It’s official – Sidney Prescott is coming back for Scream 5!
It has been announced that Neve Campbell is reprising her role for the upcoming slasher film.
The 46-year-old actress played the franchise’s leading lady in all four of Wes Craven’s Scream movies, and will be returning for the fifth installment, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett from filmmaking group Radio Silence.
“After spending time speaking with Radio Silence, they have shown such love, respect and admiration for Wes Craven and all that he’s created in the Scream franchise,” Neve shared with Bloody Disgusting. “I am beyond excited to step back into the role of Sidney Prescott and return to Woodsboro.”
Neve will be returning alongside fellow veterans David Arquette and Courteney Cox who’ll reprise their respective roles as Dewey Riley and Gale Weathers. Jack Quaid, Melissa Barrera, and Jenna Ortega will also be appearing in Scream 5.
Scream 5 is set to be released on January 14, 2022.