Courtney Cox to Reprise Role as Reporter Gale in the next ‘Scream’


Courtney Cox is reprising her role as Gale Weathers in the next Scream.

Cox is joining David Arquette, who originally portrayed Dewey Riley. Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett are attached to direct with James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick to pen the screenplay.

The production will take place in Wilmington, North Carolina. Kevin Williamson, who penned the script of Scream 2 and Scream 4, will serve as an executive produce along Chad Villella. Vanderbilt, Paul Neinstein and William Sherak will also produce under the banner Project X Entertainment.

Paramount will distribute and market the film worldwide with Spyglass handling the domestic distribution. Scream is slated for 2021 theatrical release.

Source: Deadline