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MTV Orders 'Scream' TV Pilot, Wants Wes Craven To Direct

4/26/2013 10:27am EDT
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MTV takes a crack at scripted television by attempting to reinvent the "Scream" franchise for the small screen.

Moving forward with an official pilot, network executives have ordered a one-hour episode based on the horror-comedy movie series. Executives are also in talks with the films' original director Wes Craven, hoping to persuade him to sit in the director's chair for the pilot.

The series is expected to air in the summer of 2014.

The film series, about a masked serial killer who stalks his victims, began in 1996 and spawned three sequels (most recent in 2011) and has grossed over $...

Courteney Cox Says Her Separation From David Arquette Has Made Them 'Better Parents'

3/19/2012 12:33pm EDT
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Courteney Cox has credited her split from David Arquette with making them "better parents" to their young daughter.

The Scream stars separated in 2010, but they regularly meet up to take little Coco on days out - and Cox admits it feels like "a big deal" if they go more than a week without seeing each other.

The actress is convinced the split has improved their parenting capabilities to their seven-year-old daughter, as they are able to talk through their issues more easily now they lead different lives.

Cox tells Britain's Stella magazine, "We weren't really dealing with what needed ...

Neve Campbell Is Pregnant!

3/16/2012 2:31pm EDT
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Scream star Neve Campbell is pregnant with her first child.

The actress surprised photographers in Los Angeles on Thursday when she showed off a baby bump while running errands, and a representative has now confirmed the happy news.

The father is Campbell's boyfriend, actor J.J. Feild.

The couple began dating last year shortly after the actress divorced her second husband John Light.

David Arquette: 'Sadly, I'm Single Again'

3/7/2012 8:43am EST
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Actor David Arquette is single again after splitting from girlfriend Christina McLarty.

The Scream star began dating TV reporter McLarty last summer following his separation from wife Courteney Cox in October, 2010.

Arquette recently admitted he held off telling his young daughter Coco about his new romance for several months until he was certain their love was for real, but the relationship has now ended.

In a post on his page, Arquette writes, "Sadly, I'm single again. A long distance relationship proved to be too difficult."

David Arquette Celebrates A Year Of Sobriety

12/30/2011 1:18pm EST
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Actor David Arquette is celebrating after successfully managing a year of sobriety following his stint in rehab.

The Scream star completed a four-week program in a rehabilitation facility in January after entering the venue over the New Year weekend to receive treatment for "alcohol and other issues," following his separation from actress Courteney Cox in October last year.

Arquette has since undergone a lifestyle overhaul, competing on talent show Dancing with the Stars and moving on with a new girlfriend.

Now, the star has reached 365 days alcohol-free, even refusing to take medica...

Chris Noth To Star In 'Titanic: Blood And Steel'

11/11/2011 6:13pm EST
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Sex And The City star Chris Noth has signed on to star in a new Titanic TV mini-series about the construction of the 'unsinkable' ship.

Noth will play banker John Pierpont Morgan in the 12-part drama, Titanic: Blood and Steel, with Scream star Neve Campbell portraying a New York reporter and Gossip Girl actor Kevin Zegers serving as an engineer.

The group recently jetted to Dublin, Ireland to shoot the show and Noth already believes the drama will be a big hit.

He tells the Irish Times, "Most dramas have all been about the sinking. We are about the birth of it, the promise before it. ...

Q&A: Horror Master Wes Craven On 'Scream 4,' And His Own Worst Fears

10/3/2011 3:00pm EDT
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Wes Craven is one of Hollywood’s most prolific filmmakers, with a career that spans almost 40 years. He’s primarily known for his work in the horror genre, where he has helped to launch several of its most successful franchises, including "The Hills Have Eyes," "Nightmare on Elm Street," and most recently "Scream." The latest installment in the "Scream" series, "Scream 4," came out this past April, and arrives on DVD tomorrow.

I spoke with Mr. Craven about the upcoming DVD release of "Scream 4," about the genre in general, and about some his own worst fears. Below are the highlights of...

Scream 4 Slashes Its Way To Blu-ray & DVD October 4th (Win A Copy!)

