“He gave me a real man-to-man talk and that had an impact on the course of my life.”
David Arquette revealed that “Scream” director, Wes Craven, was not solely answerable for his character Dewey Riley and Courteney Cox’s character Gale Weathers falling in love on display, but in addition answerable for their off-screen romance.
In an interview with People Magazine, Arquette opened up concerning the impression the director had on his early years of life, and the way he had inspired him to get his act collectively with the intention to date Cox.
“Wes had a real impact,” stated the 50-year-old actor. “[He was] like, ‘David, you know she likes you and you should really get your stuff together.’ He gave me a real man-to-man talk and that had an impact on the course of my life.”
The “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actor additionally recalled the second he had first met Cox on set, “I was a fan of hers,” he admitted. “Everybody was really nice, so it was a great time.”
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Arquette and Cox married in June of 1999, greater than two years after the primary installment of the “Scream” franchise had hit theaters. They welcomed their daughter Coco in June 2004 and sadly introduced their separation in October 2010, six months earlier than the discharge of the third “Scream” sequel. Their divorce was finalized in 2013.
In 2015, Arquette married producer Christina McLarty and the couple share two daughters, Augustus and Charlie.
He additionally instructed People that he feels “very blessed” to be part of one other “Scream” film over 25 years after the unique installment. “It just sort of tracks my life,” he stated.
Earlier this month throughout an look on “The Drew Barrymore Show”, Arquette revealed that whereas the enduring horror film had additionally served as a lift to his appearing ventures, he credited the franchise for one in all his best joys in life: 17-year-old daughter Coco.
“We had a daughter out of it and she’s the greatest thing in my life,” he stated earnestly. “Yeah, so that really is the most impactful thing that has ever happened to me in this business.”