Scream 5 has formally acquired itself a distributor. This 12 months has seen plans for a fifth film within the meta-horror franchise lastly ramp up, with Spyglass Media Group placing the wheels in movement by hiring Prepared or Not administrators Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett to take over from the late, nice Wes Craven. As casting is now underway, it’s been introduced that Paramount Footage has picked up the movie and it’s set to launch someday in 2021.
There was initially some confusion about whether or not this new Scream film was a reboot or a continuation, nevertheless it was confirmed to be the latter when David Arquette signed as much as reprise his function as Woodsboro sheriff Dewey Riley. To date, he’s the one unique forged member to formally be a part of the challenge, however we all know that Neve Campbell is in talks to return as collection protagonist Sidney Prescott, too. Presumably, Courtney Cox has additionally been approached to return as Gale Weathers.
We’ve nonetheless acquired no concept about plot particulars, however followers are questioning if the filmmakers have gotten one thing daring deliberate like killing Sidney off within the opening scene, Drew Barrymore-style, for instance. Both means, Campbell has mentioned she’s impressed with the administrators’ imaginative and prescient and their intention to honor Craven’s unique quartet.
The screenplay has been penned by James Vanderbilt and Prepared or Not‘s Man Busick, with creator Kevin Williamson serving as government producer. Taking pictures is because of start someday later this 12 months in Wilmington, North Carolina, as soon as security protocols are in place.
Paramount is the pure selection of distributor for Scream 5, in fact, because the studio acquired the vast majority of Dimension Movies and Miramax’s properties following the downfall of Harvey Weinstein. It’s excellent news that it might be with us in 2021 as nicely, presumably someday within the second half of the 12 months, because it’ll imply that the film comes out in the course of the 25th anniversary of the primary movie.
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