MTV officially announced a TV series based on Wes Craven’s “Scream” at their upfronts this week, a project that was first floated last summer. The network is no stranger to bringing movies to life on the small screen, they’re doing pretty well for themselves with their take on “Teen Wolf.” Confusingly, though the network has officially ordered a pilot with Craven in talks to helm, there is actually no “specific concept” or writer involved yet. So no, Kevin Williamson is not involved, but who knows.
Just to reiterate, all MTV knows is that they want a new series called “Scream” with Craven directing and not much else. Well, they’ll have plenty of time as MTV has penciled in a summer 2014 date for the show’s debut. [Deadline]