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When the star of a well-liked franchise is confirmed to be returning to the collection, they often play coy about their involvement, however shortly after it was confirmed that Courteney Cox can be returning to the Scream franchise, the actress took to Instagram to make a publish expressing how excited she was to return to the slasher collection. Cox will likely be becoming a member of David Arquette within the upcoming sequel, with the 2 having starred in all earlier entries within the franchise. Along with Cox and Arquette, actress Neve Campbell additionally starred in all 4 authentic movies, with no phrase having emerged that she was assured to participate within the new movie.
The video the actress posted shows the well-known Ghostface masks from Scream with the collection’ signature soundtrack enjoying beneath it, with the message, “I am unable to wait to see this face once more,” scrawled throughout it. Cox performs Gale Weathers within the collection, who audiences first met as a tabloid TV anchor earlier than her character ultimately developed right into a true-crime author additional within the collection.
Arquette is confirmed to play Dewey Riley within the movie, which solidifies that the movie will fall inside the similar mythology because the earlier 4 movies versus being any form of reboot or remake.
The primary 4 movies within the collection have been directed by Wes Craven, who handed away in 2015. The franchise continued on the small display when MTV reinvented the mythology for a TV collection, which ran for 2 seasons. A 3rd season of Scream: The TV Collection was one other reinvention of the unique idea and served extra as a six-episode restricted occasion.
The brand new movie comes from Prepared or Not administrators Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. Regardless of Campbell’s unconfirmed standing for the sequel, the actress beforehand detailed a touching letter she obtained from the administrators about their imaginative and prescient for the mission.
“I obtained this actually, actually respectful letter from the administrators of the brand new one,” Campbell shared with The Hollywood Reporter. “They got here to me with Scream 5, and these administrators are extremely gifted. They wrote a letter honoring Wes in such a gorgeous means, and so they expressed that the rationale they make horror films is due to Wes and the Scream movies. In addition they expressed how blown away they’re on the concept of really getting a chance to make one in all them and the way a lot they need to honor and respect Wes’ imaginative and prescient. It was simply stunning, and I used to be actually grateful.”
She continued, “I had actually thought that the one means I’d step into a brand new mission with new administrators is that if they actually wished to honor him. So, we’ll see. We’re simply at first phases of negotiations, and we’ll must see the place it goes with COVID and every part. There are plenty of issues up within the air comparable to once we’ll truly get to make the film and the way we will even reenter this enterprise in the mean time.”
Keep tuned for particulars on the brand new Scream earlier than it hits theaters in 2021.
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