Melissa Barrera Allegedly Axed from ‘Scream 7’
The actress has reportedly been dropped from the upcoming installment of the hit horror franchise.
Melissa Barrera has reportedly been fired from the upcoming Scream franchise installment, Scream VII, after sharing several social media posts about the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.
The outlet reported that one of Barrera’s Instagram Stories included a message regarding the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Barrera starred in 2022’s Scream and 2023’s Scream VI as the lead character, Samantha Carpenter, alongside co-star and Wednesday actress, Jenna Ortega.
Original franchise heroine Neve Campbell left Scream VI due to a salary dispute with the studio, and Barrera and Ortega’s characters took the lead alongside Courteney Cox.
Barrera has not publicly responded to the news of her apparent firing. The main company behind the horror franchise, Spyglass, has also not released a statement regarding the matter.