What Happened to the Girl From Scary Movie?

Have you ever wondered what happened to the girl from Scary Movie? The iconic horror-comedy film that spoofed popular horror franchises like Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer was a massive hit when it was released in 2000. The film’s cast included Anna Faris, Regina Hall, and Marlon Wayans among others, but one actress in particular caught the attention of audiences with her hilarious performance as the ditzy Cindy Campbell.

Who Played Cindy Campbell?

Cindy Campbell was played by Anna Faris, who was relatively unknown at the time. Her role in Scary Movie catapulted her to fame and she went on to star in several successful films including The House Bunny and The Dictator. Faris was praised for her comedic timing and physical comedy skills in Scary Movie, which made her a fan favorite.

What Happened to Anna Faris After Scary Movie?

After Scary Movie, Anna Faris continued to work in Hollywood and starred in several successful films like Just Friends and My Super Ex-Girlfriend. She also appeared on TV shows like Friends and Entourage. However, it was her role as Christy Plunkett on the CBS sitcom Mom that cemented her status as a leading lady of Hollywood.

Unfortunately, after seven seasons, Anna Faris announced her departure from the show. In a statement released on social media, she cited wanting to pursue other opportunities as the reason for leaving.

What’s Next for Anna Faris?

Since leaving Mom, Anna Faris has been busy with various projects. She has launched a podcast called “Anna Faris is Unqualified” where she gives relationship advice and interviews celebrities. She has also been cast in several upcoming films including Summer Madness and Safely Out.

In addition to her acting career, Anna Faris is also an author. She published a memoir called “Unqualified” in 2017 where she shares personal stories about her life and relationships.


Anna Faris may have started her career with a spoof horror film, but she has proven that she’s a talented actress and comedian who can tackle a variety of roles. While we may miss her as Cindy Campbell or Christy Plunkett, we’re excited to see what’s next for this versatile performer.