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Emma RobertsEmma Roberts has landed a key role in the long-awaited horror flick 'Scream 4,' according to an exclusive report from EW.com. She'll play Jill, a young heroine who will play a similar role to Neve Campbell's Sidney Prescott in the original 1995 smash.

Campbell will once again star in the film, alongside 'Scream' veterans Courteney Cox and David Arquette. Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven are also returning, as writer and director, respectively.

No word yet on the plot of the film, although we do know that it takes place in Sidney's hometown of Woodsboro. Filming will begin at the end of next month, with a release date planned for Apr. 15, 2011. Emma RobertsEmma Roberts has landed a key role in the long-awaited horror flick 'Scream 4,' according to an exclusive report from EW.com. She'll play Jill, a young heroine who will play a similar role to Neve Campbell's Sidney Prescott in the original 1995 smash.

Campbell will once again star in the film, alongside 'Scream' veterans Courteney Cox and David Arquette. Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven are also returning, as writer and director, respectively.

No word yet on the plot of the film, although we do know that it takes place in Sidney's hometown of Woodsboro. Filming will begin at the end of next month, with a release date planned for Apr. 15, 2011.

As we previously reported, Lake Bell, Ashley Greene ('Twilight'), Hayden Panettiere ('Heroes') and Rory Culkin ('You Can Count on Me') are in talks for starring roles in the film.

In the meantime, Roberts, who appeared in this year's romantic comedy 'Valentie's Day,' has a number of projects upcoming, including 'Homework,' opposite Freddie Highmore ('Finding Neverland'), and 'What's Wrong With Virginia,' from Oscar-winning writer Dustin Lance Black ('Milk').