Masked villain Ghostface has been given a brand new lease of life following the most recent instalments within the Scream franchise.
After the quasi-reboot of Scream (2022), the sixth entry switches location from Woodsboro to New York with a brand new set of meta horror film guidelines to abide by.
Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, Scream VI set a brand new file for the franchise on the home field workplace, taking $44.5million (£36.6million) in its opening weekend.
It’s the primary instalment to not function Neve Campbell aka Sidney Prescott, who turned down a job within the sequel over a pay dispute.
Is there going to be a Scream 7?
A sequel to Scream VI is but to be formally confirmed, however its success on the field workplace suggests one other entry will seemingly be on the playing cards.
The administrators have additionally expressed their “hope” in seeing the Scream franchise proceed. “We need to be watching Scream motion pictures whether or not we’re concerned or not for the remainder of our lives,” Bettinelli-Olpin advised Deadline.
Do we all know a launch date?
As Scream 7 hasn’t been confirmed but, there isn’t a launch date.
Any potential seventh instalment nevertheless may very well be rotated fairly rapidly, contemplating Scream VI launched 14 months after its predecessor. As such, a hypothetical Scream 7 might come out in mid-2024.
Who might return for Scream 7?
Following the occasions of Scream VI, it’s seemingly any sequel might be led by Sam (Melissa Barrera) and Tara Carpenter (Jenna Ortega). It’s potential that legacy characters similar to Kirby Reed (Hayden Panettiere) might additionally return.
The largest query is whether or not Sidney Prescott will make a comeback after being absent in Scream VI. As defined by Gale, Sidney is alleged to have taken her husband Mark and the children away to “someplace secure” – so she might return for any potential seventh outing.
In a four-star assessment, NME wrote: “Scream VI isn’t good: the fixed meta references felt creative in final yr’s reboot, however right here develop tiresome… Throw within the typical exposition classes, which maintain the viewer updated on the plot however make it really feel like a Gen-Z Poirot, and it might all begin to get in your nerves.
“Fortunately, such is the sheer, bloody pleasure of the factor that you just’ll be too preoccupied to note. Perhaps extra horror baddies ought to transfer to New York?”