The San Diego crowd at Comic-Con was treated to an appearance by Jamie Lee Curtis promoting the new Halloween movie. The crowd was thrilled to see her and excited to hear about her feelings on her character, Laurie Strode. “I am not my trauma, the narrative of my life is that I am not a victim,” Curtis says of her character, “I am going to take back the legacy of my life” and that he wrote a movie that said “I am taking back my narrative!”. When asked how she spends her Halloween, she told us that no one comes to her house to trick or treat. She said “I just sit by myself, playing the music, watching the movie, and no one comes….” She also noted that “it is mind blowing” to be at Comic-Con announcing a new movie 40 years later.
After a long wait, Blumhouse has dropped the highly anticipated trailer for Halloween. The trailer showcases Laurie Strode ready to take on the boogeyman, Michael Myers, in all his brutal glory.
David Gordon Green directed the film and also co-wrote it along with Danny McBride and Jeff Fradley. Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her iconic role of Laurie Strode and Nick Castle returns as Haddonfield slasher Michael Myers. John Carpenter also returns to the franchise as the composer and executive producer.
Back in April, Jamie Lee Curtis took to the stage to reveal the first trailer for Halloween at CinemaCon. The legendary actress let the crowd know that the film would be “hella scary,” and “will scare the living sh-t out of all of you.” Many in attendance took to social media after seeing the preview and delivered high praise for what they saw. read more
If you’re jones-ing for some new Halloween reboot news, you are in luck. Three new photos from the set have been released by Blumhouse Pictures, and they represent everything true Halloween fans were hoping for. These first glimpses from the set are glorious, and are a great teaser for the first official trailer due out at the end of this week.
Though most associated Danny McBride with the current project since he was the first to break the pre-production news, the Blumhouse Pictures reboot is filled with Hollywood heavyweights from the original film in 1978. Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her iconic role as Laurie Strode, the brother of psychotic killer Michael Myers. Original Michael actor Nick Castle returns, and legendary mastermind John Carpenter will executive produce the film as well as lend his unique talents to the final cut again as composer. read more
Jamie Lee Curtis walked on stage and introduced the new Halloween trailer to the CinemaCon crowd at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Halloween picks up 40 years after the original film and disregards all sequels.
Reprising her role as Laurie Strode, Curtis went on to say “Except for Star Wars, I can’t think of another movie where the same actor is playing the same role 40 years later.” As the venue went dark the trailer rolled and onlookers saw the asylum in which Michael is being kept. Laurie’s voice is heard saying “I pray every night that he would escape so that I could kill him.” Laurie gets her wish as Michael escapes and leaves behind carnage as only Michael can. The trailer abruptly ends as Haddonfield prepares for the ultimate showdown between slasher and final girl. read more
Fans of the Halloween franchise have been pining for a trailer, teaser, poster…any new word about the new Halloween recently wrapped by Blumhouse Productions. Well, today Blumhouse, along with development director Ryan Turek, finally tweeted the first poster for the new film.
Set to release on October 19th, the new Halloween picks up where the original 1978 John Carpenter classic left off. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle (the original Shape) as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers. Based on a script from Danny McBride and David Gordon Green, the synopsis of the upcoming film reads: read more
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
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 Halloween. This 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
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
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
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