Jasmine Savoy Brown supports Neve Campbell’s decision to leave Scream before the sixth part. Campbell, who has starred in all five films, recently announced it due to financial concerns.
“I totally respect her for that. I think it’s hard to be a woman in this industry or any industry at all,” said Brown, who starred in Scream’s fifth movie this year and will reprise her role in the sixth diversity at an FYC event hosted by the “Yellowjackets” on Saturday night. “If a person, but especially any woman, feels they deserve more — whether it’s a financial situation with work, out of a relationship, out of nowhere — if they can walk away, I support that.”
Brown added, “The script is fantastic and the franchise continues beautifully.”
Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Media greenlit the sixth film shortly after the fifth hit theaters and grossed $140 million worldwide. It is currently filming in Canada and is scheduled to hit theaters on March 31, 2023. Campbell returned along with original stars Courteney Cox and David Arquette; Cox will reprise her role as Gale Weathers in the sixth film.
On June 6, Campbell announced that she would not be returning for the sixth part of the slasher flick.
“Unfortunately, I won’t be doing the next ‘Scream’ movie,” she said diversity in an opinion. “As a woman, I’ve had to work extremely hard in my career to establish my worth, especially when it comes to ‘Scream.’ I felt that the offer I was presented with did not match the value I brought to the franchise. It was a very difficult decision to continue.”
She concluded, “To all my ‘Scream’ fans, I love you. You have always been so incredibly supportive of me. I am forever grateful to you and for what this franchise has given me over the past 25 years.”
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