David Arquette reveals that he would ‘love’ to see Hayden Panettiere return for upcoming Scream 5
David Arquette said that he would ‘love’ to see Hayden Panettiere return for the upcoming sequel Scream 5.
The 48-year-old actor and his ex-wife Courteney Cox, 56, already have confirmed that they will return for the fifth installment in the meta horror franchise to portray Dewey Riley and Gale Weathers.
David in an exclusive interview with Hollywood Life published Monday was asked about Hayden, 31, reprising her role as Kirby Reed from Scream 4.
Horror franchise: David Arquette shown in January in Utah, said that he would ‘love’ to see Hayden Panettiere return for the upcoming sequel Scream 5
‘I love Hayden. I think she’s a tremendous person and actress, and I’d love to see her back,’ David said.
Hayden’s character Kirby was last seen in the 2011 sequel Scream 4 bleeding profusely after being stabbed by Charlie and left for dead.
David and Courtney have starred in all four of the Scream films along with Neve Campbell, 46, who plays Sidney Prescott in the slasher franchise.
Neve reportedly has been in talks to join Scream 5.
Scream star: Hayden, shown in January 2019 in Los Angeles, played Kirby Reed in the 2011 sequel Scream 4
Fourth installment: Scream 4 starred Hayden and Emma Roberts
‘We’re all hoping that Neve does it. That’s really where we are right now because it really wouldn’t be the same without Neve,’ David said.
Mexican actress Melissa Barrera, 30, and Disney Channel star Jenna Ortega, 17, were cast earlier this month in undisclosed roles
Selena Gomez, 28, also apparently has joined the cast as the Scream 5 directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and the rest of the cast recently followed her on social media.
Franchise regulars: Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox are shown in a still from Scream 2
Reprsing roles: David and Courteney, shown in Scream 4, will be back for Scream 5
Scream 5 is scheduled to be released in 2021.
The first Scream film was released in 1996 and the first four films were directed by horror master Wes Craven, who died in 2015 at age 76 in Los Angeles.
David was promoting his new documentary project, You Cannot Kill David Arquette, that is now playing in drive-in theaters and coming to Digital and On Demand on August 28.
Former couple: Scream franchise stars David and Courteney, shown in Scream 2, have 16-year-old daughter Coco that they co-parent together