‘Scream’: Marley Shelton on Returning to the Franchise and Judy Hicks Becoming a Mother and Sheriff [Interview]

Marley Shelton reprises her role as Scream 4 character Judy Hicks in the new Scream, but with some noticeable changes now over ten years later. She’s now the Sheriff of Woodsboro and also happens to be the mother of a teen son, Wes (Dylan Minnette). Ahead of the January 14 theatrical release of Scream, Shelton […]

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[Review] ‘Scream’ Carves Up Killer and Heartfelt Commentary on Horror and Wes Craven’s Legacy

History tends to repeat itself. We’re meant to look to the past and learn from its mistakes. That holds true in life and in horror. Wes Craven‘s seminal 1996 slasher dissected the patterns of the genre with a self-referential wink while going for the jugular, but horror has evolved tremendously since. Some rules hold firm, […]

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The Unexpected Gift of ‘Scream 4’! [Horror Queers Podcast]

F*ck with the Original / Hayden Panettiere Is Always Right. It just wouldn’t be a new year without Scream, right? After celebrating the OG Scream on its 25th anniversary back in December (along with seasonal treats like Batman Returns, Fear No Evil, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Witchboard‘s 35th anniversary), Trace and I are FINALLY discussing one […]

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Everybody’s a Suspect: Meet the New Generation Cast and Characters of ‘Scream’!

Ghostface, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), Gale Weathers (Courtney Cox), and Dewey Riley (David Arquette) are all back in the new Scream, arriving in theaters on January 14, 2022. So, too, is original screenwriter Kevin Williamson, this time as executive producer. But the trailer makes it clear that fans can expect a new generation to get brought into the […]

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‘Scream’: Marley Shelton Recalls First Experience with Wes Craven and Teases the Evolution of Judy Hicks

Scream 4 introduced Marley Shelton‘s Judy Hicks, the awkward lemon-square baking deputy to Sheriff Dewey Riley (David Arquette). The character served as a red herring and a source of conflict between Dewey and Gale Weathers (Courtney Cox) but established herself as a valuable ally by the film’s end. During the production of the new Scream, Shelton spoke with the […]

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