Scary Movie is a horror-comedy film that spoofs several horror movies. The movie was released in 2000 and became an instant hit among the audience.
It featured several talented actors and comedians, including the Wayans brothers. But which of the Wayans brothers were in Scary Movie? Let’s find out.
Who are the Wayans Brothers?
The Wayans brothers are a group of siblings who have made a name for themselves in the entertainment industry. This family of comedians consists of Keenen Ivory, Damon, Shawn, Marlon, Kim, Elvira, and Nadia Wayans. They have collectively produced, directed and acted in several movies and TV shows.
Which Wayans Brothers were in Scary Movie?
Keenen Ivory Wayans directed Scary Movie and also co-wrote it with his brothers Marlon and Shawn Wayans. In addition to writing and directing the movie, Marlon and Shawn also starred in it as two of the main characters.
Marlon played the role of Shorty Meeks, a pothead who is one of the main characters in the movie. Shawn played Ray Wilkins, Shorty’s best friend who tries to help him survive throughout the movie.
Other roles played by the Wayans Brothers
Apart from their roles as Shorty Meeks and Ray Wilkins, Marlon and Shawn also played several other characters in Scary Movie. In fact, they both donned various disguises throughout the film to spoof different horror movies.
For instance, Marlon also played the role of Doofy Gilmore in Scary Movie. Doofy is a parody of Deputy Dewey from Scream. Similarly, Shawn also portrayed another character named Bobby Prinze who is a spoof on Billy Loomis from Scream.
In conclusion, Marlon and Shawn Wayans were the two brothers who starred in Scary Movie. They not only acted in the movie but also co-wrote it with their brother Keenen Ivory Wayans. The Wayans brothers’ comedic talent and ability to spoof horror movies made Scary Movie a huge success and a cult classic.