9/11/2011 8:00am EDT
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Anchor Bay Entertainment and Dimension Films announced that the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD release of the latest installment in the acclaimed horror franchise, Scream 4, is heading to retail on October 4, 2011. Directed by the incomparable Wes Craven, Scream 4 features an ensemble cast that includes the film's original cast plus new stars – David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody, Rory Culkin, Marielle Jaffe, Mary McDonnell, Marley Shelton, Nico Tortorella, Lucy Hale, Shenae Grimes, Aimee Teegarden, and Brittany Robert...

David Arquette Signs Up For 'Dancing With The Stars'

8/25/2011 2:26pm EDT
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Actor David Arquette has signed up to show off his waltzing talents on Dancing With The Stars, according to a report.

The Scream star is set to appear on the upcoming season of the hit reality TV show, and on Thursday he was spotted heading to the network's studios in Los Angeles for a rehearsal with supposed dance partner Kym Johnson, reports

At the time WENN went to press, a rep for the actor had yet to comment.

TV bosses have not released a roster of contestants for their new season, which will air in September, but recent reports have suggested reality TV star Kristin Cav...

Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox & David Arquette Talk 'Scre4m'

4/15/2011 4:00pm EDT
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Scream is one of the rare series where all of the original stars return for each sequel. That’s even more amazing since it’s a slasher movie where new characters die each time out. 11 years after Scream 3, Courtney Cox, Neve Campbell and David Arquette are back for Scre4m.

“It’s been 15 years now we’ve been doing these characters, so not difficult to jump into,” Campbell said. “I had fun watching the films again before we started this just to get a sense of it and it was really nice to see that they still held up really well, but no. It wasn’t difficult to get into characters. With Sidney,...

'Scream 4': Another Movie, Another Dollar

4/14/2011 2:02pm EDT
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With the release of "Scream 4" on Friday, April 15, Wes Craven will finally have an answer to the question: Can the "Scream" movie franchise be resurrected as easily as the ghost faced killer? It’s been over a decade since the last installment of the "Scream" series was released and now the old gang, at least what’s left of it, is back at it again. Given most of the original cast has been killed off and the remaining ones have aged disgracefully into “Cougar Town” and Betty Ford during the significant time lapse since the last film’s release, Craven has decided to the inject some ne...

Blu-ray Review - 'Scream' Trilogy

4/14/2011 10:10am EDT
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Just in time for the arrival of the upcoming "Scream 4" hitting theaters April 15, we thought we’d take a look back at the trilogy that started it all! And what better way to look at the Wes Craven franchise then on the best sound and picture quality available. So stab the DVD player, throw the laserdisc player into the trunk and cue the big screen cause the show is about to begin – Blu-ray style!

Title: "Scream"

Grade: 5

Cast: Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox

Director: Wes Craven

Rating: R

Runtime: 111 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website: www.lionsgate...

'Scream 4' Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Shout Yes For This Horror Franchise (Video)

4/14/2011 8:17am EDT
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'Scream 4' is directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson...And they nailed it. They've brought back all your favorite characters (that weren't killed off in Scream 1,2 and 3) plus several new ones.

Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) now the author of a self-help book returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey (David Arquette) and Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox) who are now married. Gale however is not very happy. She's going through major writer's block. After writing six 'Stab' books, she's run out of ideas. Apparen...

Mondo Wes Craven - 'Scream' And 'Nightmare'

4/13/2011 10:07am EDT
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For those not in the movie knowhow, there's a cinema that started in Texas known as the Alamo Drafthouse and it's famed for placing art draft tables in front of patrons and then serving a full menu. (Plus this is also usually the location of Ain't It Cool News head Harry Knowles twenty-four hour film fest Butt-Numb-A-Thon!) In any case the Alamo and the good folks over at Mondo (the collectable art boutique arm of the Drafthouse!) have put together some tasty new posters for fans in celebration of Wes Craven's films - the latest filmmaker in their 'Director's Series'. (Past masters include...

Hayden Panettiere Is Red Hot At The 'Scream 4' Premiere

4/12/2011 8:14am EDT
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Hayden Panettiere attended the "Scream 4" Los Angeles premiere yesterday in a crimson cocktail dress. Although her co-stars looked good, Hayden stood out in the crowd in her vibrant red dress.

In the fourth film, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) comes face to face with her greatest fear after returning home to Woodsboro and getting caught in the center of another bloodbath. Courteney Cox, David Arquettte, Panettiere, and Emma Roberts also star.

