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Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Scream VI’

Scream VI Cast - Every Actor and Character in the 2023 Movie on Paramount+

The Scream VI cast features Courteney Cox, Melissa Barrera and Jenna Ortega. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s 2023 movie on Paramount+. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Scream VI follows survivors of the Woodsboro massacre. As Sam Carpenter tries to move on from the past in New York City, she looks after her younger sister. The narrative follows the focal siblings as they reunite with the infamous Ghostface. Here’s every actor and character in Scream VI.

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Scream VI Cast: Courteney Cox as Gale Weathers

Scream VI Cast on Paramount+ - Courteney Cox as Gale Weathers

Character Profile: A Channel 4 journalist. She pursues true crime opportunities in New York City. Gale gets attacked at her Upper West Side home.

Cox’s Resume: Monica Geller in Friends (1994-2004), Gale Weathers in the Scream Movie Franchise (1996-), Cybil Waingrow in 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001), Lucy Spiller in Dirt (2007-08), Jules Cobb in Cougar Town (2009-15)

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Scream VI Cast: Melissa Barrera as Sam Carpenter

Scream VI Cast on Paramount+ - Melissa Barrera as Sam Carpenter

Character Profile: The daughter of a serial killer. She has trust issues because of a difficult childhood. Sam worries about her reputation while protecting her younger sister.

Barrera’s Resume: Isabel Cantú in Club de Cuervos (2017), Daniela in Dos Veces Tú (2018), Lyn in Vida (2018-20), Vanessa in In the Heights (2021), Sam Carpenter in Scream (2022)

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Scream VI Cast: Jenna Ortega as Tara Carpenter

Scream VI Cast on Paramount+ - Jenna Ortega as Tara Carpenter

Character Profile: Sam’s sister. She moves to New York City for a summer semester at Blackmore University. Tara makes a series of bad decisions while trying to move on from the past.

Ortega’s Resume: Harley Diaz in Stuck in the Middle (2016-18), Princess Isabel in Elena of Avalor (2016-20), Tara Carpenter in Scream (2022), Lorraine in X (2022), Wednesday Addams in Wednesday (2022-)

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Scream VI Cast: Jasmin Savoy Brown as Mindy Meeks-Martin

Scream VI Cast on Paramount+ - Jasmin Savoy Brown as Mindy Meeks-Martin

Character Profile: Tara’s friend. She attends Blackmore University with her twin brother. Mindy is a horror fan who theorizes about a “sequel to the requel.”

Brown’s Resume: Evangeline Murphy in The Leftovers (2015-17), Allison Adams in For the People (2018-19), Alexis Reeves in Sound of Violence (2021), Young Taissa Turner in Yellowjackets (2021-), Mindy Meeks-Martin in Scream (2022)

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Scream VI Cast: Mason Gooding as Chad Meeks-Martin

Scream VI Cast on Paramount+ - Mason Gooding as Chad Meeks-Martin

Character Profile: Mindy’s twin brother. He parties hard while attending Blackmore University. Chad develops a romantic relationship with Tara.

Gooding’s Resume: Parker Jones in Ballers (2018), Jeb in Let It Snow (2019), Nick in Booksmart (2019), Andrew in Love, Victor (2020-), Chad Meeks-Martin in Scream (2022)

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The Scream VI cast also includes:

  • Skeet Ulrich as Billy Loomis
  • Roger L. Jackson as The Voice
  • Dermot Mulroney as Detective Bailey
  • Jack Champion as Ethan Landry
  • Josh Segarra as Danny Brackett
  • Liana Liberato as Quinn Bailey
  • Devyn Nekoda as Anika Kayoko
  • Hayden Panettiere as Kirby Reed
  • Tony Revolori as Jason Carvey
  • Samara Weaving as Laura Crane

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.