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Earlier this year it was announced that John Carpenter is returning to the iconic slasher series Halloween to produce a new instalment in the franchise from director David Gordon Green, and now Jamie Lee Curtis has taken to Twitter to announce that she will be reprising the role of Laurie Strode.
“Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues,” wrote Curtis on her Twitter account. “40 years later. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween. Release date 10/19/18.”
Curtis portrayed Laurie in the original Halloween and its 1981 sequel Halloween II, but the character was said to have died prior to the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. However, Curtis then returned to the franchise for Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, with the character said to have faked her death, before being killed by her brother Michael Myers in the 2002 instalment Halloween: Resurrection.
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- Gary Collinson
Now that summer is over, horror hounds are looking forward to the Halloween season, which, for many fans, means revisiting their favorite horror franchises in celebration of this spooky holiday. One inventive YouTuber decided to kick off autumn by cutting together a fan trailer that pits Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th franchise against Michael Myers from the Halloween series. The results is a blend of great scenes from both franchises along with some inventive special effects to bring these sadistic killers together.
The video was edited by a YouTuber named stryderHD, whose work we showcased back in late June with his Ghost Rider vs. Spawn fan-made trailer. The video features clips from Halloween, Halloween 2, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers and Halloween: H20 for the Michael Myers character. For the Jason Voorhees scenes, stryderHD used Friday the 13th, »
As a Halloween fan – heck, as a horror fan – I was as excited as everyone else upon hearing last week’s announcement that we’re getting another dose of Michael Myers and his iconic mask. That excitement increased further upon the realization… Continue Reading →
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- Connor Davey
On Thursday, John Carpenter dropped the Haddonfield bombshell horror fans have been waiting for when he announced that David Gordon Green and Danny McBride will be writing a new Halloween movie, with Green directing the anticipated new entry to the franchise. While details surrounding the story of the film are still under wraps, there has been some speculation that the latest Halloween film would be a remake, but McBride recently revealed that a remake isn't the direction he and Green are taking Michael Myers' story.
"You know, it's not a remake. It's actually, it's gonna continue the story of Michael Myers in a really grounded way. And for our mythology, we're focusing mainly in the first two movies and what that »
- Derek Anderson
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