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Hayden Panettiere is set to return to the big screen in ‘Scream 6’, more than a decade after he last starred in the horror movie franchise.
The 32-year-old actress will reprise her role as Kirby Reed, a teenager who once escaped Ghostface’s killer clutch in “Scream 4,” which debuted in 2011 and was directed by Wes Craven.
“Scream 5” was released in January and followed original cast members Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell and David Arquette as they battle the masked killer alongside a new group of teenagers in the fictional town of Woodsboro.
Filming for the next film will begin this summer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding and Jenna Ortega also return in the next episode.
Panettiere’s last film role was in the 2016 film “Custody,” alongside Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis, Tony Shalhoub and Ellen Burstyn.
Panettiere worked on “Nashville” — CMT’s popular drama about the rise and fall of country music stars — with Connie Britton, Clare Bowen and Jonathan Jackson from 2012 to 2018.
The show has been nominated for a slew of accolades and won multiple awards over its 124-episode run, which began airing on ABC before moving to CMT in Season 5.
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Panettiere was recently involved in a fight at a bar outside the Sunset Marquis Hotel in Los Angeles with her boyfriend, Brian Hickerson, in March.
An eyewitness told TMZ the argument began between Panettiere, Hickerson and other patrons inside the hotel bar. According to the report, someone from the other group claimed Hickerson spat on them and a manager kicked everyone out, sparking a fight in the parking lot.
“We responded to a fight call at 12:18 a.m. When deputies arrived they saw no one victim of crime, no one came forward to say they had been assaulted and everyone was left before they arrived,” a spokesperson said. for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office told Fox News Digital at the time.
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The former ‘Heroes’ star was later seen heading back to the hotel after the altercation, and she apologized to staff, according to TMZ.
“While at the restaurant at the Sunset Marquis, Brian Hickerson, who was with Hayden, made a comment to an individual about tipping the waitress the wrong way,” a spokesperson said. actress at Fox News Digital.
“This same individual, along with the group he was with, began harassing and shoving Brian, at which point security pushed everyone outside. Brian was attacked by the group, as was Hayden , who tried her best to defuse the situation. Hayden was denied the opportunity to give a statement to the police as she was escorted back inside. She is fine.”
Hickerson had previously been arrested for domestic violence after allegedly assaulting her multiple times between 2019 and 2020. He is on probation until 2025.
Hayden shares the responsibilities of co-parenting her 7-year-old daughter with her ex-fiancé, former professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko.
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