Jason Z. wrote in with an explanation of why the final scene was played out as a "dramatization" with "actors" in the original film (as shown in the DVD extras):
In reality, Jeffrey and Dawn made peace and left the theater together, where they were greeted by an angry mob of Series 7 fans. The fans, upset that Dawn and Jeff broke the rules of the show, chased the two into the parking lot and violently beat them. Jeffrey survived.
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