Super Scoop by John Staats | Script Revolution

Super Scoop

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Lois Lane's interview of Wonder Woman reveals the true Princess inside.
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This short is a parody of Lois Lane interviewing Diana Prince (aka Wonder Woman) over coffee. The true Princess is revealed, as well as her honest opinions of her Justice League friends and mankind.

Super Scoop has garnered a lot of positive response and reviews. This is gold in the hands of the right person: One location; two awesome leading ladies; and no FX.

Who's going to be the lucky person to option this baby?! All I ask is credit, my friends.

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SUPER SCOOPLois Lane's interview of Wonder Woman reveals the true Princess inside.

Everyone’s got an opinion on it.

No, not Trump, nor which flavour of Pop Tarts are the best, but the box office billions made by superhero movies. Are they worth the hype? Or the ticket sales?

Yes, big budgets have delivered big bucks - ever since Tim Burton unveiled his first Bat Cave. But while complicated plots and jaw dropping effects sequences are now the norm, the human side of these heroes rarely takes centre stage.

Super Scoop changes that, pitting two well-known DC characters against each other in a battle of words and wits, in a location us mere mortals know too well.

A Starbucks. Yup. No blockbuster budget needed for this one. Just one Lois Lane and one Diana Prince/Wonder Woman talking over a Metropolis cup of joe.

Wild concept, isn't it? But when you get into this story, it’s the content of their speech that makes this script so off the wall.

You see, Lois’s snagged an interview with the elusive heroine, and is determined to get the inside scoop on everything from the origins of her name to her latest flame.

And the scoop she gets isn’t the one she expects. Diana is very…open in her answers, a bit too open for Lois, in fact. And her opinions on fellow “super” heroes, especially that Clark Kent, create far more tension between the two than one might at first expect.

Tension that leads to a rather…bittersweet parting.

A simple but hilarious parody of modern media interviews and superhero flicks, Super Scoop highlights a side of one of DCs finest creations that’s never been seen before on the big screen. Directors: scoop this one up while you can!

Review by Hamish Porter
Submitted: March 2, 2017
Last Updated: August 7, 2019
Times Downloaded: 75
Last Downloaded: September 25, 2019

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The Writer: John Staats

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