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‘Scream 7’, between the dismissal of Melissa Barrera and the departure of Jenna Ortega

Mexican actress Melissa Barrera was fired from the film Scream 7 yesterday, after issuing a series of publications on social networks regarding the conflict between Israel and the extremist group Hamas.

Through his Instagram account, Barrera said that Gaza was being treated like “a concentration camp.” And he added: “People have learned nothing from our stories, and just like our stories, people continue to silently watch everything happen. This is genocide and ethnic cleansing.”

A spokesperson for Spyglassthe company behind the franchise of screamcommented: “We have zero tolerance for anti-Semitism or hate speech in any form, including false references to genocide, ethnic cleansing, distortion of the Holocaust or anything that flagrantly crosses the line into hate speech.”

The decision would have been issued publicly, after the messages disseminated by Barrera.

“I also come from a colonized country,” said one of the posts on Barrera’s Instagram with the logo of the Mexican flag. “Palestine WILL BE free […] “They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds.”

After the controversial dismissal of Barrera, the director of Scream 7, Christopher Landon, disclaimed any responsibility, ensuring that he did not make that decision. In a brief publication on social networks, the filmmaker commented: “This is my statement. Everything sucks. Stop yelling. “This was not my decision.” His message was accompanied by a broken heart-shaped emoticon. As the hours passed, Landon deleted his post.

One day after Barrera’s dismissal, it was announced that actress Jenna Ortega will not star in a film from the franchise either, she revealed. The Hollywood Reporter. According to the publication, the representatives of the protagonist of Wednesday They informed Spyglass before the actors’ strike that she would not be returning.

Ortega and Barrera were the protagonists of Scream 7 and they played sisters Tara and Sam Carpenter.

Some sources from the same media assure that Ortega may not have had a lucrative deal that inspired his desire to remain in future productions; They also ruled out the arrival of the films’ former star, Neve Campbell, since she would also have asked for considerable salary increases that the production was not willing to pay.

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