Scream, MTV

MTV

Now that you've finally seen the terrifying new Ghostface mask on MTV's Scream, you'll never be able to forget that melted face. Sorry, but your nightmares just got a lot more terrifying.

But when will we find out who's underneath that mask, terrorizing the town of Lakewood 20 years after going on a similar murderous rampage?

"I can promise that there will be a major revelation about the killer's identity by the end of season one," executive producer Jaime Paglia tells E! News. Now, does that mean we'll learn the actually identity in season one? Unclear!

Scream, MTV

MTV

That's why we pressed executive producer Jill Blotevogel for all the dark secrets she would spill about the new Ghostface that's actually more terrifying than the one in the movies. 

"We're going to try and give you satisfying answers at the end of each season, but what we're trying to dig into with this show is that every character, whether they are the killer or not, they all have secrets, they all lie, they do bad deeds," Blotevogel tells E! News. "We're digging into everyone, so it's not so much of a whodunit as much as getting to know and love these characters and praying they're not doing these terrible things."

But that doesn't mean the showrunners don't know the identity of the killer stalking all the teens of Lakewood. 

"When I first wrote [the pilot episode], I had ideas on who I wanted the killer to be," Blotevogel says. "But I wrote it leaving a lot of wiggle room. And as we got deeper into breaking the whole series, we got things cleared with the powers that be. So yes I definitely knew who I wanted from the start and it's going to be good. And it's going to take a while before you find out."

Scream, MTV

MTV

And yes, that means Scream isn't going to be an anthology series. Season two will pick up after the events of season one, with the same cast of characters.

"We certainly talked about the possibilities of an anthology series," Paglia says. "Do we go the route of American Horror Story? Ultimately, we decided that we have this amazing cast and an interesting, deep mythology for this town and what happened in the past and how it connects to these characters. We want people to become invested in them. So we will have major revelations by the end of the season; we're not going to string the audience along. But the plan is, if we are fortunate enough to have a second season, we will be following whoever is left alive by the end of season one into season two."

And while the whole cast revealed to E! News that they still don't know who Ghostface is, they all agree that every single character has reasons to be a suspect. 

"No one has a completely clean past," John Karna, who plays horror movie nerd Noah, tells E! News. "No one has it completely straight. You'll see that as the show goes on, everyone has secrets, everyone is lying. So don't expect to have it all figured out at the start."

Scream, MTV

MTV

Carlson Young, who plays mean girl Brooke, adds, "Literally everyone is a suspect on our show. And it changes from week-to-week."

In fact, the only way to know for sure who isn't Ghostface is by dying at the hands of Ghostface. And series star Willa Fitzgerald warns that no one is safe from death, not even her character!

"A lot of the deaths are truly dark and horrifying and twisted," Fitzgerald tells E! News. "Prepare yourself, because we are not holding back."

Scream airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on MTV.

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