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‘Keep Breathing’ Review: Melissa Barrera Can’t Save Netflix’s Sketchy Survival Drama

Melissa Barrera plays a Manhattan lawyer forced to fend for herself in the Canadian wilderness in Netflix's one-woman limited series take on 'Yellowjackets.'

‘Scream’ Star Melissa Barrera Pulls Back Curtain on the Twist Ending

[The following interview contains spoilers for Scream (2022).] There’s a new scream queen in Woodsboro, and her name is Melissa Barrera. Now that Scream (2022) has debuted atop the domestic box office with $30-plus million, Barrera is opening up about playing Sam Carpenter and taking the reins from Neve Campbell as the franchise’s new leading […]

‘Scream’ Terrorizes Box Office With $3.5M in Previews

Scream made plenty of noise as it opened in select theaters Thursday night, grossing a strong $3.5 million in Thursday previews despite challenges posed by the omicron variant and another surge in COVID-19 cases. The slasher pic began rolling out at 7 p.m. local time across the country in roughly 3,000 locations. By Friday morning, […]

Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox in ‘Scream’: Film Review

Ghostface returns to terrorize a new group of Woodsboro teenagers in this resurrection of the beloved ‘90s meta-slasher franchise, which also brings back David Arquette.

Guy Burnet Joins Melissa Barrera in STX Thriller ‘Bed Rest’

Ray Donovan and The Affair alum Guy Burnet is set to star in STXfilms and Project X thriller Bed Rest, joining In the Heights star Melissa Barrera. Lori Evans Taylor wrote and is directing the film, which is currently in production in Winnipeg. The story centers on Julie (Barrera), who, according to the project’s synopsis, […]

Chanel and Tribeca Partner for 2021 Edition of Female Filmmaker-Focused Through Her Lens

Tribeca and Chanel are shining a spotlight on female creatives once again with another iteration of the collaboration Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program. Set for Oct. 12-14, the program will be a hybrid offering amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with both in-person and virtual events. The 7th annual installment features many […]

‘In the Heights’ Star Melissa Barrera to Topline Netflix’s Survival Drama ‘Breathe’

Melissa Barrera is headed to Netflix. The star of the upcoming In the Heights feature and Vida alum has been tapped to topline Breathe, a six-episode drama series for Netflix. Picked up straight to series in February, Breathe is from Blindspot duo Martin Gero and Brendan Gall and follows what happens after a small plane […]