A new installment in the Scream series is going ahead as Christopher Landon was tapped in to helm the seventh part, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The filmmaker took to Twitter to break the news on Wednesday. “Looks like 7 really is a lucky number. More to come…” attaching a photo of Ghostface.
The 48-year-old has a strong resume in the horror department as his credits include titles such as Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, Freaky, and Happy Death Day.
The development comes after Scream VI took the box office with surprise when the film broke various records of the franchise, including the biggest opening weekend and the first movie to achieve the $100 million milestone (after 1997’s Scream 2) in the horror series.
Helmed by the duo Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett also known as Radio Silence. They took the mantle of the Ghostface franchise after its creator, Wes Craven, breathed his last in 2015.
The Scream VI starred Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jasmin Savoy Brown, and Mason Gooding Courteney Cox.