Paramount Pictures announce that their upcoming slasher sequel Scream 6 will be released in 2023 significantly earlier than originally planned.
The long-awaited sequel to the slasher shout 6 will now hit theaters earlier than expected. The long-running scream franchise began in 1996 with the original Wes Craven classic written by up-and-coming screenwriter Kevin Williamson. The film introduced eternal survivors Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox), and Dewey Riley (David Arquette) as they tried to discover the identity of a killer known only as Ghostface who stalks and kills Woodsboro’s teenagers. . California.
Over the years, multiple new killers took on the mantle of Ghostface in 1997 shout 22000s shout 3and 2011’s Shout 4, which was Craven’s last film. Although the series was inactive for the next decade, except for the short-lived MTV show Scream: The TV Series which was loosely inspired by the franchise, the legacy sequel scream brought the franchise back to the big screen in January. The film was a box office success, and shout 6 was given the green light on February 3.
Today, Decisive and the official scream account shared a Tweet from Ghostface announcing that “I have updated my plans for you.“The release date of shout 6 – which is currently untitled – has been moved to March 10, 2023. This is a full three weeks ahead of the originally planned release date of March 31, 2023.
Everything we know about Scream 6
Since the movie is a whodunit with a lot of character deaths, plot details for shout 6 are understandably kept secret at the time of writing. However, it has been confirmed that the film will be set in New York City, where some of the remaining characters have moved after the events of the fifth scream movie. The survivors threatened by a new Ghostface killer include Billy Loomis’ daughter Sam Carpenter (Melissa Barrera), her younger sister Tara (Jenna Ortega), their movie buff friend Mindy Meeks-Martin (Jasmine Savoy Brown), her jock twin brother Chad (Mason Gooding) and recurring legacy character Gale Weathers.
In a disappointing development for fans of the series, scream final girl Sidney Prescott not returning due to contract dispute between Neve Campbell and the shout 6 producers. However, the film will feature the return of fan-favorite Shout 4 character Kirby Reed (Hayden Panettiere), whose survival was teased in an Easter egg in scream. The rest of the cast also includes Dermot Mulroney, Henry Czerny, Samara Weaving, Tony Revolori and She-Hulk‘s Josh Segarra.
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