Mason Gooding And Dylan Minnette Join Ensemble Of New 'Scream' Movie
Dylan Minnette and Mason Gooding are set to co-star in Paramount and Spyglass' new Scream pic.
Other actors rounding out the cast in Kyle Gallner, Jasmin Savoy Brown and Mikey Madison. Marley Shelton has closed a deal to reprise her role that she played in previous installments. They joins franchise castmembers Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox who'll reprise their respective roles, as well as new cast members Jack Quaid, newcomer Melissa Barrera and Jenna Ortega. The production will shoot in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Scream is being directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett of the filmmaking group Radio Silence from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. Creator Kevin Williamson and the third member of the Radio Silence trio, Chad Villella, are executive producing with Project X Entertainment's Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein and William Sherak serving as producers.
Throughout four installments, the Scream franchise counts over $600M at the global B.O. The pics were directed by late horrormeister Wes Craven with Williamson penning the original film as well as Scream 2 and Scream 4.
Minnette most recently finished the final season of his hit Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. He is repped by WME, Monster Talent and Bill Skrzyniarz is lawyer
Gooding's star has been on the rise after stand out roles in Annapurna's Booksmart as well as the Love, Simon spin-off series Love, Victor on Hulu. He is repped by Gersh and Grandview.
'The Night Agent' Political Thriller Series From Shawn Ryan Ordered By Netflix
A pandemic read has led to a series order at Netflix. The streamer has greenlighted The Night Agent, a political conspiracy thriller series created by Shawn Ryan based on author Matthew Quirk's 2019 New York Times bestseller. Seth Gordon is set to direct the first episode of the series, which comes from Sony Pictures Television Studios where Ryan and Gordon are under overall deals.
'Short Circuit' Remake To Get Latinx Jolt From Spyglass Media Group
Spyglass Media Group has set a remake of the 1986 film Short Circuit, bringing on the writing team of Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman to put a Latinx twist on the screenplay for the family film. The original was directed by John Badham and starred Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg and Fisher Stevens in a comedy that centered around Number 5, an experimental military robot that is struck by lightning and gains a human-like intelligence.
Michael Bay To Direct Action-Thriller 'Ambulance' With Jake Gyllenhaal In Talks To Star DUPLICATE
EXCLUSIVE: After weighing several options, Michael Bay has set his next movie, coming on to direct the action thriller Ambulance with Jake Gyllenhaal in negotiations to star. Bay is fast-tracking the project and is talking to other actors to join Gyllenhaal with plans to shoot top of January. No distribution deal has closed yet, but sources say Universal Pictures is finalizing a deal to land distribution rights.
Project X Entertainment Acquires Feature Rights To Mia Sosa Bestseller 'The Worst Best Man'
DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: Project X Entertainment, production/financing company formed last year by William Sherak, Paul Neinstein, and writer-director-producer James Vanderbilt, has optioned film rights to Mia Sosa's romantic comedy The Worst Best Man.