Paramount & Cinemark Team Up for Scream Opening Night Fan Event

Paramount Pictures and Cinemark Theatres has announced an “Opening Night Fan Event” to celebrate the debut of the Paramount and Spyglass Media Group feature film Scream, the next installment of the hit box office franchise of the same name. The event will take place at Cinemark Playa Vista and XD on Thursday, Jan. 13, and will feature a live Q&A with actor David Arquette, directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett, and executive producer & creator Kevin Williamson. This event comes as part of the film’s Scream in the New Year fanfare, in advance of the movie’s nationwide theatrical opening on Friday, Janu. 14. Tickets to see Scream on the big screen are now on sale.


This paid screening event will air at 5:00PM PT, 6:00PM MT, 7:00PM CT, and 8:00PM ET at Cinemark locations and other participating movie theaters nationwide. Tickets will be available at the standard ticket price, and movie fans can get event theater listings and tickets at Tickets will also be on sale at and on the Cinemark mobile app, as well as at participating theatres, exhibitor websites and theatre box offices.

The movie’s official synopsis reads, “Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past. Neve Campbell (Sidney Prescott), Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers) and David Arquette (Dewey Riley) return to their iconic roles in Scream alongside Melissa Barrera, Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Mikey Madison, Dylan Minnette, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Marley Shelton, Jasmin Savoy Brown, and Sonia Ammar.

The event will include a pre-taped talent intro, extended bonus content featuring the new cast with behind-the-scenes footage as well as a live Q&A with Arquette, Bettinelli-Olpin & Gillett, and Williamson which will be broadcast live on the big screen to over 600+ theaters across the country.

“Scream is a terrifying, iconic franchise with an enthusiastic, longtime fan base,” says Paramount Pictures President of Domestic Distribution Chris Aronson. “We are absolutely thrilled to launch our new film with this special event in theatres for fans in collaboration with Spyglass, our talent and filmmakers. Matt and Tyler have delivered an edge-of-your-seat horror, thrill ride that must be seen in a dark theatre to be fully experienced. We’re also excited to team up with our partners at Cinemark, along with participating theatres across the country, to share something special with Scream fans.”

“Cinemark is pleased to once again collaborate with Paramount and Spyglass to provide moviegoers across the U.S. the unique opportunity to premiere the film and a special Q&A,” Cinemark Chief Marketing and Content Officer Wanda Gierhart Fearing added. “Audiences have been eagerly waiting to see this next chapter in the iconic Scream franchise, and we cannot think of a better way to start the new year than with a special opening-night celebration in our theatres.”

Scream is produced by William Sherak, James Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein, and executive produced by Williamson, Chad Villella, Gary Barber, Peter Oillataguerre, Ron Lynch, Cathy Konrad, Marianne Maddalena. It is written by Vanderbilt & Guy Busick, based on characters created by Williamson.

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