THE trailer for the fifth Scream movie released on Tuesday and featured a bunch of returning cast members, as well as the new ones set to star.
Before the 2022 slasher sequel comes out in January, take a look at where the original 1996 cast – including Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox – is now, over two decades later.
Neve Campbell (Sidney Prescott)
The Canadian actress, 48, made a name for herself as the main character, high school student Sidney, in the Scream franchise, which kicked off in 1996.
Aside from the slasher series, which sees masked Ghostface killers terrorizing Sidney and all those around her, Neve also starred on the popular family drama Party of Five, from 1994 to 2000.
Most recently, she worked on Netflix’s House of Cards as LeAnn Harvey and also starred in the Disney+ musical drama, Cloud, which came out last year.
She’s been married and divorced twice – to Jeff Colt, from 1995 to 1998, and to John Light, from 2007 to 2011.
Neve, who is returning for the newest Scream movie, now shares two kids with her partner, Ford v. Ferrari actor JJ Field.
Skeet Ulrich (Billy Loomis)
After playing the boyfriend/secret-killer of 1996’s Scream, Skeet worked on movies like, Jack Nicholson’s As Good As It Gets (1997), The Newton Boys (1998) with Matthew McConaughey, and Chill Factor (1999) with Cuba Gooding Jr.
He led the CBS post-apocalyptic drama, Jericho, for its two-season run from 2006 to 2008.
Lately, the 51-year-old has most been known for his role as Jughead Jones’ dad, FP Jones, on The CW’s Archie comics series, Riverdale.
The actor, who has twins with ex-wife Georgina Cates and was also married to Amelia Jackson-Gray for a few years, also made headlines after his brief fling with Pretty Little Liars alum Lucy Hale last year.
Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers)
The 57-year-old, who is also back for the fifth Scream, started her original claim to fame a couple of years before the first slash installment was released.
She began her run as Monica Geller on the beloved NBC sitcom, Friends, in 1994 and continued on in the role until the show ended in 2004.
A few years later, Courteney landed another hit sitcom, this time on ABC and later TBS, with Cougar Town, which centered on the actress as a recently-divorced woman learning to move forward.
In 1999, she married her Scream co-star David Arquette, and the couple welcomed a daughter in 2004.
They split almost a decade later and finalized their divorce in 2013.
David Arquette (Dewey Riley)
Aside from his relationship with Courteney, David’s life after the first Sream was filled with, for one, more Screams, as he’s worked on all of the sequels, including the one coming up.
He also worked on movies like Never Been Kissed (2003) with Scream co-star Drew Barrymore, 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) alongside Kevin Costner, and the 2002 monster comedy-action movie Eight Legged Freaks.
At the start of 2011, David entered into rehab for “alcohol and other issues” and announced on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno a few months later that he’d reached his 100-day sober milestone.
Most recently, he worked on the sci-fi/horror flick High Voltage (2018) with Luke Wilson and his 2020 documentary, You Cannot Kill David Arquette, which saw the former pro-wrestler trying to make a return to the industry.
Along with his daughter with Courteney, David also shares two sons with his wife Christina McLarty.
Drew Barrymore (Casey Becker)
Though Drew didn’t last long in the movie, her career has lasted the test of time.
She started hitting it big more than a decade before Scream, with 1982’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and she’s continued to do so 25 years later.
Drew starred in a slew of romance movies, of varying subgenres, including The Wedding Singer, Ever After, Never Been Kissed, 50 First Dates, and Music and Lyrics.
For two Charlie’s Angels movies, the actress took on the role of one of the titular angels, playing Dylan Sanders.
From 2017 to 2019, Drew played an undead mom and wife in Netflix’s horror-comedy, Santa Clarita Diet.
Now, she’s busy hosting her own syndicated talk show, aptly-titled The Drew Barrymore Show.
When it comes to relationships, she’s had a bunch of ups and downs throughout the years, including first getting engaged when she was 16, to Leland Hayward, though it was called off soon after.
She was then engaged to musician and actor Jamie Walters for a short while, before going on to marry her first husband, Jeremy Thomas, in 2004 and getting a divorce that same year.
Drew also married and divorced comedian Tom Green, as well as art consultant Will Kopelman, with whom she shares two daughters.
Matthew Lillard (Stu Macher)
A few years after playing Billy’s accomplice in Scream, Matthew secured a role in another popular ‘90s teen flick, though this one a rom-com – 1999’s She’s All That, with Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr.
He worked on a few other movies with Freddie, including Summer Catch (2001), which also had Jessica Biel, and the Scooby-Doo live-action movies.
Along with a lot of voice-over work over the years, Matthew has been once again top of minds for many after he had a scene-stealing cameo in Netflix’s She’s All That remake, He’s All That, earlier this year.
Matthew has three kids with his wife of more than 20 years, Heather Helm.
Rose McGowan (Tatum Riley)
Rose, who did not come back for any of the other Scream movies, is best known for her role as Paige Matthews in the WB supernatural drama Charmed, which ran from 2001 to 2006.
Rose also starred in movies like, Going All the Way (1997), Devil in the Flesh (1998), and Jawbreaker (1999).
She started dating heavy metal rocker Marilyn Manson back in 1997, and the pair were engaged for two years but separated in 2001.
A decade later, the actress married artist Davey Detail in 2013, though the couple divorced in 2016.
In 2017, cocaine was found in a wallet of hers she left at a airport, and she pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor drug charge for it a couple years later.
In a series of tweets on October 12, 2017, Rose claimed Harvey Weinstein raped her and Amazon Studios ignored her complaints.
Following Rose’s allegations, more than 80 women made allegations against the producer by the end of the month.
The allegations sparked the #MeToo social media campaign and many sexual abuse allegations against (and dismissals of) powerful men around the world.
Jamie Kennedy (Randy Meeks)
While he returned for Scream 2 and 3, Jamie did not reprise his role for the fourth installment and is reportedly not in the upccoming fifth flick, either.
In the early 2000s, he hosted his own prank show on The WB called The Jamie Kennedy Experiment and during that time also starred in his movie, Malibu’s Most Wanted.
Later on, he starred on opposite his short-term girlfriend Jennifer Love Hewitt on CBS’ Ghost Whisperer.
Most recently, he worked on the 2019 slasher film Trick, with Omar Epps, and the 2021 legal drama, Roe v. Wade.
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