It’s October and you know what means — it’s time to dust off the horror genre and spend a few weeks screaming at your television. Since actually getting off your couch and actually getting a movie off the shelf is too much effort, we’ve gone ahead and done all of the hard work for you. Here are the 10 best horror movies currently streaming on Netflix Instant. From bonafide classics to newer discoveries, these movies have a little something for everyone.
Drew Barrymore plays one of the most memorable roles in Scream, in the frightening opening sequence. But, did you know Barrymore was originally set to play the Neve Campbell role? A scheduling conflict forced her to back out, leaving only enough room for that classic prologue. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which looks at the modern slasher classic, Scream!
It's been a few months since we've heard anything about MTV's forthcoming 'Scream' TV series pilot, which last we heard horror master Wes Craven was in negotiations to direct. Now, MTV has officially announced that the Kevin Williamson-free adaptation of the classic meta horror tale has finally found its writers, and may soon begin pre-production toward its debut next year.