced as another dice pounds across the screen.
bleach-blonde Matthew McConaughey is strapped to a
Space Seat. He spits out his cigarette, which floats
beside him, as he gives his Ship's control stick a
violent tug. "I'm comin' for ya, Vasquez!"
see a rippling Space Corn field, a farmhouse in the
distance. VO: "When space is full of lies..."
totally ripped old man, his face full of anger and
concern. "He didn't want it like this."
Space Doctor. "We did all we could."
supervisor, holding his hands behind his back. "You'll
find your way."
hand on a gravestone, obscured by dark and rain. The
hand forms a fist, and pounds the top. Supervisor
VO: "Just not here, Molly."
back to the field, the camera following horses running
between the stalks, leading us to Queen Latifah, walking
alone, wiping her brow with a Space Hankie. VO: "Molly
would go to the ends of the earth to find home."
holds out a thumb at the side of the road, and a truck
roars right past. She throws her bindlestiff at it
riding a horse, fast across the purple grains of whatever
planet they're on, Mars or Venus or something.
screen pans up, and into the stars. Suddenly a fleet
of Space Train Cars whistle by. VO: "They were
the unlikeliest of friends."
gives that super hot smile. "Name's Griffen,
Jack Griffen. You can call me Griff."
Latifah stares at him. "You don't look like a
do I look like?"
son of a---"
train car explodes.
carload of orphans are being harrassed by heavily
armored Space Guards. VO: "They were the greatest
karate chops three guards, only to be overwhelmed
by the fourth. He is about to fall, when BAM! Molly
has shot him with a Space Gun.
drops the dead body, and flaps his leather jacket.
"Watch the coat, will you?"
scrunches her face and mimicks him. "Watch the
coat, will you?"
motion as they laugh. VO: "But would it be enough?"
to black. Suddenly, we hear a heart beat. Police chief
VO: "Vasquez is no joke, Griff. Vasquez is no
heart beats. A dice falls. Police chief VO: "Vasquez
is dead serious."
heart beats. Another dice falls. Ripped old man VO:
"Be careful, Molly."
heart beats. The camera pans back up to the aged hand,
now gripping one single dice. ROM VO: "Just tell
me you'll be careful."
heart beats. We follow the hand as it pulls the dice
up into the air, studies it before a blurred face.
After a moment's inspection, the hand carefully drops
the dice down the barrel of a semi-automatic machine
heart beats. McConaughey and Latifah, battered and
bloodied, run up in front of a chair whose back is
to us. McConaughey gasps, "Vasquez! It's over."
heart beats. In the chair, clad in an eyepatch and
smoking a cigar, is Judy Dench. She laughs. "No,
Señor Griffin." She raises the gun. "Es
solamente the beginning."
the sound of bullets fired and Dench laughing rings
through our ears, the logo slams into the screen:
and Latifah are taking cover under a hail of gunfire.
There's a pause, and McConnehey turns to Latifah,
"Guess this is it." She says, "Guess
hail of gunfire.
quiets, and both, talking at the same time: "I
have a secret."
at the same time: "You have a secret?"
still speak together. McConnehey: "I'm a cop."
Latifah: "I'm pregnant."
their cover explodes, and flames ripple across the
screen. Freeze frame, and words flash around them:
THIS SUMMER - DICE WILL ROLL.