Courteney Cox is returning for the subsequent “Scream” as her famed dogged information reporter character Gale Weathers, we are able to let you know first.
The “Buddies” alum joins beforehand introduced “Scream” castmember David Arquette who can be coming again as Dewey Riley. Cameras will roll on the Spyglass Media Group-Paramount Manufacturing in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The subsequent “Scream” is being directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett of the filmmaking group Radio Silence (“Prepared or Not,” “V/H/S”) from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt (“Homicide Thriller,” “Superb Spider-Man”) and Man Busick (“Prepared or Not,” “Citadel Rock”).
Creator Kevin Williamson and the third member of the Radio Silence trio, Chad Villella, are govt producing with Challenge X Leisure’s Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein and William Sherak serving as producers.
Radio Silence tells us, “We are able to’t think about ‘Scream’ with out the long-lasting Gale Weathers and are so extremely thrilled and humbled to have the chance to work with Courteney. We’re absolute mega followers of her work and we’re so excited to affix her within the subsequent chapter of the ‘Scream’ saga!”
Along with her iconic function as Monica on “Buddies,” which landed Cox a SAG ensemble win, she additionally starred, govt produced and directed 12 episodes of ABC’s “Cougar City” Cox. Cox serves as an govt producer and host on Fb Watch’s documentary collection, “9 Months with Courteney Cox” by way of her Hopper Productions banner and Ample Leisure, which has been on for 2 seasons.
The actress, who landed a Golden Globe a Greatest Actress TV Comedy nomination for her work on “Cougar City,” will quickly be seen within the upcoming horror comedy, “Shining Vale,” for Starz.
The “Scream” franchise by means of 4 films that started in 1996 have grossed over $600M on the international field workplace. The late Wes Craven directed all 4 films. Williamson wrote the unique movie in addition to “Scream 2” and “Scream 4.”
Cox is represented by WME and Brillstein Leisure Companions.
Again in June, Justin Kroll reported at Selection that Paramount was partnering with Spyglass on the film for a theatrical launch in 2021. Paramount will market and distribute the movie worldwide in all media with choose offshore markets territories with home pay 1 tv being dealt with by Spyglass.
Spyglass launched as a partnership between Gary Barber and Lantern Leisure. The corporate has strategic funding backing from Warner Bros. leaders within the movement image business; Eagle Photos, the most important unbiased distributor in Italy; and Cineworld Group, the second largest theater chain on the earth. Spyglass is house to greater than 250 movie library titles, scripted and unscripted tv collection, together with Oscar winners “The King’s Speech” and “The Artist;” field workplace hits “The Upside,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “The Hateful Eight,” “Django Unchained,” “Lee Daniel’s The Butler,” “Spy Children” and “Paddington;” style franchises “Hellraiser” and “Scream,” and the tv collection, “Challenge Runway.”
Cox additionally posted this AM on Instagram concerning the information following Deadline’s break about her return.