Everything you need to know about Scream 5

Zoe Shenton
·2-min read
Photo credit: Miramax
Photo credit: Miramax

From Cosmopolitan

26 years after the first Scream film was released, a fifth film is on its way. Whether you're a loyal Scream fan or you bowed out after the second movie, we reckon you're going to want to add this upcoming instalment to your watch list. With lots of the OG cast making a return to Woodsboro, it's shaping up to be a must-watch horror. Here's everything we know about Scream 5:

What will Scream 5 be about?

We sadly don't yet have much info on the new film, but it has been billed as a 'relaunch', which suggests it won't pick up right after Scream 4 but will be a reboot of sorts. The new project is being directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, who were behind 2019 comedy horror Ready Or Not and are both part of the production group making the movie, while The Amazing Spider-Man's James Vanderbilt and Ready or Not's Guy Busick are responsible for the script. Filming kicked off this autumn in Wilmington, North Carolina, and is due to wrap by Christmas.

Who's in the cast of Scream 5?

Neve Campbell will be reprising her role as Sidney Prescott, David Arquette will be back as Dewey Riley and Courteney Cox will return as Gale Weathers. In even more exciting Scream cast news, The Boys star Jack Quaid will be playing a lead role as will You star Jenny Ortega and 13 Reasons Why's Dylan Minnette. According to IMDb, Outsiders actor Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Mikey Madison, Melissa Barrera, and Jasmin Savoy Brown will also star.

When will Scream 5 be released?

On August 2020, it was announced the film will come out on January 14, 2022. So, yeah, we hope you like scary movies...

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