Melissa Barrera Doubles Down on Palestine Support After being Axed From ‘Scream’ Franchise: ‘I Hope This Christmas Feels Weird”


Barrera’s comments come after she was fired from her role in Scream 7 over posts she made in support of Palestine. Scream 7 director Christopher Landon also recently announced he was stepping away from the highly-anticipated film.

“I guess now is as good a time as any to announce I formally exited Scream 7 weeks ago,” Landon shared on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter. “This will disappoint some and delight others. It was a dream job that turned into a nightmare. And my heart did break for everyone involved. Everyone. But it’s time to move on.”

He continued, “I have nothing more to add to the conversation other than I hope Wes’ legacy thrives and lifts above the din of a divided world. What he and Kevin created is something amazing, and I was honored to have even the briefest moment basking in their glow.”