The story says that the actress is going to play: (spoiler alert)
"A woman who's killed off in the opening sequence, a trademark of the franchise - as a favor to BFF and Scream actress Courteney Cox. The role will be similar to Drew Barrymore's killer part in the first film.
"Scream has always been an important part of Courteney Cox's life, and she wanted Jennifer to be a part of the production," an unidentified source reports.
We'll be sure to keep you posted with any further news on Scream 4 as soon as we have more information.
Scream 4 was released April 15th, 2011 and stars Lucy Hale, Roger Jackson, Shenae Grimes, Dane Farwell, Anna Paquin, Kristen Bell, Aimee Teegarden, Britt Robertson. The film is directed by Wes Craven.