Scream 5 release date | Film casting, trailer, news
It doesn’t take long to find out who is behind the Ghostface mask in the latest installment in the Scream franchise, this time titled – wait – Scream.
It’s been a rough road for the slasher movie, which was originally confirmed as early as 2011, before appearing to be scrapped after The Weinstein Company studio closed in 2018.
However, a January 2022 release date for the movie Paramount Pictures, which was directed by Ready or Not director duo Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, was subsequently confirmed and it appears to have stuck in the air. .
And that’s not all. With several both new and returning stars signed to appear in the new Scream, it looks like there is a lot to look forward to.
Perhaps most excitingly, Neve Campbell’s involvement in the film has finally been confirmed, which means she will once again star alongside David Arquette and Courtney Cox.
“We had a lot of fun on the first one, it was really like being in summer camp,” David Arquette said recently during an appearance on Good Morning America. And it’s like we got back together, it was always the same like we went back to summer camp. It’s an explosion.
Speaking about her character, Neve Campbell added, “She’s a mother now, which I think gives her a whole new level of ferocity. She’s happy and of course chaos ensues because it’s a Scream movie… That’s all you want from a Scream movie. I don’t think people will be disappointed.
Exciting things. But who are the returning characters in Scream and does the movie have a release date? Here’s all you need to know.
Shout first 5 reactions
The first reviews for the new Scream movie have arrived – and they’re overwhelmingly positive.
“The new Scream is a BLAST and my favorite since the original. There’s some sharp writing here – a nice balance of well-crafted scares and fun commentary on modern horror. It also pokes fun at itself a lot. , while remaining a bloody thriller and a hell of a good time. I’m a fan! ” tweeted Erik Davis of the fandango.
Bloody Disgusting critic Meagan Navarro has also been raving about the film and has been shared on Twitter: “What a welcome return to Woodsboro Scream! A bloody, cutting-edge introspection into the genre and legacy of Wes Craven. All the thrills and kind of hell start until 2022. My horror heart is so full. “
Additionally, Collider editor-in-chief Steven Weintraub called the new Scream “the real deal.”
“The new Scream is the real deal,” he tweeted. “Such a well-written storyline that leaves you guessing and wades through the treacherous waters of fandom in 2022. Scream fans will love it.”
– Steven Weintraub (@colliderfrosty) January 7, 2022
What is the release date of Scream 5?
As revealed in a tweet sent by Scream’s official Twitter account in August 2021, the fifth installment of Scream is set to hit theaters on. January 14, 2022.
The delayed release date announcement was accompanied by a gruesome moving poster (below) featuring the Ghostface spectral mask, which a different killer dons in each of the Scream films.
January 14, 2022… We will hear you CRIER. ?? pic.twitter.com/X83ENIj3Hm
– Scream (@ScreamMovies) August 29, 2020
No specific reason was given for the delayed release date, but if we were to make a guess, it likely has something to do with the coronavirus pandemic.
This marks a significant delay given that Scream was originally slated for release in 2021.
This means the film will be released more than 26 years after the franchise’s first film hit theaters. Better late than never, eh?
Who is part of the cast of Scream 5?
David Arquette is expected to reprise his role as Dewey Riley, who has appeared in the previous four Scream films.
“I am delighted to play Dewey again and to reunite with my Scream family old and new,” he said (via THR) after the announcement. “Scream has been such a big part of my life, and for the fans and myself.”
Friends star Courteney Cox is also set to return to the franchise (unfortunately not yet with THAT bangs).
Cox and Arquette met at the very first Scream in 1996. The couple quickly became a couple and married in 1999. Despite their separation in 2010, Arquette says the couple are still on good terms, co-parenting their relationship. Coco girl.
“We are in a bit of contact. It’s awesome, ”he told ET Online. “But we still like to work together. She’s an amazing actress, so it will be fun to bring these characters back to life and see where they are at. Co-starring is the easy part.
Neve Campbell, who played Sidney Prescott in the first four Scream films, has also officially signed the film, which means the three main actors of the original film are reunited.
It has also been confirmed Ghostface, the series’ masked villain will return to the series, once again played by Roger L Jackson.
New faces joining the cast include Mexican actress Melissa Barrera (Vida), The Boys star Jack Quaid and Jenna Ortega, who previously starred in Jane the Virgin and You.
Mason Gooding of Booksmart and Dylan Minnette of 13 Reasons Why have also joined the cast in new roles.
What is Scream 5 all about?
Previous Scream films have followed high school student (then author) Sidney Prescott as she is attacked by several serial killers wielding a knife and wearing a “Ghostface” mask.
In each film, Prescott is joined by his friends Dewey Riley (David Arquette) and Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox).
It has not yet been confirmed how the new Scream will continue from Scream 4, which ended with Prescott battling another horde of killers.
Is there a trailer for Scream 5?
An official trailer was released for Scream in October 2021 – and it’s sure to put your shivers down your spine. Take a look below:
Ordering screaming films
All Scream Movies are available to rent and purchase from Amazon Prime Video UK. The four installments to date are (inventively) titled:
You can also purchase the first Scream DVD movie on Amazon.
Scream 2 is available on DVD on Amazon here.
Scream 3 is also available for purchase on DVD on Amazon.
Click here to order Scream 4 on DVD on Amazon. Scream 4 is also available to watch on Netflix.
Scream will be released on January 14, 2022. If you’re looking for TV to watch, check out our TV Guide.