Courteney Cox is returning for the up coming “Scream” as her famed dogged news reporter character Gale Weathers, we can inform you very first.
The “Friends” alum joins beforehand declared “Scream” castmember David Arquette who is also coming again as Dewey Riley. Cameras will roll on the Spyglass Media Group-Paramount Production in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The future “Scream” is getting directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett of the filmmaking team Radio Silence (“Ready or Not,” “V/H/S”) from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt (“Murder Thriller,” “Amazing Spider-Man”) and Person Busick (“Ready or Not,” “Castle Rock”).
Creator Kevin Williamson and the 3rd member of the Radio Silence trio, Chad Villella, are executive creating with Project X Entertainment’s Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein and William Sherak serving as producers.
Radio Silence tells us, “We just cannot consider ‘Scream’ without having the iconic Gale Weathers and are so unbelievably thrilled and humbled to have the opportunity to get the job done with Courteney. We’re absolute mega enthusiasts of her get the job done and we’re so fired up to be part of her in the upcoming chapter of the ‘Scream’ saga!”
In addition to her iconic function as Monica on “Friends,” which landed Cox a SAG ensemble earn, she also starred, govt developed and directed 12 episodes of ABC’s “Cougar Town” Cox. Cox serves as an govt producer and host on Facebook Watch’s documentary sequence, “9 Months with Courteney Cox” via her Hopper Productions banner and Sufficient Enjoyment, which has been on for two seasons.
The actress, who landed a Golden World a Most effective Actress Tv Comedy nomination for her function on “Cougar City,” will soon be observed in the impending horror comedy, “Shining Vale,” for Starz.
The “Scream” franchise by way of 4 films that commenced in 1996 have grossed over $600M at the global box business office. The late Wes Craven directed all 4 films. Williamson wrote the authentic film as very well as “Scream 2” and “Scream 4.”
Cox is represented by WME and Brillstein Amusement Associates.
Back again in June, Justin Kroll described at Selection that Paramount was partnering with Spyglass on the motion picture for a theatrical launch in 2021. Paramount will sector and distribute the movie throughout the world in all media with pick out offshore marketplaces territories with domestic pay out 1 tv getting taken care of by Spyglass.
Spyglass introduced as a partnership between Gary Barber and Lantern Amusement. The organization has strategic financial commitment backing from Warner Bros. leaders in the motion picture field Eagle Images, the major independent distributor in Italy and Cineworld Group, the 2nd premier theater chain in the entire world. Spyglass is household to a lot more than 250 movie library titles, scripted and unscripted television collection, like Oscar winners “The King’s Speech” and “The Artist” box business office hits “The Upside,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “The Hateful Eight,” “Django Unchained,” “Lee Daniel’s The Butler,” “Spy Kids” and “Paddington” genre franchises “Hellraiser” and “Scream,” and the television sequence, “Project Runway.”
Cox also posted this AM on Instagram about the information next Deadline’s crack about her return.