MTV REVEALS SURPRISE RETURN OF BELLA THORNE TO “SCREAM,”
PREMIERES TERRIFYING NEW TRAILER TO PACKED HOUSE AT COMIC-CON
SAN DIEGO, CA (July 10, 2015) — MTV slashed into the San Diego Convention Center today with the first-ever Comic-Con panel for its hit new series “Scream,” the most-watched series premiere of the summer on cable with Millennials.
The network unveiled an all-new trailer for season one, hinting at the twists, turns, and gruesome deaths to come. Bella Thorne, whose character Nina Patterson endured a bloody, bikini-clad death at the hands of the killer in episode one, shocked the crowd by announcing that she would return to the series via a mysterious flashback in an all-new episode of “Scream” airing Tuesday, August 25th. “Scream” airs Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
The panel featured cast members Thorne, Willa Fitzgerald, Amadeus Serafini, John Karna, Connor Weil; Executive Producers Jill Blotevogel and Jaime Paglia; and moderator Jarret Wieselman of Buzzfeed.
Comic-Con goers can stop by MTV’s “Scream” booth on the convention center floor. The booth (#3729) will be open Saturday, July 11th from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, where fans can attend signings with special appearances by cast members. The booth will also feature activations where fans can experience their own bloody death with a photo booth based off of “Scream.”
In the next episode of “Scream” airing on Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, Emma learns that her mother has been keeping more secrets just as the Killer challenges her to a dangerous game.
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“Scream” stars Willa Fitzgerald as “Emma,” Bex Taylor-Klaus as “Audrey,” Carlson Young as “Brooke,” Amadeus Serafini as “Kieran,” John Karna as “Noah,” Connor Weil as “Will,” Tracy Middendorf as “Maggie” and Jason Wiles as “Sheriff Hudson.”?
MTV and Dimension TV’s “Scream” is based on the eponymous, international hit horror franchise. After a cyber-bullying incident results in a brutal murder, the shocking violence stirs up memories of a killing spree from the past that has haunted some, intrigued others and maybe just inspired a new killer. A group of teens – with two old friends struggling to reconnect at its heart – become lovers, enemies, suspects, targets and victims of a killer who’s out for blood.
MTV and Dimension TV (The Weinstein Company) bring the series adaptation of the hit horror film franchise, “Scream” to television with Bob and Harvey Weinstein as executive producers. In addition, Jill Blotevogel (“Harper’s Island,” “Ravenswood”) and Jaime Paglia (“The Flash” and “Eureka”) will executive produce and show run, with John Shiban (“Hell on Wheels”, “Breaking Bad”) on board as a consulting producer. Pilot teleplay by Jill Blotevogel and Dan Dworkin & Jay Beattie (“Criminal Minds,” “The Event,” and “Revenge”), story by Kevin Williamson. Pilot was directed by Jamie Travis. Additional Executive Producers are Wes Craven, Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad. ?