‘Scream 5’ Celebrates “Friendskilling” With Mysterious New Message

The latest 'Scream' entry gets ready for carve the turkey with spooky new motion poster.

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With Thanksgiving around the corner, the upcoming fifth Scream film has shared a cryptic new seasonal post to celebrate. The legacy franchise took to Twitter today to share a series of animated character posters for the next entry... and we have theories.

The spooky new motion-poster acts as a slide show of characters familiar and fresh. As the carousel of faces cycle from character to character, the new tagline runs red. It’s always someone you know. Seems appropriate, since Thanksgiving is all about surrounding yourselves with the people you love. And it’s the people we love who are most likely to murder us. Sad facts are facts, America.

And honestly, the more I encounter this phrase the more suspect I’m becoming of the original cast. If it’s someone we know… it sure as hell aint that kid from 13 Reasons Why.

Check out the spooky new Scream promo here:

I also still can’t help but notice that these Scream materials bear a resemblance to the first marketing materials used for Halloween 2018. Since that reboot was such a monumental commercial success, it’s probably a smart move. 

Scream features an exciting cast of faces new and familiar, not unlike the casting setup of the criminally underrated Scream 4. New cast members include rising stars Jack Quaid (TV’s The Boys), Dylan Minette (TV’s 13 Reasons Why), and Jenna Ortega (Netflix’s upcoming Wednesday series). Legacy ensemble Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette have also signed on.

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What do you think of the latest Scream promo? I can’t wait to see what updates Paramount shares next. Are you psyched about the new sequel arriving in January?  Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Dread Central is now on Google News!

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