Radio Silence—administrators Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, and producer Chad Villella—efficiently rebooted considered one of horror’s largest franchises with Scream and Scream VI. Now they’ve tapped the star of these movies, Melissa Barrera, to hitch one other film reviving a beloved property from horror’s previous, within the type of a mysterious Universal Monster challenge.
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Deadline broke the information of this wonderful re-team, although sadly there are treasured few different particulars about what’s at present titled “Untitled Monster Thriller,” which has a script by Stephen Shields (The Gap within the Floor) that was revised by Man Busick (Prepared or Not, Scream, Scream VI). The commerce notes that Radio Silence has been growing this movie for awhile—it’ll be a part of Common’s post-Dark Universe push towards standalone releases (see: The Invisible Man, Renfield) utilizing its basic monsters in contemporary, modernized tales—however the success of Scream and its rapidly greenlit follow-up meant they’d Ghostface-adjacent commitments to take care of first.
In accordance with Deadline, “Whereas they started assembly with different expertise, it grew to become evident fairly rapidly that Barrera was the proper match for the position following two profitable shoots with the rising star and supplied her the half.” After this challenge, you’ll be able to go forward and change “rising star” with “scream queen.” There’s no phrase but on once we can count on this one to drop—might it probably come collectively as quickly as Scream VI did?—however our principal concern in the intervening time is which monster from among the many Common firmament will likely be headlining this one. We’re additionally hoping this challenge will make Radio Silence overlook about that Escape From New York reboot they lately added to their schedule.
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