It wasn’t until Drew Barrymore picked up the phone in the 1996 horror classic’s iconic cold open that the false ringing of a landline struck fear into our collective consciousness. screamAt first convinced she’s dealing with the wrong number, the caller (Scream’s scary-masked killer Ghostface) slowly toys with her. It’s this scene and the chase that follows that opens the upcoming trailer for Scream, which hits theaters on January 14th. A new killer provokes another young woman who thinks she’s home alone, but with a modern twist. It’s an important throwback to the franchise’s roots, but also one that promises to become one of her horror classics without a doubt. scream what did you do for the phone chin There’s a real-life phone call I made to swim in the ocean and that inspired it all.
In the early ’90s, Scream writer Kevin Williamson was house-sitting for a friend while he tried to make his way into Hollywood. One night, he returns to a house that doesn’t belong to him and notices a window he doesn’t remember opening. Feeling uneasy, he called a friend of his and the two talked about the news Williamson had heard recently and how the setting was like “something out of a horror movie.” When Williamson hung up, he had his scene from the opening of Scream in his head. He sat down and wrote his 18-page treatment of the story. The rest is history.
What real-life events inspired a sadistic and maniacal killer like Ghostface? The inspiration came from the terrifying true story of serial killer Danny Rowling, also known as the Gainesville Ripper. . In August 1990, Danny Rowling murdered five of his college students in his four days, wreaking havoc on the small city of Gainesville, Florida. Not only was the murder fast-paced ( scream The murder itself was particularly gruesome because, terrifyingly unprecedented, the killer enjoyed mocking entire communities like Ghostface.
Unlike the massive, shadowy “forms” of 70’s and 80’s slasher films, Ghostface is a 3D real human (or human!) known to the victim, and always the victim. It is very frightening because it has motives related to the past ofThe franchise has shown that Ghostface really has potential Who And as a catchphrase for scream (2022) promises that:
32 years after The Gainesville Ripper attacked and 25 years after the first Scream, Ghostface has returned to Woodsboro. The last girl, Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell), is back and Dewey Riley (David Arquette) and Gail Weathers (Courtney Cox) are trying to stop a new masked killer. The real-life inspiration for Scream’s Ghostface adds another layer of horror to what was already a terrifying premise, and is why Scream remains an iconic horror franchise to this day.
Watching the new Scream trailer can’t help but bring to mind these words: screamFrom late horror movie fan Randy Meeks (RIP) scream 3: “The past will come back and bite your ass. All the sins that you think are trying to destroy you.”
scream Theatrical release on January 14th.Check out the trailer below and get your tickets here.