Catherine Hardwicke is reflecting on the legacy of Twilight.
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axed last year in the fifth installment.“I was so sad about Dewey’s death,” Campbell said earlier this month at Monster-Mania Con. “I thought it was tragic, and I don’t usually like to criticize the writing in these projects.”She continued, “I was really disappointed in their choice to get rid of David. Dewey’s such a wonderful character, and I think we were all in love with him and I think we all felt pretty sad about that.
Which of course is the reason they do it, because it has more impact, but now I miss him. I want to see more of him.”Campbell reprised her role as perpetually-in-danger Sidney Prescott in 2022’s “Scream” alongside Courteney Cox and Jenna Ortega, but she declined the studio’s salary offer for “Scream VI,” which arrived in theaters in March.She wasn’t in a rush to watch another scary movie. “I haven’t watched it until two weeks ago,” Campbell admitted.
“I actually thought they did a really good job. I think the cast are really powerful, wonderful actors. I don’t wish these movies ill will.
Catherine Hardwicke is reflecting on the legacy of Twilight.
and frightening send-up of the horror genre with appealing young stars has stumbled klutz-like into mediocrity, cuteness and groan-worthy predictability. Some say campy.
Scream VII following the departures of two major franchise leads this week.According to a report from Variety, Spyglass is in the process of a creative overhaul for the seventh instalment of the Scream franchise after they fired Melissa Barrera earlier this week, followed by Jenna Ortega’s withdrawal from the film.Spyglass is reportedly looking at bringing back longtime franchise lead Neve Campbell, who has been involved in every Scream film with the exception of this year’s Scream VI over a pay dispute. Additionally, Variety also reports that Spyglass is thinking of bringing Scream 3 antagonist Patrick Dempsey back for its upcoming seventh film.However, it is important to note that Variety has claimed that neither Campbell nor Dempsey are in “active negations” for a return.Melissa Barerra – who plays Sam Carpenter in 2022’s Scream and sequel Scream VI – was dropped from the upcoming seventh instalment after writing an Instagram post in support of Palestine earlier this week.In a post on her Instagram Stories, the Mexican-born actor wrote: “I too come from a colonized country.
The body is barely even cold, but some 24+ hours after Spyglass Media unceremoniously fired actress Melissa Barerra for comments they “interpreted” as being antisemitic (the words their PR used to describe their position), and Jenna Ortega quickly left the franchise citing “scheduling conflicts,” the company is already looking ahead to what’s next after the departure of both their lead actors. Ortega and Barrera, who played sisters in “Scream V” and “Scream VI,” helped revitalize the franchise, but without them, the series faces a creative problem.
Less than 24 hours after her firing from “Scream VII,” actress Melissa Barrera is speaking out and breaking her silence. “First and foremost, I condemn Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
fired from Scream VII for sharing pro-Palestine posts on social media.On Wednesday (November 22), the Mexican actress shared a post on her Instagram Stories condemning anti-Semitism, stressing that “silence is not an option for me”.“I condemn Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. I condemn hate and prejudice of any kind against any group of people,” she began the post.
Scream” franchise lost two stars this week, putting the seventh film in the series in a creative conundrum, according to sources familiar with the project. Variety broke the news that Melissa Barrera was fired by Spyglass, the film’s producer, in recent days over social media messages that it deemed to be antisemitic (specifically, posts regarding the Israel-Hamas war). That decision was made after the company was notified that Jenna Ortega, whose star has risen considerably since she joined the beloved Wes Craven horror series, would not return due to a scheduling conflict with the second season of her smash Netflix hit “Wednesday.” Barrera and Ortega play sisters in the films.
Well, never f**k with the daughter of a serial killer, we guess.
Wow, the next Scream movie is losing cast members quicker than in… well, a Scream movie.
Scream VII suffered two big losses in rapid succession, and now a report is revealing what this means for the future of the franchise.
Who knew that it wouldn’t be Ghostface who killed off the main characters of the ‘Scream’ franchise? Instead, it would be a controversial firing and some scheduling issues (reportedly). According to a new report from Deadline, it appears Jenna Ortega is also bowing out of the ‘Scream’ franchise, as the development of “Scream VII” continues. The reason given is the impending shooting schedule for “Wednesday,” which is clearly Ortega’s bigger priority.
Scream franchise, although the decision was made before her fellow actor Melissa Barrera was recently dropped from the next film.Deadline has reported that Ortega had already agreed not to continue in her role as Tara Carpenter, who she played in 2022’s Scream and sequel Scream VI, earlier in the year, due to her involvement in a number of other projects.Earlier today (November 22), Melissa Barrera was dropped from Scream VII after writing an Instagram post in support of Palestine.Following the decision, ‘#BoycottScream7’ began trending on X, with many fans vowing to not see the movie when it is released.A number of fans began to call for Ortega to follow Barrera off the project in solidarity.However, Ortega is due to head to Ireland to film the second season of Netflix hit Wednesday next year, and she is still completing the shooting of the new Beetlejuice film.In a post on her Instagram Stories, Mexican-born Barrera, who played Sam Carpenter, wrote: “I too come from a colonized country. Palestine WILL be free.
EXCLUSIVE: Jenna Ortega, who was a lynchpin draw in getting Scream VI to the horror franchise’s best opening grosses ever at $44.4M stateside, $67M global, isn’t expected to return for Scream VII, we hear from sources.
scream.Jenna Ortega has reportedly dropped out of “Scream VII,” according to Deadline. The star’s decision to exit the horror film is due to scheduling conflicts with Netflix’s “Wednesday” — and not related to the firing of Melissa Barrera, who played Ortega’s older sister in the franchise. The outlet claimed that Ortega, 21, decided to bow out prior to the SAG-AFTRA strike, which prohibited actors from promoting their upcoming films or discussing any future projects.
Scream VI after she refused to reprise her role due to a pay dispute.The actor, who played Sidney Prescott in the horror franchise, announced her decision not to return for the sixth instalment in June last year.“I felt the offer that was presented to me did not equate to the value I have brought to the franchise,” Campbell told Variety. “It’s been a very difficult decision to move on.”Campbell has since discussed her views on Scream VI during a panel at Monster-Mania Con this month, saying she only saw the film two weeks prior to the event. Scream VI was released in cinemas in March this year.“It took me a minute.
concerning the Israel-Hamas war. “This is my statement,” Landon, 48, tweeted alongside a broken-heart emoji. “Everything sucks.
Michaela Zee Neve Campbell has shared her thoughts on the current “Scream” franchise after choosing not to appear in the sixth installment, which released in March of this year, due to a salary dispute. At a spotlight panel at Monster-Mania Con earlier in November, Campbell told the audience that she had watched “Scream 6” a few weeks before her appearance at the convention. “It took me a minute, I don’t know why,” she said.
UPDATE 6:12 P.M. PST: The director of the film, Christopher Landon, has responded to the news in a since deleted tweet:
Neve Campbell is sharing her thoughts on the current Scream franchise and opening up about Scream VI and the Scream V storyline that left her disappointed.
Neve Campbell is opening up about Scream VI, the first movie in the franchise she didn’t star in due to a pay dispute.