As if anyone is surprised, they’re making another ‘Scream’ sequel.
For the franchise’s 7th installment, ‘Happy Death Day’ director Christopher Landon has been tapped to lead the project.
Spyglass Media Group is producing the pic again and Landon will take over for Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, the team known as Radio Silence that helped relaunch the franchise, directing the past two installments. They along with their partner Chad Villella will remain on as exec producers.
Paramount is expected back as distributor. The film currently has no writer, which won’t be resolved as long as the Writers Guild strike continues.
Scream 6 bowed in March, breaking franchise records by bringing in $168 million at the global box office; the previous installment brought in $137.7 million at the global box-office.
Landon has become sought after on the director market after successfully helming the 2017 horror hit Happy Death Day for Universal. He most recently directed We Have a Ghost for Netflix.
‘Scream 6’ was a surprise hit, so hopefully Christopher can keep up the momentum.