Wes Craven has spoken exclusively to Total Film about the Scream 4 script controversy.
During production, the director tweeted that he was no longer "in control of the script" after Scream 3 writer Ehren Kruger came in to rework Kevin Williamson's draft.
Craven told us: "I was just stating the facts. In some ways it's a Wes Craven film and in some way it's not entirely, because it's not a script I have control of.
"It's ultimately controlled by what the studio wants in the script. My job is much more bringing whatever experience and expertise and creativity I can."
He added: "Look, there was a bumpy period when things shifted over from Kevin to Ehren. I signed up to do a script by Kevin and unfortunately that didn't go all the way through the shooting."
"But it certainly is Kevin's script and concept and characters and themes."
Scream 4 is set to hit cinemas on 15 April 2011.
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