The new "Scream" was the highest grossing in theaters in the United States

NEWS 18 de enero de 2022
The fifth installment in the horror film series led the US box office this weekend with $30.6 million, replacing "Spider-Man: No Way Home," which had been in first place for a month.

"Scream 5" the new installment of the already classic horror film.

The new installment of the “Scream” horror film series led the US box office this weekend with a gross of $30.6 million , replacing “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which had been out for a month. first place, according to a report by the specialized site Variety.

This is the fifth version of the series and features performances by Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette , but there are also newcomers such as Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega and Jack Quaid .

Produced by Paramount Pictures and directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, the film reached the aforementioned figure this four-day United States holiday weekend for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, leaving “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in second place, which continued to set records anyway. .

Paramount executives praised the "Scream" directors for bringing a new energy to a series, allowing it to appeal to viewers who weren't even born when the first film was released.

“They reinvigorated the franchise for existing fans and introduced it to a new generation of fans ,” said Chris Aronson , head of national distribution for Paramount. "We've heard anecdotally that people have seen the film more than once or plan to see it multiple times."

The film, which cost about $24 million to make, added another $18 million in international markets.