John Carpenter & Jason Blum Partner for New HALLOWEEN

by Lynn Sorel

John Carpenter will executive produce a new Halloween film with Jason Blum and Blumhouse.  Malek Akkad (2007’s Halloween), with his Trancas banner, will also produce.   Blumhouse and Miramax are co-financing. 

Carpenter said “Thirty-eight years after the original Halloween, I’m going to help to try to make the 10th sequel the scariest of them all.”

Blum added, “Halloween is one of those milestone films that inspired everyone at our company to get into the world of scary movies. The great Malek Akkad and John Carpenter have ???a special place in the hearts of all genre fans, and we are so excited that Miramax brought us together.”

The new film will be a blending of new and old school horror, with Carpenter and Blum working together.  Aside from Halloween, Carpenter is the horror master known for,    The Thing,   Christine,   They Live,   The Fog   and many more.   Jason Blum is know for his production of the biggest modern horror franchises, which include  Insidious, Paranormal Activity and The Purge.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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