It's a screamtastic Friday for horror fans as Neve Campbell has confirmed she will reprise the role of Sidney Prescott in the new Scream film.

Sharing the news with her Instagram followers the 46-year-old Canadian actress wrote: "Hello again, Sidney #ImBack," alongside a video of the famous ghost face approaching the screen.

Campbell played Prescott in the first four films in the horror franchise, pursued by a series of killers who adopted the Ghostface persona, donning a ghost mask and black cloak.

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Campbell, whose other film roles include The Craft, Wild Things and Skyscraper, initially said she was "apprehensive" about making another Scream film without the involvement of director Wes Craven.

The horror pioneer died in 2015 at the age of 76, having directed films such as Scream, A Nightmare On Elm Street and The Hills Have Eyes. 

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