Scream (franchise)

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Scream is an American meta horror media franchise created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.wikipedia
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David Arquette

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Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, the film series grossed over $604million in worldwide box-office receipts and consists of four slasher films directed by Craven.
A member of the Arquette acting family, he first became known during the mid-1990s after starring in several Hollywood films, such as the Scream series, Wild Bill, Never Been Kissed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, See Spot Run and Eight Legged Freaks.

Wes Craven

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Scream is an American meta horror media franchise created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven. Based on a screenplay by screenwriter Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, creator of the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Scream offered a self-referential approach to horror by featuring a cast of characters aware of the conventions/clichés of the horror film genre and able to use them to survive.
He is best known for creating A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and Scream (1996), featuring the characters of Freddy Krueger, Nancy Thompson, Ghostface, and Sidney Prescott.

Neve Campbell

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Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, the film series grossed over $604million in worldwide box-office receipts and consists of four slasher films directed by Craven.
She is best known for her starring role as Julia Salinger on the Fox television drama series Party of Five (1994–2000), and as Sidney Prescott in the horror film franchise Scream (1996–2011).

Courteney Cox

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Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, the film series grossed over $604million in worldwide box-office receipts and consists of four slasher films directed by Craven.
She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream, and Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town, for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination.

Ghostface (identity)

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The films follow Sidney Prescott, and her war against a succession of murderers who adopt the guise of Ghostface to stalk and torment their victims.
Ghostface (alternatively stylized as Ghost Face or GhostFace) is a fictional identity adopted by several characters of the Scream series.

Scream 4

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Eleven years after the previous film, Scream 4 was released on April 15, 2011.
Produced by Outerbanks Entertainment and distributed by Dimension Films, it is the fourth and final installment in the Scream film series.

Slasher film

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Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, the film series grossed over $604million in worldwide box-office receipts and consists of four slasher films directed by Craven.
The Scream film series is a rarity that follows its heroine Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) rather than masked killer Ghostface, whose identity changes from film to film, and is only revealed in each entry's finale.

Scream 3

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The second entry Scream 2 was released on December 12, 1997, followed by a third installment, Scream 3, released February 4, 2000.
Released as the third installment in the Scream franchise, it was the concluding chapter of the series until the franchise was revived in 2011 with a sequel, Scream 4.

Scream 2

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The second entry Scream 2 was released on December 12, 1997, followed by a third installment, Scream 3, released February 4, 2000.
The film was released on December 12, 1997, less than a year after the first, by Dimension Films as the second installment in the Scream film series.

Sidney Prescott

The films follow Sidney Prescott, and her war against a succession of murderers who adopt the guise of Ghostface to stalk and torment their victims.
Sidney Prescott is a fictional character and the primary protagonist of the Scream franchise.

Scream (1996 film)

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The first series entry, Scream, was released on December 20, 1996, and is currently the second highest-grossing slasher film in the United States, behind Halloween (2018).
Screams success spawned a series of sequels, though only Scream 2, released in 1997, achieved a level of commercial and critical success equal to the original film.

Gale Weathers

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Sidney receives support in the films from town deputy Dewey Riley, reporter Gale Weathers, and film-geek Randy Meeks.
Gale Riley (nee Weathers) is a fictional character of the Scream series.

Scream (TV series)

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An anthology television series aired on MTV and VH1 between 2015 and 2019.
It is based on the slasher film series of the same name created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.

Marco Beltrami

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Craven in turn recruited composer Marco Beltrami to score the film.
A long-time friend and collaborator of Wes Craven, Beltrami scored seven of the director's films including all four films in the Scream franchise (1996–2011).

Miramax

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Williamson's original script was bought by Miramax and developed under the Dimension Films label by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, who recruited Craven to direct.
Until September 30, 2005 the company also operated the label Dimension Films, which was solely founded by Bob to specialize in teen, horror, and other genre films, and created the Scream and Scary Movie film franchises.

