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Courteney Cox to reprise role in Scream 5 opposite ex-husband David Arquette 24 years after first film’s premiere

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COURTENEY Cox will be reprising her role in Scream 5, 24 years after the premiere of the first film.

The Friends actress will be appearing opposite her ex-husband David Arquette, who also starred in the horror flick.

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Courteney Cox has been confirmed to appear in Scream 5[/caption]


Courteney will be appearing alongside her ex-husband David Arquette[/caption]


Courteney will be reprising her role as news reporter character Gale Weathers[/caption]

Courteney, 56, has been confirmed to come back to the latest installment of the 1996 slasher movie series, Deadline revealed on Friday.

She will be reprising her role as news reporter character Gale Weathers.

Courteney also confirmed the news on her social media with a video of the Scream slasher and the caption: “I can’t wait to see this face again.”

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Slasher-obsessed fans will know the franchise focuses on a young woman in a small town who becomes the target of a killer – known as GhostFace – who wears a mask inspired by the Edvard Munch painting The Scream.

The movie, which is set to come out in 2021, will now be focusing on Sidney Prescott returning to her hometown to see if GhostFace is behind the newly committed crimes.


David and Courteney were married for 14 years[/caption]


The first Scream movie came out in 1996[/caption]


Drew Barrymore also appeared in the first movie of the franchise[/caption]

Courteney’s ex-husband of 14 years, David, will be reprising his role of Dewey Riley.

There’s still no word on who else will be coming back or who will be cast.

The actress is also getting ready to reprise her role as Monica Bing for the Friends reunion.

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Courteney and David share one daughter[/caption]

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The two have moved on with other partners[/caption]

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Courteney has started to get ready for a Friends reunion with Jennifer Aniston[/caption]

The Sun previously reported how the cast of Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Matt Le Blanc will return to set next month.

UK publication The Mirror has told how filming will be hugely different to the cast being cozied up on the sofas at Central Perk Cafe.

A source told the publication: “There are going to be very strict guidelines and that includes no live audiences,” one source told the outlet.

“All of the cast will be tested for Covid-19, and asked to quarantine in isolation after they’ve had the tests.”

Martha Kauffman, who co-created Friends with David Crane, gave fans a glimmer of hope over the reunion date.

She told The Wrap : “We are hoping to be able to shoot in August, if all is well and there is no early second wave and the studio is open.

“If everything is in place and we understand all the protocols and we can still make a good show, we’ll be shooting it some time, mid-to-late August.”

Friends originally aired on NBC from September 1994 until May 2004 and consisted of 10 seasons and 236 episodes.

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