Courteney Cox is set to reprise her role as news reporter Gale Weathers for a relaunch of the "Scream" franchise.
Cox joins the previously announcedDavid Arquette (her ex-husband),who also returns as Dewey Riley.
"Scream" as a horror franchise generated four movies, including the original 1996 slasher horror movie, with all directed by the late Wes Craven and together grossing over $600 million in worldwide box office receipts.
Production on the "Scream" reboot will shoot in Wilmington, North Carolina, with additional casting underway.
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