Scream 5: Gale Weathers traces the history of Ghostface in a short film

Courteney Cox’s character is dedicating a show about the masked serial killer ahead of the film’s January 12 release.

“With these new killings, residents must be asking the question: Is Ghostface back?”

While the fifth installment of the franchise Scream, started in 1996, is about to be released in theaters, a promotional short is added to the many posters already published and the teasing content unveiled before the arrival of the horrific Scream 5 At the movie theater. Narrated by Gale Weathers, the iconic character held by Courteney Cox, and taking again the codes of a TV show on real crimes, this short film traces the history of Ghostface since its creation, and its return this year (via Collider).


In this short excerpt from Tonight with Gale Weathers, The presenter looks back at the first appearance of the masked serial killer, created by Billy Loomis and Stu Macher, played by Skeet Ulrich and Matthew Lillard in the original film, and the copiers that followed, in reference to the three other feature films that fueled the series. Gale Weathers finally announces that Ghostface could be back: a masked figure has been spotted on the streets of Woodsboro.

This short film comes just days before the release of Scream 5, new chapter in the history of Ghostface. This emblematic figure of horror cinema since the end of the 1990s is back in 2022 in a film marked by the return of former members of the saga: Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell, the survivors of the first Scream. New figures also enter the game, such as Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Jasmin Savoy Brown and Dylan Minnette.

Realized by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, this sequel should delight early fans: “We are big fans of the first four films and when we created the universe of this sequel, we used all the material possible, multiplied the funny winks, the easter eggs, but also the traps and false leads ” they explained last October.

Promised, the Scream trailer doesn’t spoil anything

Scream 5, at the cinema on January 12. His trailer:

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