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MTV’s Scream TV Series Reboot Adds Tyler Posey to the Cast

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Fans of the Lakewood Six received the surprising news back in April that MTV would be rebooting their Scream TV series for its third season, introducing a new cast of characters and creative team behind the scenes. The big changes for the series continue to take shape, as Tyler Posey from Teen Wolf has now joined the cast.

The news of Posey's casting comes from THR, who reveal that the Teen Wolf star will play Shane, "a high school dropout... drug dealer and party promoter who is always hustling in order to make money. But beneath that exterior, there's more to Shane than anyone realizes." After six seasons, the final episode of Teen Wolf just aired on MTV.

Posey joins a cast for the rebooted third season that includes Keke Palmer, Rj Cyler, Jessica Sula, Giorgia Whigham, Giullian Yao Gioiello, Tyga, and C.J. Wallace.

As previously reported, season 3 of Scream,
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TV News Roundup: Keke Palmer to Star in Season 3 of MTV’s ‘Scream’

TV News Roundup: Keke Palmer to Star in Season 3 of MTV’s ‘Scream’
In today’s roundup, Keke Palmer is set to star in “Scream,” while numerous additional presenters have been added to the Emmys.

Casting

Variety has confirmed that Keke Palmer is set to star in Season 3 of MTV’s “Scream.” Season 3 revolves around Deion Elliot (Rj Cyler), a local star running back whose tragic past comes back to haunt him at the worst time, threatening his hard-earned plans for his future — and the lives of his unlikely group of friends. Palmer will play Kym, a bold and beautiful social activist with a big heart and zero patience for suffering fools. Joining her on Season 3 are Giorgia Whigham, Jessica Sula, and Giullian Yao Gioiello, as well as previously announced Tyga and C.J. Wallace. Brett Matthews serves as the franchise’s third showrunner and executive produces alongside Queen Latifah, Shakim Conpere and Yaneley Arty for Flavor Unit Entertainment. They join original exec producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein for Dimension
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TV News Roundup: Tyga, C.J. Wallace Cast in Season 3 of MTV’s ‘Scream’ Series

In today’s roundup, Tyga and C.J. Wallace have been cast in MTV’s “Scream,” and A&E Networks’ “The Murder of Laci Peterson” will premiere in August.

Casting

Rappers Tyga and C.J. Wallace have signed on as series regulars for the upcoming third season of MTV‘s “Scream,” which premieres in March 2018 as a three-night event on MTV. The season, which will be moving production from New Orleans to Atlanta, features an entirely new cast, series location and premise that revolves around Deion Elliot, a local star running back whose tragic past comes back to haunt him at the worst time, threatening his hard-earned plans for his future — and the lives of his unlikely group of friends.

Tyga is set to play the role of Jamal, Deion’s older step-brother. Wallace, the son of rapper The Notorious B.I.G., will take on the role of Amir, a good kid whose strict parents expect him to
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MTV’s Scream Season 3 to Premiere in March 2018 with New Cast Members, Official Character Details Revealed

Fans of the Lakewood Six received the surprising news back in April that MTV would be rebooting their Scream TV series for its third season, introducing a new cast of characters and creative team behind the scenes. The big changes for the series continue to take shape, as new cast members and character details have now been revealed.

According to THR, Tyga (Michael Ray Stevenson) and C.J. Wallace will co-star in Scream Season 3, which will consist of only six episodes that will air over three nights in March of 2018. Production on the series is moving out of Louisiana and setting up shop in Atlanta, with Brett Matthews (The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural) taking over as showrunner (the third time the showrunner position has been changed in the series' three-season run).

Season 3 will focus on a yet-to-be-cast character named "Deion Elliot, a local star running back whose tragic past comes back
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Insurgent launches 'Puppy Love' in Cannes

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Exclusive: Hopper Penn, Paz de la Huerta, and Rosanna Arquette lead comedy.

Insurgent Media head of international sales Christian De Gallegos and his team have commenced talks here with worldwide buyers on Puppy Love starring Hopper Penn, Paz de la Huerta, and Rosanna Arquette.

Michael Maxxis’ dramatic comedy also stars Donald Cerrone, Colleen Camp, Mickey Avalon and Wayne Newton.

