Paramount Pictures together with Spyglass Media Group have released promo clip Scream a new one to promote the fifth film in the iconic slasher franchise that fans have been waiting for. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on January 14, 2022.
The clip features comments from the main cast as they talk about what unites the old characters and the new cast. They also teased fans about the various things they would “get” in the new film. And it is certain that the presence of Ghostface which is claimed will be more frightening.
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Scream directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett using a screenplay written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. The film will reportedly ditch the meta-humor found in each of the previous films with a new creative team, but considering all the main stars returning, it should still feel like a sequel. Scream. As previously reported, Neve Campbell, David Arquetteand Courteney Cox will return to reprise their iconic roles as Sidney Prescott, Dewey Riley, and Gale Riley.
Also back for the franchise’s fifth film Scream this is a star Scream 4, Marley Shelton as Judy Hicks. Other cast members include Kyle Gallner, Dylan Minnette, Mason Gooding, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mikey Madison, Jack Quaid, Melissa Barrera, and Jenna Ortega. While the details and plot of Scream are still shrouded in mystery, it is reported that the film will follow the story of a woman who returns to her hometown to try to find out who has committed a series of heinous crimes.
This is the synopsis:
“Twenty-five years after a series of brutal murders have shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new assassin is back wearing the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to relive secrets from the city’s deadly past.”
As we all know, the killer in every previous Scream film surprisingly turns out to be someone who can be mistaken for a victim by the audience. And now to keep the tradition of only revealing the identity of the killer at the end, the new Scream uses several versions of the script and has different scenes in post-production. Everyone involved in the production of Scream was so eager to avoid unwanted leaks that Ghostface’s identity was even kept secret to the cast while the film was shooting.
As we know, the first film directed by Wes Craven, released in 1996, made a big surprise on its debut and later helped to revive the slasher horror genre and become one of the highest grossing horror films of all time. The film then spawned three sequels.