John Carpenter Calls ‘Halloween Kills’ A “Slasher Movie Times One Hundred”, Teaser Trailer Is Unveiled

John Carpenter still is contributing mightily to the Halloween franchise even after all these years. The legendary composer and filmmaker, in a recent interview, revealed that his score for Halloween Kills is ready for a waiting world.

Carpenter said his work on the movie has been wrapped up. “The cut is done. They’ll mix it in New York in the next week or so. Then it will be in the can. My work is done,” the prolific composer and filmmaker said.

He also had nothing but good things to say about the horror elements in the next film in the Halloween franchise. “The movie is something else,” he gushed. “It’s fun, intense and brutal, a slasher movie times one hundred, big time. It’s huge. I’ve never seen anything like this: the kill count!”

High praise, indeed, coming from the franchise creator.

Scott Teems–one of the co-writers of Halloween Kills, along with director David Gordon Green and Dan McBride–echoed those sentiments. Teems said the film “really is the bigger, badder, meaner version of the first one.”

A teaser trailer seen below will give fans a sneak peek at the next Halloween film.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any further updates on Halloween Kills and the trilogy-ending Halloween Ends.

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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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