Paramount Drops New Images From Next Year’s ‘Scream’

A picture is worth a thousand words…and screams.

The latest entry in the classic Scream franchise will land in theaters Jan. 14, 2022, and fans are gratefully lapping up all the teasers coming their way. Just last week, as reported here in Horror News Network, a graphic trailer was released, and now, several tantalizing images have been unveiled. Check out the photos–courtesy of comicbook.com (via Total Film)–on this page.

The new Scream–directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick–picks up 25 years after those brutal murders shocked Woodsboro, and “a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins attacking a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past,” according to the official synopsis.

Neve Campbell (as Sidney Prescott), Courteney Cox (as Gale Weathers), David Arquette (as Dewey Riley) and Marley Shelton (as Judy Hicks) return for more mayhem, along with Melissa Barrera, Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Mikey Madison, Dylan Minnette, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Jasmin Savoy Brown and Sonia Ammar.

Arquette called this film “a new movie that honors the past films.” It also “incorporates aspects of our world now,” he added, “and what we’ve all experienced and the evolution of the Internet and the evolution of horror films in general. I think it’s gonna be really exciting.”

The original 1996 Scream–directed by Wes Craven from a screenplay by Kevin Williamson–was a box-office sensation, raking in $173 million on a $15-million budget, setting the stage for the franchise that has–to date–grossed more than $600 million worldwide.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any further updates on Scream.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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