It has been more than two decades that the original horror series Scream came out with stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette and became a smashing hit altogether. Since then, its three sequels and one TV spinoff have been made and now almost after 11 years of wait, the hit trio will be back on screens for Scream 5.
The sequel has been directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett while the story comes from Guy Busick and James Vanderbilt. This has been a much-anticipated sequel by the fans and since its renewal announcement back in May of 2020 audience is eagerly waiting for its return. The excitement was doubled when Paramount Pictures released the official trailer of the movie recently. The viewers should be prepared to get spooked once again!
Who all are returning in the sequel and who all are new?
The slasher sequel to the movie is awaited by many and its no brainer that the fans will find familiar faces reprising their roles this time around. It includes Courteney Cox in her character of Gale Weathers, David Arquette in the role of Dewey Riley, and Neve Campbell in her previous role of Sidney Prescott all from the original make while Scream 4 actor Marley Shelton will also be seen reprising her character of Deputy Judy Hicks. Hearing about the return of leads has aroused curiosity among the fans as they are delighted to see the trio perform together once again.
Apart from the old faces, some newcomers will also be joining the latest sequel. It includes Melissa Barrera essaying the role of Sam, Dylan Minnette essaying the role of Wes, Jack Quaid essaying the role of Richie, Jasmin Savoy Brown essaying the role of Mindy, Jenna Ortega essaying the role of Tara, Mikey Madison essaying the role of Amber, Mason Gooding essaying the role of Chad, Sonia Ammar essaying the role of Liv, comedian Reggie Conquest, and Kyle Gallner.
The newbies have been seen in popular shows and movies and the thus young audience will be thrilled to find them performing in this sequence.
The expected plot of Scream 5
It was speculated by the fans that this sequel might go back to its roots as the actor Neve Campbell told that she is excited to return to Woodsboro, the fictional place in the original Scream and Scream 4. However, apart from this official synopsis of the re-launch has also been out. According to it, the new story will see the town of Woodsboro witness gruesome murders once again after it initially did 25 years back. A mysterious murderer now having donned the Ghostface mask is now aiming at the group of teenagers, thus reviving the unforgettable past moments and secrets associated with it.
Further details haven’t been disclosed by the production and the audience will have to watch the upcoming sequel to find out more.
When will Scream 5 be released?
It was announced in November last year by Williamson that the sequel will be given the title of Scream simply and is heavily inspired by the 1996 original. The horror-filled movie is all set to release in theatres on the 14th of January 2022 by Paramount pictures.