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The "Scream" Cast Over 10 Years Later

"Hello, Sidney".

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1. Neve Campbell as Sidney Prescott

Status: 43, Married

Scream fact: Melissa Joan Hart, Brittany Murphy, Alicia Witt, Melanie Lynskey and Melinda Clarke all auditioned for the role of Sidney Prescott.

Upcoming/Latest role: House of Cards, Leann Harvey

3. Matthew Lillard as Stuart Macher

Status: 47, Married

Scream fact: Matthew Lillard ad-libbed "My mom and dad are going to be so mad at me." Wes Craven thought it was so funny that he kept it in the film.

Upcoming/Latest role: Good Girls, Dean

4. Courteney Cox as Gale Weathers

Status: 53, Divorced

Scream fact: Courteney Cox approached the production herself to pursue the role. She was interested in playing a "bitch" character to offset her "nice" Friends (1994) image. This image was the main reason why the producers initially refused to consider Cox for the part. Cox continued to lobby the studio as she felt she could believably play the character; her efforts ultimately succeeded.

Upcoming/Latest role: Drunk History, Edith Wilson

5. David Arquette as Deputy Dewey

Status: 46, Married

Scream fact:  David Arquette's character Dewey is specified as being 25 years old, approximately 7 years older than most other lead characters who are in high school. However, Arquette is roughly the same age as most of his costars and is actually slightly younger than Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, and Jamie Kennedy, who all play high schoolers.

Upcoming/Latest role: Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins, Lordy P

6. Jamie Kennedy as Randy Meeks

Status: 47, Single

Scream fact: Jamie Kennedy was chosen for the role of Randy because he would often improvise humour into his lines which made Wes Craven laugh.

Upcoming/Latest role: Heart Baby, T.J.

7. Lawrence Hecht as Neil Prescott

Status: 57, Single

Scream fact: At the beginning of the film Billy climbs through Sidney's bedroom window, startling her, just like Glen did to Nancy in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).

Upcoming/Latest role: Searching for Fortune, William

8. Drew Barrymore as Casey Becker

Status: 42, Divorced

Scream fact: To keep Drew Barrymore looking scared and crying, director Wes Craven kept telling her real life stories about animal cruelty. She is a keen animal lover in real life.

Upcoming/Latest role: Santa Clarita Diet, Sheila Hammond

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