Showrunners for hit shows hate to let spoilers out before a season begins, and The Following’s (Fox, Sunday, 10/9C – then, from January 27th, Mondays, 9/8C) Kevin Williamson is no exception. What he does do, though, is set the stage really well – and his thoughts on season two are intriguing in the extreme. He might even be the teensiest bit spoilery in spite of his best efforts to the contrary.
As noted previously, Fox’s The Following (Mondays, 9/8C) has been given a early renewal – possibly because each new episode is more WTF than the last. This sneak peak at next week’s ep, Welcome Home, suggests that the show hasn’t even begun to go there.
Fox’s ambitious new drama, The Following (Mondays, 9/8C), plays out as a gory chess match between a dour, taciturn ex-FBI agent and a cheerful, personable serial killer who goes from ‘making art’ to spawning a religion based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. It’s also the first television series to star Kevin Bacon, so there’s that, too.
“THE SECRET CIRCLE”, from executive producer Kevin Williamson, is based on a series of books by author L.J. Smith. The series stars Britt Robertson as Cassie, an orphaned teenage girl who discovers the truth about her lineage – she’s a witch who holds the key to an ancient battle between good and evil.
*THE SECRET CIRCLE” premieres on Thursday, September 15 at 9 PM EST.
As reported this week on EM, Scream creator and writer Kevin Williamson is working on Scream 4, which has been greenlit by Dimension Films. Hot on the heels of the announcement that David Arquette and Courtney Cox had been signed on to reprise their original roles as Dewey Riley and Gail Weathers, rumors began surfacing on Twitter that the highly talented lead actors from Supernatural, Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, were on the ‘short list’ of actors being approached to star in the movie along side Arquette and Cox. We contacted the respective publicist for Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles to seek confirmation of this information. Publicists for both actors issued a statement to us that the rumors of their clients being approached or considered for roles in Scream 4 are false.
Everyone knows that no successful horror franchise really ever dies off and so it goes that the inevitable Scream 4 is in the works and word is that David Arquette and his wife Courtney Cox have signed on to reprise their roles.
Cox and Arquette have both been with the Scream movies since the very first one in 1996. In the original Scream Arquette played the role of Deputy Dwight ‘Dewey’ Riley and Cox played tabloid news reporter Gail Weathers. Both actors reprised their respective roles in Scream 2 and 3.
“I fell in love with my wife on Scream,” David Arquette is quoted as saying. “So the opportunity to bring [Dewey] back to life and for my wife to play that really bitchy character again, it’s just going to be really fun. It’s just great.”
David Arquette has also confirmed that Kevin Williamson the writer/creator of the original Scream movie is on board to write number 4 and that they are looking an eye towards Wes Craven to again take on directing duties. There is no word on whether or not Neve Campbell will come on board as well to reprise her role as Sydney Prescott who was the killer’s target in the first movie.