Courteney Cox is returning for new ‘Scream’ reboot
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Courteney Cox is returning for new ‘Scream’ reboot

It has been confirmed that Courteney Cox is reprising her role as the news reporter character Gale Weathers for the reboot of iconic horror film Scream.

Cox, who first appeared in the franchises first effort in 1996, has gone on to make appearances in all four Scream films which were all directed by the late filmmaker Wes Craven.

The new effort, the fifth instalment of the project, is being produced by Spyglass Media Group and Paramount Production who have already recruited  Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett while the screenplay has been written by James Vanderbilt.

“We can’t imagine Scream without the iconic Gale Weathers and are so incredibly thrilled and humbled to have the opportunity to work with Courteney,” Radio Silence told Deadline.

“We’re absolute mega fans of her work and we’re so excited to join her in the next chapter of the Scream saga!”

To complete the reunion, Cox’s co-star and ex-husband, David Arquette, who also reprises his role as Sheriff Dwight ‘Dewey’ Riley.

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