Jamie Kennedy Looks Back at Scream 2 and Randy’s Death
In light of Jamie Kennedy's return to the horror genre with the new slasher film Trick the actor looks back on his reminiscent role of Scream's series by Wes Craven. In the original 1996 film, Kennedy appeared as a horror film expert, Randy Meeks, alongside Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Rose McGowan, Matthew Lillard and Skeet Ulrich. The character also held a prominent place in the following of 1945 Scream 2 although he was killed controversially midway through. movies, Jamie Kennedy admits that he's not thrilled with the death of his character in the sequel, but still holds both films in high esteem. Excerpt from a new interview with TooFab:
"It's crazy how 2 is almost as good as 1. It's hard to say that anything is better than 1 because is the one who did it, put it on the map .2 holds so well, it's so good and it's as good as a sequel can be It does not fall at all.For me, I love them both, it's hard for me to choose.But I like some of my monologues in 2, I like it a lot Randy has a lot to do, but I hated that he was dead, it also had a huge impact, so even though I hate it, someone had to die, it made me talk about it like I did. I did. "
In Scream original, Kennedy's character, Randy, played a very important role in explaining the" rules "of the horror film that everyone had to follow to survive. According to the rules, abstinence was required because having sex would almost guarantee your horrible death. Of course, this would paradoxically be proved by Randy himself later in the film. Towards the end, Randy is hit and apparently killed by one of Ghostface's two killers, but it is revealed that he actually survived his injuries. "I never thought I'd be so happy to be a virgin," Randy said when the character was found alive, believing that his virginity saved his life. Scream 2 When a new pair of maniacs picks up ghostface masks. This time, the knowledge of the horror lover does not save him because one of the killers pulls him in a van and stabs him dead after having taunted on the phone. Randy's death was certainly a disappointment, so Craven found a way to get him into Scream 3 by having the characters look at a video Randy had apparently recorded before his death. For the big fans of the series, it was not quite like having Randy there, but it was good for Kennedy to be in the movie. It was the last time Randy was seen in the franchise because Kennedy was not listed in the 2011 sequel. Scream 4 .
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With regard to the future of Kennedy, l & # 39; actor can be seen in the new slasher movie Trick. The slasher film serves as a meeting with a franchise Scream as it is directed by Patrick Lussier, editor of the first three films Scream . It will also feature Omar Epps, who appeared with Kennedy in Scream 2 although the two did not share the same screen time in the sequel. The story tells the story of a detective who tracks down a serial killer named Trick, who terrorizes a small town.
Trick with Jamie Kennedy is now available in theaters, on demand, and on digital jacks. Randy may have been dead for a long time, but it's great to see Kennedy go home in the slasher subgenre of horror. For fans of Scream in particular, this certainly seems to be a game to discover. You can read the entirety of Kennedy's interview on TooFab.