In accordance to iHorror, whilst talking at Scarefest, “Scream” alum Matthew Lillard printed that the screenwriters had at the beginning sought after him to reprise his position within the 3rd installment. As Lillard defined, the script for “Scream 3” to begin with had Stu secretly masterminding a chain of murderous assaults to wreak revenge in opposition to Sidney.
Particularly, the primary movie confirmed Stu struggling serious blood loss from deep stab wounds. Within the climax of the movie, each Billy and Stu purposely injure each and every different with knives to make it appear as though they’re the one survivors of a horrific homicide spree. In any case, on the other hand, Sidney manages to outsmart their merciless plot. When Stu assaults her, she pushes a tv onto his frame, which in the end electrocutes him. Even supposing his dying is closely implied (and, visually, it sort of feels fairly evident that he has been killed), it’s by no means explicitly showed. Consequently, it seems that that “Scream 3” was hoping to benefit from the paradox to carry again a well-liked villain.
Alternatively, as Lillard famous on the similar panel, the tragic occasions of Columbine modified all of the narrative for the 3rd movie. To keep away from depicting on-screen violence in opposition to top schoolers, the writers scrapped their plan to have Lillard go back and as an alternative remodeled a fully new plot. Whilst it will had been compelling to watch Lillard’s Stu make an sudden comeback, the verdict to take a unique trail turns out like a sensible resolution.