MTV’s Scream TV Show Lands Writers

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MTV's Scream TV Show Lands WritersMore news has hit the wire pertaining to MTV’s new series based on the Wes Craven film franchise Scream. Read on for the latest details, and don’t forget to roll your eyes, suck your teeth, and wave your fist! Thanks, we’ll wait!

According to Deadline, Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin (“Criminal Minds”) have been tapped to write the horror drama pilot, which is based on the successful film franchise with Dimension Films.

Produced with Dimension Films, MTV is currently in talks with director Wes Craven to direct the pilot. Should “Scream” receive a series order, it would be slated for a summer 2014 launch and would join current scripted offerings “Teen Wolf” (also adapted from a film franchise) and “Awkward.”

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Steve Barton

You're such an inspiration for the ways that I will never, ever choose to be.

  • Chernobyl Kinsman

    I don’t get how this would work as a TV show, at all. Unless it was like Tales From the Crypt or something.

  • Screamz

    I’ll certainly give this a shot. Love the movies, the only real exception being Scream 3. My only reservation is that it’s MTV and I tried watching Teen Wolf. Hopefully the writers they hired will do a much better job, though I do hope there’s no Sydney. I mean, really, how many times can one girl be attacked by so many killers…?