"Somebody is wearing this costume, threatening to kill all of us."
—Marcus, posing as Deion

Marcus Elliot is the main protagonist of the third season of the television series Scream. Marcus assumed his brother's identity after he was killed. He is portrayed by RJ Cyler.


Deion Elliot, a local star running back in Atlanta whose tragic past comes back to haunt him at the worst time, threatening his hard-earned plans for his future — and the lives of his unlikely group of friends.

Appearances (6/6) 

Season 3 (6/6)



"Somebody is wearing this costume, threatening to kill all of us."
—Marcus, posing as Deion, talking to the rest of the his friends.[src]


  • He is the first male lead character in the Scream franchise, following Sidney Prescott in the films and Emma Duval in the first two seasons of the series.
  • He is a high school student at Weaver High School.
    • He is a running back for the high school football team.
    • He is a member of The Deadfast Club.
  • He is a fierce rival of Avery Collins.
  • He has a mother named Sherry Elliot.
  • He is a romantic interest of Liv Reynolds.
  • In a promotional teaser, Marcus is called "The Jock".
  • Marcus reveals in Endgame to Liv that he has been pretending to be his twin Deion since the night he was killed after the two had switched Halloween costumes to prevent Tommy Jenkins from further bullying Marcus.
    • Ever since the tragedy, Marcus feels a sense of deep shame and guilt for abandoning his brother and it's implied that he was mentally traumatized by the tragedy, experiencing nightmares and hallucinations associated with the event of his brother's death.


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