Neve Campbell’s tenure as Sidney Prescott is over.
After rumors emerged over the weekend that the beloved star declined a return for Scream 6, Campbell is setting the document straight.
“Sadly I gained’t be making the subsequent Scream movie,” Campbell stated in an announcement, in line with Deadline.
“As a lady I’ve needed to work extraordinarily exhausting in my profession to ascertain my worth, particularly relating to Scream,” she added.
“I felt the supply that was offered to me didn’t equate to the worth I’ve dropped at the franchise.”
“It’s been a really tough determination to maneuver on. To all my Scream followers, I like you.”
“You’ve all the time been so extremely supportive to me. I’m ceaselessly grateful to you and to what this franchise has given me over the previous 25 years,” provides Campbell.
Campbell first starred in Scream again in 1996 and returned for Scream 2 the next yr.
Scream 3 adopted in 2000, with the star being the focal a part of the solid as soon as once more.
Scream 4 launched in 2010, with Sidney remaining one of the crucial distinguished characters.
Nonetheless, that film hit a lull on the field workplace, placing the franchise’s future doubtful.
Paramount opted to convey the franchise again this yr with Scream, which went on to make $140 million on the worldwide field workplace.
The film was an enormous success story, however the legacy stars, together with Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, had rather more minor roles than earlier than.
It is unclear whether or not the script for Scream 6 shall be rewritten or if the writers knew Campbell wouldn’t be reprising her position.
Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, and Jasmin Savoy Brown are locked in return.
Hayden Panettiere, who starred in Scream 4, will return for Scream 6 as Kirby Reed.
As for Campbell, she at the moment stars on Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, and lately landed a serious recurring position on Peacock’s Twisted Metallic adaptation.
Scream 6 is about to open in theaters on March 31, 2023, and can comply with the 4 survivors of the Ghostface killings as they depart Woodsboro behind.
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