Malcolm D. Lee (Soul Men, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins) has signed on to direct Scary Movie 5 for The Weinstein Company.

David Zucker, who wrote and directed Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4, will co-write the script and produce. Casting is currently under way.

Production is scheduled to begin this summer, with a January 11, 2013 release date already set by the studio.

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Scary Movie 4, which was released back in 2006, starred Anna Faris. It isn't known if she plans to return to this parody franchise.