- New director for Scream 7, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, explains the reason behind the departure of previous directors Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson.
- According to Bettinelli-Olpin, the previous directors left because they wanted to experiment with new projects and let others continue the iconic series.
- Both Craven and Williamson are supportive of Bettinelli-Olpin’s vision for Scream 7.
In a recent discussion, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, the new director of Scream 7, shared the reasons why Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson, the previous directors of the hit film series, decided to step back and allow someone new to take the reins. According to Bettinelli-Olpin, both Craven and Williamson left the franchise because they wanted to explore new projects and let new creatives continue the story of the iconic series.
Bettinelli-Olpin explained that Craven and Williamson were ready to let someone else inherit the popular series to add their perspective and continue its legacy. He said, “I think that they (Craven and Williamson) both felt like it was time to move onto new things and let someone else have a chance to continue the legacy of what they had created.”
Despite their departure, both of the original directors are said to have given their full support to Bettinelli-Olpin’s vision for Scream 7. With their support, fans of the horror classic are eager to see what Bettinelli-Olpin will bring to the table in continuing the beloved series.