'Scream' TV series first aired on MTV for the first two seasons. And now it has found a new home in VH1 with a six-episode season of "Scream: Resurrection" starting July 8.
If you are one of those who enjoy the comfort of being snuggled up cozily inside your blankets and want to just get some real chills -- Scream has been the go-to cult horror franchise that ensures all the scares.
I mean, we all remember watching the 1996 Scream movie with the Ghostface and pretty much losing our sleep for more than a week. And even if we slept, the movie was everything nightmares were made of. The iconic movie directed by Wes Craven had a big star cast including David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, and Drew Barrymore.
As expected, the movie was a major hit among horror fans and was also the highest grossing slasher movie of all time until Gordon Green's Halloween came out in 2018. Scream 1996 was also loosely inspired by real-life events. And surely, it is even scarier while watching a horror movie when you know it is "Based On A True Story".
The film was lauded for its satire on popular movies of the same genre like Friday the 13th, Halloween, and A Nightmare on Elm Street. However, unlike them, the movie was inspired by real-life events, especially the case of the Gainesville Ripper.
And now thanks to VH1, the '90s classic "Scream" is returning as a three-day miniseries and fans can't keep calm. If you recall, Scream TV series first aired on MTV for the first two seasons. And now it has found a new home in VH1 with the six-episode season of "Scream: Resurrection" on July 8. It will run for two hours per night, starting at 9 pm, through Wednesday, July 10.
And that's not all. According to Hollywood Reporter, this will be the first time on TV that the original Ghostface mask will appear in 'Scream.' And the best part? Voice actor Roger Jackson will also be finally returning to the franchise. It doesn't get any better than this, does it?
The reboot will be aired on Monday, July 8 with cameos from R&B singer Mary J. Blige, rapper Tyga and Paris Jackson. And just two weeks ahead of the premiere of the third season, we were treated with a trailer that looks all kinds of amazing.
Ever since people got to know that a new season is on its way, they have taken to social media to express their excitement over the new series. A Twitter user wrote: I LIKE SEASON 2 AND THAT HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! In my opinion it's the only satisfying way I've ever seen a slasher done on television. Okay Dead of Summer was actually pretty solid...but still.
Meanwhile, another added: I'm cautious about it, but excited because I love the scream franchise & getting more content is always a good thing. Plus it's 2hrs every night for three days straight. So that's a huge plus in my eyes. I just hope it delivers on the hype, but yeah I'm amped for it.
Watch the trailer here: