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August 3rd 2016: The House that Eluded me – Casey Beckers House- Zach Cook

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For a while now i have known loads of Scream and GhostFace fans because we all come to the internet to show our love of the films and general topic, and whatever else that is linked.. for instance.. Filming locations… for a while now, fan ‘Zachary Cook’ has been wanting to see his favourite location, the Casey Becker house, or in real life, ‘7420 Sonoma Mountain Road’.. ever since filming commenced and completed the access has been VERY limited, (and who can blame them, as its still a family home in reality isn’t it! )  … well, now the property is up for sale.. (Got 7 Million Dollars handy?!) and Zach has been online on and off seeking information… so below here i post info from Zach himself.. he wrote his own story below, and has provided many links and even found a YouTube video showing some of us fans what the house is REALLY like!! Its really nice to finally be able to see this place again after all those years ago when AND WHERE, it made its big screen appearance! Can you believe it was only built in 1994 !!!?


The House That Eluded Me… Until Now!

By: Zachary Cook

Wes Craven was THE master of Horror. I don’t think many people would attempt to argue that point. He had a keen eye for what would make people jump, or what would make the back of your neck burn with fear. That feeling that someone is watching you is something that we all have a natural sense for, and Craven knew how to exploit that as well… with a house.

A few years ago. I attempted to raise funds for a documentary project which would have included the many different locations used in the “Scream” film series. It would have included a detailed look into each and every locations little nuances that would have never been seen otherwise. It was also planned to do the documentary in a ‘sub style’ in which we could have replicated each shot of the movie, but with just the locations as the stand today. I really wanted this to have cast and crew interviews as well, and to be narrated by Roger Jackson, the voice of GhostFace! With that said, the project failed to find the necessary funds and with the decline of the popularity of Scream and the passing of Wes Craven, it’s unlikely at this point that I will continue to pursue this project. Though, never say never.

During the time I was researching each location that was used in all the films, I found it hard to gather much info on my favorite location of all… the Casey Becker house. It’s the home used in the opening scene of the first movie where actor Drew Barrymore and crew spent the first 3 very cold nights of filming what would be the kick in the ass that slasher films needed. The location scout James Marlowe probably found a few good homes in the same area that seemed to fit the build of the script. What he may not have expected is what Wes Craven would do to them, and how he would utilize the house itself, as a character. Casey Becker was caught in this fishbowl with the killer lurking on the outside looking in, watching her every move. But it was the one location I couldn’t find any information on at all. No pictures, very dodgy satellite images and no names of the owners, even though it was the same owners since the home was built. Sure, I could have dug deeper, been a bit more annoying, but I was just trying to do what I could with my computer and the good old internet. All I really had, was the address.

About 4 years ago, the house used in the final act (the one belonging to character Stu Macher) of the film was for sale, it went in the neighborhood of about $4million USD. That might sound like a lot but considering how much land that house has, the size of it, and the fact it’s in one of the most desirable locations in Northern California, that’s actually quite cheap. Not to mention, its in an iconic slasher film for the entire final 40 minutes of the film. It was exciting to see it, to finally get pictures that were recent of the entire property, inside and out. But still, of all the locations, my favorite one still eluded me.

Prior to about 6 months ago, I had given up. Our project to film the locations had failed to be funded, Wes Craven passed away and I finally gave up collecting and sold about 80% of my entire collection, only keeping the posters and a few other things. We moved far from where we once were and that was that. Then one day, I was watching “Scream” and I was trying to explain to my girlfriend about the house in the opening scene. So I pulled up the address and did a Google search to show her where it is on the map. But then I noticed a listing on a real estate website with the same address. My heart sank as I was sure I must have mistyped the address, there was no possible way that the owners were selling the house after 20+ years of living there. Was this the moment I finally would see the Casey Becker house in more detail? My girlfriend was wondering why my jaw was on the ground as I slowly clicked the link.

As the page loaded, I saw the front of the home with a new perspective for the first time in almost 20 years since “Scream” had wrapped filming. I couldn’t even click to see the next picture that came after at first because I was so shocked. I was just trying to soak it all in and observe that first new picture probably any of us “Scream Fans” had seen ever. I quickly went back and opened up all the links I could with that house for sale to find the original Realtor person that posted it and contacted them. Out of the few replies I got from them, I was unable to gain any more info than what was already provided on the listing, but it was fine, I finally had the pictures that showed this house in so much more detail than I could have ever imagined. I right clicked and saved every single picture and kept quiet about what I’d discovered in fear that some fans may try to contact the Realtor with even more questions. Questions that I wasn’t even getting a reply to, nor was fellow “Scream Fan” Ashley Lampton of the Drewseum. (Somehow I think she knew about it before me).

