Hayden Panettiere Defends Melissa Barrera and Voices Concerns over Scream 7 Turmoil

Hayden Panettiere

In a recent interview with The Messenger, Hayden Panettiere expressed her disappointment and concern over the firing of Melissa Barrera from Scream 7 and the subsequent exits of Jenna Ortega and director Christopher Landon. Barrera was let go from the production after reportedly making anti-Semitic comments following the attack in Israel and the invasion of Gaza. However, Panettiere feels that the decision was “very unfair and upsetting,” stating that Barrera was one of the first … Read The Full Article

Still Slashing After 25 Years: Revisiting Wes Craven’s Scream

Scream 2022 Movie Poster

Beware Halloweenies! It’s me, your mistress of the macabre, back like an unwelcome phantom urging you to dive deeper into our disturbing October marathon of retro horror classics. Yesterday I prescribed taking a tour of Rob Zombie’s depraved debut, the backwoods carnival of carnage called House of 1000 Corpses. Hopefully you survived the Firefly family’s twisted games and bore witness to Zombie’s gonzo grindhouse tribute. But enough wallowing in the gritty slime and grime of … Read The Full Article

Revisiting the Decade That Revitalized Horror – The 90s’ Scariest Classics

90s horror movies

The 1990s stand as a landmark decade for horror, breathing new life into the genre following a perceived slump in the late 80s. Trailblazing films and filmmakers emerged to push boundaries and freshen stagnant formulas. Tropes were subverted, tones shifted darker, and diversity surged both behind and in front of the camera. As we approach the 90s’ 30th anniversary, it’s time to revisit the decade’s most impactful and influential scare fare. After the tongue-in-cheek self-referential … Read The Full Article

How Scream Saved Slasher Cinema by Savagely Satirizing Its Tropes

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Among all the slick, sarcastic teen screamfests of late 90s horror, Wes Craven’s smash-hit Scream stands apart as the most incisively influential. Released in 1996, Scream playfully skewered and celebrated the slasher genre’s derivative clichés and tired tropes even as it expertly weaponized them in classic Craven fashion. The script’s satirical brilliance merged with masterful direction to produce an instant pop culture phenomenon that both mocked and honored horror’s past, present and future. After exhausting … Read The Full Article

Horror in Transition: Examining the Genre’s Paradigm Shifts in the 1990s

Horror in Transition: Examining the Genre's Paradigm Shifts in the 1990s

As a lifelong horror devotee, the 1990s hold a special place for me as a transitional decade that radically reshaped genre conventions on the brink of a new millennium. Following the lucrative slasher boom of the 1980s, the 90s saw seismic shifts in studio priorities, cultural tastes, and what mainstream audiences considered frightening. By revisiting horror’s uncertain status in that era, we gain deeper insight into the evolutionary forces that breached new creative territory. The … Read The Full Article

Horror Icons Come to Life as Living Dead Dolls at San Diego Comic-Con 2023

Living Dead Dolls at the SDCC 2023 all new lineup of horror collectibles

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, horror collectors were thrilled by Mezco’s reveals of upcoming releases for their ghoulish Living Dead Dolls line. Horror toys are a hot commodity right now, and Mezco’s booth was packed with fans eager to get a glimpse of these killer new dolls. The spotlight was on scary new additions – Ghostface from Scream and Wednesday Addams from the Netflix series. Both horrifying hot properties are being brought to spooky … Read The Full Article

Scream VI Now Streaming on Paramount+ in 4K

The latest installment in the Scream slasher franchise, Scream VI, is now streaming on Paramount+ and other platforms. After debuting in theaters, viewers can now experience all the thrills and chills of Scream VI through Paramount+, which offers thousands of movies and TV shows in stunning 4K resolution. Subscribe to Paramount+ for the Ultimate Scream Viewing Experience But horror fans, if you really want the ultimate Scream streaming experience in surreal 4K quality, subscribe to … Read The Full Article

Scream VI: Neve Campbell’s absence and Skeet Ulrich’s revelation

The Scream franchise has been a fan favorite in the horror genre for over two decades. The fifth installment of the series was released in 2022 and marked the first time that Neve Campbell’s character, Sidney Prescott, was absent. The decision came after Campbell passed on the project due to a pay dispute. However, according to franchise co-star Skeet Ulrich, Campbell has nothing but love for the latest sequel, Scream VI. Ulrich’s revelation about Campbell’s … Read The Full Article

Is Selma Hayek Joining the Cast For ‘Scream VII’ ?

