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Wes Craven's Scream Returns to Theaters in October for 25th Anniversary

Wes Craven's Scream Returns to Theaters in October for 25th Anniversary

Scream is heading back to the big screen 25 years after the iconic slasher movie changed the horror genre forever. Written by Kevin Williamson and directed by late horror legend Wes Craven, Scream was first released in theaters on Dec. 20, 1996. About two months ahead of the official premiere, the movie will return to the big screen for one night only on Oct. 10 in honor of this year's 25th anniversary.

The first of a highly successful movie series, Scream follows a group of teenagers terrorized by a mysterious killer who's perhaps a bit too obsessed with scary movies. Their only hope for survival is to avoid common horror movie tropes and eventually identify the killer(s). The movie stars Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Skeet Ulrich, Rose McGowan, and Drew Barrymore.

Before he passed away, Wes Craven would go on to direct three Scream sequels, culminating with Scream 4 in 2012. A fifth movie,

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