Princess Diaries Script

Topics: Mia Thermopolis, 2007 singles, Genovia Pages: 9 (1568 words) Published: July 9, 2012
Princess Diaries Script
[Sirens]

HELEN/ Time for school! Stop daydreaming. You'll be late for school.

MIA: Sometimes l have dreams, l picture myself flyin' Through the clouds High in the sky, Conquering the world With my magic piano, Never being scared; But then l realize l'm Supergirl And l'm here to save the world But l wanna know, Who's gonna save me?

[She goes with her mother to take breakfast]

HELEN/ Are you feeling confident?

MIA: Not reaIIy.

HELEN: Now just remember,when you make your speech...don't Iook at the peopIe. Pick a spot on the back waII... don't take your eyes off of it... and speak IoudIy.

MIA: Thanks, Mom. Bye, Mom.

HELEN: Good Iuck.

SCENE 2: AT SCHOOL

CHEERLEADERS/ “Hey, there, ho there How do you do? this is Grove Lions sayin' hi to you.

LANA: I'm Lana...

ANNA: Anna...

FONTANA: Fontana.

CHEERLEADERS/ Go Lions!

MIA: l'm Supergirl (TO THE PRINCIPAL)Good morning, Miss Gupta.(MISS GUPTA IGNORES HER)(THERE IS LILLY, Mia’s BEST FRIEND)

MISS GUPTA: Morning, LiIIy...and… LiIIy's friend.

LlLLY: Ready for debate?

MlA: l'm never ready for debate.
SCENE 3 (AT THE CLASS)
[Cheering]

JOSH/ So this is not a debate. This is a control issue. Grove controIs our minds with what they teach us... but you know what? They're not satisfied with that. I think Grove shouId dump the uniforms... and we have casuaI dress aII year round!

[Cheering]

MR. O'CONNELL: All right, all right. OK, girIs, settIe down. SettIe down. This is a debate, and after it's over...I want you back in your schooI uniform. OK, so, now we've all heard... from Josh Bryant for the affirmative.

MIA: What's my point again?

LILLY: You Iike our uniforms. They're equaIizers.

O'CONNELL: Now we'll hear the rebuttal... from Mia Thermopolis... who will present the negative argument... against our proposition. [Scattered appIause]

MIA: Um...I th-think...um...

FONTANA/ What a frizz-ball.

ANNA/ Look at her hair.

O'CONNELL/ Shh!

MIA: Um...

JOSH: We're waiting. Say something!

MIA: You see, um...I... See, casuaI-- casuaI...uh...

[Breathing heaviIy]

LILLY: Are you OK?

ANNA: She's gonna barf.

FONTANA: Oh, God! She's gonna hurl!

LANA: Cover the tuba!

O'CONNELL/ OK, OK. Everybody settle down.

[She looks like if she wants to throw up, and she runs away, everyone laughs]

SCENE 4: AT HOME:

MIA: Hi, Mom.

HELEN: You threw up, huh? And you ran away.

MIA: l'm trying to forget about it.

HELEN: Anyway, I'II go taIk to your debate teacher-- What's his name?

MIA: Mr. O'ConneII. Mom, I am never going to be a good pubIic speaker. Just caII him and teII him I want to be a mime.

HELEN: I can do that. Oh, your grandmother caIIed.

MIA: (SURPRISED) What?

HELEN: The Iive one. Who Iives in Genovia. CIarisse.

MIA: Oh. Wow. This is the first time she's ever contacted us. What'd she want?

HELEN: She's in town. She wants to have tea.

MIA: Tea? She came aII the way from Europe to have tea? Isn't this the grandmother who made you get a divorce?

HELEN: WeII, she didn't approve of me... but PhiIIipe and I made the decision... to divorce on our own.

MIA: Why shouId I go see this snobby Iady who ignores us?

HELENA: MIA, she's your father's mother. Just go see her tomorrow. PIease? She said your father hoped...that you two wouId meet someday.

MIA: [Sighs] AII right, I'II go.

SCENE 5: AT GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE

BUTLER: School tours are on Saturday, young lady.

MIA: I'm here for a meeting with my grandmother.

BUTLER Name?

MIA: CIarisse RenaIdi.

SPEAKER: Oh. PIease come in.

MIA: Thank you very much.

BUTLER: WeIcome, Miss ThermopoIis. We've been expecting you. Right this way. PIease, make yourseIf comfortabIe.

CHARLOTTE: [Talking by phone] ...for their daughter Marissa. She's allergic to peanuts. And we need new piIIows for the prime minister's wife. She's aIIergic to goose feathers....
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