My Movie Pitch: "The Game"

In response to the NY Times article "U.S. Box Office Heroes"

The scene opens with a young girl. She weeps silently, knowing what will happen to her eventually. The room she sits in is dark, for it contains no windows. A cat walks up to her and comforts her. There is a moment of panic for the girl until she figures out that it is a tame cat. Suddenly, the door opens to a blinding light as a gruff voice says "Come." She is led to an arena via underground tunnels. She carries the cat with her. Flashbacks occur while she is travelling through the tunnels. She meets the cat and plays with it. She faces a mean-looking bully. She's in a cave, and her cat illuminates the way. The bully appears again, and she looks triumphant as the bully lays at her feet, unconscious. They reach an elevator. She hears wild fans in the distance. The elevator starts to rise, while the man steps away. Her heartbeat can be heard. The cat looks fierce, as if ready to fight something. The score reaches a crescendo as as a gong rings in the distance...