The story charts a year in the life of a young man who falls in love with a drug-addled prostitute.

Principal photography wrapped last month in Edmonton, Canada.

David Michaels, George Parra and Nicolette Saina produced, while Sam Osman served as executive producer and financed through Film Alberta Studios.

Insurgent Media CEO Ezna Sands said: “We’re very excited about this film. It’s genuinely unique, funny and stunning to look at. Michael Maxxis is a director with a very bright future and I sincerely hope that this gem marks the beginning of many years of collaboration between
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TV News Roundup: ‘Scream’ Season 3 to Feature New Cast, Adds Queen Latifah as Ep

TV News Roundup: ‘Scream’ Season 3 to Feature New Cast, Adds Queen Latifah as Ep
In today’s roundup, “Scream” Season 3 is moving forward, Amazon Prime announced the premiere date for “The Tick,” and Ryan Seacrest Productions and Edemol Shine North America will produce a new talent competition show on YouTube.

Development

MTV released some new details regarding the third season of “Scream.” The show will feature a whole new cast and creative reboot, and will be executive produced by Queen Latifah and Shakim Conpere’s Flavor Unit Entertainment. In addition, Brian Matthews has joined as showrunner and Harvey and Bob Weinstein will continue as executive producers under the Dimension TV umbrella. Additional executive producers include Wes Craven, Tony Disanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad. Matthew Signer & Keith Levine are producers.

Ryan Seacrest Productions and Endemol Shine North America will produce a new exclusive-to-YouTube talent competition series “Best.Cover.Ever.” The show will be hosted by Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris and feature Demi Lovato, the
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Scream Update: New Showrunner, EPs Announced Ahead of Season 3 Reboot

Scream Update: New Showrunner, EPs Announced Ahead of Season 3 Reboot
Scream is going to look completely different — both in front of and behind the camera — when the MTV drama returns for its third season.

RelatedScream Halloween Special: Who Died? Who Returned? What’s Next?

In addition to a new cast and storyline, the network has announced that Brett Matthews (The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural) will serve as the series’ new showrunner. Queen Latifah, Shakim Conpere and Yaneley Arty are also joining as executive producers for Flavor Unit Entertainment.

Though MTV had initially planned on bringing Scream‘s original cast back for a shortened third season, the network shifted gears along the way,
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Scream season 3: Brett Matthews & Queen Latifah join creative team

Rob Leane Chris Longo Apr 27, 2017

Scream season 3 is still alive. Brett Matthews is the new showrunner, and Queen Latifah is an executive producer...

It’s not often you see a non-anthology show go for a full reboot in its third season. But, after a leadership shakeup, MTV believes it has gone as far as it could go with the original cast of its Scream adaptation.

Last month, Deadline reported that the network was looking for a new showrunner to reset Scream with a fresh premise and cast. Now, we have the details of who is coming on board.

In a new report, Deadline has revealed that Brett Matthews (former The Vampire Diaries producer and Supernatural story editor) is Scream's new showrunner, and Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and Yaneley Arty are coming on board as executive producers.

It remains to be seen if Queen Latifah will also appear on screen.
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MTV Renews ‘Scream’ for Season 3, Showrunners To Be Replaced

MTV Renews ‘Scream’ for Season 3, Showrunners To Be Replaced
MTV has renewed “Scream” for a third season, consisting of six episodes, Variety has learned.

Scream” showrunners Michael Gans and Richard Register will depart the series for the third season, though new showrunners have not been set.

The showrunner shuffle marks the third showrunner change in three seasons. Original showrunners Jill Blotevogal and Jaime Paglia stepped down after the first season with Gans and Register taking over for the second season.

No details regarding casting, location or a production start date have been revealed for Season 3.

Scream,” which is a take on the horror-slasher film franchise from Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson, is exec produced by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, Tony Disanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad. Matthew Signer and Keith Levine are producers.

