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“Scream” Season 3 Casting Call Reveals Five New Characters

Scream Season 3 Casting Call Reveals Five New Characters

Recently, an announcement was made that Brett Matthews (The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural) joined the show as the latest showrunner. Additionally, Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and Yaneley Arty are on board as executive producers via Latifah’s Flavor Unit.

TVline has the exclusive details on five brand new characters that will appear in MTV’s “Scream” season 3, who will be completely rebooting the show. Check out a list of the new characters below.

* First up is Dion, a Michael B. Jordan-esque football player on track to score a college scholarship — that is, until a masked killer uses Dion’s darkest secrets against him, turning his life upside down and making him question his own sanity.

* Liv is Dion’s cheerleader girlfriend, as beautiful as she is brilliant. She’s also down to lend a helping hand where needed, though her good intentions often land her in hot water.

* Kym is the rebellious one of the group, always willing to say what everyone else is thinking. She’s organized and protective, two qualities that will serve her well when a killer starts targeting her friends.

* Beth is a little different from her fellow seniors, sporting a goth look and a morbid collection of interests. A “walking encyclopedia of all things horror,” she’s compared to The Craft‘s Fairuza Balk.

* And then there’s Dion’s step-brother Jamal. Despite hanging out with a rough crowd, he’s got a big heart and an undying loyalty to Dion.

The third season “will feature a brand-new cast, new location and a largely new creative team as the story is poised to become less white,” says THR.

Harvey and Bob Weinstein executive produce under the Dimension TV production umbrella. Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad also executive produce. Matthew Signer and Keith Levine are producers.