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Scream Queens News (Insert Sad Emoticon Here)

Aaargh!

Timing is everything. And in this instance, timing sucks. My movie SUPER has been greenlit and is about to go into production at the exact same time season two of my VH1 reality show SCREAM QUEENS is going into production. Unfortunately, I have no choice but to choose one or the other, and my actual film career must come before my reality show film career.

SCREAM QUEENS was one of the greatest times I've ever had and if this was SCOOBY DOO 3, believe me, I'd bail.  But SUPER is an important movie for me, I've been fighting to get it made (along with our star Rainn Wilson and our producer Ted Hope) for the better part of the last year and, finally, it's all working out.

I will continue to stand by and support SCREAM QUEENS – we're figuring a few ways I can continue to be involved.  I couldn't have more love and respect for the producers, Joke and Biagio, and the folks at VH1. It's been a great collaboration, with great people at every stage of production.  People who read this blog know I speak my mind when there's someone or a company who is a pain in the ass to work with (cough – XBox – cough) – well, VH1 and the SQ crew are the best of the bunch, and I'm going to miss the whole team over there.

I DO know who is taking my place for the season, as it's someone who I know personally and consider a friend. In fact, I'm the one who suggested this person for the job. I'm not yet at liberty to say, but I'm definitely leaving my job in capable hands.

Please please please continue to watch SCREAM QUEENS. I'm certain the show is going to be even better this season.  I helped to choose the contestants and they're awesome and beautiful, and the whole team has learned a lot from our debut season.  Although I'm not going to be there on screen every week, it's still a part of me. 

In a year or so, I'll be back again for SCREAM QUEENS 3. Until then, I'm off to make a movie in Louisiana with Rainn, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, my brother Sean, and more. 

Talk soon!

James

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