Get Acquainted with the Scream 4 Newbies

Lots of names have been added to the ever growing list of potential victims for Wes Craven’s upcoming flick Scream 4, and we’ve got the skinny for you on exactly whom they will be playing.

From Slash Film:

Emma Roberts will play Jill Kessler, “one of the film’s primary heroines,” a cousin to Neve Campbell’s character in the series. Described as “pretty in an ingenue way. Smart, strong. A little goofy, but she makes it sexy. Full of contradictions, but instantly likable. Not a mean bone in her body. They’re not close, but Jill is Sidney’s cousin.”

Hayden Panettiere will play Jill’s best friend, Kirby Reed — a nerdy film geek. Described as “cute and quirky, was a tomboy until a year ago, now she’s alternative, cool, and sexy. She’s a pop culture and horror aficionado.”

Rory Culkin will play Charlie Walker, a potential love interest for Jill. Here is the character description: “Messy cute. Friends with Jill, Trevor, Kirby, and Olivia. A little cocky, he likens himself to ‘Randy’ from Scream 1 without the nerd part. No such luck, he’s definitely a nerd. May or may not have a crush on Jill. He’d never admit it if he does.”

Lake Bell will play Deputy Judy Hicks, a police officer who knew Sidney (Campbell) from high school. The casting call described the character as follows: “A police officer, decidedly sexy but a bit off, she knew Sidney from high school. Didn’t make a big enough impression for Sidney to remember her. Likes her boss, Dewey, perhaps a little too much.”

To visit the flick’s official website, just click on the teaser below. Look for Scream 4 in theatres on April 15th, 2011.

Scream 4 Synopsis
The horror series that reignited the genre and grossed more than $500 million worldwide is back! From Kevin Williamson, creator of the original Scream trilogy, the new film sees the return of cast members Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette along with a group of new stars, who can all hopefully stay alive long enough to figure out the new rules to this one-of-a-kind horror franchise!

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  • PelusaMG

    So essentially this is a remake of Scream?

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    • Terminal

      No. This time it has Julia Roberts’ niece!
      “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Emy

    just from these character description, if they want to continue with Sidney as the victim, the killer or one of the killers will be Deputy Hicks. She might resent her for not remembering her and not caring or not making her famous too.

    Just my guess here, I could be way off.

  • LifeMi

    Who the fuck wrote those character descriptions? They’re terrible. I like the fact that there’s a police officer character in the film, but do we need another film geek?

    • Terminal

      I know! I had to suffer through a lot of Randy pointing out obvious cliches by Craven who was pretending he was pointing them out first. Then the sequel had a group of movie geeks pontificating about horror flicks and sequels, and now we’re back with another lame ass movie geek sure to point out the big turning points for the audience to make them feel smart. “Oh they guessed what I guessed first! God these movies are brilliant!”
      “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Terminal

    So either Jill knew Billy and was having an affair with him and is the killer, Syndey’s cousin is the killer, Culkin is the red herring as well as Panties, or we find out Sydney is the killer once and for all. It’s all so formula. No thanks.

    And why do we always have to have a fucking film geek in these movies? All they do is make it very aware that we’re watching a horror movie and act as a way of pointing out the cliches that Craven is about to enlist as a way of making audiences feel smart.

    “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”