Kirby Is Back! Hayden Panettiere Signs On For SCREAM 6

Hayden Panettiere has signed an agreement to reprise her role as Kirby Reed, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Panettiere starred in Scream 4 as horror-movie obsessed Kirby

On the subject of movie trivia, even our beloved Randy Meeks gets a run for his money.

The red right hand of Charlie Walker (Rory Culkin) as he throws a one-two punch.

Kirby collapses to the ground holding her tummy. Charlie stalks into the house to complete the rest of the scheme.

Sure, Kirby is presumed dead, but whether or not he joins the long list of Ghostface's fatalities or survives is unclear.

it's been a long-standing fan theory (hope!) that Kirby survives

Kirby served as one of the mega-fan easter eggs in Scream (2022)

Kirby Reed did indeed survive and is being interviewed by our friends at Bloody Disgusting

we appreciated the confirmation (Kirby lives!) and nod to this fan-favorite, we are happy to see Kirby returning

the Ghostface killings as they leave Woodsboro behind and start a fresh chapter