Excerpted from the screenplay for Copper Strong:
INT. REHAB CENTER – DAY
COPPER CAB sits on the edge of the bed, fiddling with a cheap camera. He stares out the window at a leafless tree whose branches are skittering and clacking against the glass in the wind. His eyes are thoughtful and half-lidded. STAGE MOM comes in, smacking gum and carrying a suitcase. Copper Cab pulls his nightgown tightly around his throat to ward off the sudden chill.
Let’s go. We’re busting you out of here early.
I’m not sure if I’m ready.
What do you mean? Of course you’re ready. Look at you, you’re beautiful. Come on, your fans are waiting. What’s that in your hand?
Copper Cab looks down into a cigar box where he has built a nest for a tiny quail chick. He sighs deeply. We never see the quail chick again. What happened to the quail chick? No time to wonder, because there is Copper Cab up on stage (in his driveway) in front of zero people, ready for his big comeback show. HE’S BACK. The crowd, if there had been a crowd, would roar.
This honestly has a better soundtrack than Country Strong. (Via BuzzFeed.)