Jenna Ortega leaves Scream 7 following co-star Melissa Barrera's remarks about the Israel-Hamas conflict. 

A recent report states that Jenna Ortega is not expected to return to her role in Scream 7.The Wednesday actress, 

who starred in You, is thought to have withdrawn from the sequel because of scheduling issues with Wednesday's second season. 

Deadline claims that because the Netflix shoot is anticipated to last into the summer, 

discussions about the 21-year-old's exit from the movie had already taken place before the SAG-AFTRA strike.

The Standard has requested comments from Jenna Ortega and Spyglass Media representatives. 

The news was released the day after Melissa Barrera, her co-star in the horror film series, 

was fired by the studio for making antisemitic remarks on social media about Palestine. 

In 2022, the 33-year-old actress from Mexico became a part of the franchise, costarring with Ortega as lead Sam Carpenter in the fifth and sixth installments.

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