The know-how has modified ― however the bloodlust remains to be obvious ― in “Scream,” the upcoming fifth film within the horror franchise of the identical identify.
Viewers acquired a primary take a look at the hotly anticipated movie, due out in January, with the discharge of a brand new trailer Tuesday. Followers of the 1996 unique will seemingly be happy to see actors David Arquette, Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox reprising their roles, alongside newcomers together with Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega and Jack Quaid.
The brand new clip finds Ortega, whose appearing credit embrace “Iron Man 3” and Netflix’s “You,” on the run from the masked killer Ghostface. It’s a transparent homage to an iconic scene from the unique movie that featured Drew Barrymore ― solely this time, Ghostface has textual content messaging and a house alarm system at his disposal.
Watch the total trailer for the upcoming movie “Scream” beneath.
The unique “Scream” was directed by Wes Craven, typically considered a grasp of the horror style. A number of sequels adopted, and whereas 2011’s “Scream 4” was successful, hopes of reviving the franchise dwindled considerably following Craven’s demise in 2015.
In an interview with Jamie Lee Curtis for Selection final yr, Campbell stated she was “actually apprehensive” about taking up the function of Sidney Prescott for a fifth film. An impassioned letter from Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, who directed the brand new movie, modified her thoughts.
“They’re administrators due to Wes Craven and so they’re actually so excited to be part of these movies and what an honor it’s to do them, and that they actually wish to do justice to Wes and honor his legacy,” Campbell stated. “Then I went and watched one their movies and it’s sensible and in preserving in tone. So I believed, ‘You already know what, I can do that.’ I feel this may very well be a whole lot of enjoyable and a good suggestion. These are people who find themselves doing it for the love of those movies. In order that meant one thing.”
Although greater than 25 years can have handed because the debut of the unique “Scream” by the point the brand new movie is launched, Gillett stated reviving the franchise with out Arquette, Campbell and Cox can be unthinkable.
“We couldn’t think about the film with none of them and so not having that completely locked-in proper off the bat was positively scary,” he informed Leisure Weekly in an interview revealed Monday. “We couldn’t have hoped for a greater final result by way of simply how everybody rallied across the venture and actually grew to become a household with a extremely singular purpose of constructing it throughout the end line with this venture.”
“Scream” is because of be launched Jan. 14, 2022.