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Roberts, Panettiere join ‘Scream’ cast

Duo sign on for franchise's fourth installment

Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere have boarded the original “Scream” team in Dimension’s reboot of the horror franchise.

Roberts and Paniettiere join Rory Culkin in “Scream 4,” which will also feature original cast members Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox.

The original creative team is also on board for the reboot, which begins shooting next month in Michigan: Wes Craven will produce and direct; Kevin Williamson is screenwriter. Iya Labunka is producing along with Craven.

The original “Scream” bowed in late 1996 and launched a slew of copycat pics. “Scream 4” is skedded to bow in theaters April 15.

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