In the zero years, a lot of teen comedies appeared on the screens with a straightforward plot, but the film “Very scary movie” directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans stands apart among them. The success of the film is largely due to the fact that it openly ridicules the famous horror of the time and takes black humor as such to a whole new level. And despite the fact that 4 more parts of this comedy slasher were later released, none of them can be compared with the first.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of “Scary Movie”. moodforyou.com on this occasion to find out how the actors who played cult roles in it changed.
Anna Faris, 43
It is simply impossible to imagine someone else instead of Anna Faris as the cute, naive and at the same time fearless Cindy Campbell. The actress perfectly embodied the image on the screen, which causes a nervous tick in all viewers to one. Today, Faris still acts in films and TV shows, leads his own podcast and raises a son with Chris Pratt.
Regina Hall, 49
On Regina Hall, who played Brenda in the film, Cindy’s best friend, the past 20 years, apparently did not affect. At 49, she literally blooms and smells – however, like her career as a comedic actress. Among the recent bright works by Hall are roles in 2 parts of the film “Think Like a Man” and the independent comedy “Support the Girls”, for which she received praise from critics.ADVERTISING
Marlon Wayans, 47
Actor Marlon Wayans in the film is Brother Brenda, and in real life, the director of “Scary Movie” Keenen Ivory Wayans. However, the role he received was not at all for this, but for his outstanding comedian talent. In addition, Marlon participated in writing the script for this picture. This is not the last role of the actor in parody films. For example, in 2016, the film “Fifty Shades of Black” was released, where he played the main role, and also acted as a producer and screenwriter.
Sheri Oteri, 57
The image of Gail Halestorm, an annoying reporter, ready for much for the sake of hot exclusivity, was deducted from Courtney Cox as Gail Weathers in the movie “Scream.” The creators of “Very Scary Movie” entrusted Sheri Oteri to embody such a killer character on the screen and did not fail at all. Today, the actress is still acting in films and voicing the characters of many cartoons.
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John Abrahams, 42
For actor John Abrahams, the role of Cindy’s boyfriend has become one of the key in his career. After the success of “Scary Movie”, he also starred in the popular horror film “House of Wax” and in the comedy “Meet the Parents” together with Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller. In 2020, 3 films with the participation of the actor are planned to be released: the comedy thriller “Clover”, the melodrama “10 dates” and the drama “Heart to Heart”.
Shannon Elizabeth, 46
The role of not very quick-witted beauty Buffy went to Shannon Elizabeth after she flashed in the youth comedy “American Pie.” And these 2 roles turned the actress, and in the past, the model, into a real sex symbol of zero. Today, Shannon still looks charming, which undoubtedly helps her in her career as a poker player.
Kurt Fuller, 66
The sheriff, who, instead of investigating crimes, shows everyone a photo of himself in red swimming trunks, can hardly be called good. But Kurt Fuller did not have the task of playing the perfect cop. It is much funnier when the guardian of order, too, with his cockroaches in his head, as well as other characters in this film. The actor has been acting in films since 1984 and currently continues to engage in the business of his whole life.
Carmen Electra, 47 years old
We are used to the fact that films have epic endings, but the most epic scenes of “Scary Movie” are the initial ones. And all thanks to Carmen Electra, who in the role of model Drew Decker, fleeing the killer, set the tone for the entire film. This is not the only work of the actress in a parody movie. She also starred in such films as “Cinematography”, “Very Epic Cinema”, “Acquaintance with the Spartans” and “Unreal Blockbuster”.
Sean Wayans, 49
On the set of “Scary Movie” there were not 2 Wayans brothers, but as many as 3. Together with Keenen Ivory and Marlon, Sean worked on the creation of the film. The actor got the role of Ray – a guy who does not hide his orientation very carefully. Currently, Sean Wayans does not act in films, but from time to time is engaged in voice acting characters.
Laughlin Munroe, 54
Former athlete Loklin Munroe was easy in the naught to get the role of a handsome man in the movie thanks to his magnificent physique. However, this was far from the only thing that ensured his filming in films and television series: otherwise there would not have been more than 200. In “Scary Movie” Laughlin played the guy Buffy, who had one big little problem (if you know what we are talking about )ADVERTISING
Dave Sheridan, 51
Well, someone, and the American actor and comedian Dave Sheridan, definitely had a hard time after filming in this film. His image of the fool Duffy, who eventually turns out to be a murderer, turned out to be so vivid that fans when meeting with him still ask him to repeat this epic facial expression. Sheridan still works in the film industry, and in her 50s or so looks indecently cool.
Jane Trka, 57
Miss Male performed by bodybuilder Jane Trka received only a couple of minutes of screen time, but what: the scene with her in the locker room is difficult to just pick up and throw out of my head. After the success of “Scary Movie”, the actress starred in several more projects, but could not achieve wide popularity. Jane’s last most famous work is shooting Lady Gaga’s video for Telephone.
How do you feel about this genre of films? How many parts of Scary Movie did you watch?