Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett explained how they handled the leak from the set and how they’ve been protecting Ghostface’s identity since the auditions.
It is not easy to control the leak, especially if it is a franchise as important as that of Scream. Yet the directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin e Tyler Gillett they said they found a way to hide identity Of Ghostface starting from the stages of auditions for Scream VI. How did they protect the true identity of the killer (and the artist who plays him)?
Scream VI, the authors tell how they protected the true identity of Ghostface
The leak is a real risk for a cinematographic work, even more so if it is as famous as Scream. Yet the directors said they found a way from the audition stage to protect the true identity by Ghostface. An interesting trick that protected the integrity of the plot and the final twist. Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett have recounted how they kept the identity of the antagonist secret during the auditions. The plot this time cambia location: after what happened in Scream 2022the survivors Sam, Tar, Mindy e Chad they chose to move to New York hoping to start over. But Ghostface also appears in the great metropolis and plots revenge. In a recent interview with Collider, the two directors recounted how they kept Ghostface’s identity from leaking since the audition process. The secret? Have all actors involved in the audition process read a Ghostface monologue.
When we choose those specific roles, the actors read only certain aspects of their character and then everyone we have chosen reads a monologue by Ghostface. This allows us to mislead them because in this way the murderer cannot be guessed without fail. You’re hearing more people from that point of view and more people know about the end of the movie, so it becomes quite a mess. Plus everyone read Amber’s monologue from Scream 5 as well as their own scenes. Josh Segarra’s Ghostface was incredibly awesome.
Compared to the previous films in the franchise, the Ghostface featured in Scream VI it’s more aggressive e ruthless. And that’s not the only difference with the previous films. Warning: you will find below spoiler related to the latest Scream film currently in theaters. One of the biggest differences compared to the previous ones is that this time behind Ghostface there are three assassins and it is a first for the franchise. The real killers in this case are Detective Bailey (Dermot Mulroney), Ethan (Jack Champion) e Quinn (Liana Liberato) and each of them has a very specific reason for operating as Ghostface.
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