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Old 06-03-2012, 10:21 PM   #1
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Exclusive: MTV Developing Scream TV Series

Ghostface is taking his reign of terror to the small screen.

MTV is developing a weekly series based on the Scream film franchise, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Former MTV execs Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley, who are shepherding the project under their DiGa production shingle, are on the hunt for a writer to pen the pilot.

Itís unclear what role, if any, Scream auteurs Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven will have in the potential series.

The four Scream flicks have brought in $500 million globally.
Kevin Williamson better ****ing be involved in this in some way. Even if not as a writer/showrunner, since he's got two other series on the air, just get his input on the arc and the characters. Otherwise it's sure to be ****.

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Old 06-03-2012, 10:39 PM   #2
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IDK if this movie series can work as a TV Series then again it will depend on the plot. I suppose it can work like Harper's Island.

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Old 06-03-2012, 11:14 PM   #3
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From the producers of The Hills, Teen Mom 2, and Paris Hilton's New Blah Blah Blah? There goes my hope for this show.

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Old 06-03-2012, 11:22 PM   #4
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I definitely hope this is more Teen Wolf and less EVERY OTHER THING that has been on MTV ever. Then at least there's a chance that it may be enjoyable.

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Old 06-04-2012, 01:10 AM   #5
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I'm not panicking just yet. We know NEXT to nothing about this. Maybe this is what the franchise needs. Maybe it needs a fresh start.

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Old 06-04-2012, 01:22 AM   #6
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It could work. But, it depends on who is writing it.

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Old 06-04-2012, 03:58 PM   #7
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How could a slasher story work on a weekly basis? Seems like it would get old fairly quickly.

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Old 06-04-2012, 04:29 PM   #8
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Why, MTV?

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Old 06-04-2012, 04:32 PM   #9
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**** I saw bring it on! I was JUST thinking about something like this. It could definitely work as a "who dunnit" type of series. I'm all for it. "Scream" is my all time favorite horror movies next to "Evil Dead".

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Old 06-04-2012, 05:01 PM   #10
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If they focus on the actual investigation of the murders it could be interesting. Make the Woodsboro police officers important characters etc. Otherwise I foresee alot of teen drama filler where the mystery takes a backseat.

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Old 06-05-2012, 08:40 AM   #11
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I like the idea of developing it as a tv show because it really makes the whole who-dunit idea even more engaging. You get to know all these characters over the course of the season and then all will be revealed in the finale. The films themselves could have made a good tv show if you think about it.

But Williamson better ****ing be apart of this in some capacity. Even his approval over things will be comforting enough. Otherwise, I'm gonna be very, very skeptical. Because I don't want a bunch of people mishandling what this series has been about and going overboard with it.

Because you know... meta, teenage characters, and MTV: That could be a chemical mixture for disaster.

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Old 06-05-2012, 08:43 AM   #12
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After the tired out idea-free zone of the fourth movie, I really can't imagine what they're hoping to achieve with this... except maybe milk whatever's left of the brand for a season or two to make a quick buck.

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Old 06-05-2012, 09:50 AM   #13
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I am really curious on how they plan to to do this ... Is this going to turn into a Killing type who dun it show where we have to wait multiple seasons to find out the killer or is each season going to have a nerw story with new characters ...To me this could be really good or really awful .

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Old 06-30-2012, 12:10 AM   #14
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Watching Scream 2 right now. They'll need to have the meta element to make this work. Which means, in the series, they need to be making a Stab TV series.

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Old 06-30-2012, 12:39 AM   #15
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If theres some cross promotion with the jersey shore cast being picked off by ghostface(snooki first please) count me in

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I'd rather see a Scary Movie series than Scream

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Old 06-30-2012, 08:44 PM   #17
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Best have Neve Campbell & Courtney Cox appearances, they don't have to play their characters from the movies but it would still be nice to have them in some capacity.

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Yeah, Kevin Williamson should really get involved with this. Reinforcing the meta aspect of Scream with a Stab TV series would be pretty cool, too.

I'm so out of the loop for the movies, but has there been any recent development towards a potential Scream 5?

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Not really. Williamson envisioned a trilogy with S4, but left due to creative fallout with the Weinsteins. And the film did not meet the box office expectations, which does not help.

If it devolves to teen melodrama and bloated romances, I hope the creative team will have enough blood and Ghostface phone calls to compensate.

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Old 07-29-2012, 10:19 AM   #21
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omg. so excited.
kevin williamson, as the kevin williamson from TVD?
OMG. Yes!!!

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Old 07-29-2012, 10:34 AM   #22
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but, not sure how Kevin Williamson will have time for this. He is already in charge of 2 projects atm.

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The third and fourth movies were especially terrible. Can't imagine this will be much better. CAN imagine it will be even worse. Don't want my MTV, thank you.

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Old 07-29-2012, 04:13 PM   #24
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I wouldn't call the third one terrible.

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