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Scream 4’s New Blood: Adam Brody, Marley Shelton and Erik Knudsen Join The Cast

Wes Craven’s Scream 4 cast has picked up a few new members following the recent departure of Lake Bell and Lauren GrahamThe Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Adam Brody (Cop Out, Jennifer’s Body), Marley Shelton (Women In Trouble, Grindhouse) and Erik Knudsen (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Youth In Revolt) have joined the cast. The young actors will be joining the previously announced Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Rory Culkin and Nico Tortorella.

Brody will play a cop recently graduated from college who was raised on the “CSI” TV series, Shelton (who is replacing Lake Bell) will play a deputy who knew Campbell’s character in high school, and Knudsen will have a role similar to the one played by Jamie Kennedy in the first two installments.

Scream 4 is set to hit theaters on April 15th, 2011.

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!

Source: The Hollywood Reporter