AceShowbiz - "Scream" TV series is on its way to scare MTV viewers. The network has picked up the small-screen reboot of the slasher film franchise to series, handing out 10-episode order for an October 2015 premiere.
Featuring a new cast, the series is set in high school and follows some students: shy popular girl Emma (%cWilla Fitzgerald%), artsy loner Audrey (%cBex Taylor-Klaus%), computer geek Noah (%cJohn Karna%), all-American athlete Will (%cConnor Weil%), ferocious socialite Brooke (%cCarlson Young%), and mysterious new kid Kieran (%cAmadeus Serafini%). %cJoel Gretsch% also stars as Sheriff Clark Hudson (Kieran's father) and %cTracy Middendorf% plays Maggie.
Harvey and Bob Weinstein will executive produce the series along with Wes Craven, who directed all "Scream" movies, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad. Kevin Williamson, who wrote three of the four "Scream" films, is not involved in the TV project.
To announce the "Scream" TV series, MTV tweeted a phone number (310-461-4299). When the number is dialed, a creepy male voice inquires, "Do you like scary TV?" before announcing the show's arrival.
%cNeve Campbell%, %cDavid Arquette% and %cCourteney Cox% were among the original cast of "Scream" movies. They reunited for the fourth installment, 2011's "Scream 4", which was released more than 10 years after the third movie.