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The love for Scream reached new heights after the discharge of Scream 6, however the way forward for the franchise is up within the air. In its opening weekend, Scream 6 broke the franchise file by making $67 million on the field workplace. Scream 6 was the second movie that includes a brand new technology of stars, together with Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, and Jasmin Savoy Brown.

In November 2023, Melissa was faraway from the forged of Scream 7. The actress was fired from the movie over her feedback concerning the Israel-Hamas battle. At some point later, it was reported that Jenna would not be returning for Scream 7 due to her Wednesday season 2 capturing schedule. Now, new particulars have been revealed concerning the Scream 7 drama. Mason defined to Selection in March 2024 why the seventh installment might nonetheless occur.

That month, the unique last lady, Neve Campbell, confirmed that she can be starring within the subsequent movie, reprising her position as Sidney Prescott.

So what does this imply for Scream 7? Hollywood Life is breaking down the whole lot we learn about Scream 7.

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Jenna Ortega and Melissa Barrera as Tara and Sam. (Paramount Footage)

Is There Going To Be A Seventh ‘Scream’ Film?

Scream 7 was confirmed in August 2023 when Christopher Landon was introduced as the brand new director. He’s taking up from Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett.

The fifth Scream film was launched in January 2022. After it turned a field workplace success, Scream 6 rapidly acquired the inexperienced gentle. The sixth Scream film filmed rapidly occurred from June to August 2022. Scream 7 was delayed as a result of writers’ and actors’ strikes of 2023.

‘Scream 7’ Launch Date

There’s no launch date but for a seventh Scream film. Given the continuing casting adjustments, it’s unclear when Scream 7’s manufacturing will get underway.

‘Scream 7’ Forged

Following Scream VI‘s success, everybody assumed Scream 7 would characteristic the return of Scream’s “Core 4,” which incorporates Jenna as Tara, Melissa as Sam, Mason as Chad, and Jasmin as Mindy. All of them managed to outlive their newest spherical with Ghostface.

Nonetheless, the Core 4 is now the Core Two within the wake of Melissa’s firing and Jenna’s departure. Jenna’s exit is because of her Wednesday season 2 filming schedule. The Golden Globe nominee is anticipated to movie the second season of the Netflix hit from April 2024 by the summer time. Jenna reportedly requested for a “larger payday” with a purpose to return for Scream 7 and had no deal in place after Scream 6, based on THR.

Melissa was fired a month earlier than the information broke, based on THR. Previous to her firing, her deal to return for Scream 7 had reportedly been finalized. “Spyglass’ stance is unequivocally clear: We’ve got zero tolerance for antisemitism or the incitement of hate in any kind, together with false references to genocide, ethnic cleaning, Holocaust distortion or something that flagrantly crosses the road into hate speech,” Spyglass, the manufacturing firm behind Scream, stated in an announcement concerning Melissa’s removing.

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Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jasmin Savoy Brown, and Mason Gooding in ‘Scream 6.’ (Paramount Footage)

There’s been no phrase about Jasmin and Mason’s roles in Scream 7 amid these adjustments. Spyglass boss Gary Barber supposedly doesn’t consider that “stars nor massive salaries are important” for the success of the Scream franchise. “He didn’t want Neve, he doesn’t want Jenna,” an insider advised THR. Scream 7 was reportedly going to be the “finish of a rumored trilogy centered on the 2 Carpenter sisters.” Whereas some insiders consider the way forward for the franchise is in “shambles” and “very uncooked,” a full-scale reboot may very well be on the horizon.

Hayden Panettiere’s long-awaited return as Kirby Reed paved the best way for extra of the beloved character sooner or later. She was stabbed once more by Ghostface, however she survived. She advised Tara and Sam to name her in the event that they “ever” wanted something.

Kirby was the right bridge between the unique legacy characters and the newbies. She additionally shaped a candy bond with Tara. Carry Kirby again, Scream 7!

Courteney Cox’s Gale Weathers additionally survived one other brutal assault by Ghostface. Courteney is the one unique Scream character to have appeared in all 6 movies up to now. She would doubtless make an look in a seventh installment.

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Hayden Panettiere returned as Kirby Reed. (Paramount Footage)

As with all earlier Scream movies, a brand new batch of supporting characters can be launched in Scream 7. One or just a few of them may very well be the brand new Ghostface!

Will Neve Campbell Return For ‘Scream 7’?

Following her absence from the sixth film, Neve introduced that she signed on to reprise her position as Sidney for Scream 7.

“Sidney Prescott is coming again!!!!” she wrote in an Instagram put up in March 2024. “It’s at all times been such a blast and an honor to get to play Sidney within the ‘Scream’ films. My appreciation for these movies and for what they’ve meant to me, has by no means waned. I’m very blissful and proud to say I’ve been requested, in essentially the most respectful means, to convey Sidney again to the display screen and I couldn’t be extra thrilled.”

