In March, the news that a fifth film Panic it was under development, it took a lot of people by surprise, even more because the image of the franchise is a little worn.
But that does not prevent directors Matthew Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, who took care of the film Bloody Wedding, to go after one of their main stars.
In an interview with Rotten Tomatoes, the actress Neve Campbell said he negotiates participation in the new film. “We already talked. I was approached about the project. The moment is challenging because of COVID. (…) So let’s see how everything will happen. We started to negotiate ”.
Campebell was the character Sidney in the series of horror films.
Chad Villella and Kevin Williamson, original writer of the franchise, are executive producers alongside William Sherak, James Vanderbilt and Paul Neinstein.
There are still no details of the plot, but rumors indicate that he will accompany a woman back to her hometown seeking to find out who has committed a series of crimes around the place. It is not clear whether the production will follow the events of Panic 4 or it will follow a new direction.
Panic 5 has no premiere date.