The Season 3 renewal comes ahead of the two-hour “Scream” Halloween special, which airs Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. on MTV.
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Gloria Reuben To Adapt Dean Koontz Novel ‘Dark Rivers Of The Heart’ For TV

Mr. Robot‘s Gloria Reuben is teaming with Cathy Konrad's Tree Line Film and Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Television to adapt Dean Koontz's bestselling book Dark Rivers of the Heart for television. The psychological thriller centers on an ex-Marine, haunted by a tortured past, who is on the run with a mysterious, troubled woman who witnessed the murder of her husband and parents. The lethal servant of a black ops government agency, corrupt in mind and deed, is their…
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Zoo: Season Three Renewal for CBS Summer Series

In good news for fans, James Patterson's Zoo TV show has been renewed for a third season on CBS. The scripted summer drama series, based on Patterson's best seller, is currently in its second season on the Tiffany Network.The Zoo TV series cast includes: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, and Billy Burke. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout, and Steve Bowen executive produce.Read More…
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New Photos from Scream Season 2

Although one mystery was solved in Lakewood on MTV’s Scream series, a new one was just beginning at the end of the show’s inaugural season, and several new photos from season two tease troubles ahead for two of the survivors.

The new photos below were debuted by EW ahead of the Scream Season 2 premiere on Monday, May 30th. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates.

*Note: The above image is not actually from Scream Season 2 and was used to avoid potential spoilers for those who haven’t watched season one yet.

From MTV: “MTV and Dimension TV’s second season of “Scream” picks up with Emma’s return to Lakewood after several months at a retreat, where she tried to recover from the horrors of last season. Everyone is walking on eggshells around her, questioning whether she has truly gotten over the Killer’s crimes. Meanwhile, Audrey
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Watch New Scream Season 2 Promo Videos

Ahead of its premiere on May 30th, Scream Season 2 is teased in new promo videos from MTV that warn viewers to “trust nothing.”

From MTV: “MTV and Dimension TV’s second season of “Scream” picks up with Emma’s return to Lakewood after several months at a retreat, where she tried to recover from the horrors of last season. Everyone is walking on eggshells ar​ound her, questioning whether she has truly gotten over the Killer’s crimes. Meanwhile, Audrey is hiding her connection to the Killer, but is getting harassed by someone who knows the truth. Brooke and Jake are also keeping secrets—they are hiding a budding romance from Mayor Maddox. And, Noah is getting closer and closer to the truth about the season one murders. Lakewood’s murderous past, both recent and distant, are once again brought to focus – with this Killer’s psychotic mind-game intent on
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Scream Season 2 Premiere Moved to May 30th, New Promo Video Released by MTV

How do you know whether you’re the cat or the mouse?” If you’re counting down the days until the Scream Season 2 premiere, then you now a little less time to wait, as MTV has bumped the show’s return from Tuesday, May 31st to Monday, May 30th. A new promo video also previews the show’s “killer” cast of characters.

From MTV: “MTV and Dimension TV’s second season of “Scream” picks up with Emma’s return to Lakewood after several months at a retreat, where she tried to recover from the horrors of last season. Everyone is walking on eggshells ar​ound her, questioning whether she has truly gotten over the Killer’s crimes. Meanwhile, Audrey is hiding her connection to the Killer, but is getting harassed by someone who knows the truth. Brooke and Jake are also keeping secrets—they are hiding a budding romance from Mayor Maddox.
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Scream: Season Two Cast and Premiere Date Set by MTV

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MTV announces the second season of its Scream TV series will premiere Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:00pm Et/Pt. Series regulars returning this season are: Willa Fitzgerald, John Karna, Tom Maden, Tracy Middendorf, Amadeus Serafini, Bex Taylor-Klaus, and Carlson Young. Kiana Ledé and Santiago Segura will join the main cast in Scream, season two.

In the second season of MTV's Scream, Anthony Ruivivar, Austin Highsmith, ​Sean Grandillo, and Karina Logue are set to recur. EPs Michael Gans and Richard Register serve as showrunners along with EPs Harvey and Bob Weinstein. Wes Craven, Tony Disanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena, and Cathy Konrad also executive produce. Matthew Signer and Keith Levine produce.

