Pair will join original cast members Courteney Cox and Neve Campbell

True Blood star Anna Paquin and Kristen Bell – who recently appeared with Russell Brand in Get Him To The Greek – are set to star in Scream 4.

Shooting for the film is well underway and Dimension Pictures announced the news of the pair’s involvement yesterday (August 25) after rumours of them appearing, reports TotalFilm.com.

Original stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette will be joined by the likes of Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere and Adam Brody.

Scream 4 is expected to hit American cinemas in April 2011, with no UK date confirmed yet.