RJ Cyler stars as Deion.
RJ Cyler made his motion picture debut playing high school filmmaker Earl in the bittersweet teen dramedy "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," opposite Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman and Connie Britton. For his work in the acclaimed film-festival favorite, Cyler collected nominations for a Black Reel Award, a San Diego Film Critics Award and a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award. The film itself picked up 17 honors, notably the Heartland Film’s Truly Moving Picture Award, an Independent Spirit Award® for screenwriter Jesse Andrews (based on his Young Adult novel) and two prizes (a rare double coup) at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival: Grand Jury and Audience Awards for director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.
Cyler grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, as the youngest of three sons (he was named after his truck driver dad, Ronald; his mom is a grad of Le Cordon Bleu). After attending his first open audition in his hometown, he was invited to attend an acting camp in Los Angeles in 2012. His folks cashed in everything they had to relocate to Los Angeles to allow Cyler to pursue his love of performing. After finishing high school in California in 2013, he landed a bit part that same year in the indie feature "Second Chances."
Following his triumph in "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," Cyler completed a co-starring role in the big screen Middle East war satire "War Machine," which starred Brad Pitt, Will Poulter, Emory Cohen and Topher Grace. He is part of the cast of the second season of HBO's dark comedy series "Vice Principals," which was created by star Danny McBride, and he also co-stars in the Showtime comedy "I'm Dying Up Here," executive produced by Jim Carrey, which just got picked up for its first full season.
In 2017, he appeared on the big screen in Liongate’s "Power Rangers," playing Billy Cranston, the Blue Ranger. He also appeared in the 2018 feature films "Sierra Burgess Is A Loser," a modern retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story, and Sony- Studio8's drug dealer drama "White Boy Rick" opposite Matthew McConaughey.
Cyler stars as Deion on "Scream." A star running back for the high school football team, Deion hopes to secure a college football scholarship that will take him far away from Atlanta, a plan that seems destined to fail when he becomes the target of a masked killer with ties to his past. Someone knows Deion’s darkest secret… and they’ll use it to destroy him.
Giorgia Whigham stars as Beth.
Rising actress Giorgia Whigham broke out with her recurring role as Kat on the controversial Netflix teen drama series "13 Reasons Why." Her additional TV credits include "Shameless" (Showtime / John Wells), "Son of Zorn" (Fox / Lord & Miller), "The Legend of Master Legend" (Amazon / James Ponsoldt) and "Orville" (Fox / Seth MacFarlane). She also appeared in the Hulu drama "Chance" with Hugh Laurie.
Whigham's films include "Saving Zoe" (from the Alyson Noël novel), "The Buried Girl" (with James Ransone and Elizabeth Mitchell) and "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser" (for Black Label Media and director Ian Samuels). She also starred in the short film "Pinky," which was in 2017 through Refinery29's Sundance Shatterbox Anthology series.
In "Scream," Whigham stars as Beth. Caustic and darkly funny, Beth is the resident goth girl and a local tattoo artist. As an unapologetic fan of horror films, Beth is outspoken about her encyclopedic knowledge of movie murder… which is sure to come in handy with a killer on the loose.
Keke Palmer stars as Kym.
Keke Palmer is an actress, activist, music artist, author, humanitarian and a passionate voice for her generation. Palmer stared in Fox’s hit show "Scream Queens" as Zayday Williams. She began her career with a breakout role in the film “Akeelah and the Bee,” then starred as the title character in the hit cable series "True Jackson, VP," for which she received four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program. She also appeared in EPIX's "Berlin Station." In early 2016, Palmer starred in FOX’s Emmy-winning "Grease: Live" as Marty. She also made Broadway history as the first African American and youngest actress to star in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s iconic musical "Cinderella."
Palmer has starred in over 20 feature films, including the box office mega-hit "Ice Age: Continental Drift," "Joyful Noise," "Brotherly Love" and "Imperial Dreams." Among her many television credits are "A Trip to Bountiful" (for which she earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special), the cable miniseries "Full Circle," the made-for-TV movie "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" and a six- episode arc on the second season of "Masters of Sex."
In 2017, Simon & Schuster published Palmer’s first book, "I Don't Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice." In this book, Palmer candidly shared the many bumps and roadblocks she has faced and knows many from her generation are facing today. In her literary debut, Palmer endeavored to guide the reader to become the hero of their own story.
In 2017, Palmer released the single "Wind Up," which was a follow-up to her groundbreaking EP "Lauren." Palmer also partnered with AwesomenessTV to release a mockumentary style scripted comedy series titled "That’s the Gag" on her YouTube Channel. The eight-episode series is (very) loosely based on Palmer’s real-life experience and gives audiences a peek behind the Hollywood curtain. Palmer currently resides in Atlanta. She was born and raised in Chicago where her heart still resides.
Palmer plays Kym in "Scream." A rebel with a thousand causes, Kym is a bold and beautiful social activist with a big heart and zero patience for suffering fools. So when Kym and her friends find themselves hunted by a killer, she works to flip the script and survive at any cost.
Jessica Sula stars as Liv.
Welsh-born Jessica Sula starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s film "Split" opposite James McAvoy, as well as the independent film "The Lovers" for A24 opposite Debra Winger and Tracy Letts. She also appeared in "Godless," a six-part Netflix miniseries for Scott Frank. Sula starred as the lead role of Maddie in Freeform's drama series "Recovery Road" and in the British independent film "The Honeytrap," written and directed by Rebecca Johnson, which made its American premiere at the 2015 SXSW Festival to critical acclaim. She can also be seen in Season 5 and 6 of "Skins" in the breakout role of Grace. Sula's other television credits include Fox’s "Lucifer," MTV’s "Eye Candy" and ITV’s "Love and Marriage."
In "Scream," Jessica plays the new girl at school, Liv. As a member of the cheer squad and an honor roll student, she seems to have a good head on her shoulders and an ideal life. But as she and Deion grow closer amidst the murder and mayhem, it soon becomes clear that she has just as many secrets as everyone else.
Giullian Yao Gioiello stars as Manny.
Giullian Yao Gioiello is an actor and singer-songwriter who starred opposite Julie Andrews in the Netflix series "Julie’s Greenroom," produced by The Jim Henson Company. He is also a featured soloist on the cast album. Gioiello had a recurring role on "The Carrie Diaries" for the CW network and a supporting role in the Toronto International Film Festival darling "Catfight," opposite Sandra Oh. Gioiello's other credits include "Miles," "Jack of Red Hearts," "Bull" for CBS and Nickelodeon’s "Avatar: The Last Airbender - Series 1." His theatre credits include a NYC Workshop of a new musical "American Music," directed by Diane Paulus; "Distant Thunder," "Sweet Beginnings: Where Is Love" and "Sweet Beginnings: Taking Flight."
Gioiello plays Manny, who is openly gay and loyal to a fault. Usually the smartest person in the room, he’s destined to achieve great things. But his wits are put to the test when he suddenly finds himself in the crosshairs of a killer… which makes his simple goal of surviving high school and moving on with his life seem impossible.