February 16th, 2000. Los Angeles, CA.
Scott didn't win, but that was OK. He was back to work the next day. But now he was a Golden globe nominee, which gave his show a little credential. Since Jo-Beth left, the ratings dropped about 20%. Which is really bad for a TV series. IN fact he was hearing that "Watford Wives", may be on their last leg." This is extremely scary for an actor, because that means the show was being consider for cancellation. Which meant that Scott would be out of a job, pretty quick. This made Scott nervous so he decided he would go on auditions whenever he could. Scott had a few days off, so he went on an audition.
He would be auditioning for the role of the friend to the lead character. It was a romantic comedy. Scott walked in and there was Calvin. He must be trying out for the part too.
"Hey, Dude." Calvin said.
"Hey, you trying out for this too."
"Yeah, I need some money."
"I hope you get it, bro." Scott said with sincerity in his voice.
"How's Tany, I haven't gotten to talk to her, for a little while?"
"She's good, yeah she is pretty busy."
Just then a woman came out asking for "A Calvin Kerr". Scott thought that was funny because of his childhood. Scott had been sitting there for almost an hour. Calvin walked out. Scott gave him an expecting look.
"Dude, they aren't going to give me the part, I hope you get it though." With that Calvin walked out. Scott knew what Calvin was going through. Scott had been down this road many times, before. You go in, read the lines that you think how the character would read them. You either get called back or you get "Thank you we will be in touch." Nine times out of ten it's the latter.
Scott looked around at the other guys, most of them were like Scott, maybe a few looked like Calvin. Scott had been there for nearly two hours when his name was called. He got up and followed the woman inside the room.
Tany was staring outside the studio window. It was raining, again. It had rained the last four days and it was getting annoying. She was suppose to be writing but she was thinking about Scott. She wondered if he had gotten the part and was impatiently waiting for him to call.
"Tany come play, Cale that song you wrote." Jonny asked her. "Which one?"
"The one about me."
She sat down at the piano and started to play and sing. "Tany we should put that one on this Album."
"I was just playing around." Cale was in deep thought, "You know, we could us violins and that ending would sound awesome. Play it again, please."
She did and Stephen picked up his guitar and started to play along. Again she sang, this time Cale and Jonny sang harmony for her and it was awesome. "Well, have we sold you, on this song?" Tany shrugged her shoulders, and then smiled, "Ok." "Alright, one down eleven to go." Everyone in the room laughed.
"Look, they need to be exposed, and the only way they are going to be is, if you invite them to sing on your show."
"Mr. Connors, I understand, but I am not into dance or trance or whatever you want to call it."
"Mr. Numberman, I appreciate your honesty. Thank you for taking the time."
"If they become a little more popular, then I will."
"Ok, thank you, I will keep that in mind." Al hung up the phone. "Still no luck?"
"Beth, what am I doing wrong."
"Nothing, What they need is exposure."
"I am trying, But no-one wants them. You heard Numberman, you heard Meno. Heck I even called Harry Queen. No body wants a one hit wonder."
"But they're not, they have two hits and really you could count "Because the Night".
"Exactly and they have two MTV music awards, but everyone is calling then a "one hit wonder."
He took a deep breath and then let it out. Beth walked over to her future husband.
"They are working on their next album and I have confidence it will be a hit."
"Yeah, they are working on it as we speak."
"Maybe they need to tour some more."
"I don't know how, they have no new material."
"What if they did fairs?"
"Or festivals, you know anything that will give them that extra umph they need."
"Beth, you make a great assistant."
"I hope I make a great wife too."
"You will, I love you."
"I love you too." They kissed softly.
Scott read the lines the way Scott thought "Mark" the character would be.
James Landa loved Scott's portrayal, he gave Scott the part. Scott would be in his first movie. Of course there was only one person he would call first.
He picked up his phone and dialed her number. It rang only once, she answered.
"Hello, why haven't you called."
"Well did you get the part."
"Did I get what?"
"Scott don't be silly, tell me, I have been Impatiently waiting for you." Scott could hear over the phone someone say, hey that would make a great song. Then he heard someone playing the piano. Tany must have gone into another room because the noise faded.
"Ok, Hey, how about I take you out to dinner and I tell you there?"
"Scott Allen Wright, I have been waiting all day, you can tell me over the phone."
"Yes, Ma'am, Yes Tanz I got the part."
"YOU GOT THE PART."
"HEY EVERYONE HE GOT THE PART."
"HEY TELL HIM CONGRATS, MAN."
"WAY TO GO, BRO." Scott was happy, now he could possibly buy her that ring he saw.
"Are you still there..."
"Scotters, I am sorry, yes, I am so happy for you, I really am. But I have to go, we have to get this Album out."
"Can I see you tonight?" Scott asked.
"Of Course, your place or mine?" she jokingly said, she was still living from her suitcase.
"Mine, I will make dinner, what time?"
"Probably around 8 maybe 9."Tany answered.
"Ok, Babe, see you then."
****I have to give a special thank you to my man (Hubby), Jason. Thanks for posing for me, so I could create a guitar pose.****
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