Dermot Mulroney, actor best known for his roles in rom-coms, primarily My Best Friend’s Weddinghas had interventions in genre film projects such as Stoker, Careful What You Wish For, Insidious: Chapter 3, the Serie The Purgeand more recently, Ummay right now he is filming the next sequel to the slasher saga Screamcurrently titled Scream 6.
With filming underway, Mulroney confirms what was previously announced, that he is playing a cop in the sixth installment of the horror franchise, but also talks about having a connection to Ghostface.
In an interview with Screenrant, the actor comments:
“Yes, I play a policemanso eventually I get asked to play cops here and there, this is one of them. I guess I shouldn’t say my daughter is one of the victims.…
“But I don’t have to describe how or in what way, so that’s what draws me to the story, the strong family ties.“.
The shooting of Scream 6 from Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Media, began the second week of June 2022, on location in Montreal, Canada, thus becoming the first film in the franchise to be shot outside of the United States.
The sequel has on board the return of Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding y Jenna Ortega reprising their roles as Sam Carpenter, twins Mindy and Chad Meeks-Martin, and Tara Carpenter, respectively.
They will also be Jack Champion (Avatar: The Way of Water), Liana Liberato (The Best of Me), Nine Nekoda (Ginny & Georgia), y Josh Segarra (She-Hulk, Arrow), Henry Czerny (Ready Or Not, Mission: Impossible), Tony Revoli (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: No Way Home), y Samara Weaving (Ready or Not, The Babysitter).
Also, the audience favorite from Scream 4 will return, Hayden Panettiere like Kirby Reed, while Dermot Mulroney he will be playing a policeman. Courteney Cox reprises her role as Gale Weathers. And as you may already be aware, Neve Campbell turned down return to Scream 6 due to pay disputealthough recently the rumor began to spread that the actress will be back, something that was denied by Campbell herself.
With details of the plot to be known, this is the description that the studios handle of Scream 6:
“Continue with the four survivors of the murders of Ghostface as they leave Woodsboro behind and begin a new chapter.”
This new setting far from Woodsboro is about nothing more, and nothing less, that from New York City!where Gale Weathers resides as we saw in Scream 5.
- This is not the first time Ghostface has hunted his victims outside of Woodsboro, as Scream 2 moved us to Windsor College in Ohio, but if this is the first time the production has taken place outside of the United States
The script is in charge of James Vanderbilt y Guy Busickco-writers of Scream 5. Kevin Williamsonscreenwriter of the original saga, and Chad Villella of Radio Silence, return as executive producers alongside Peter Oillataguerre, and Spyglass’s Gary Barber, and Ron Lynch, Cathy Konrad, and Marianne Maddalena. Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein, and Project X’s William Sherak are producing.
The five installments of the slasher saga have so far collected more than $744 million dollars in the global box office.
The studies established the theatrical release date Scream 6 for March 31, 2023.