A new trailer for Scream 2022 was released by Paramount. the long-running franchise that began in 1996 with Wes Craven’s first film, also titled Scream, will celebrate its tenth anniversary in 2021. With its self-referential take on horror movies, as a deranged murderer nicknamed Ghostface attacked the people of Woodsboro, the film sparked a revival of the teen slasher genre. Neve Campbell’s Sidney Prescott is at the center of it all; she has been in all three sequels and is slated to appear in the fourth installment.
Gale Weathers and Dewey Riley will be portrayed by Courtney Cox and David Arquette, however. After her initial appearance in Scream 4, Marley Shelton will reprise her role as Judy Hicks. They’ll be joined by a swarm of newbies, all of whom are expected to be taken out one by one by Ghostface. Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Dylan Minette, and Jasmin Savoy Brown are among the franchise’s newcomers. After Craven’s death in 2015, the film Scream in 2022 will be the first in the franchise to be directed by someone other than Craven.
It’s curious that Ghostface is seeking people connected to Stu and Billy; might Scream be gearing up to reveal the characters’ hidden offspring? Their presence has hung big over the franchise as the original killers, and given Scream’s intriguing place in the franchise canon as a partial reboot, it is probable that the picture will have some major twists up its sleeve.
SCREAM RELEASE DATE:
Scream 2022 will hit the theaters on 14 January 2022.