Horror movie maestro Wes Craven tormented Hayden and Emma on set of "Scream 4" with a series of spooky pranks. Waven told a crew member to don the ...

Upcoming EW 'Scream 4' Cover And Photo

4/8/2011 9:38am EDT
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If you're axe-ited about the upcoming slasher "SCREAM 4," check out the new cover (above) and tasty inside photo (below) from Entertainment Weekly hitting stands this week - what's your favorite scary movie?

"SCREAM 4" hits theaters April 15.

Neve Campbell 'Doing Great' After Her Divorce

12/2/2010 2:34pm EST
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Actress Neve Campbell has assured fans she is "doing great" following the news of her marriage breakdown over the summer.

The Scream star filed for divorce from British actor John Light in June, citing irreconcilable differences for the split after three years as man and wife. She managed to keep the break-up a secret until this week, when unearthed the divorce papers, but Campbell insists she's dealing well with her new-found singledom.

She tells, "I'm always doing great." And Campbell, 37, is turning to her loved ones for support as the seasonal holiday approach...

Neve Campbell Filed For Secret Divorce In June

12/1/2010 7:46am EST
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Neve Campbell is single again after secretly filing for divorce from her actor husband John Light in June.

The Scream star wed the Brit in May 2007, but they have separated after three years of marriage. Campbell filed divorce papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court in June, citing irreconcilable differences. The divorce has not yet been finalized, reports

A source tells the website, "They're still really close friends, and it was a very amicable divorce."

The brunette also specified she wants to block the court from awarding Light any spousal support. The next hearing is...

Vampires Win Big At Scream Awards (Hot Pics!)

10/18/2010 7:56am EDT
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Vampires ruled at the 2010 Scream Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday night with "Twilight's" Kristen Stewart and the cast of TV drama "True Blood" winning big prizes at the city's Greek Theater.

Stewart picked up the Best Fantasy Actress honour at the event, held to applaud all things sci-fi, and "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" was named Best Fantasy Movie. It was also a big night for "True Blood," which picked up Best TV Show from number one fan Marilyn Manson.

The drama also claimed the Holy Sh--! Scene of the Year accolade for its much-publicized head-twisting sex encounter, while "True Bl...

Courteney Cox Avoids Red Carpet Encounter With David Arquette

10/14/2010 10:45pm EDT
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Newly-separated Courteney Cox and David Arquette have been spared an awkward encounter on the red carpet at the Scream Awards on Saturday - the former "Friends" star will not be a part of a film presentation.

It is not known if Cox was ever scheduled to join Arquette and her fellow "Scream 4" co-stars Neve Campbell and Emma Roberts to preview their new movie, but now she's definitely not part of the get together.

She and Arquette announced their separation on Monday and Arquette has since apologized for going public with his thoughts and feelings about the split on shock jock Howard Stern...

Jerry O'Connell Shocked By Courteney Cox & David Arquette's Split

10/13/2010 11:30pm EDT
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Actor Jerry O'Connell was left stunned by the news his "Scream 4" co-stars David Arquette and Courteney Cox had separated.

The "Stand by Me" star was around the couple when they first started dating and, like many fans, he was completely blindsided when Arquette and Cox confirmed they had split in a statement on Monday.

He says, "That David Arquette/Courteney Cox news was shocking, man... I never saw that one coming... and it's sad."

And he jokes he and his wife Rebecca Romijn could be next - but their twin girls are keeping them together: "My wife and I have really talked and thought ab...

David Arquette Tweets Apologies Over Howard Stern Interview

10/13/2010 10:26pm EDT
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Actor David Arquette has apologized to his estranged wife Courteney Cox after airing his marital troubles in a revealing radio interview on Tuesday.

The stars announced they had separated in a statement released on Monday and the "Scream 4" star phoned in to pal Howard Stern's show to discuss the break-up of his 11-year union early on Tuesday.

During the phone interview, a clearly upset Arquette told the shock jock Cox had dumped him in June after tiring of his immaturity.

He said, "After our 11th anniversary she gave me a motorcycle and said, 'I don't wanna be your mother anymore.' I wa...

David Arquette's New Theater To Feature 'Little Person' Bar

9/21/2010 10:35pm EDT
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David Arquette's wacky new Hollywood theater venture will include a bar where all the waiters are little people.

