help in movie script writing?

so i have a scene where the character was ask by the police to join them down the station and as he sat down on the back seat of the police vehicle, he texts his friend about the situation. this is how i wrote it; INT. HOUSE - MORNING John grabs a jacket and put it over his shirt. The policeman escorts John to the back seat of the police vehicle. John reaches his hand to his pocket and texts Lazarus about Vivian. How will i specify what message the charactes sends in the text? this is not the full detail of the scene. its just the part where im not sure how to put the scene in words exactly. its a movie script so its a bit different than writing a short story and all that sort.

Asked By: - 11/29/2012
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Well, for one you have a scene change, going from inside the house to the police car, so you'd need a new slug-line with "The policeman escorts John..." etc. That aside, there are a couple different ways to handle a character texting... More
Answered By: LoudLon - 11/29/2012
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