She continued, “Whereas I’ve been so extremely fortunate to make these movies with each the grasp of horror Wes Craven and the splendidly gifted Matt and Tyler crew, I’ve dreamt for a few years of how wonderful it could be to make one among these films with Avery Thompson Kevin Williamson on the helm. And now, it’s taking place. Kevin Williamson goes to direct Scream 7! This was his child and it’s his sensible thoughts that dreamt up this world. Kevin isn’t just an inspiration as an artist however has been a pricey buddy for a few years. To the wonderful Scream followers, I hope you’re as excited as I’m. See you on set @kevwilliamson.”

The Scream world was shocked in June 2022 when Neve revealed that she would not be returning as Sidney Prescott in Scream 6.

“Sadly, I gained’t be making the subsequent Scream movie,” Neve stated in an announcement. “As a lady, I’ve needed to work extraordinarily exhausting in my profession to ascertain my worth, particularly in relation to Scream. I felt the supply that was offered to me didn’t equate to the worth I’ve delivered to the franchise.”

Neve’s absence was felt in Scream 6. She was talked about briefly after the most recent set of Ghostface assaults. Gale revealed that Sidney wouldn’t be coming to New York. Sidney and Mark took their youngsters to a protected spot to cover out from Ghostface.

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Neve Campbell as Sidney Prescott. (Everett Assortment)

Neve’s resolution to not come again didn’t utterly change the story of Scream 6. “This was at all times the story we wished to inform, which is basically thrilling we had been capable of do it,” author James Vanderbilt advised Selection. “The Sam and Tara sister story was at all times the factor we wished to be entrance and heart on this. We love Neve and assume she’s wonderful and had an ideal expertise together with her on [Scream] 5. She must do what she must do as a enterprise girl and we completely help that.”

Director Tyler Gillett added, “I feel what finally occurred was we knew that if something, within the absence of that character, we needed to actually dig deeper into the core 4 and make these relationships matter in a extremely emotional means. The purpose was to attempt to kind a connection between these characters and the viewers the best way that we shaped a reference to Gale, Dewey, and Sid. On the finish of the day, that’s nearly having the time and the true property in your story to actually dig deep. However no, it wasn’t a wildly dramatic pivot.”

Neve hasn’t dominated out bringing Sidney again into the fold. “I don’t know that I’m achieved for good,” the actress tells PEOPLE in August 2022. “It might actually rely upon what they got here to me with subsequent. It must be completely different. It must be a distinct perspective, and I’m unsure that’s going to occur.”

The actress continued, “In the event that they got here to me with a quantity that felt proper, that felt respectful, that felt consistent with my worth that I delivered to the franchise, I’d be keen to contemplate [returning in the future].”I don’t consider it’s useless within the water, however we’ll see. However actually, I’m actually okay. I’ve been capable of let it go. I want them effectively. I’m doing three completely different reveals proper now. I’m very, very grateful that I’m working. I’m blissful. So all is sweet.”

Is Stu Macher Alive?

That’s the million-dollar query. OG killer Stu was seemingly killed within the first Scream film after being stabbed and electrocuted when a tv falls on his head. Nonetheless, a legion of Scream followers are holding out hope that Stu by some means survived and has been residing in hiding for all this time.

Scream 5 featured Stu’s nephew briefly, however he was killed rapidly by Ghostface. The massive showdown went down at Stu Macher’s outdated home similar to within the unique.

Scream 6 straight referenced Stu Macher. On the Ghostface shrine warehouse, the Core 4 and others got here face-to-face with key gadgets from previous killings, together with the TV that supposedly killed Stu. When Kirby brings up the TV that killed Stu, Mindy quipped, “If you happen to consider he’s useless.”

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Matthew Lillard and Rose McGowan in ‘Scream.’ (Everett Assortment)

Scream’s unique screenwriter, Kevin Williamson, has stated that Stu is useless useless. “No, he’s useless. I feel that began due to the faculty scene, the frat get together scene as a result of he’s standing within the background. He simply came over set that night time,” he advised Collider.

The newest Scream crew isn’t so concrete about Stu’s destiny. “There’s no good reply, so I’ll by no means verify or deny stuff like that,” James Vanderbilt advised Selection. Producer William Sherak added, “Something’s potential.” Producer Paul Neinstein additionally stated, “Characters can come out and in! There’s alternative ways to do it. It’s such part of all of their lives; they’ve an affinity for Scream.

Even when Stu is useless, he might come again as Skeet Ulrich’s Billy Loomis, who has appeared within the newest two movies in Sam’s head. If Stu by some means continues to be alive, that will be the last word twist. Scream 7 might comply with the theme of Scream 3: the previous can at all times comes again to chew you.