Scream 5 has added another original star to its lineup – Courteney Cox is set to reprise her role as news reporter Gale Weathers.
The horror franchise will be back with this latest instalment officially announced a whole nine years after Scream 4 was released. Fans have waited long enough, to be fair.
The Friends alum also confirmed the news on Instagram with a picture of the iconic Ghostface and a caption which read, "I can't wait to see this face again".
In a statement to Deadline, filmmaking group Radio Silence said: "We can't imagine Scream without the iconic Gale Weathers and are so incredibly thrilled and humbled to have the opportunity to work with Courteney.
"We're absolute mega fans of her work and we're so excited to join her in the next chapter of the Scream saga!"
Cox isn't the only original Scream star to sign up for this instalment. Matthew Lillard, whose character Stu Macher was unmasked as one of the killers, will also be back.
Neve Campbell (Sidney Prescott) and David Arquette (Deputy Dewey) will both be back as well.
Campbell said: "We're starting conversations, we're starting negotiations, but who knows how and when studios are going to open again."
She added that directors Matthew Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett had approached her for the movie, and praised their attitude towards the late Wes Craven, who directed the original.
"[They] have such a great respect for Wes Craven... They really want to honour his work. So that's really lovely."
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