The Scream movie franchise has been one of the most iconic horror series of all time, with a cult following of fans that have eagerly awaited each new installment. And now, with Scream VI currently rocking the box office, fans of the franchise are already gearing up for the next installment, Scream VII. While there’s no official word on what the story will entail, the cast and crew of the movie are already teasing fans … Read The Full Article

Scream 6 Movie Review

The original Scream is not only one of the most seminal horror movies ever made, it also managed to do something few horror films have done period; it spawned a franchise where every entry stays true to the heart of the original. And better yet? Even the arguably bad ones are still extremely watchable.  Say what you want about Scream 3, even hardcore fans should be able to admit that it’s incredibly dumb. But I’d … Read The Full Article

Scream VI: RealD 3D and Free Poster Details

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Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Media have announced the release of the highly anticipated horror movie, Scream VI, set to hit theaters nationwide on March 10, 2023. Fans of the franchise can expect a fresh chapter with the return of some familiar faces and exciting new additions. For the first time in the Scream franchise, the movie will be presented in RealD 3D, promising a heightened level of thrills and scares for moviegoers. Starting Saturday, March … Read The Full Article

A collection of Scream 5 (2022) movie facts.

Scream 5

Scream (2022) is one of the most recent films to be released as part of the legendary Scream franchise, which has been thrilling and terrifying viewers for the past quarter-century. The film, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, brings back several characters who were previously popular with fans while also introducing some new ones. The film is a tribute to the late Wes Craven, the driving creative force behind the Scream franchise, and it … Read The Full Article

Scream VI Will Have a 3D Version & The longest runtime of the franchise

Scream 6

The sixth installment in the Scream franchise will hit theaters this March, and fans of the horror series can’t wait. The recent trailer for the film has only served to heighten the excitement for the most recent installment in the series. The most recent information regarding Scream VI is the official runtime, which Regal Cinema and Paramount both confirmed. These listings state that the movie will run for 133 minutes, making it the longest installment … Read The Full Article

Hayden Panettiere’s return to Scream

Kevin Williamson, executive producer of "Scream 6," on securing Hayden Panettiere's return to the role of Kirby.

Kirby has made his way back into the fold. In “Scream 6,” Hayden Panettiere’s character, Kirby Reed, will be seen by audiences for the first time since “Scream 4” in 2011, when Kirby Reed was thought to have died after the events of that film. Both longtime fans, who may have been let down by the character’s absence in previous installments, and newcomers to the series will be drawn in by the fact that Kirby … Read The Full Article

Kevin Williamson, the director of Scream 6, says that the picture is a modern reimagining of the franchise.

Scream 6

Kevin Williamson, who co-created the Scream series with Wes Craven nearly 30 years ago, is gushing about the sixth chapter.  Ghostface, the knife-wielding icon of the meta property that revived the waning slasher subgenre, is finally making his way to the biggest death zone of them all: New York City. With the hope of starting over, four survivors of the Woodsboro massacre travel to the island of Manhattan, only to discover that the violence has … Read The Full Article

With a focus on New York City, the Scream 6 crossword puzzle hints at some of the film’s plot points.

Scream 6

With the release of Scream 6 only a few months away, the movie’s official social media channels have released a new game for fans to enjoy in the meanwhile. Inaugural Scream A crossword puzzle based on the series has been released on the franchise’s Twitter and Instagram feeds. The account also tagged the New York Times, which is famous for its classic crossword puzzles, to join in on the fun by tagging them in the descriptions … Read The Full Article

Scream VI Trailer, Teaser out now Watch Here

Scream VI Trailer has been released

Scream VI Trailer has dropped on the internet providing us horror fans with a first look at the next entry in the series, you can watch the trailer below. The sequel will be published on March 10, 2023, and it will have the same creative team as the original film: director Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, co-director Tyler Gillett, and writers James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. Scream 6 will feature a number of new cast members in addition … Read The Full Article


A sixth Scream film was announced not long after the release of the fifth. According to reports, the future film will take place outside of Woodsboro, North Carolina, in New York City, where the main characters will face off against a new Ghostface. Emma Roberts recently told Dread Central that she’d be open to returning to the series if the opportunity arose. When asked which horror franchise she’d most like to visit, Roberts responded. “Maybe … Read The Full Article