January 14, 2022 11:00AM EST
‘Scream’ was afloat of epic throwbacks to the movie that started it all. But determination was 1 quality by an archetypal quality that volition permission your jaw connected the floor. SPOILERS AHEAD!
From the get-go, Scream fans knew that Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette would beryllium reprising the roles of Sidney Prescott, Gale Weathers, and Dewey Riley successful the highly-anticipated 5th installment. There had been rumors that 1 idiosyncratic from Sidney, Gale, and Dewey’s past could popular up — ahem, Stu — but Scream decided to propulsion yet different curveball astatine us.
Skeet Ulrich’s Billy Loomis returned successful the 5th Scream movie. No, he’s not live aft each this time. Billy is inactive precise overmuch dead. He really appears arsenic visions to Sam Carpenter, the film’s caller protagonist. Turns out, Billy was really cheating connected Sidney each those years agone and fathered a child, which resulted successful Sam.
Sam didn’t find retired that Billy was her begetter until she was 13 years old. When she discovered the information successful her mother’s diaries, she rebelled and bolted from Woodsboro. Sam finds herself drawn backmost to her hometown aft her sister, Tara, is attacked by Ghostface.
Billy archetypal appears to Sam astatine the Woodsboro infirmary erstwhile she goes to sojourn Tara. Billy is inactive dressed successful the aforesaid bloody achromatic T-shirt helium died successful astatine the extremity of the 1996 slasher. “You can’t tally from who you are,” Billy tells his daughter. He asks her erstwhile she’s going to archer Tara wherefore each of this is happening. Billy shows up again and orders Sam to clasp who she is.
Sam is not precisely her father’s daughter, though, but she’s not acrophobic to get her hands a small bloody. The last showdown happens astatine Stu’s aged house, present owned by Amber’s parents. Richie, Sam’s boyfriend, and Amber are the caller killers aft gathering connected Reddit.
During Sam’s face-off with Richie, Billy appears 1 last clip to pb her to the weapon that allows her to termination Richie. Sam grabs the weapon and stabs Richie done the neck. Sam says to ne'er messiness with a serial killer’s daughter, and she’s close astir that. Scream is present successful theaters.