Sidney Prescott returns to the teenage horror saga, as they have confirmed that Neve Campbell will be in the movie Scream 5.
It's official! The news that all horror fans were waiting for has finally been announced. Neve campbell will return as Sidney Prescott one more time for the movie Scream 5 from Spyglass Media Group and Paramount.
Some time ago Neve Campbell revealed that she was in talks to tackle the project, but only now, four months later, has it been made official.
Neve campbell joins some actors from the original film like David arquette and Courteney cox, who reprise their roles as Dewey Riley and Gale Weathers, respectively. They will be joined by newcomers to the franchise Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera and Jack Quaid. The directors of Radio Silence Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler gillett are in charge of this fifth entry in the meta-horror series, taking over the reins of the late and great Wes craven.
The director duo had the following to say in a statement regarding Neve Campbell's casting:
“We are pinching ourselves! It's hard to express how much the character of Sidney Prescott shaped our love of movies and having the opportunity to work with Neve is truly a dream come true. It just wouldn't be a Scream movie without Neve and we are so excited and honored to join her in Woodsboro. “
Meanwhile, the actress herself said:
“After spending time talking to Radio Silence, they have shown a lot of love, respect and admiration for Wes Craven and all that he has created in the Scream franchise. I am beyond excited to return to the role of Sidney Prescott and return to Woodsboro. “
Those who pay attention will note that these statements give us our first confirmation that Scream 5 will take place in Woodsboro, Sydney's hometown and the main setting for Scream and Scream 4. The franchise will return to its roots, then, although Bettinelli will no doubt. -Olpin and Gillett have some new tricks up their sleeves.
Project production will begin soon in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Ghostface will make its way back into theaters around the world on January 14, 2022.
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