Scream

Trivia: !MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR "SCREAM (2022)! Towards the end of the movie, it is revealed that Tara's friend Amber is one of the two killers. If you look at the credits, the movie was co-written by famed screenwriter James Vanderbilt... whose wife also happens to be named "Amber." This is either an incredibly bizarre coincidence, or Vanderbilt decided to include a truly odd tribute to his wife in the film by naming a psychotic killer after her... either way, it's pretty darned funny.

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Trivia: When Richie is watching YouTube, the video review he watches talking about "Stab 8" features a cameo from James A. Janisse and his wife Chelsea Rebecca. They are popular YouTubers who run various horror-themed shows on their channel "Dead Meat." As of 2022, they have over 5 million subscribers.

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Trivia: MINOR SPOILER ALERT FOR "SCREAM 4"/"SCREAM (2022)! When Richie is watching videos on YouTube, there is a thumbnail with an interview about a "Woodsboro Survivor," next to a picture of Kirby Reed from "Scream 4." It has been confirmed that this canonically means Kirby survived the fourth film, which has been a popular fan-theory, since she was stabbed and last seen in a pool of blood... but was shown to still just barely be breathing. (Her fate was left purposely ambiguous in "Scream 4.").

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Trivia: Part of the reason Mason Gooding was cast in the film is that he was a massive fan of the original "Scream," and even wrote an essay about it in college. He let the producers read the essay while he was auditioning. The producers were very impressed by his passion for the franchise and his audition, and he was immediately hired.

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Trivia: As a bit of fun, the principal cast reportedly had a "movie night" midway through shooting on Halloween, 2020 where they ate popcorn and watched the original 1996 "Scream."

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Trivia: The first film in the series not directed by Wes Craven, who tragically passed away in 2015. However, series creator Kevin Williamson, who wrote "Scream," "Scream 2" and "Scream 4," did return as an executive producer and has confirmed he worked closely with the new writers by offering notes, feedback and suggestions throughout the writing process to help them sculpt a proper "Scream" sequel.

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Trivia: The only "Scream" movie not to be scored by Marco Beltrami, who did the music for all four of the previous films. However, new composer Brian Tyler did use some pieces and snippets of Beltrami's themes in a few key places throughout the score.

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Trivia: The first "Scream" movie not produced/distributed by Dimension Films and its associated companies, which were partially owned by Harvey Weinstein. Spyglass Media Group bought the rights to the franchise after Weinstein's infamous sexual abuse scandal, when Dimension/The Weinstein Company began selling off their properties.

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Trivia: David Arquette enjoys painting in his free time, and even became an officially certified "Bob Ross Painting Instructor" by taking classes based on the popular artist's work a few years ago. He would often spend downtime on set having "art classes" where he would teach cast and crew how to paint like Ross.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene outside the hospital, when Gale and Sidney try to make the protagonist reconsider her plan to leave, Courteney Cox's hair changes position in front of either shoulder several times between shots.

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