"Scream" 6: Neve Campbell exits franchise after 25 years of pay dispute

Neve Campbell quits her role in the Screamfranchise. The actress confirmed in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that she will not return in the sixth season of the slasher series because of a dispute with the producers about the amount of pay.

"Scream" 6: Neve Campbell exits franchise after 25 years of pay dispute

"Scream" 6: Neve Campbell exits franchise after 25 years of pay dispute

Neve Campbell quits her role in the Screamfranchise. The actress confirmed in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that she will not return in the sixth season of the slasher series because of a dispute with the producers about the amount of pay. In her statement that the salary she was offered was insufficient relative to the value she brings in the film series.

Campbell revealed, "Sadly, I won't be producing another Scream film. As an actress, I've been working to the max to prove my worth and especially in the case of Scream. I was of the opinion that the offer that was made to me did not reflect what I've contributed to the Scream franchise." In the original 1996 film Campbell took on the part as the protagonist Sidney Prescott. The film was created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven The film quickly gained the status of a cult film and is now one of the most popular franchises in the slasher slasher.

As of now, Paramount and Spyglass are getting ready for their sixth film following their previous film in January, which was a huge success as it brought back a number of iconic characters like Courteney Cox Skeet Ulrich as well as many others. Campbell continued to say in her statement "It's been a very hard choice to leave. To everyone of my Scream followers, I am so grateful to you. You've been incredibly accommodating to me. I'm forever grateful to the franchise for what it has provided me over the last twenty-five years."

For the film, everything is proceeding as planned. The film will shoot this summer with a planned release date of March 31st 2023.

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