Scream 5 signs Melissa Barrera - Hollywood News

Courteney Cox will return as reporter Gale Weathers and David Arquette as Dewey Riley.

Scream 5, the fifth installment in the famous horror saga of the late 1990s, has added a new actress to its cast. Melissa Barrera, known for her roles in the series Vida y Club de Cuervos and which we will see soon in the musical film In a New York Neighborhood, has joined the project in a leading role. At the moment, the details about his character are unknown. 

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In this way, Barrera joins a cast that already features the returns of Courteney Cox and David Arquette. Both will return, respectively, as their characters in the original saga Gale Weathers and Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell, who brought Sidney Prescott to life in all four installments of the franchise, has advanced that he is in talks to be part of this future fifth film. 

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Filming is expected to begin in Wilmington, North Carolina, this fall to finish production later this year. Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillet, the directors of Wedding Night, will be placed behind the scenes in Scream 5. The script is written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick.

Wes Craven was the filmmaker of the four installments that make up the -Scream saga. Watch who's calling, Scream 2, Scream 3 and Scream 4 - and they raised more than $600 million worldwide. 

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