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'Scream' Season 2 Poster, Premiere Date and New Cast Announced

'Scream' Season 2 Poster, Premiere Date and New Cast Announced
MTV and Dimension TV today announced new roles, casting and premiere date for Season 2 of its blood red hot horror franchise, Scream the TV series. The first season of the series performed as the #1 original cable series in its time period (P12-34 L+3). New cast includes Kiana Lede (Republic Records Recording Artist), Santiago Segura (47 Meters Down), Anthony Ruivivar (Banshee), Austin Highsmith (Murder in the First), Sean Grandillo ("Spring Awakening" - Broadway Company) and Karina Logue (Ray Donovan). Michael Gans and Richard Register serve as EPs and Showrunners for the second season along with Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein as EPs under the Dimension TV umbrella. Scream will return to MTV on Tuesday, May 31st at 10:00 p.m. Et/Pt, and the network has also revealed a new poster.

With production currently underway in New Orleans, La, MTV and Dimension TV's second season of Scream picks up with Emma's
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MTV Announces Scream Season 2 Premiere Date, Plot & Character Details Revealed

Fans of MTV and Dimension TV’s Scream TV series know that the mystery behind the Lakewood murders is far from over and will be further explored in upcoming episodes, and it’s just been announced that the show’s second season will premiere on Tuesday, May 31st.

MTV announced the Scream Season 2 premiere date on Facebook via a new poster (see below).

In addition to the premiere date, MTV also shared the plot for the second season as well as an updated cast list that includes new characters who will join those lucky enough to survive season one (new cast members are highlighted in red)

From MTV: “MTV and Dimension TV’s second season of “Scream” picks up with Emma’s return to Lakewood after several months at a retreat, where she tried to recover from the horrors of last season. Everyone is walking on eggshells ar​ound her,
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Mipcom: Japan’s Wowow Snaps ‘The Player,’ ‘Zoo’

Mipcom: Japan’s Wowow Snaps ‘The Player,’ ‘Zoo’
Cannes– Japan’s leading pay TV channel has acquired exclusive Japanese broadcast rights to U.S. hit TV series “The Player” (pictured above) from Sony Pictures Television” and “Zoo” from CBS Studios International.

The Player,” which bowed on NBC in September, will roll out on Wowow in the Spring, while “Zoo,” which kicked off on CBS in June, will start airing later this year.

Penned by John Rogers,”The Player” stars Philip Winchester (“Strike Back”, “Flyboys”, “Camelot”) as Alex Kane, a former FBI agent Alex Kane who becomes a reluctant player in a secret society’s perverse game of chance, where the stakes are measured in criminal acts and human lives.

Charity Wakefield (“The Raven”), Damon Gupton (“Empire”), and Wesley Snipes (“Blade Trilogy”) complete the cast.

Rogers is exec producing with John Davis, John Fox and director Bharat Nalluri. Kung Fu Monkey and Davis Entertainment are producing in association with Sony Pictures Television.
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‘Zoo’ Renewed: Season 2 to Debut Summer 2016 on CBS

‘Zoo’ Renewed: Season 2 to Debut Summer 2016 on CBS
CBS has ordered another season of “Zoo,” Variety has learned. Season 2 is slated to air in summer 2016.

The renewal comes as no surprise, as the freshman drama ranked as the most-watched new scripted series this past summer.

Based on James Patterson’s 2012 novel of the same name, “Zoo” is a thriller about the wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet.

Zoo’s thrilling stories clicked with audiences each week during a very competitive summer,” said Glenn Geller, president of CBS Entertainment. “We’re excited for viewers to see where our talented writers and cast take them as the adventure continues to unfold during season two in the ultimate fight of man vs. beast.”

Starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder and Billy Burke, the CBS Television Studios production is exec produced by Patterson, Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Mangold,
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'Scream' TV Series Renewed for Season 2 on MTV

'Scream' TV Series Renewed for Season 2 on MTV
MTV today announced that it has picked up its hit series Scream with Dimension Television for a second season. More than 21 million viewers have tuned in to the debut season of Scream on-air and the series has generated another 7.9 million streams across platforms. Additionally, Scream has averaged 60% increases in L+3 over L+Sd ratings week to week. Here's what MTV Executive Vice President of Series Development and Head of Scripted Programming, Mina Lefevre had to say in a statement.

"It has been a wonderful experience working with Bob Weinstein and his team who are such connoisseurs of this genre and we are thrilled by how our viewers have responded to the reinvention of Scream. We look forward to another season filled with suspense, horror and more twists and turns."

The horror TV series is set in the sleepy town of Lakewood, where a gruesome murder sets off a chain of horrific events.
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