Paramount have confirmed that Courtney Cox is set to return to the Scream franchise for Scream 5. She will return as reporter Gale Weathers in the movie set to be produced by Spyglass Media Group.
It has already been announced that David Arquette who also returns as Dewey Riley. Ready or Not filmmaking team Radio Silence, which is made up of Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, will direct the movie. James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick have written the script. Original creator Kevin Williamson is exec producing alongside Chad Villella.
The franchise has made over $600million on comparatively tiny budgets, but after quite a few years away and a number of spoofs it will remain to be seen if the brand still has any traction. Shooting gets underway in Wilmington, North Carolina soon.