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New I Know What You Did Last Summer Film Gets Summer 2025 Release Date

May 16, 2024 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
I Know What You Did Last Summer Image Credit; Columbia Pictures

Sony has set a release date for their new I Know What You Did Last Summer film. Deadline reports that the Jennifer Kaytin Robinson-directed film will release on July 18th, 2025.

While Sony has not yet made clear if the new film is a full reboot of the franchise or not, the movie is believed to be a legacy sequel as Jennifer Love Hewitt and Freddie Prinze Jr. were reportedly in talks to reprise their roles as Julie James and Ray Bronson in the film. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

The original film released in 1997 in the wake of the original Scream and was written by that film’s Kevin Williamson, though he actually penned it years before. Based in the 1973 Lois Duncan novel, the 1997 film stars Hewitt, Prinze, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe as a group of friends who appear to kill a pedestrian with their car on 4th of July and hide the body. They are then stalked a year later by a hook-wielding killer in a fisherman’s outfit.

The film was a massive success with $125.3 million worldwide on a $17 million budget and spawned a less well-regarded sequel, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, which released in 1998 and grossed $84 million against a $24 million budget. A third film was released straight-to-video in 2006 but has no direct connection to the previous films and is contains supernatural elements, unlike the first two.