Looking to be kept up-to-date on all things pertaining to the upcoming look back at Wes Craven’s original entry into the Scream franchise for the A&E Biography Channel, “Scream: The Inside Story”? Well then fire up your Facebook because an official page has been launched!
“Scream: The Inside Story” will be focused primarily on the first film in the storied franchise. One that reignited both the horror genre as a whole and of course the slasher subgenre.
“After our incredibly successful collaboration on ‘Never Sleep Again,’ we were eager to find another project to work on together,” says Dan Farrands of Thommy Hutson and their team at 1428 Films. “Fortunately, we didn’t need to look far. Having had such an incredible experience with Wes Craven and our friends at the BIO Channel on ‘Never Sleep Again,’ and of course with ‘Scream 4’ right around the corner, it made perfect sense for us to explore the beginnings of this landmark horror franchise.” Adds Hutson: “I have always said if I dipped my toe in the retrospective waters again after ‘Never Sleep Again,’ it would be for ‘Scream.’ As a fan of Wes Craven, Kevin Williamson and the entire franchise, I am thrilled to be going behind-the-scenes of a movie that made scaring the hell out of me and the audience a total blast.”
From the genesis of Kevin Williamson’s original “Scary Movie” screenplay to the film’s final gross of nearly $200 million in worldwide box office receipts, SCREAM: THE INSIDE STORY will take fans deeper “behind the screams” than ever before. Featuring rare archival materials and exclusive new interviews with dozens of cast and crew members, this all-new, two-hour retrospective is being produced as part of the acclaimed A&E/Biography Channel series “The Inside Story” which has previously delved into the backstories of Hollywood blockbusters such as “Animal House,” “Caddyshack,” “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Halloween.” Poised to be the definitive look at the 1996 horror film that is said to have single-handedly resurrected a dying genre, SCREAM: THE INSIDE STORY will give fans an insider’s look at why the film, the cast and, of course, the inscrutable “Ghost Face” killer have assumed their rightful place as true icons of modern horror cinema.
Look for “Scream: The Inside Story” to coincide with the release of Wes Craven’s Scream 4 next April! For more right now dig on the official “Scream: The Inside Story” Facebook page!
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