Remember the onscreen titan called Hayden Panettiere?
It’s been too lengthy on the grounds that we ultimate saw the previous infant big name, who skyrocketed to reputation after starring in “Heroes” and “Nashville,” on our screens.
After a yearslong profession wreck, Panettiere is set to step again into one in every of her most iconic roles for the latest “Scream” sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Panettiere will reprise her individual, Kirby Reed, along stars Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding and Jenna Ortega, who fronted the 5th “Scream” installment in advance this 12 months. That movie, directed by means of Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and absolutely titled “Scream,” efficaciously revived the lengthy-going for walks slasher franchise, pulling in a field office haul of $a hundred and forty million international.
Courteney Cox is also set to go back in the 6th “Scream” as reporter Gale Weathers, however Neve Campbell, who played the horror saga’s unique final female Sidney Prescott, has not (but!) officially come on board.
Fans had been calling for Panettiere to go back, as her person’s death in 2011’s “Scream 4” turned into left conspicuously ambiguous, leaving many to theorize that she clearly survived.
Kirby, an avid horror film fan and exceptional buddy to Sidney Prescott’s teenage cousin Jill (Emma Roberts), took center stage in one of the franchise’s maximum memorable sequences, as she controlled to outwit Ghostface in a lethal spherical of movie trivialities. Moments later, but, she determined herself at the receiving give up of the killer’s blade.
Eleven years later, the person’s fate was revealed during a blink-and-you’ll-leave out-it Easter egg in the fifth “Scream.” Panettiere’s face can briefly be seen in a advocated video called “Interview with Woodsboro Survivor Kirby Reed!” even as a man or woman scrolls thru YouTube.
Plot information about the upcoming sequel are being kept under wraps, besides for a vague logline teasing that the new movie “continues with the four survivors of the Ghostface killings as they leave Woodsboro at the back of and begin a sparkling chapter,” consistent with Paramount Studios.
The presently untitled “Scream” sequel is set to hit theaters on March 31, 2023, with production kicking off this summer time.
Panettiere final seemed on display screen in 2018, for the duration of the final season of ABC’s “Nashville.” She additionally starred in the 2016 film “Custody” alongside Viola Davis. In current years, her personal struggles have largely overshadowed her acting career ― specially her on-again-off-once more dating with Brian Hickerson, who’s been arrested a couple of times on home violence expenses.
In March, she and Hickerson have been worried in a bodily combat with a collection of people out of doors a Los Angeles bar. A representative informed People at the time that Panettiere was “okay” after the altercation.
In the following weeks, Panettiere signed with the control employer Mainstay Entertainment, which appears to have signaled a brand new beginning for her career.