Neve Campbell has no plans to return to the
The actress believes that the production's salary proposal is not up to her contribution to the history of the horror saga and preferred to say no, quite simply, to the sixth installment of the franchise.
“Unfortunately, I won't be doing the next
As a woman, I've had to work really hard in my career to establish my worth, especially when it comes to
I felt that the offer presented to me did not match the value I brought to the franchise.
The decision to move on was very difficult to make.
To all my Scream
, I love you.
You have always given me incredible support.
I will always be grateful for what this franchise has given me over the past 25 years,” she wrote in a statement shared with
This isn't the first time that Neve Campbell has spoken out about issues around actress pay in a Hollywood that still struggles to pay women as much as men.
In 2020, during a discussion in the form of a mini-round table with Jamie Lee Curtis, already for
, the actress confided in the unfulfilled financial promises of certain studios, including very lucrative films.
“There is always the promise of retroactive payment.
And then, of course, it's drowned in the publicity and the costs and all the reasons why they say "Oh, actually no, we haven't won as much as we claim to have done in all the press, so we don't have to give you that money."
It was the Weinsteins,” she explained at the time, referring to
, released in 2000.
Paramount and Spyglass, which produce
, have yet to respond to the star's statements.
The filming of the film is in any case scheduled for this summer, for a release on March 31, 2023. The fifth opus of the franchise, which had seen the return of the original stars Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell, had been a total hit at the box office, with 140 million dollars in receipts for a modest budget of 25 million.
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