Shawn Wayan is an American actor who has donned various hats in his lifetime – he is a DJ, producer, writer and comedian. Wayan has been a prominent performer of the television and has done supporting acts in films.
Shawn Wayan’s breakthrough came with the Fox channel’s ‘In Living Color’, as DJ SW-1. He later became a featured performer in the show. A couple of television appearances later, Wayan created and starred in the sitcom ‘The Wayans Bros’. Same time, he co-wrote, co-executive produced and starred in the feature film ‘Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood’. He did a supporting role in ‘New Blood’ but what brought him public attention was the 2000 flick ‘Scary Movie’. In 2001, he reprised his role in its sequel ‘Scary Movie 2’. His role of Ray Wilkins was Wayan’s best role until then.
Following the phenomenal success of Scary Movie series, Wayan’s filmography became somewhat unstable. He had a couple of flops such as ‘White Chicks’ and ‘Little Man’ and a few average films, such as ‘Scream’ and ‘Dance Flick’.
This crime comedy film was made as a parody of several other films of the 1990s. The film tells the story of Ashtray, a young black man, who is sent to live in the ghetto, with his father. There he learns about several realities of life, as well as about becoming a man.
A funny movie that spoofs the horror, slasher, and mystery film genres, Scary Movie primarily follows the plot of slasher films Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer. A major box-office hit, it was followed by four sequels.
In this satirical movie, news reporter Cindy Campbell learns about a sinister videotape which spells death for its viewers. Cindy has a notion that there is a connection of some sort between the videotape and the crop circles that are mysteriously formed on Tom Logan’s farm. Fearing an alien invasion, she knows she must help the President avert the attack.
After messing up their previous case, two FBI agents - Marcus and Kevin Copeland – are tasked to safely escort two sisters - Brittany and Tiffany Wilton - from airport to their hotel. FBI wants to use the sisters to catch a kidnapper who is after them; however, the sisters do not want to do so. The two brothers now disguise themselves as the sisters to catch the kidnapper.
The sequel to Scary Movie parodies a number of supernatural classics including The Haunting, The Exorcist, Poltergeist, The Changeling, The Legend of Hell House, and The Amityville Horror. It also takes on modern movies like Hannibal and Hollow Man and finds the lead characters in comedic-horrific situations spoofing actual sequences from the original movies.
Following her husband's death, broke and lonely, Cindy Campbell, takes job in a haunted house and falls for her divorced neighbor Tom Ryan. However, when her future plans are disrupted by an alien invasion, she is instructed by the ghost of a Japanese boy to travel to a hidden village to learn how to stop the aliens.
Little Man is a crime comedy film, which tells the story of a couple who adopt a dwarf, when he is found at their doorstep, unaware of the fact that he is actually a thief, who has stolen a diamond.