As we all know, Radio Silence has a new Scream movie in the works which will bring back favorites such as Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette.
And that’s awesome.
But how about we do a separate reboot set in the real world? Meaning a world where the Wes Craven movies exist. This way we can bring back the original film’s cast – like Matthew Lillard and Campbell, Cox, and Arquette – as themselves.
Not only is this about as meta as it gets – and meta is the franchise’s bread and bloody butter – but it lets us see the whole gang, from Jamie Kennedy to Rose McGowan to Kevin Patrick Walls return to battle Ghostface once more.
Here’s the plot twist: The killer is knocking off the original cast – but in reverse order. So the opening has Skeet Ulrich getting the axe and we work our way up to Drew Barrymore. And, really, how f*cking cool would it be to see Barrymore join forces with Neve Campbell to take out Ghostface once and for all?
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As far as Radio Silence’s reboot goes, the cast includes franchise favorites such as Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, and Marley Shelton, with Jack Quaid, Melissa Barrera, Dylan Minnette, Mason Gooding, Kyle Gallner, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sonia Ammar, Mikey Madison, and Jenna Ortega.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett (Ready or Not) direct from a script by James Vanderbilt (Zodiac) and Guy Busick (Castle Rock). Kevin Williamson and Chad Villella, are executive producing with Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein and William Sherak producing. Filming is underway in North Carolina. Scream 5 hits January 14, 2022.
Wes Craven re-invented and revitalized the slasher-horror genre with the original horror classic, which manages to be funny, clever, and scary, as a fright-masked knife maniac stalks high-school students in middle-class suburbia. Craven is happy to provide both tension and self-parody as the body count mounts.
The film sports a 79% on Rotten Tomatoes with a Critics Consensus that reads: Horror icon Wes Craven’s subversive deconstruction of the genre is sly, witty, and surprisingly effective as a slasher film itself, even if it’s a little too cheeky for some.
Scream is directed by Wes Craven from a screenplay by Kevin Williamson. Cathy Konrad and Cary Woods produced and it starred Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, and Drew Barrymore.