Knowledge Identifier: &Kevin_Williamson_(screenwriter)
American screenwriter, producer, director, and actor, best known as the creator of the TV series Dawsons Creek , Wasteland , Glory Days , Hidden Palms , The Vampire Diaries , The Secret Circle , and The Following
Category: Business (17)
Founded in 1990.
Countries: United States (85%), Canada (8%), (8%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, Fox Broadcasting Company, MTV, Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Inspired by the March 9, 1994, episode of the newsmagazine "Turning Point" on Danny Rolling, a serial killer in Gainesville, Florida, who preyed on college students, Williamson wrote a horror movie script, originally titled "Scary Movie"
While taking classes on screenwriting at UCLA he wrote his first script, "Killing Mrs. Tingle" which was bought by a production company in 1995 and put on the shelf
In 1997, Dimension Films released "Scream 2", written by Williamson
"Dawson's Creek" premiered on The WB on January 20, 1998, and was an immediate hit that helped launch the newly created television network
In 2001, Williamson created "Glory Days" as a mid-season replacement for The WB
Jamie Kennedy - In April 2010, sources reported that Kennedy would very likely return to the "Scream" franchise to star in the fourth installment; however, according to "Scream" screenwriter Kevin Williamson there were never plans for him to rejoin the franchise, attributing the misinformation to a fabrication by Kennedy
On June 4, 2012, it was reported that MTV were in the early stages of developing a weekly television series based on the franchise