Paramount Pictures y Spyglass Media Group they gave green light to the new sequel, Scream 6, at the beginning of February 2022, after the big box office hitwith the critics and the audience of Scream (2022) –also known as Scream 5 in Mexico-
The feature film continues to take shape ahead of the start of shooting, scheduled to give its initial clapperboard in June in Canada, confirming the return of Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding and Jenna Ortegawho will reprise their roles as Sam Carpenter, Mindy and Chad Meeks-Martin, and Tara Carpenter, respectively (via Deadline).
At the moment there are no details about the plot of Scream 6, Nevertheless, studies commented that Scream 6, “Continues with the four survivors of the murders of Ghostface as they leave Woodsboro behind and begin a new chapter.”
The young actors join the previous and first confirmed to make their return to the next installment: Courteney Cox, reprising his role as Gale Weathers. The other original member, Neve Campbell confirmed last February that he was offered to reprise his iconic role for the upcoming sequel, and that he has not yet made the decision to be part of the new chapter of the popular slasher saga: “We’ll see. I’ll read the script and see how I feel”.
- Shooting in Montreal, Canada, Scream 6 It will be the first installment of the slasher saga not to be filmed within the United States. The locations of previous deliveries were California wine country, Ann Harbor in Michigan, and most recently Wilmington, North Carolina.
Los co-directors of Scream (2022), Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett will be back in Scream 6. Same case of screenwriters James Vanderbilt y Guy Busick.
Kevin Williamsonscreenwriter of the original saga, along with Chad Villella from 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.
As mentioned, filming will begin this summer in Canada, with Theatrical release date set for March 31, 2023.