Could Kirby Reed of Hayden Panettiere return in Scream 5?
A month after Spyglass Media Group announced it was developing a new Scream movie, Scream 4 star Hayden Panettiere posted a new look on Twitter with the caption: “Channeling my inner Kirby.” In Scream 4, Panettiere played the Fan favorite character Kirby Reed, who may or may not have survived a brutal attack on the film. Could Panettiere be provoking reprisal for his character in Scream 5? Check out the tweet below and let us know what you think!
– Hayden Panettiere (@haydenpanettier) December 11, 2019
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The first movie, released in 1996, was a surprising success after its debut, helping to revive the horror genre of the decade and becoming the most lucrative horror movie of all time until it was dethroned by the reboot of Halloween in the year. past. The success of the first spawned a franchise that includes three sequels, the first of which remained as successful as the first, while the previous two saw average box office returns and mixed reviews.
After years of struggling to release another movie, MTV took an adaptation of the hit series, with two well-received fan seasons before being aired for VH1 for the restarted third season, which seemed mixed with negative reviews from the show. critics and the public, but it was a slight improvement on the ratings of season two.
Although the first two and fourth entries in the film franchise were written by Kevin Williamson, sources are reporting that he will not be returning in the next part, with details still scarce as to whether the project will be a reboot or a continuation of Sydney. Prescott saga (Neve Campbell).
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