‘Halloween Kills’ Moves Back Into Iconic Myers House

David Gordon Green, director of the upcoming Halloween Kills, is going to the past for future frights.

Green this week confirmed on Twitter that the childhood home of Michael Myers will play a role in the next chapter of the Halloween franchise, as reported by movieweb.com.

The famous house did not appear in the previous film, but Halloween Kills–slated for release Oct. 16 of this year–will bring it back into focus.

The return of the Myers house in the Blumhouse movie was confirmed by both Green and producer Ryan Turek, who wrote in a Twitter post regarding Green’s tweet: “Yes, that was DGG (David Gordon Green) confirming the Myers house will return in Halloween Kills.”

As explained, the house is a key element in the Halloween mythos, not just as the site of John Carpenter’s original 1978 horror classic, but also where the young killer slew his sister Judith.

Plot details for the next film are scarce, so it’s still a bit of a mystery how the house will play into the scheme of things. What is known is what co-writer Scott Teems disclosed, calling the movie a “bigger, badder, meaner” version of earlier films, as reported here in Horror News Network.

Green added that work is ongoing on the film’s trailer, tweeting, “We’re still working on the trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ now. And strategizing our plan for release, based on the realities of the world. Fingers crossed”.

In addition, the next (and perhaps final) Halloween entry–Halloween Ends–is still scheduled for an Oct. 15, 2021 release.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any updates on–and the trailer for–Halloween Kills.

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Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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