Courteney Cox is returning for the following iteration of the famed “Scream” movie franchise.

The “Mates” star confirmed that she will reprise her part as news reporter Gale Weathers in an Instagram post on Friday.

“I simply cannot hold out to see this deal with once more,” Cox posted of the legendary black-and-white mask that has found a lot of Halloween evenings over the program of its four movies that started in 1996 and have grossed additional than $600 million in the world box office environment.


Also slated to return for the fifth installment is Cox’s ex-partner David Arquette as Dewey Riley.

“I am thrilled to be playing Dewey all over again and to reunite with my Scream family, previous and new,” Arquette beforehand explained in a statement, in accordance to The Hollywood Reporter. “Scream has been these kinds of a significant element of my everyday living, and for each the fans and myself, I appear ahead to honoring Wes Craven’s legacy.”

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Cox appeared in all of the former “Scream” films, unveiled in 1996, 1997, 2000 and 2011 respectively.

From l-r: Parker Posey, Courteney Cox Arquette and David Arquette in Wes Craven's 'Scream 3.' (Joseph Viles Dimension Films)

From l-r: Parker Posey, Courteney Cox Arquette and David Arquette in Wes Craven’s ‘Scream 3.’ (Joseph Viles Dimension Movies)

“We just can’t imagine ‘Scream’ with out the iconic Gale Weathers and are so exceptionally thrilled and humbled to have the prospect to do the job with Courteney,” Radio Silence, the filmmaking arm driving the reboot advised the Deadline. “We’re complete mega admirers of her work and we’re so thrilled to join her in the next chapter of the ‘Scream’ saga!”

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Filming on the all-new “Scream” is set to kick off later this year in Wilmington, N.C.