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.

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

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.