Scream 5 will be directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillet (the excellent Ready or Not; Southbound; V/H/S) with James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man; Zodiac; Darkness Falls) and Guy Busick (Ready or Not; Stan Against Evil TV series) co-scripting.
Spyglass Media Group and Paramount Pictures have aligned to co-produce the relaunch of the Scream franchise with David Arquette confirmed to reprise his role as Deputy Dewey. Other cast news and plot details have yet to emerge.
Producers are Project X Entertainment’s aforementioned Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein and William Sherak, with franchise creator Kevin Williamson and Chad Villella acting as executive producers.
A 2021 release is planned with principal photography expected to begin late summer in Wilmington, North Carolina.