Neither of us were successful in getting any solid replies so we gave up. Not long after, the listings were all removed, along with the pictures that went with them. Again, I was in the dark, thinking I got just enough of a peek into my favorite house in the series to make my life complete. The listing was somewhere in the neighborhood of $7 Million USD. (See, I told you the other house was cheap by comparison) To me, this house was worth every penny and then some. It revitalized Drew Barrymore and Wes Craven’s career and launched writer Kevin Williamson and composer Marco Beltrami into new heights. All was fine again, until now.

The house was out to haunt me some more. I was going to send the pictures I had found to my super close friend Tim Wagstaff (the man who runs this site) and let him have at it. I pulled up the address one more time to see if I could find a decent satellite image that may have been updated since I first looked all those years ago, but then, there it was. The listing was back up, except this time, with more pictures from that same photoshoot of the original listing, and, (I cant believe I’m about to type this) the drone video. I’ve never cried before just by looking at aerial drone footage of anything, but this was all it took. Someone thought it was a good idea (and it was) to take a drone and film the land and house from up above. The same thing that I wanted to do nearly 4 years ago for a failed project and a wishful dream of mine. I finally got to see the pictures and footage of the house that scared the hell out of me as a kid. In a film that helped to me become more knowledgeable in filmmaking, collecting and of all things, music. It caused me to end up here sitting outside in this 97 degree Florida sun typing this on my break while attending college at Full Sail University for a Recording Arts bachelor degree.

You might think it’s “just a house”, but to me, its more than that. Maybe it’s more than that to other people as well. I certainly think that the filmmakers, the home owners and the fans looked to the final scene house as iconic, but this one is a bit more special than that for me.
So here it is, the footage, and the pictures. Enjoy.

-Zachary Cook



We have a few links here that give you info on the house and also the realtors listings.. LINK 1LINK 2LINK 3LINK 4  | Youtube Video below.



July 8th 2016: NEW Vinyl Release for Scream and Scream 2 Scores

newscorepressingsvinylwpNEW Vinyl release set for ‘Scream’ and ‘Scream 2’ Scores

Well its been a while since i have listened to the Scores from Scream and Scream 2, or any of the films actually.. a new item is confirmed as coming in future, (September 16th listed) which is a ‘Bone White’ Vinyl pressing of the first two Scream Movies scores… we have artwork representing the film with GhostFace, and a phone layout in his mouth, and the eerie shape of a house in the foreground with a body hanging from a tree! We all know who that is dont we!

The website where you can pre order this release is Bull Moose – Scream and Scream 2 Score on 180-gram Vinyl.. in ‘Bone White’.

(At the time of posting, the link for the Bull Moose site did time out when trying to view the page, as of NOW, JULY 14th, it works, BUT….  The LP only ships to people in the USA.)

UPDATE: JULY 11th…..Recent tweets from myself to ‘Bull Moose’ on Twitter…

@BullMoose @BullMooseVinyl is your site only viewable in certain countries?? Been trying to view details on the scream 1&2 bone white vinyl.

@Ghostfacecouk @BullMooseVinyl Sorry, but that is true. We don’t ship out of the US, so huge ranges of IPs are blocked. Apologies for that.

I first saw this news on Bloody-Disgusting.com, Click the image banner for their article!

Below is the image of the main front cover…

I also spoke with RJ Torbert recently in regards to this project, they have been working on it for 5 months he said… One fan already has one on the way to them for the gesture of sending a $50 cheque to Fun World last week.. There is one other i know of at this time which RJ has…

The two additional pictures of the sealed album were sent to me from RJ Torbert… Thanks RJ!

UPDATE 2: JULY 11th… RJ Torbert Tweets…

Scream Soundtrack LP with GHOST FACE white vinyl (bone white) ready to order on amazon. officially licensed

So.. there we have it.. Now its NOT LIMITED to ONLY fans in the USA being able to buy this amazing collectors piece..


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June 29th 2016: Screen used Ghostface Mask for sale (NOW SOLD)

maskauctionscreenuseds1wpToday’s post comes straight via a fan on Twitter, who posted a link to Ebay… What we have is a Genuine Screen Used GhostFace mask as used in the first movie.. SCREAM.. Its a well known fact that many items from the first movie are seen less than the other films.. especially with masks used… So have a look for yourself.. and if you have some savings that have been waiting for a special mask to appear.. well, this is it.. On the Masks page here you see pictures from Nate Ragon’s collections in the bottom of the ‘Movie Masks’ section… On Nate’s masks the mouths are coloured in, as is the one in the Auction… Click Banner or image below for the Auction link!  Nate Ragon has since confirmed it used to be his mask…  

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Seller’s Estimate: USD 8,000 – 12,000

