David Arquette confirmed to reprise role for Scream 5

David Arquette is “thrilled” to be reprising his role for the fifth instalment in the Scream franchise.It was announced on Monday that the 48-year-old will be returning as Sheriff Dewey Riley, alongside fellow original castmember Neve Campbell, who pla…

David Arquette is “thrilled” to be reprising his role for the fifth instalment in the Scream franchise.

It was announced on Monday that the 48-year-old will be returning as Sheriff Dewey Riley, alongside fellow original castmember Neve Campbell, who played protagonist Sidney Prescott.

“I am thrilled to be playing Dewey again and to reunite with my Scream family, old and new,” he said in a statement. “Scream has been such a big part of my life, and for both the fans and myself, I look forward to honouring Wes Craven’s legacy.”

Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett are helming the relaunch of the horror franchise, with James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick penning the script.

Kevin Williamson, who co-created the hugely successful horror saga, is returning as executive producer.

“I’m excited to reteam with David and work with Jamie and Guy on the next Scream,” he added in a statement. “Their take on the movie is both original, inventive and honours Wes’ legacy in a wonderful way. I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”

Arquette made his debut as the bumbling sheriff in Scream back in 1996, and has returned for each of the subsequent sequels, including Scream 4 in 2011.

Director Wes Craven helmed each of the movies, which have grossed more than $600 million (£490 million) worldwide, before his death in 2015.

Talks are reportedly underway to bring more original castmembers back for Scream 5, including Courteney Cox, who played local journalist Gale Weathers.

Production will begin later this year in Wilmington, North Carolina when safety protocols are in place.

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Neve Campbell confirms she’s ‘having conversations’ about Scream 5

Neve Campbell has confirmed she’s been “having conversations” about reprising the role of Sidney Prescott in Scream 5. It was reported back in November that executives at Spyglass Media were developing a fifth instalment in the horror franchise, and i…

Neve Campbell has confirmed she’s been “having conversations” about reprising the role of Sidney Prescott in Scream 5.

It was reported back in November that executives at Spyglass Media were developing a fifth instalment in the horror franchise, and in March, Ready or Not helmers Matthew Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett were attached to direct.

At the time, it wasn’t known if Campbell, who played Prescott, the target of the Ghostface masked killer in the previous four films between 1996 and 2011, or franchise regulars Courteney Cox and David Arquette would reprise their roles.

But in a new interview with Rotten Tomatoes, the 46-year-old revealed she’s been in talks with the directors about the upcoming project.

“We’re having conversations – I have been approached about it,” she said. “The timing’s a bit challenging because of Covid-19. You know, we only started the conversation maybe a month and a half ago, so it’s going to take some time to figure out how it’s all going to work out… We’re negotiating, so we’ll see.

“I’m so grateful for these films… I love Sidney Prescott. It’s always fun for me to step back in her shoes, and it’s always fun for me to see the cast come back and make one of these films again and try to make another good one.”

She also shared how the directors wrote her a letter about late filmmaker Wes Craven, who helmed all four Scream movies.

“The two directors wrote me a very touching letter about Wes Craven and how he was such an inspiration to them and how they really want to honour him, and that meant a great, great deal to me,” Campbell commented. “So, we’ll see. Hopefully, we can all see eye to eye on the project and find a way to make it.”

In a separate interview with reporter Jake Hamilton, the Canadian actress confessed she was “really apprehensive” about returning to the franchise without Craven, who passed away in 2015, but was won over but the new directors’ appreciation for his work.

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New Scream movie in development – report

A new instalment in the Scream horror franchise is reportedly in development.The original 1996 movie followed Neve Campbell as high school student Sidney Prescott, who became the target of the Ghostface killer, who wore a mask inspired by Edvard Munch’…

A new instalment in the Scream horror franchise is reportedly in development.

The original 1996 movie followed Neve Campbell as high school student Sidney Prescott, who became the target of the Ghostface killer, who wore a mask inspired by Edvard Munch’s painting The Scream.

