The first Scream 5 trailer is here to welcome folks back to Woodsboro

Ghostface is back and he's up to no good once again as evidenced by the first Scream 5 trailer.


Scream 5, which is officially titled SCREAM, is all set to premiere on January 14, 2022. Now that the film has finished production, it appears that Paramount is ready to generate as much hype as possible for the upcoming fifth installment of the Scream franchise. After dropping the movie's first poster recently, Paramount has released the first trailer for Scream 5.

The first trailer was complete with everything including a well-timed Hello from Ghostface to the longtime series protagonist, Sidney Prescott.

As you might expect, it's every bit as bloody and as stabby (is that even a word) as every other Scream film before it. At the same time, it pays homage to the first-ever Scream movie that featured Drew Barrymore and premiere back in 1996.

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Ghostface is back for SCREAM along with the rest of the original crew

Jenna Ortega's death in SCREAM (among others) will be what brings the OG cast back to Woodsboro.

The masked serial killer, Ghostface, makes his blood-curdling return in the new trailer for SCREAM, the first new installment since the passing of the franchise forebearer, Wes Craven. Without Craven, Ready or Not's dynamic duo, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, and Tyler Gillett, have stepped up to the plate to try and give a new generation of moviegoers something to be scared about.

Mind you, Ghostface isn't back on his own. Scream veterans such as Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell, David Arquette, and Marley Shelton, are all reprising their roles from previous Scream films.

Now, as for who Ghostface is in the upcoming film, the tagline from the poster, 'It's Always Someone You Know', should give you a good idea. Of course, as this is a SCREAM film, we can assume that the directors will find a way to try and introduce a mind-bending twist or two.

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SCREAM is scheduled to premiere on January 14, 2022. In addition to some of the OG cast returning, SCREAM is also going to star several other newcomers. This includes You's Jenna Ortega, who is going to feature in SCREAM in the same way as Drew Barrymore did back in 1996. Other fresh faces include Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Mikey Madison, Dylan Minnette, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sonia Ammar, Melissa Barrera, and Jack Quaid.

It will be interesting to see if Paramount does push through with January 14, 2022, premiere date. Even if it already looks like it's good to go, you could have said the same for Paramount's schedule this year until the studio decided to make changes.

Ray Ampoloquio
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