Rumors for a fourth Fear Street following the occasion launch of three motion pictures again in 2021 have been flying for what looks as if years now. Finally, nonetheless, we’ve been getting bits and items of details about the fourth film, which is presently starting pre-production in Canada – we additionally realize it’ll be adapting the fifteenth e-book from R.L Stine’s huge library.
As a fast recap, Fear Street Parts One, Two, and Three had been all launched on Netflix over the summer season of 2021, having beforehand been arrange in growth at twentieth Century Fox.
What’s Fear Street: Prom Queen about?
More in regards to the e-book – when it was revealed – the place it matches into the sequence.
R.L Stine’s Fear Street: The Prom Queen was the fifteenth installment of the Fear Street novels and was revealed on March 1st, 1992, by Simon Pulse. It’s a part of the massive array of books from the creator who can also be recognized for Goosebumps. To date, there are over 150 Fear Street books in whole.
The story is centered round Lizzie McVay, a scholar at Shadyside High School and one in all 5 Prom Queen nominees. When a bloody and brutal of one of many nominees results in extra killings, Lizzy realizes that the killer is focusing on the Prom Queen candidates, and she or he may very well be subsequent on the listing.
Fear Street: Prom Queen is a stand-alone characteristic that possible gained’t characteristic characters from the Fear Street trilogy launched on Netflix in 2021. The Fear Street trilogy took inspiration for its adaptation from a number of Fear Street novels, whereas Prom Queen is about to adapt one novel. However, given the sheer quantity of Fear Street novels, there’s a likelihood additional inspiration may very well be drawn from the opposite books so as to add extra story and horror to the movie.
The Road to Fear Street: Prom Queen on Netflix
As talked about above, the street to getting a fourth film has been lengthy.
Rumors of a fourth film started floating as quickly as the primary trilogy had concluded and
Netflix nonetheless has a connection to the manufacturing firm behind the flicks, Chernin Entertainment, which works with Netflix beneath an general deal.
Bloody Disgusting first reported in July 2022 that a number of motion pictures had been in deep growth, with scooper Jeff Sneider at Above the Line backing that up months later, together with the information that Chloe Okuno was being eyed for the director’s position. Okuno is greatest recognized for Watcher, V/H/S/94, and Let the Right One In.
It’s unclear whether or not Okuno is presently hooked up to the film.
The most up-to-date replace for a brand new Fear Street film we received got here in a wind-ranging interview with Collider’s editor-in-chief Steven Weintraub who spoke to Netflix’s head of movie, Scott Stuber, a few slew of tasks in November 2023. When requested about Fear Street, Stuber confirmed the movie was nonetheless transferring ahead and that it could be a standalone.
“There’s one stand-alone that we’re working on right now that we’re once again trying to get the script right, but I like it very much, and so does the team. So I feel like if we can get that script right there would be a great kind of extension of that franchise.”
Now, we’ve received phrase through the Canadian Director’s Guild that pre-production on the film had begun as of January 2024. That means filming might be absolutely underway this Spring in Toronto, and hopefully, we’ll be listening to extra in regards to the film’s solid, director, and behind-the-scenes expertise imminently.
For extra on Fear Street: Prom Queen, preserve it locked right here on What’s on Netflix.
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