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‘Halloween’ Close to Wrapping Up Production According to Jamie Lee Curtis

Many fans are understandably excited about David Gordon Green’s upcoming Halloween film and the fact that it is being sold as the direct sequel to John Carpenter’s classic.

And when one reminisces about the original film, next to Carpenter, the person most associated with Halloween is Laurie Strode herself: Jamie Lee Curtis.  Curtis announced today via twitter that the production was coming to a close and that all of her scenes have been filmed.

Three generations of strong, striped Strode women. Wrapping up this astonishingly scary revisit to Haddonfield. @andimatichak @missjudygreer #acorn #sapling #oak @halloweenmovie #HalloweenMovie @Marinelayer pic.twitter.com/5o78p4lE9Q read more

Original Michael Myers Actor Nick Castle to Return in 2018 ‘Halloween’ Sequel

When you close your eyes and imagine Michael Myers of the iconic Halloween franchise, you’re likely picturing the signature shape of Nick Castle slowly stalking the streets of Haddonfield. Many great actors have come along since, but it was Castle who perfected the presence of The Shape in the original 1978 movie. And now… 40 years later… he’s back!

Bloody Disgusting reports that Nick Castle has signed on to reprise his role as Michael Myers in the upcoming 2018 sequel to HalloweenThis announcement fleshes out an already star-studded reunion which includes a performance by Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode and a score by John Carpenter. read more

Danny McBride Discusses the Tone of the Upcoming ‘Halloween’ Movie

The upcoming Halloween movie, which will be directed by David Gordon Green and based on a script by Green and Danny McBride, will begin shooting in January. While little remains known about plot details for the project, the film will feature a highly-anticipated appearance by Jamie Lee Curtis as her seminal protagonist Laurie Strode and John Carpenter is set to provide the score. McBride recently sat down with the Charleston City Paper to explain the influence that the original 1978 film has on this project, and how he envisions the tone of the upcoming picture. Here’s what he had to say: read more

New “Halloween” Will Ask Fans to Forget All But the First Film

Try to bear with me on this one, folks, as it may get a bit confusing. Back in 1988, Michael Myers came back to the big screen after a 7-year hiatus. Last seen burning to death in the halls of Haddonfield Memorial Hospital in 1981’s Halloween 2, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers told us that Michael actually survived being shot in the face a few times and getting burnt to a crisp. Also in H4, we learned of the passing of Laurie Strode and are introduced to her daughter Jamie Lloyd (Danielle Harris). read more

Jamie Lee Curtis Returns to Halloween

Blumhouse dropped a Twitter bomb today with the reveal/Tweet that Jamie Lee Curtis would be returning to reprise her iconic role as Laurie Strode in Halloween.  While this is not the first time Curtis has revisited her role as  Laurie Strode, as shes appeared in the fan favorite Halloween: H20 back in 1998, it is nevertheless amazing to see her in the same clothes, on the same porch, and in the same bad situation she was in nearly 40 years ago.

Halloween creator and legendary director John Carpenter will also be involved in the project as executive producer and creative consultant alongside Jason Blum.  David Gordon Green will be directing the highly anticipated film, which is being describe as Laurie Strode’s final confrontation with Michael Myers. read more

Horror Performers Fail to Make “Television’s Highest Paid Actors” Lists

Earlier today, Variety reported the estimated salaries of the highest-paid actors in television shows. The narrative surrounding this report is all about how television can be more lucrative than ever before for popular talent, and that actors and actresses are doing very well financially on the small screen. One interesting takeaway from all of these lists is the fact that horror genre talent is almost entirely missing out on this phenomenon.

Geena Davis ranked #44 on the drama list, earning an estimated $100,000 per episode of The Exorcist. The only other performer on any of the lists with strong ties to the horror genre is Sarah Wayne Callies, formerly of The Walking Dead. She ranked #32 on the drama list, earning an estimated $175,000 per episode of Prison Break. That’s all, folks! read more

Jamie Lee Curtis Meets and Greets Horror Fans in an Unlikely Setting

Many horror fans still talk about the now-legendary appearance of Jamie Lee Curtis at HorrorHound Weekend in 2012. After years of inactivity in the horror community, the original Scream Queen would be signing autographs and granting photo ops to anyone lucky enough to make it to Indiana and also manage to grab a coveted ticket. And better yet, all of the proceeds went to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. This was touted as the one and only chance fans would have at getting pictures taken with Jamie, and getting their horror items signed that have gone way too long without being complete with the most precious of signatures. read more

Jamie Lee Curtis to Direct an Episode of Scream Queens

Jamie Lee Curtis is set to direct an episode of FOX’s Scream Queens in October.  In conjunction with producer Ryan Murphy’s Half Foundation, the Queen Bee herself will helm episode 8 of season 2.  The Half Foundation was founded by Murphy to create opportunities in the entertainment industry for women, people of color and members of the LGBT community.  While this is not Curtis’s first time in the director’s chair, it will mark her debut effort in the horror genre.  This season Curtis will also be returning to some familiar horror stopping grounds.  Similar to the film Halloween II (where she reprised her role of Laurie Strode) season 2 of Scream Queens is set in a hospital.  The episode is scheduled to shoot in early October with an air date sometime in November.  Scream Queens can be seen on FOX, Tuesday nights at 9 PM (EST). read more

New Trailer for ‘Scream Queens’ Season 2 Released

A new trailer for season two of Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens has been released. The thirty-second clip gives a glimpse of the returning cast working in a hospital, which becomes yet another crime scene. Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, and more reprise their roles from the first season. New additions to the cast for season two of the horror comedy include John Stamos, Taylor Lautner, Colton Haynes, Jerry O’Connell, Ariana Grande and Nick Jonas. read more

Returning Cast Confirmed for ‘Scream Queens’ & Details on Season 2

During the ‘Scream Queen’s panel at PaleyFest, it was confirmed that Jamie Lee Curtis, Keke Palmer, Abigail Breslin, Billie Lourde, and Glenn Powell will be reprising their roles in Season 2.   Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Niecy Nash, along with co-creator and executive producer Brad Falchuck were already confirmed as returning to Fox’s horror anthology series.

Falchuck gave a few details of season two, saying that it was in it’s early stages of writing and will take place in a hospital.  He said, “Dean Munsch has moved on to great success, she’s abolished the Greek system in the country…she’s written her book, she’s traveled the world, and is like, ‘I need a new mission.'”   She is goes into the health care field, deciding to purchase a hospital and “runs the hospital the way she sees fit,” and takes cases that seem incurable –  “cases that no one else will take.”  He said that great thinkers and medical students will be drawn to the hospital, including Zaday, who graduated from Wallace College and is training to be a physician under Dean Munsch. read more