As were all hearing news about our old pals from the original Scream reprising their roles. News today came that David Arquette is also coming back as Dewey Riley. This is all suggesting that this new installment isn’t a reboot but indeed a sequel.
Arquette is now set to reprise his role as Dewey Riley from the first four films in Scream 5, with production aiming to get underway later this year in North Carolina. You can read Arquette’s statement about the news below from THR:
‘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.’
So what do you think of the character of Dewey Riley returning?