Christopher Landon provides his due to followers for welcoming him to the Scream franchise after he was introduced because the director of Scream 7.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett resurrected the Scream franchise with two very profitable installments, however it appears that evidently they gained’t be again for Ghostface’s subsequent bloodbath. It was confirmed yesterday that Christopher Landon, greatest recognized for Glad Demise Day, Freaky, and We Have a Ghost, had signed on to direct Scream 7.
The information that Christopher Landon could be directing Scream 7 was definitely thrilling for a lot of horror followers and the director took to Twitter (or X quite) to present his two-cents. “Only a huge, heart-felt due to all of the #scream followers for welcoming me into the fold,” Landon wrote. “Horror has been my ardour all my life. I promise to do Wes,Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin proud. And naturally, an enormous shout out to my good friend and hero Kevin Williamson. Let’s go!!!!“
As for why Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett elected to not return, it’s mentioned to be, at the very least partially, as a result of they’re specializing in their authentic horror film for Common. Nonetheless, they may nonetheless stay concerned in Scream 7 as government producers alongside Chad Villella.
James Vanderbilt and Man Busick wrote the final two motion pictures nevertheless it’s unclear if they are going to be returning for the subsequent. Christopher Landon has usually written or co-written every of his motion pictures, so it’s doable he may have a hand in Scream 7 as effectively. After all, nothing will occur on the script entrance till the writers strike involves an finish.
Melissa Barrera, who has starred within the final two motion pictures as Sam Carpenter, has beforehand mentioned that she want to additional discover her character’s psychological well being in a sequel. “There are such a lot of locations that [Sam] may go,” Barrera mentioned. “That’s one of many causes that, after I learn the script for Scream 5, I used to be so within the character. There’s a lot potential right here of the place she may go together with her psychological well being – she’s simply unpredictable. I discover that that darkness in her makes her that rather more fascinating to play and to look at. She’s the hero however she’s additionally form of the villain. It’s this contradiction in her that I discover fascinating and, if we get to do one other one, I might like to see. The writers have carried out a very good job together with her up till this level, so I belief them simply to know the place to take her [in a way] that might be surprising and funky for the followers.“
What are your hopes for Scream 7?