David Arquette Reveals If He Would Make a ‘Scream’ Comeback

Dewey Riley, reporting for obligation? David Arquette‘s beloved Scream character was killed off from the franchise on this yr’s Scream 5 — however returning for flashbacks or in another capability is at all times a chance.

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“Oh my gosh, I don’t know. I really like taking part in the character and I really like being a part of that world and so I wouldn’t take something off the desk,” Arquette, 51, completely instructed Us Weekly. “That’s for positive.”

The Cougar City alum has performed Woodsboro’s deputy because the 1996 unique movie. After a number of shut calls, he was stabbed by Ghostface in a brutal, bloody hospital hallway on this yr’s film.

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Though Arquette seemingly isn’t reprising his function in Scream 6, he has lately reunited with a former costar — Scott Foley. The Alias alum, 50, portrayed Roman Bridger, Sidney Prescott’s [Neve Campbell] half-brother, in 2000’s Scream 3.

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Arquette and Foley play Lambiase and Daniel, respectively, in The Storied Lifetime of A.J. Fikry, which was tailored by the 2004 Gabrielle Zevin ebook by the identical identify.

“He’s nice and an unimaginable actor. Watching him play this character, he performs an actual stuffed with himself author who was simply wonderful,” Arquette instructed Us. “I actually loved working with everybody. Kunal [Nayyar], I actually received such a kick out of seeing him painting this character and simply sit again in awe of those guys and ladies that I labored with. It was actually a particular venture to be part of.”

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The pair star alongside Nayyar, Lucy Hale and Christina Hendricks, who performs Arquette’s love curiosity. “She’s so gifted,” he gushed of the Good Ladies alum. “I used to be an enormous fan. So our characters went to high school collectively, however she type of didn’t keep in mind my character. I type of introduced numerous that to it as if like, you recognize, I’m virtually a fan of her, so there’s some nervousness about that. There’s like, ‘Oh, wow, I do know your work.’ And it’s type of virtually like we had gone to the identical college collectively and I used to be only a fan of her, you recognize, so I may convey that into the scenes. So it made me type of nervous, however you employ all of that stuff and it’s very easy to fall in love with such an exquisite actress on display screen.”

Arquette was “actually honored” to be part of the venture, which exhibits the unfolding of A.J.’s [Nayyar] life after he loses his spouse, misplaces a invaluable ebook and positive factors a daughter. Arquette, for his half, performed a city police officer who tries to trace down the bookseller’s stolen novel.

“He was actually an awesome character, good man, small city cop. I simply wished to maintain his city protected. And he says within the movie that he’s the previous kinda cop that simply actually loves his group. There’s one thing about his coronary heart and his pure calm that I actually appreciated,” he famous.

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Arquette delivers maybe probably the most profound line of the drama — “Each unhealthy factor in life is a results of unhealthy timing, each good factor is a end in good timing” — which is a typical theme in A.J.’s life.

“Timing’s an actual magical factor. And I believe numerous it goes into circulation,” Arquette instructed Us, revealing he resonates with the notion. “If you may get into the circulation of life and begin making the appropriate selections and simply kind of, once you get obstacles, judo via them, so that you don’t allow them to take you down and you actually kind of perceive your self, [your] self-worth and the place you wish to go and what you wish to do along with your life and the place you wanna spend your time. It’s actually necessary when you begin understanding the self-love of all of it and never beating your self up. Not less than for me.”

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With timing, the producer has landed numerous roles in his profession which have spanned between TV and movie. “It at all times begins with the script. After which the guy actors,” he stated of how he chooses to direct his power.

“I’m such a fan of all these unimaginable individuals,” he stated of the Storied Lifetime of A.J. Fikry forged. “They filmed it in Cape Cod, it’s set on Alice Island, fictional island. However Cape Cod’s such an attractive setting and it was an fascinating world to be part of. I used to be learning accents of the locals round city and kind of selecting up a pleasant delicate model. However the turnaround for me, studying the script and having to do the half actually fast, so I kinda needed to bounce in there, do a bunch of scenes proper off the bat.”

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Arquette, nevertheless, probably gained’t watch his work on display screen any time quickly. “I don’t watch myself an excessive amount of anymore,” he instructed Us. “When you’ve been in it for over 30 years and [look] again on some issues and also you’re like, ‘Effectively, I’ve no recollection of that ever taking place,’ which is a very unusual feeling. Generally you look again and it’s like, ‘Effectively, is that even me?’ It looks as if such a special individual.”

The Storied Lifetime of A.J. Fikry is in theaters now.