Was Killing Randy in ‘Scream 2’ the Right Choice?

The first five Scream films focused on the same trio of legacy characters.

Sure, there were other supporting actors who got a lot of attention, and last year’s Scream, the fifth in the franchise, was a bit of a passing of a torch from one generation to the next, but it’s those big stars we’ve loved since the beginning who have kept us coming back.

Neve Campbell’s Sidney Prescott started as a final girl trope, but evolved into a strong character beyond that.

Courteney Cox’s Gale Weathers was a fiery, self-centered woman who learned that there’s more to life than her career.

Then there was David Arquette’s Dewey, the awkward and lovable Sheriff’s deputy who isn’t afraid to put his life on the line.

That quality saw Dewey finally meet his gruesome end in the last film in a moment fans hoped would never come.

He wasn’t

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