Warning: Major spoilers forward for Scream! Turn again now if you have not seen the brand new film in theaters!
Scream has burst again onto the massive display, and, like several good “requel” (that is a reboot/sequel), it is a mix of the outdated and new.
Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette are again as Sidney Prescott, Gale Weathers, and Dewey Riley, they usually’re joined by an enormous forged of newcomers, together with Melissa Barrera as central character Sam Carpenter.
Sam, it seems, has a deep, darkish secret linking her to the unique murders. Billy Loomis, one of many first Ghostfaces, is her father. As it seems, Campbell, Cox, and Arquette aren’t the one legacy actors again for spherical 5, both. Skeet Ulrich, who performed Loomis within the first film, is again within the new Scream (H/T ComicBook.com).
Loomis was behind the unique set of murders, alongside along with his confederate Stu Macher (Matthew Lillard). The duo deliberate on framing Sidney’s father for the murders, and it was revealed they had been behind the loss of life of Sidney’s mom, too, as a result of she’d been having an affair with Billy’s mom. They attempt to perform their grand plan at Macher’s residence – additionally the setting of the finale of 2022’s Scream – however are each killed.
How is Loomis again in Scream, then? He did not miraculously survive getting shot within the head by Sidney – as a substitute, he seems within the type of a recurring hallucination suffered by his daughter Sam, trying a lot as he did proper earlier than he was killed because of some CGI wizardry. In the dramatic, bloody finale, he even helps Sam defeat one of many killers.
Scream is taking part in solely in theaters now, and in the event you’re all caught up, try our interview with the forged for a extra on the film, or see our Scream ending defined for a deep dive into the twists and turns of that third act.