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Sunday 23 November 2014

Scream TV series gets the go ahead

Neve Campbell starred in the Scream film franchise, which is being adapted for the small screen
Neve Campbell starred in the Scream film franchise, which is being adapted for the small screen

The Scream film franchise is being adapted for television, it has been revealed.

MTV is moving forwards with a pilot based on the comedy horror films, which starred Canadian actress Neve Campbell as a girl being hunted by a killer, Courteney Cox as a reporter and David Arquette as a deputy sheriff.

While plans are still in the early stages, MTV is hoping to unveil the series in the summer of 2014.

While its not known whether any of the film's original stars will appear, it seems the franchise's original director Wes Craven is in talks about taking the reins of the pilot episode.

Four Scream films were made between 1996 and 2011.

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