A post shared by Jasmin Savoy (@jasminsavoy)I scream, you scream, we all scream for Jasmin Savoy Brown!Sure, Brown may have started acting in 2012, but the last two years especially have proven she is the queer scream queen we’ve been waiting for, and can’t get enough.
Whether it’s portraying queer love (with a side of cannibalistic horror) on Showtime’s Yellowjackets or sending chills down our spine in the Scream franchise, Brown has quickly become one of Hollywood’s most sought-after stars when it comes to terrifying film and TV.
Which is funny, given she wasn’t always drawn to horror. “I was never interested in horror because it was just so straight and white,” she recently told Elle. “That’s just not interesting to me, aside from my one white woman show a year, which was Big Little Lies and then The White Lotus.”A post shared by Jasmin Savoy (@jasminsavoy)Fortunately for us, Brown’s on-screen characters are often queer, which of course is refreshing in a sea of straight, white people.
But more intriguing is the fact that her character’s LGBTQ+ identities are never made out to be that big of a deal. “Mindy’s (her character in Scream) queerness has nothing to do with her character arc, and no one cares.