updated 04/13/2011 AT 8:00 AM ET
•originally published 04/13/2011 AT 3:00 PM ET
“I’m her biggest fan. I love what she brings to this role; there’s such a badass in her,” Arquette told PEOPLE at Tuesday’s Scream 4 premiere in New York.
The pair worked together on the movie, which Arquette said was a very positive experience. “We had a great time,” he said. “We’re really supportive and loving and kind to each other, so that’s really what’s important.”