She’ll be proper again! Hayden Panettiere is ready to reprise her function as fan favourite Kirby Reed within the Scream franchise’s sixth installment.
The actor, who is probably finest identified for enjoying Claire Bennet in Heroes, will seem alongside fellow acquainted faces Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, and Courteney Cox within the new film.
In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, principal images is scheduled to start out this summer season, with Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett – who helmed the sequel’s predecessor –geared as much as direct. James Vanderbilt and Man Busick are additionally returning to co-write the screenplay.
For now, plot particulars are being saved firmly below wraps, however we do know that the movie will “proceed with the 4 survivors of the Ghostface killings as they go away Woodsboro behind and begin a recent chapter.”
Panettiere was first launched as scary film buff Kirby in Scream 4, means again in 2011 – and regardless of the character having a nasty run-in with Ghostface within the film, she survived.
Scream (2022) subtly confirmed that she was nonetheless alive in a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Easter egg. The scene sees Jack Quaid’s Richie watching clips of the fictional Stab motion pictures on his laptop computer and, within the instructed movies column, there is a thumbnail for a Bloody Disgusting interview “with survivor Kirby Reed”.
The film itself noticed remaining woman Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) take a little bit of a backseat, as Barrera’s Sam Carpenter discovered herself the goal of a brand new mask-wearing killer. Because it stands, Campbell has but to formally signal on to the upcoming film.
Scream 6 is due to release on March 31, 2023. Whereas we wait, try our checklist of finest horror motion pictures for some viewing inspiration.