The "Scream" star has teamed up with Las Vegas showman Jeff Beacher to create a new Madhouse venture at the Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, which will open for business in October - and his wife Courteney Cox insists it will be an amazing place.

She explains, "It's gonna be this crazy theater, where there's gonna be contortionists and burlesque dancers and puppeteers. There's gonna be a little person bar, where when you order a drink a little person will be lifted up and will f...

David Arquette Has No Time For The Homeless

8/6/2010 9:08pm EDT
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David Arquette avoided a homeless man like the plague Thursday night on his way to Voyeur nightclub in L.A.

The "Scream 4" star looked like he was in a quite a hurry and unwilling to help out a "starving artist" looking for pretty much anything.

David recently let on that he's been taking sewing lessons to improve his skills making clothes. The actor owns his own clothing line, "Propr," with rocker Ben Harper and wants to take designing to the next level by honing his skills with a needle and thread.

He says, "It's a little worrying that I'm going into Jo-Ann (fabric store) and geeking o...

Courteney Cox To Film Alabama Tourism PSA

8/5/2010 10:59pm EDT
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Courteney Cox is set to relive her childhood in her native Alabama for a new public service announcement (PSA) to highlight the state of the state's beaches in the aftermath of the BP oil spill.

The former "Friends" star grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and she's determined to remind Americans about the area's coastline, which has been blighted by bad publicity following the explosion of an underwater BP rig in April.

She's scheduled to film a PSA for the Alabama Tourism Department when she finishes shooting her current movie, "Scream 4" - and the board's director Lee Sentell reveals it wil...

Lake Bell Quits 'Scream 4'

6/28/2010 2:00pm EDT
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Movie bosses behind the upcoming Scream sequel are scrambling to find a last-minute replacement for Lake Bell after the actress dropped out just days before filming was due to begin.

The It's Complicated star was due to play a police officer in the upcoming fourth installment of Wes Craven's horror series, which sees Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox reprise their roles, alongside new talent including Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere. Bell has now been forced to quit her role due to scheduling conflicts and producers are desperately searching for a new actress to take over...

David Arquette Dismisses Reports Of Marriage Trouble

6/15/2010 9:37pm EDT
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Actor David Arquette is baffled by reports suggesting his 11-year marriage to Courteney Cox is in trouble, insisting they have a "beautiful relationship."

The stars met on the set of the original "Scream" horror movie and went on to wed and have a daughter, Coco, together.

The couple has been dogged by rumors of an impending split in recent weeks, but Arquette is adamant there is no truth to the reports - and he wants his friends to stop worrying.

He tells, "It turns up in the tabloids and your friends start calling you like there's a problem. Like, they say, 'If you need to t...

Jennifer Aniston Joins Cast Of 'Scream 4' (*Updated*)

6/2/2010 9:03pm EDT
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Jennifer Aniston will reunite with her "Friends" co-star Courteney Cox in the upcoming "Scream" sequel.

Cox met her husband David Arquette on the set of the 1996 original and the pair has been a regular item in the Wes Craven horror films ever since.

They have both signed on to return for a fourth installment of the franchise, which begins shooting later this year - and Cox has persuaded Aniston to join in the fun.

A source tells Star magazine, "Scream has always been an important part of Courteney's life, and she wanted Jennifer to be a part of the production."

But Aniston's "Scream" a...

Emma Roberts Is Simple & Sexy In Ivory And Gold

5/28/2010 12:22pm EDT
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Julia Roberts' niece Emma is turning into a sexy young lady. The 19-year-old appeared at the "4,3,2,1" premiere in London this week looking sweet in an ivory and gold shift dress that bared her shoulders and her legs. It's simple, yet sexy.

Emma was just cast in the fourth "Scream" film. She'll play opposite Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell.

She commented, "I'm so excited to be part of this ground-breaking franchise. It's the perfect opportunity for me to do something completely different than I've ever done before."

The actress has appeared in "Valentine's Day," "Hotel f...

Emma Roberts Joins 'Scream 4'

5/28/2010 8:53am EDT
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Julia Roberts' actress niece Emma has joined the cast of the fourth "Scream" movie.

The 19 year old will join Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell in the sequel.

Roberts says, "I'm so excited to be part of this ground-breaking franchise. It's the perfect opportunity for me to do something completely different than I've ever done before."

The new horror movie will start shooting in Michigan next month.

See more photos of Emma here!