David Arquette Details Courteney Cox Reunion in New ‘Scream’


Warning: This story accommodates spoilers from Scream.

New movie, acquainted faces. David Arquette and ex-wife Courteney Cox had no bother reuniting on the set of Scream, however their characters have been a distinct story.

In the brand new film, Gale Weathers (Cox) and Dewey Riley (Arquette) have break up up after marrying earlier in the franchise. Though followers could also be sad about this growth, the Never Been Kissed actor, 50, was a fan of the characters’ new path.

“It was a really interesting sort of place you find Dewey [in],” the previous wrestler completely instructed Us Weekly on Thursday, January 13. “His life hadn’t turned out the way he would’ve wanted or expected, and I thought that was a brave choice — really unique of the incredible writers, James [Vanderbilt] and Guy [Busick], who did a great job.”

David Arquette and Courteney Cox.
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The Virginia native and the Friends veteran, 57, met whereas filming the primary Scream, which was launched in 1996. The duo, who share 17-year-old daughter Coco, known as it quits in October 2010 after 11 years of marriage. The newest Scream movie is the primary entry in the franchise they’ve filmed since their break up, however Arquette stated it wasn’t in any respect “hard” to reunite together with his former partner.

“It’s great when you know people really well and you get to act opposite them,” he instructed Us on Thursday. “There’s just little stuff about them in general as people, so it makes it really comfortable. And, you know, they say, like, 80 percent of communication is nonverbal. So, the more you know someone, obviously you’re gonna have advantages.”

Earlier this month, Cox revealed that her ex-husband teared up on set whereas filming his first scene along with her in the brand new film. “He got very emotional while he was filming it,” the Cougar Town veteran instructed The New York Times. “He said the next day the crew didn’t look at him.”

Arquette, for his half, stated appearing with Cox once more was a “cathartic experience” regardless of their shared historical past. “It’s been 25 years of our lives,” he defined in the identical interview. “We’ve grown up together. We have a child together.”

That little one, nevertheless, shouldn’t be a fan of the Scream franchise, despite the fact that her dad says she does take pleasure in horror films. “We tried to watch one of the original Scream [movies] together,” the Eight Legged Freaks star instructed Us. “She was like, ‘I just can’t.’ [But] she’s excited for this one.”

Arquette’s different children are too younger to see the movies, however they nonetheless learn about their fame. The actor shares sons Charlie, 7, and Augustus, 4, with spouse Christina McLarty, whom he wed in April 2015.

“They know about the mask and stuff,” the Blossom alum instructed Us, including that Charlie was excited to see a Scream poster on the theater when his father took him to see Sing 2. “To the people serving the popcorn, he was like, ‘Tell ’em you’re in Scream!’ I was like, ‘You don’t really do that. That’s not something you do.’”

Scream is in theaters now.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi

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