Scream veteran David Arquette will be reprising his role as police officer Dewey Riley for the upcoming reboot.
Of the many horror films to come out of Hollywood in the next few years, fans have been particularly excited for the Scream reboot. Arguably the most self-aware and hilarious but still scary series to come out of the genre, Scream absolutely deserves a reboot, especially in the age of social media. The Scream reboot is coming from Spyglass Media Group and they announced earlier today that David Arquette would be returning to the role of Dewey Riley for what will be the fifth film in the series.
David Arquette has been with the Scream franchise since it first hit cinemas in the winter of 1996. Since his debut, Arquette has appeared in every film in the franchise. In a statement, Arquette expressed his excitement to return to the popular role, as well as sharing a few words to honor Wes Craven’s prolific legacy.
“I am thrilled to be playing Dewey again and to reunite with my Scream family, old and new.Scream has been such a big part of my life, and for both the fans and myself, I look forward to honoring Wes Craven’s legacy.”
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