1374. Screen used Ghostface mask from Scream. (Dimension Films, 1996) Mask of the iconic Ghostface killer created by Wes Craven, inspired by artist Edvard Munch’s painting “The Scream.” Crafted of rubber with sewn-on cowl of black cloth. Measures 12 in. Comes with a signed LOA by Bill Perry, former Webmaster for Wes Craven’s official website, who obtained the mask for promotional purposes immediately after filming wrapped. In the letter, Perry states in part: “Tony Cecere, stunt coordinator on the film, pointed out several modifications done to the mask and identified it as one of the masks worn by a stuntman on the film. Very few people are aware that Ghostface is played largely by stuntmen, using actors mainly for the ‘reveal’ scenes at the end of the film. This particular mask has the eye hole refitted with a broader mesh so the stunt players could see better…” Ghostface masks from the first Scream film are rarely encountered. In fine condition. $8,000 – $12,000

 

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June 19th 2016: Kevin Williamson refers to Scream 5..

kwscream5notneededwpIm going back in time a little here with referring to a news article back in January of this year.. but it seems a Scream 5 was more of a non starter for quite a while now, yet some fans seem to still hope for it.
Back in 2010 after Scream 4 was moving along nicely there was plenty of talk (also in 2008 too) about Kevin writing a new trilogy.. Sadly with Scream 4 not doing as hoped for by many of us at the box office we never got a Scream 5, and ended up with only a dodgy crappy TV series instead.. Which is typical really.. anyway..  Back in January (2016) Kevin spoke up again about his thoughts on it, and also briefly mentions Wes Craven too.. Kevin talked to the LATimes and spoke about many things, he also attended a Q&A at a screening celebrating the 20th anniversary of SCREAM… along with Matthew Lillard.

So, to all fans out there that continue to ask about ‘Scream 5’… we now know the answer… it seems likely that this one wont ever happen, yes it was the same with Scream 4… but with the original plans of a new trilogy squashed sometime ago now, and the recent loss of Mr Craven.. we have to say .. Why? .. because Wes and Kevin were two very important elements in the genius mesh that made these films go so well in their structure and production.. Kevin wasn’t as involved as we would have hoped with Scream 4, and i think it shows in the final movie too, just as we did with Scream 3 back in 1999/2000. Where as SCREAM 1 & 2 were more High quality because they were both fully involved in the creative process.

The FULL article can be read by clicking the banner above..

“I know I don’t lean into it or seek it out the way I used to,” he says.

Craven died August 2015 of brain cancer.

“That hit hard,” says Williamson. “You think of your own mortality and your own life. He was such a generous, sweet man, and it all began with him. He was so graceful and generous with me, the way he let me in, in a way in which other directors have never let me in.”

With a “Scream” TV series going into its second season this April on MTV, could the film series go on without Craven?

In 2010, as “Scream 4” was in development with Williamson writing once again, ideas were swirling for fifth and sixth films in the series. The potential of those concepts, however, never came to fruition. Now Williamson gently brushes away the idea of making another film.

“With Wes gone,” he muses, “do we need a ‘Scream 5’?

“The film is so beautiful where it is in my life. I don’t feel the need to go there again.”

 


August 4th 2015: SCREAM Reunion Panel – Monster Mania 31


Thanks to Rodrigo for posting this on Facebook… What we have here today is a fan made video from the recent Monster Mania 31 Horror Convention which was on from July 31st – August 2nd… We have here Neve, Skeet, and the voice of GhostFace, Roger L Jackson too…. Filmed by someone called William Smith..
Similar to the other video further down the page this lasts almost 52 minutes.. Enjoy…


June 27th 2015: SCREAM 5 NON EXISTENT for good ?!

scream5nohopewpYesterday the well known Horror site Bloody-Disgusting had a headline go up about the much talked about (Mostly between fans) SCREAM 5…. and it seems that TWC have no plans for it at all now, and plan to let the TV Series continue the legacy… If this is still the case in a year or so then its not good. Many fans online have expressed much interest in doing a fifth film but to no avail, many of them saying a ‘SCREAM 5’ instead of a TV Series was wanted not so long ago… it seems we got what most didn’t want when it comes to the fans.. FULL ARTICLE link on the banner! Info from BD below…

‘When unconfirmed news of Scream 5 hit the web back in May, we did some digging and discovered the disheartening news that there was absolutely no internal chatter of a sequel at Dimension’s headquarters.

Now, on the heels of the MTV series premiere (June 30th), Bob Weinstein, co-runner of the Weinstein Co., tells the WSJ that there will be no more Scream films. Ghostface’s legacy will live on through the new MTV series…’

The site quotes Weinstein as saying:

…there won’t be any more ‘Scream’ movies, and that MTV is the right place for the property to find its next life. It’s like putting an art-house movie in an art-house theater—where the teens reside is MTV.


