Neve Campbell’s tenure as Sidney Prescott is over.
After rumors emerged over the weekend that the beloved star declined a return for Scream 6, Campbell is setting the document straight.
“Sadly I gained’t be making the following Scream movie,” Campbell stated in an announcement, based on Deadline.
“As a girl I’ve needed to work extraordinarily laborious in my profession to determine my worth, particularly relating to Scream,” she added.
“I felt the supply that was offered to me didn’t equate to the worth I’ve dropped at the franchise.”
“It’s been a really tough resolution to maneuver on. To all my Scream followers, I really like you.”
“You’ve all the time been so extremely supportive to me. I’m perpetually grateful to you and to what this franchise has given me over the previous 25 years,” provides Campbell.
Campbell first starred in Scream again in 1996, and returned for Scream 2 the next 12 months.
Scream 3 adopted in 2000, with the star being the focal a part of the forged, as soon as once more.
Scream 4 launched in 2010 with Sidney remaining one of many greatest characters.
Nonetheless, that film hit a lull on the field workplace, placing the franchise’s future unsure.
Paramount opted to convey the franchise again this 12 months with Scream, which went on to to make $140 million on the worldwide field workplace.
The film was an enormous success story, however the legacy stars, together with Cambpell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette had a lot smaller roles than earlier than.
It is unclear whether or not the script for Scream 6 will probably be rewritten, or if the writers knew Campbell wouldn’t be reprising her position.
Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, and Jasmin Savoy Brown are locked in return.
Hayden Panettiere, who starred on Scream 4, will return for Scream 6 as Kirby Reed.
As for Campbell, she presently stars on Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, and not too long ago landed a significant recurring position on Peacock’s Twisted Steel adaptation.
Scream 6 is about to open in theaters on March 31, 2023, and can comply with the 4 survivors of the Ghostface killings as they go away Woodsboro behind.
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Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.