Filming is underway on ‘Scream 5’ and star Neve Campbell couldn’t be extra thrilled. She particularly stoked to work with OG stars Courteney Cox and David Arquette once more.


It has been 24 years for the reason that unique horror movie Scream hit theaters, and star Neve Campbell is completely able to step again into Sidney Prescott’s consistently terrorized sneakers. The 47-year-old actress is amongst a trio of previous favorites who will probably be reprising their characters, together with Courteney Cox‘s reporter Gale Weathers and David Arquette‘s Woodsboro Sheriff Dewey Riley. Not solely is Neve trying ahead to seeing her previous co-stars, she’s simply completely happy to be heading again to a movie set after the months-long COVID-19 manufacturing shut down earlier in 2020.

“I’m leaving quickly [and] I’m trying ahead to getting again to work. It will likely be the primary time since March and I’m certain we’re all coping with getting again to work, so I’m enthusiastic about that,” Neve tells Leisure Tonight. “I’m excited [about] stepping again in Sidney’s sneakers and seeing Courteney and David,” she continued, nostalgically including, “These motion pictures imply a lot to me for my life and profession and they’re all the time a blast to do, so it ought to be enjoyable!” Filming has already started on Scream 5 in Wilmington, NC, the identical city that performed host to the earlier 4 motion pictures.

Actress Neve Campbell attends the July 2018 premiere of ‘Skyscraper’ in New York Metropolis. Picture credit score: AP.

Scream grew to become a field workplace smash when it was launched in 1996. The killer Ghostface continued to terrorize Neve’s Sidney and a number of different actors and actresses throughout three extra movies, culminating in 2011’s Scream 4. It was Courtney, 56, who broke the information that Scream 5 was actually occurring, sharing a photograph of Ghostface’s creepy white masks to her Instagram account on July 31, 2020 and beneath in bloody purple letters wrote, “I can’t wait to see this face once more.”

Neve by no means imagined {that a} position she took on in her early 20’s would nonetheless be round years later in her profession, and so anticipated by audiences. “Oh you guys, I’m 47 and I’m going to be coated in blood,” she informed the women of The Speak on Oct. 14. “I’m excited to get again to it. I’m excited to see Courtney [Cox] and David [Arquette]. I’m excited to see this younger new solid,” she continued. The recent new faces embrace Cuba Gooding Jr.‘s son Mason Gooding, 23, 13 Causes Why‘s Dylan Minnette, 23, and The LeftoversJasmin Savoy Brown, 26.

Courteney Cox and David Arquette seen in 1996’s unique ‘Scream.’ Picture credit score: Everett Assortment.

Legendary horror director Wes Craven helmed the unique Scream and the three subsequent sequels. Sadly he handed away from issues of a mind tumor on August 30, 2015, only a month after turning 76. Relative newcomers Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett are co-directing Scream 5, and Neve is to see what they’ll carry to the franchise.

“I’m excited to work with these new administrators. I had been apprehensive as a result of our unimaginable director, Wes Craven, handed away and I wasn’t certain about doing a movie with out him,” she continued on The Speak. “However the brand new administrators got here to me with this stunning letter, saying they’ve grow to be administrators and love movie due to these movies and due to Wes. And so they actually need to be true to his story and his journey with these movies. So, I used to be actually completely happy to listen to that.” If OG stars Neve, Courteney and David are this assured about how nice the brand new Scream movie will probably be, followers ought to be so excited for its 2022 launch date.