Courteney Cox will certainly repeat her role as Gale Weathers in ‘Scream 5’, alongside ex-husband David Arquette as Sheriff Dewey Riley.
Courteney Cox will reprise her role as Gale Weathers in ‘Scream 5’.
The new movie will be directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett – the group behind ‘Ready or Not’ – while Guy Busick, who also contributed on the film, and James Vanderbilt are co-writing the screenplay.
And Also Neve Campbell is also in “discussions” to return to the franchise as Sidney Prescott however previously admitted the project got on hold due to the pandemic.
She said: ”The conversations are being had, that’s for sure. There was a lot of talk about it. I wasn’t sure it was going to happen and I was approached but the timing’s not great right now, obviously. We’re starting conversations, we’re starting negotiations, but who knows how and when studios are going to open again.”
‘ Scream’ was launched in 1996 as well as spawned three follows up.
The slasher franchise starred Neve, Courteney and David and all four films were directed by Wes Craven, who passed in 2015.
‘Scream’ was re-imagined as a tv series in 2015 and also broadcast on MTV. The show struggled with low viewing numbers and switch to VH1 ahead of the third season.
Neve previously confessed that she could not picture the franchise continuing without Wes.
She said: ”Well, you know, I think it would be challenging … Wes Craven passed away … he was the reason those movies were good.
”I mean, obviously Kevin Williamson wrote brilliant scripts. But you know, Wes was the heart of the thing. He was what kept the dynamic. I think it would be difficult to work with another director.”