Scream 4 a movie that I loved immensely will not be seeing the light of day again. MovieHole was the first to report that the Scream franchise would end with Scream 4 and frankly as much as I loved Scream 4 I am not in the least surprised.
Scream 4 cost the studio $40million to make and its already winding down at the box office and has only managed to bring in just over $30million. When you compare this to Insidious which was made for $1.5million and brought in over $50million and is the most profitable film of 2011.
Scream 4 has gotten great reviews from our horror community but at the end of the day its not about the fans its about the dollars and it seems despite our rabid interest Scream 5 and 6 are doomed by the poor performance of Scream 4 at the box office. The studio has said they have not decided yet on whether Wes Cravens Scream 4 would be the last or not but I would suspect that its very likely met its end considering its box office turnout.
Did horror fans do the franchise in by not turning out to support the film? Considering the high rating you all gave it its very low turn out is frankly… shocking. Why do you think that Scream 4 failed to catch on with what I assume is the mainstream horror fans?