WesCraven is reuniting with his Scream screenwriter Kevin Williamson on the horrormovie Cursed for Dimension Films.The story will be a Los Angeles-based modern twist on the werewolf genre andhas already been set for release on August 8 2003.

'Kevinwrote a fun, scary and surprise-filled script just like the original Scream,' said Dimension co-chairman Bob Weinstein ina statement released on Tuesday. 'The only person I could think of todirect it was Wes Craven and I couldn't be more excited to team them up againfor what I think is another crowd-pleasing thrill ride.'

Cursed will be produced byWilliamson and Marianne Maddalena, a longtime collaborator of Craven's whoshared producer and executive producer roles on the Scream trilogy. In 1999 the trilogy became the highestgrossing horror franchise of all time with domestic box office receipts of$293.53m.