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Royal Silver TV Plot Teaser (Screenplay)

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"ROYAL SILVERS"
TEASER

FADE IN:
EXT. WEST BALTIMORE MARYLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1987 – DAY
Ghetto school/neighborhood scene. CHILDREN are making their exit from school. The school is in a high-crime environment filled with boarded-up rowhomes. We are focusing on two African-American students (TORRANCE “BEAR” HARRIS, 9 and MALCOLM JOHNSON, 9) as they walk home from school. The children are in uniforms (beige polo shirts, black pants,brown belts and brown shoes) however, Bear is sporting a pair of Jordan sneaker and Malcolm is wearing a small peace necklace.
MALCOLM
Mosses Malone is the greatest of all times, hands down.
BEAR
See now you’re hallucinating, my man MJ can ball circles around that buster.
Malcolm sucks his teeth.
MALCOLM
Negro please, before your mother bought you those sneakers you was a Washington Bullets fan --what happen?
BEAR
I just give credit where it’s due.
The two continue their walk home. The crowd of children thins out.
MALCOLM
(jokingly)
Sound like you’re kissing Jordan a*s to me.
Malcolm childishly mocks Bear with kissing noises as they continue their walk.
BEAR
See --that kind of talk is going to get you jacked one day.
MALCOLM
(upset)
If I do get jacked it won’t be by you.
They both stop in their tracks and stare each other down like they're about to throw down.
Bear brushes it off and changes his tone.
BEAR
That’s not what I’m saying.
Malcolm steps closer in Bear face.
MALCOLM
(upset)
Then what are you saying?
Bear sucks his teeth.
BEAR
Never mind that, come on.
The two continues to walk home and make small talk. All of their peers are no longer in sight.
MALCOLM
Your mom is gonna go ballistic when she finds out that you snuck them J’s to school.
BEAR
She’s not going to find out that’s why we’re taking this shortcut, remember?
MALCOLM
How's an extra four blocks shorter?
BEAR
Man, just come.
As the two turns into an ally an older African American GANG MEMBER decked in gold jewelry and sporting an all black tracksuit cuts them off and five YOUNGER GANG MEMBERS follow their leader.
LEADER
Can I help you two with something?
Bear stands paralyzed with fear. Malcolm isn't frightened.
MALCOLM
Nah, we’re just trying to get home my brother.
Malcolm tries to walk past the leader but a member shoves him to the ground.
Malcolm gets up and grills the member that shoves him. Malcolm realizes that the gang member was a former classmate.
MALCOLM
Tony is that you?
TONY
It's Tone now.
The leader walks closer towards Bear.
LEADER
Now that you’re acquainted, let’s talk.
The leader looks down at Bear shoes and grin.
LEADER
Yo little dude, you sure do have some big feet. Those sneakers are looking about my size.
The leader grabs the back of Bear neck.
Bear starts to panic and begin to hyperventilate.
Malcolm lunge towards the leader but Tony and another member stops him.
MALCOLM
(shouts)
Come on man, leave him alone!
The leader turns towards Malcolm.
LEADER
(shouting)
Handel that fool!
Tony sucker punches Malcolm. The two begins to fight. The other members ambush Malcolm after Malcolm knocks Tony out.
Bear tries to help his friend but the leader stops him with his fist.
The leader turns towards Tony.
LEADER
(shout)
Get your face back! --Dead him!
Tony hops up and pulls out a butterfly knife from his back pocket and stab Malcolm repeatedly in his torso.
The leader stands over Bear then pulls out a revolver and aims it at Bear head. He attempts to shoot but it jams.
--click, click, click.
The leader hits Bear right eye with the butt of the gun and began to yank his shoes off.
Bear appears unconscious.
The gang members scatter as police sirens catch them by surprise. Bear cracks his eyes and turns his head towards his deceased friend and grabs his hand.
Malcolm stares lifelessly at the sky.
Bear closes his eyes tight as the EMT’s and cops race to the scene.
The camera zoom close up on Bear bloody and bruised eye than morphs into a 30 something-year-old Bear sacred eye. The camera zooms out showing a muscular all grown up Bear thrashing five gang members behind an abandoned gas station in the middle of the desert.
A crowd of members watches on and cheer. A dapper African-American gentleman is standing behind the crowd watching on. 
EXT. LAS VEGAS DESERT GAS STATION - DAY
Bear ends the jumping with a fatality by slamming a member on his head.
We hear the gang member neck brakes.
CRACK!
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I am working on a TV/Web Drama series and I want HONEST opinions (good and bad). Next week I will post ACT 1. Thank You