Scream, which also starred Courteney Cox and David Arquette, spawned three hugely successful instalments that were released in 1997, 2000, and 2011. A Nightmare on Elm Street director Wes Craven, who passed away in 2015, helmed all four films.

Spyglass Media Group, which was formed last year by Gary Barber, Andy Mitchell and Milos Brajovic, is reportedly developing a fifth instalment of the much-loved horror franchise, with Ready or Not helmers Matthew Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett attached to direct, according to The Wrap.

Kevin Williamson, who wrote the original Scream film, will also serve as one of the executive producers alongside Chad Villella.

Further details on the film, including plot and potential casting news, are currently being kept under wraps, and it’s unclear if the movie will follow on from the original story or reboot the franchise.

It’s also not known if original stars Campbell, Cox and Arquette will be reprising their roles.

Reporters at horror website Bloody Disgusting first reported back in November that Spyglass Media were in the first stages of developing the new Scream film.

Dimension Films released all four Scream movies, which raked in more than $608 million (£482 million) at the worldwide box office. Dimension is now owned by Lantern Entertainment, which is headed up by co-presidents Mitchell and Brajovic, so they own the rights to the Scream franchise.

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Jennifer Aniston reveals how she avoided wrinkling white dress before SAG Awards

Jennifer Aniston has revealed how she kept her stunning white silk vintage dress wrinkle-free on her way to the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards.The 50-year-old actress hit the red carpet at the star-studded ceremony on Sunday in a show-stopping John Ga…

Jennifer Aniston has revealed how she kept her stunning white silk vintage dress wrinkle-free on her way to the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

The 50-year-old actress hit the red carpet at the star-studded ceremony on Sunday in a show-stopping John Galliano for Christian Dior gown, and has since confessed to her followers on Instagram that getting there without creasing the delicate silk was a challenge.

Jennifer shared a photo of herself laying down in the back of a car as she headed out to the SAG Awards, grinning to the camera and flashing a peace sign.

“No wrinkles… harder than it looks!” she joked, before posting another photo of her vintage dress draped over a bathtub, near her black stiletto sandals and her SAG Award, which she won for her role on The Morning Show, after the show.

“Somewhere between these two photos, my peers gave me a gift I will cherish and a night I will never forget,” she touchingly wrote.

Her famous friends were quick to heap praise on the star in the comments, with Gwyneth Paltrow writing: “So deserved.”

“So proud of you! And you’re gorgeous,” her longtime best friend and former Friends co-star Courteney Cox wrote, while Mindy Kaling asked: “How can you be so pretty sitting like this?”

Jennifer beat fellow nominees Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Jodie Comer, and Elisabeth Moss on Sunday to win Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her role as Alex Levy in the Apple TV+ show.

“Oh my gosh, this is so unbelievable,” she said as she accepted the award, which marked her first win at the SAG Awards since 1996.

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Courteney Cox’s daughter wears her red carpet dress 21 years later

Courteney Cox has shared a snap showing her teenage daughter Coco wearing one of her red carpet dresses 21 years later. The Friends star, who shares the 14-year-old with ex-husband David Arquette, posted the two side-by-side photos of herself and Coco…

Courteney Cox has shared a snap showing her teenage daughter Coco wearing one of her red carpet dresses 21 years later.

The Friends star, who shares the 14-year-old with ex-husband David Arquette, posted the two side-by-side photos of herself and Coco in the purple embroidered dress with velvet trim straps.

“I’m not one to hold onto things but this was a damn good purchase!” Courteney captioned the Instagram photo. “21 years later…”

The 54-year-old first wore the dress at the premiere of the movie Snake Eyes in 1998, which she attended with David. The couple married in 1999, welcomed Coco in 2004, and began divorce proceedings in 2012.

