Thommy Hutson, Writer and Producer
A&E/The Biography Channel
Released in 2011


In 1996, director Wes Craven unleashed Scream, a slasher flick that shattered box-office records for horror films and turned Craven, screenwriter Kevin Williamson and the film’s hot, young cast into overnight stars. In this 90-minute special, go inside the Scream story with all-new, exclusive interviews with cast and crew. Viewers will learn that Craven originally didn’t want to direct the film, the production had to survive delays and objections to its violent content and industry analysts predicted it would bomb at the box office. So turn out the lights, brush up on the rules of horror movies and learn how Scream went on to become one of the most successful franchises in horror movie history.

Press, Reviews & Interviews

“The wealth of information presented…sets the bar for future horror documentaries.”—
“It’s a fast and fun tribute to a genre great, the perfect complement to the film itself…This is a must-see for anyone who considers themselves a fan of Mr. Ghostface.”—Dread Central
“This is a great look back on an important film in our genre; like Scream itself, it’s a nice gift to fans…will remind you why you loved Scream.”—Oh the Horror
Interview with Thommy Hutson from Scream: The Inside Story, April 4, 2011