Cathy Konrad

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In May 2010, Cathy Konrad, producer of the original three Scream films filed a $3million lawsuit against The Weinstein Company alleging they violated an agreement with her company, Cat Entertainment, that gave them first rights to produce all Scream films.
Cathy Konrad (born June 29, 1963) is an American film and television producer who has produced nineteen feature films including critically acclaimed films such as Golden Globe-winner Walk the Line, 3:10 to Yuma, Girl, Interrupted, Kids and the Scream tetralogy.

Roger L. Jackson

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On October 10, 2017, Keke Palmer confirmed in an interview that Roger L. Jackson, who voiced Ghostface in the film series, would return for the third season, replacing Mike Vaughn, who served as the voice for two characters, the Lakewood Slasher in the first two seasons and the Shallow Grove Slasher in the Halloween special episodes of the second season.
He is known for voicing Ghostface in the Scream film series, where E! ranked him as #46 on Best Kept Secrets of Hollywood.

Jamie Kennedy

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The role of Randy Meeks was contested between Jamie Kennedy and Breckin Meyer with the production favoring Kennedy.
He is best known for playing Randy Meeks in the Scream franchise and playing various characters in The Jamie Kennedy Experiment on The WB.

Bex Taylor-Klaus

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On April 2, 2014, it was reported that the show would be penned by Jill Blotevogel (Ravenswood, Eureka and Harper's Island), and would focus on a YouTube video gone viral which would have adverse repercussions for teenagers of Lakewood and serve as the 'catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past.' The lead actors are Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Bobby Campo, Connor Weil, Carlson Young, Amadeus Serafini and John Karna.
They gained further prominence with their roles as Sin on the superhero drama series Arrow (2013–15), Lex on the comedy series House of Lies (2014), and as Audrey Jensen on the horror series Scream (2015–16), based on the eponymous franchise.

John Karna

On April 2, 2014, it was reported that the show would be penned by Jill Blotevogel (Ravenswood, Eureka and Harper's Island), and would focus on a YouTube video gone viral which would have adverse repercussions for teenagers of Lakewood and serve as the 'catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past.' The lead actors are Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Bobby Campo, Connor Weil, Carlson Young, Amadeus Serafini and John Karna.
He is known for the role of Noah Foster on the MTV horror series Scream, based on the film series of the same name, as well as Premature, and Bindlestiffs.

Bella Thorne

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On April 12, 2015, the first trailer for the series was aired during the 2015 MTV Movie Awards presented by Bella Thorne, also revealing the final premiere date of the series, which aired on June 30, 2015.
On December 12, Thorne was cast in the MTV series Scream, which is a television adaptation based on the original slasher film series Scream.

MTV

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An anthology television series aired on MTV and VH1 between 2015 and 2019.
In June 2012, MTV confirmed that it would develop a series based on the Scream franchise.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (franchise)

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Based on a screenplay by screenwriter Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, creator of the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Scream offered a self-referential approach to horror by featuring a cast of characters aware of the conventions/clichés of the horror film genre and able to use them to survive.
When comparing A Nightmare on Elm Street with the other top-grossing horror series—Child's Play, Friday the 13th, Halloween, the Hannibal Lecter series, Psycho, Saw, Scream, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre—and adjusting for the 2010 inflation, A Nightmare on Elm Street is the third highest grossing horror series, in the United States, at approximately $583.4 million.

Patrick Lussier

Craven and editor Patrick Lussier provided Beltrami with advice on how best to deliver the music during scary and tense scenes as Beltrami had no prior experience in developing a horror score.
Lussier has worked as a film editor on most of director Wes Craven's latter films, including Wes Craven's New Nightmare, Vampire in Brooklyn, Red Eye, and all four entries in the Scream tetralogy.

List of Scream (film series) characters

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Sidney receives support in the films from town deputy Dewey Riley, reporter Gale Weathers, and film-geek Randy Meeks. The role of Randy Meeks was contested between Jamie Kennedy and Breckin Meyer with the production favoring Kennedy.
Wes Craven's Scream series features a large cast of characters created primarily by Kevin Williamson with contributions from Craven and Ehren Kruger.