‘Scream 5’ Wraps Production and Sets January 2022 Release

Lula Sharp
November 19, 2020

With production on directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett's highly-anticipated fifth installment in the Scream franchise finally complete, Spyglass Media and Paramount Pictures have confirmed the title for the film via a message from creator Kevin Williamson.

He said: "That's a wrap on Scream, which I'm excited to announce is the official title of the next film!"

Scream is scheduled to hit theaters on January 14, 2022.

Scream fans, get ready to, well, Scream again! Plot details aren't known yet for Scream, though Williamson recently praised James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick's script for being both fresh and familiar.

The film, which will be the first instalment since 2011's Scream 4, will see the return of cast regulars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette.

Regardless, original Scream screenwriter Kevin Williamson was happy to share the wrap and title announcement via Twitter.

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Elsewhere, newcomers Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega and Jack Quaid will star in the film, alongside Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Mikey Madison, Dylan Minnette, Jenna Ortega, Sonia Ammar and Jasmin Savoy Brown.

The movie is executive produced by Williamson, Gary Barber, Chad Villella, Cathy Konrad, and Ron Lynch and produced by William Sherak, Paul Neinstein, and Vanderbilt.

In the same publication, the producer shared a behind-the-scenes image alongside actresses Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox. It involved "going back and watching the franchise, knowing that we'd be involved in such a profound way, and watching those films as filmmakers and really digging into the commentary on those films".

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The two directors made it clear that if this project was just a straight reboot, they wouldn't have been interested.

The original four movies, featuring the iconic villain Ghostface killer, were all directed by the late Wes Craven, but after his death in 2015, it was in doubt the series would continue without him.

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