‘Scream 4’ Officially Happening With Original Cast

While it was hinted at for quite some time, news broke yesterday that made it official. It looks like Dimension has officially greenlit Scream 4, with not only original writer Kevin Williamson and director Wes Craven returning, but Neve Campbell, David Arquette, and Courtney Cox Arquette as well. From a Dimension Films press release:

“SCREAM has been such an integral part of Dimension’s history, and I look forward to continuing the franchise,” said Bob Weinstein, co-chairman The Weinstein Company. “I’ve worked with Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven on so many films at Dimension and hope to continue our successful collaboration.”

Wes Craven added, “I am delighted to accept Bob Weinstein’s offer to take the reins on a whole new chapter in SCREAM history. Working with Courteney, David and Neve was a blast ten years ago and I’m sure it will be again. And I can’t wait to find the talent that will bring new blood to the screen as well. Kevin is right on his game with the new script  – the characters and story crackle with energy and originality – to say nothing of some of the most hair-raising scares I’ve seen in a script since… well, since the original SCREAM series.  Let me at it.”

The original franchise, which spanned 3 films, grossed more than $500 million in the worldwide box office, which should mean some success for a return to the world of Scream.

The film currently has a release date of April 15th, 2011.

  • Roxy5
    April 27, 2010 at 9:24 am

    I love scream i have them all on dvd, best horror ever!! i heard that kaley cuoco might be in it is this true??

  • jaime
    March 24, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    What are they going to do with this?

  • Joanna
    March 24, 2010 at 11:54 am

    Scream was my childhood horror movie, I can still remember hiding under the blankets and watching it from beneath them, while my big brother was trying to act brave on me. This brings back memories, I can’t wait for another sequel for Scream.

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