View Full Version : Scream 4 Troubles

07-05-2010, 02:39 PM
It seems that all is not well on the Scream 4 (http://uk.movies.ign.com/objects/143/14312631.html) front, with cast member Lauren Graham (http://uk.stars.ign.com/objects/910/910941.html) departing and the script undergoing supposed last-minute re-writes.

According to Zap2it (http://blog.zap2it.com/thedishrag/2010/07/scream-4-drafts-new-scribe-for-rewrites-hayden-panetierre-not-pleased-with-dumbed-down-role.html), franchise creator Kevin Williamson (http://uk.stars.ign.com/objects/914/914625.html) was recently relieved of screenwriter duties, with Ehren Kruger (http://uk.stars.ign.com/objects/914/914604.html) - who wrote Scream 3 (http://uk.movies.ign.com/objects/142/14242708.html) as well as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (http://uk.movies.ign.com/objects/948/948398.html) - taking over the reins.

However, ShockTillYouDrop (http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=15715) then spoke to a source apparently close to the project who said:

"Yes, Ehren Kruger has been brought in to do a bit of polishing. But no, Williamson isn't "out" by any means. As you know, he's also working hard on the second season of Vampire Diaries (http://uk.tv.ign.com/objects/143/14327994.html) for the CW. While he's away fulfilling his commitments on that show, the production called upon Kruger to assist on the script. Some chatter about Lauren Graham's departure has made it sound like she wasn't thrilled with the sequel, however, it was another case of production scheduling and she's off to work on Parenthood (http://uk.tv.ign.com/objects/143/14318923.html)."

And on top of that, Wes Craven Tweeted (http://twitter.com/wescraven/status/17581672303), somewhat forebodingly, "I have not been given control of the script."

So the wait is on for an official comment from the studio or one of the parties involved, but for now it sounds like there is as much of a horror show happening behind the camera as there is in front of it.

Source - IGN.com

07-05-2010, 03:22 PM
Its been ages since I saw any Scream film =P

Scream 1 and 2 were good if I remember rightly, well the first one was anyway =P

07-05-2010, 05:49 PM
Why? :eek:

crazy W01f 816
07-05-2010, 05:53 PM
Wes Craven having no control over the script spells doom for this unnecessary sequel. Oh well, it'll fit in nicely with the rest of the unnecessary horror sequels.

07-07-2010, 09:19 AM
This is not what I wanted to hear. :(