Production on the upcoming sixth Scream The film wrapped up production after filming in Montreal over the summer, ComicBook.com has confirmed. News of the completion of Scream 6 was first noticed by fans after production union AQTIS 514 IATSE posted about it on social media and shared a full photo of the cast and crew from a set being built for the film (eagle-eyed fans will be notice the numbers of the subway car have hidden a youthful joke in them). The union’s caption reads: “It’s in the box! Filming for the #Scream6 movie is now over. ⚡👻⚡ Well done to the Thunder team! We would also like to thank producer Ron Lynch and #Montréal for choosing @blackmore .productions as their filming city” See the photo below.
Not much is known about the plot of the upcoming film, or even what its title will be when it eventually hits theaters, but we do know that the sequel will move away from Woodsboro and be set in New York City. A previously released synopsis teased that it “continues with the four survivors of the Ghostface murders as they leave Woodsboro behind and begin a new chapter.” It has also been reported that the film will appear to take place during the winter season, marking another first for Ghostface.
Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding and Jasmine Savoy Brown will all reprise their roles from this year’s sequel, along with several other returning faces including franchise star Courteney Cox, who returns for the sixth time as Gale Weathers, and Hayden Panettiere, which she reprises the role of Kirby Reed from Scream 4. Actor Dermot Mulroney will also join newcomer Jack Champion (Avengers: Endgame, Avatar: The Way of Water), Liana Liberato (Light as a feather), Devyn Nekoda (Sneakerella), Josh Segarra (Arrow‘s Adrian Chase) and Henry Czerny (Impossible Mission).
As many fans know, the upcoming movie will be missing a main character as Neve Campbell has confirmed that she won’t be starring as Sidney Prescott in the new film. In a previous statement on the matter, she wrote: “Unfortunately I won’t be doing the next one Scream Movie. As a woman, I’ve had to work extremely hard in my career to establish my worth, especially when it comes to it Scream. I felt that the offer I was presented with did not match the value I brought to the franchise. It was a very difficult decision to continue. To all my Scream fans i love you You have always been so incredibly supportive of me. I am forever grateful to you and for what this franchise has given me over the past 25 years.”
Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett will also return for the new film, which features a script by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick, who all worked on the fifth film in the series. The new Scream is scheduled to hit theaters on March 31, 2023