“Scream” is an upcoming American slasher film directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, and written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. The film is the fifth installment in the “Scream” franchise and a direct sequel to the original 1996 film.
The story follows a new group of teenagers in the town of Woodsboro who become the targets of a masked killer known as Ghostface, who is intent on continuing the legacy of the original killer from the first film. The surviving characters from the original films, including Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, also make their return to the franchise.
The new film is directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, known for their work on the horror-comedy film “Ready or Not,” and is written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick, who previously collaborated on the horror-thriller “The Black Phone.” The cast includes a mix of new and returning actors, with Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette reprising their roles from the original “Scream” films.
“Scream” is set to be released in 2022 and is expected to offer a mix of horror, suspense, and self-referential humor that has become a trademark of the franchise. Fans of the original films are eagerly anticipating the return of their favorite characters, as well as the introduction of new twists and surprises that are sure to keep them on the edge of their seats.
Duration: 114 min.