January 22nd 2015: TEXAS Frightmare Weekend!

Hello, all week RJ Torbert has been tweeting hints at a special guest making an appearance at the upcoming Texas Frightmare Weekend.. which is from May 1st – 3rd, as you can see from the image Skeet Ulrich himself will be there, or ‘Billy Loomis’ as most of us fans think of him.. Grab your memorabilia and run i say.. as it has been mentioned that masks and the like can be signed.. not only is Skeet there though, but also announced a short while back was Neve Campbell who will be making her first ever convention appearance.. so while for us in the uk it may be quieter, its all good for those in the USA who can make it.. go and enjoy while the chance is there!

How many times could you meet Billy Loomis and Sidney Prescott under one roof?

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Check out Skeet’s video on Facebook HERE!

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January 12th 2015: SCREAM 5 Part 1 and 2!

s5p1and2wpHello again… Hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year… the New Year starts with what i think is a NEW Rumour! Over at ‘Moviepilot’ there are reports of SCREAM 5 being a two part film, they state how that in the past Wes Craven said he was down for SCREAM 5 and 6 if the fourth film did good enough, and we all know from Twitter info that Kevin Williamson has a SCREAM 5 ready… but it doesn’t sound like the version they have in mind to use.. Info from Moviepilot’s article below… Click banner for FULL Article! …. Me, well im not sure on this… the SCREAM films have always just stuck with progressing numbers in the titles, so why not just a 5 and 6.. ???

All right all of you Scream fans if you were exited about the upcoming MTV Scream series then you’ll be happy for this news. A recent rumors has leaked to the internet saying that a fifth and final Scream film is coming in 2016 and will be set in two parts with part two coming in 2017.


April 15th 2014: SCREAM 5 Dead?!

For a long time there has been the odd chatter about the SCREAM TV series, and even less chat about SCREAM 5, in recent time Neve Campbell appeared in TV series ‘Mad Men’ and recently answered questions from ‘The Daily Beast’ about it, in those questions SCREAM 5 was mentioned, as far as Neve is concerned, she thinks its DEAD at this time…

Part of the interview below.. Click HERE for full article! (Credit to Rodrigo of ‘HelloSidney.com’ for the article)

I grew up with a lot of your films, and movies like Scream still hold up so well. Have you ever received a bad prank phone call?

No, I haven’t! I haven’t, weirdly. I unfortunately had some stalkers during that time but no weird prank calls. Although Halloween is always fun because I’ll be at the door handing out candy and someone will come by in a Scream mask. It’s just an easy costume, now. I’ll just be Ghostface!

Are we going to see another Scream film?

I don’t think we’ll see it again. I know they’re doing a TV show for MTV that I just read about, but originally they’d talked about Scream 4 being the beginning of another trilogy, but once we made it, it was such a challenge to do a good job with it, give the audience what they wanted, have it be fresh, and have it still retain the elements from the older movies people loved so much. I think we did a good job with it, but I don’t know if you can do it again and again and again. We’d be pushing it. So I think they’re smart with just doing a TV show and leaving it alone. 


October 2nd 2013: Small Scream 5 Update (UPDATED)

When it comes to news on Scream 5 it has been basically unheard of for a while, last thing i remember was seeing Kevin Williamson tweet about having a script completed yet nobody wanted it he said..
The latest we hear now is that Harvey Weinstein is pressing his brother Bob to get Scream 5 made so it can be ended once and for all, so cancel out all hopes for a second trilogy, there wont be a Scream 6!

Text below is from Indiewire.com – FULL ARTICLE here..

He’s urging his brother to make “Scream 5” happen.

Weinstein said that he’s urging his brother Bob, who heads Dimension Films, to make “Scream 5” happen. “Everyone lived in ‘Scream 4,” he said. “I’m begging him to do the movie and just end it. We’ve milked that cow.”

(UPDATED October 4th) From ok, to worse…

I was (as a Scream and Ghostface fan) willing to give a TV series at least a ‘Look-in’ when the time came for its debut on the small screens, but now a new recent development has popped up which just makes it too daft to believe or add into the series… It seems that a ‘Super Natrual’ element will exist in the show.. My God, what next?… the ONLY good thing is that it seems the films and series wont be directly linked or overlapped..

Bloody Disgusting have a report online HERE
(Rodrigo Kurtz of HelloSidney.com posted the news via twitter originally, thanks to him for alerting us all)

Weinstein told the Zurich Film Festival audience that there’s no overlap between the series and film franchise, adding that the series “is supposed to represent a new beginning and also pursue a supernatural direction.”