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Posted on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 : 10:06 a.m.

Locally shot "Scream 4" will feature former "Gilmore Girls" star Lauren Graham

By Jenn McKee

Actress Lauren Graham — who now stars in NBC's "Parenthood," but is best known for her work on "Gilmore Girls" — will be part of the cast of "Scream 4," which is slated to start shooting in the Ann Arbor area on June 28.

Graham confirmed the casting on last night's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

She begins discussing "Scream 4" 2 minutes and 25 seconds into the segment, explaining that she will play Emma Roberts' mother, and that she knows nothing more about her role.

Here's the clip of her appearance:

So, for celebrity watchers keeping track, add Graham to the list of stars to look out for, which — according to the Internet Movie Data Base — also includes Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Hayden Panettiere, Lake Bell and Rory Culkin as well as Roberts.

Jenn McKee is the entertainment digital journalist for Reach her at or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.



Fri, Jun 18, 2010 : 2:01 p.m.

I really wanted to be an extra but was never called. I guess they aren't interested in Ann Arbor talent. If anyone knows where, I am dying to know.


Thu, Jun 17, 2010 : 8 p.m.

Eeek, first celebrity I'll actually be excited to try and see in A2!