Three crew members on Scream 5 have examined optimistic for COVID-19, Deadline is reporting. The much-anticipated newest installment within the meta-horror franchise solely simply began taking pictures in Wilmington, North Carolina, nevertheless it’s already confronted one thing of a setback. Fortunately, it appears it’ll be capable to overcome this hurdle as filming is scheduled to proceed as regular.
Deadline notes that the shoot wrapped up for the week as anticipated on Thursday, with manufacturing as a result of choose up on Monday after a deliberate weekend break. The positions of the affected crew members haven’t been revealed, nevertheless it’s identified that they’re not a part of the first pool of key personnel – for example, the director, assistant administrators or DP. In the event that they had been, filming wouldn’t be capable to press forward.
Whereas manufacturing continues, the three crew members who examined optimistic will probably be instantly quarantined and bear extra testing. Deadline explains that contact tracing can be being practised. To date, then, Scream 5 has managed to keep away from an enormous stumbling block just like the one confronted by Warner Bros.’ The Batman, which needed to shut down for every week or so when star Robert Pattinson got here down with the virus.
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Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette, who’ve starred in all earlier entries within the sequence earlier than this one, are as soon as once more again as Sidney Prescott, Gale Weathers and Dewey Riley, respectively. They’ll be joined by a full forged of franchise newcomers, too, together with Jenny Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Dylan Minette, Kyle Gallner, Jack Quaid, Mason Gooding and Jasmine Savoy Brown. Marley Skelton can be returning as Deputy Sheriff Judy Hicks from Scream 4.
Prepared or Not administrators Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett are taking up the reins from the late Wes Craven, with authentic screenwriter Kevin Williamson exec producing. Paramount is because of launch Scream 5 on January 14th, 2022.