Lisa Kudrow, who is still close to her Friends co-star, was struck by the resemblance between Courteney and Coco, and commented on the picture, “Oh wow…”

Several fans pointed out that reusing a 21-year-old dress is very in line with the actress’ Friends character, Monica Geller.

“This is such a Monica thing to do,” one fan commented.

Last year, Courteney opened up about the challenges of raising a teenage daughter.

“I want her to tell me everything, and she doesn’t want to tell me anything,” she told People. “Exactly the opposite of the childhood I had… We bicker, let’s be honest, but we love each other. We laugh a lot, for sure.”

And she added that, in addition to patience, Coco has taught her “to not take things personally, because really it’s not about us. Whatever moods that she goes through where things happen, I’m the safest place to be able to take it out on. It’s never about me, unless it’s actually about me.”

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Amber Heard bored of ‘dumb blonde’ stereotypes

Amber Heard is adamant it is time to “retire” stereotypes about blonde women.The actress has experimented with her hair colour many times over the course of her career, having previously sported brunette locks and even a red wig for her role as Mera in…

Amber Heard is adamant it is time to “retire” stereotypes about blonde women.

The actress has experimented with her hair colour many times over the course of her career, having previously sported brunette locks and even a red wig for her role as Mera in the new Aquaman film.

However, Amber always ends up returning to her signature bright blonde shade, and has now revealed she’s fed up of being judged by her hair colour.

“It’s time for all the cliches about blondes to step aside,” she said in an interview with Glamour.com. “It’s time to retire stereotypes about blondes – or any woman’s hair colour, for that matter.”

Amber was named as a global brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris last May (18) and is currently fronting the beauty brand’s #OWNINGIT campaign for Superior Preference hair dye, alongside fellow actresses Courteney Cox and Julianne Moore.

The star sports flowing light gold locks in the marketing imagery, and went on to explain that the concept genuinely resonated with her.

“As I get older, I feel more and more aligned with owning my hair colour, no matter what colour it is. It feels less as though I’m trying to carry around others’ expectations – or my expectations of others’ impressions of me – based on my physical appearance, and instead I’m truly owning my own colour, and whatever I want that colour to be,” the 32-year-old commented.

As for caring for her shiny tresses, Amber tries to avoid heat styling whenever possible and is a big fan of using leave-in conditioning products for extra hydration.

“There’s a L’Oreal Rapid Reviver Deep Condition that has the power of a leave-in, but it washes out just like that in a minute. It can easily fit into your life,” she smiled.

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Courteney Cox tapped for L’Oreal Paris hair ad

Courteney Cox has landed a L’Oreal Paris hair colour campaign.The Friends actress joins Julianne Moore and Amber Heard in the new commercial, promoting the brand’s Superior Preference range.The product first launched in 1973 – introducing the now famou…

Courteney Cox has landed a L’Oreal Paris hair colour campaign.

The Friends actress joins Julianne Moore and Amber Heard in the new commercial, promoting the brand’s Superior Preference range.

The product first launched in 1973 – introducing the now famous tagline “Because I’m Worth It” – and Courteney’s adverts will get their first airing during the Golden Globes coverage on Sunday (06Jan19).

“I actually maintain my hair colour at home – it’s really easy,” the star, who used to be a Pantene ambassador, smiled to reporters at People.com. “I don’t have a lot of grey, but I do touch-ups. And once every two months I’ll go to the salon, just because it’s a nice pampering.

“I wash my hair every day. Sometimes I’ll put a comb through it, but most days I just go! I don’t brush it (either), so I was thrilled that L’Oreal wanted to work with me! It’s a real compliment.”

Revealing her go-to hue is 3C Cool Darkest Brown, the 54-year-old noted that she’s sticking with brunette when it comes to her hair colour.

“I’ve changed my hair colour for a couple of characters. But I’ve really been a brunette my entire life. It’s who I am,” she said.

During her chat with People, the actress, who now rocks a much more natural look, also explained how she’s finally embraced getting older, after initially having “a hard time” with it.

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