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Jamie Lee Curtis Says Halloween Sequel Is Terrifying

Halloween is one of the most iconic franchises in horror history, though the last few entries have, to put it bluntly, been a bit rubbish. Everyone’s hoping that’s going to change with Blumhouse’s upcoming sequel though, which reunites Michael Myers with his most famous adversary, Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode.

With a script by Danny McBride and direction by David Gordon Green, hopes are high that this film – which is intended to be a direct follow-up to the John Carpenter original and will ignore the subsequent movies – will reinvigorate the franchise. And though we still haven’t seen any footage just yet, everything we’ve heard about the project so far has been incredibly positive.

That continues today, too, with new comments from Curtis, who, unlike us, has actually seen some of the film and promises that it’s “terrifying.” Speaking to Yahoo!, here’s what she
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Jamie Lee Curtis Says Laurie’s Ready And Waiting For Michael In Halloween

Michael Myers has carved his way through countless screaming teenagers over the course of the various Halloween movies, but there’s one who’ll always stand out. I’m talking, of course, about Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode, the original ‘final girl’ in John Carpenter’s 1978 classic.

Though the character has appeared in various films in the franchise, David Gordon Green’s direct sequel to the one that started it all ignores the sub-standard follow-ups and promises to give us a ‘real’ grudge match between Michael and Laurie. And while it remains to be seen what that’ll involve, Jamie Lee Curtis has teased via Twitter that Michael Myers is returning to Haddonfield, and Laurie Strode is ready and waiting for him.

By this point, she’s a grandmother, and when Michael threatens her family she’s forced to dust off those old homicidal maniac defeating skills and show that
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In Celebration of Low-Budget Horror Movies

As audience members, we sometimes take for granted what directors can accomplish with proper financial backing for a film. For contemporary studio fare, having a bigger budget often indicates a studio’s faith in the filmmaker or project, and in the best cases, that confidence translates to the screen, whether in production design, CGI, costuming, or star talent. A bigger budget undoubtedly gives the director more room to groove, allotting him or her more tools to ultimately help manifest their vision into a cinematic reality. And while I surely don’t mean to discredit artists fortunate enough to have millions at their disposal, there’s a certain beauty to the low-budget bravado of movies like Tobe Hooper's The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead and John Carpenter’s Halloween.

If you’re Guillermo del Toro and have over $50 million to create a gorgeously ethereal haunt-scape like Crimson Peak,
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No, 2018’s Halloween Sequel Won’t Release As H40

Not unlike how Avengers: Infinity War is about to commemorate 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Blumhouse and David Gordon Green’s Halloween sequel is arriving at the perfect time, as it’s going on 40 years since John Carpenter, the original Master of Horror, unleashed Michael Myers upon the moviegoing masses.

So make no mistake, October 19th will mark a very special moment for the horror community as a whole, who will no doubt be flocking to their nearest cinema in order to cower before the Halloween of 2018.

But despite online rumors to the contrary, Blumhouse’s continuation won’t be releasing as ‘H40,’ a title presumably designed to mark the anniversary of the genre-defining original. Truth be told, it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, and considering that this is the first Halloween movie in almost 10 years, perhaps it’s best to stick with the tried and tested
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Return to Antonio Bay with Part 2 of Cavitycolors’ The Fog Apparel Collection

Last year, the fine folks at Cavitycolors celebrated John Carpenter's The Fog in style with a new enamel pin and shirt designs, and now they're turning on their high beams and returning to Antonio Bay with part 2 of their apparel collection, including a new glow-in-the-dark pin.

You can view part 2 of Cavitycolors' The Fog apparel collection below, visit their official website to learn more, and in case you missed it, check out their packaging artwork for Neca's new Captain Blake action figure.

From Cavitycolors: '...it is told by the fishermen, and their fathers and grandfathers, that when the fog returns to Antonio Bay, the men at the bottom of the sea, out in the water by Spivey Point will rise up and search for the campfire that led them to their dark, icy death."

We're proud to present Part 2 of our officially licensed collection based on the John Carpenter classic,
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First poster for ‘Halloween’ reveals Michael Myers!

Universal Pictures will release Trancas International Films, Blumhouse Productions and Miramax’s Halloween on Friday October 19th 2018. The films sees Jamie Lee Curtis return to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

From the press release:

Master of horror John Carpenter will executive produce and serve as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema’s current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum. Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film, and Green also directs. Halloween will also be produced by Malek Akkad, whose Trancas International Films has produced the Halloween series since its inception, and Bill Block. In addition to Carpenter and Curtis,
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Teaser Poster Arrives For Upcoming ‘Halloween’ With 6 Months To Release

Universal Pictures has released a teaser poster to celebrate six months to go until the release of the new Halloween movie. Take a look at this:

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Master of horror John Carpenter will executive produce and serve as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema’s current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum. Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film, and Green also directs.

Halloween will also be produced by Malek Akkad, whose Trancas International Films has produced the Halloween series since its inception, and Bill Block. In addition to Carpenter and Curtis,
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Michael Myers Returns in First Halloween 2018 Poster

In 6 months, Michael Myers returns in Halloween, coming to theaters October 19. While we don't have the trailer yet, we do have a first look at the Shape as he looms large in the official one-sheet for this Blumhouse reboot. And he looks as menacing as ever.

Universal Pictures will release Trancas International Films, Blumhouse Productions and Miramax's Halloween on Friday, October 19, 2018. Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Master of horror John Carpenter will executive produce and serve as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema's current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum. Inspired by Carpenter's classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film,
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New Halloween Movie Poster Features a Close-Up on Michael Myers’ Wrinkled Mask

Exactly six months from today will be the night he returned to theaters, and to mark the occasion, the first official poster for the new Halloween movie has been unveiled.

Featuring a close-up shot of Michael Myers' mask, the new poster was posted on the Halloween movie's official Facebook page and can be viewed below. This version of Myers' white mask is wrinkled and worn, perhaps reflecting the decades that have passed since the late ’70s evening of John Carpenter's Halloween. The close-up also offers a look at Myers' eyes lurking in the shadows beneath the mask, adding another layer of scares and a peek at the man behind the horrors of Haddonfield.

In the new Halloween movie, which is expected to be a sequel of sorts to 1978's Halloween, Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie for one final showdown with Michael Myers, and she won't be the only
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Every Gory Detail We Have About the Halloween Reboot, From the Cast to the Release Date

Halloween 2018 just got kicked up a notch. It was recently announced that Jamie Lee Curtis will be reprising the iconic role of Laurie Strode in Halloween, another reboot of the beloved horror franchise due out later this year. It's an exciting reveal for one of the first-ever scream queens because truly nothing is scarier than watching her fend off the psychotic, unstoppable killer with only a wire hanger in the 1978 original. Then again, doesn't Laurie get stabbed by her deranged sibling and thrown to her death in the franchise's eighth movie, Halloween: Resurrection? If you have questions about that, or anything else related to the movie, check out all the juicy details we've rounded up so far ahead.

Related: Only People With Nerves of Steel Will Be Able to Watch Every Horror Movie on This List The Cast

Curtis is definitely attached as Laurie, and Judy Greer is in talks to play her daughter,
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First Poster For The New Halloween Movie Gives Us Our First Look at Michael Meyers

Just last week makeup artist Christopher Nelson talked about what we could expect from Michael Meyers' 40-year-old mask in the new Halloween film coming from director David Gordon Green and writer Danny McBride. Now Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures have released the first poster for the film that gives us our first look at that mask and it's sure to get fans of the franchise excited.

The upcoming Halloween film is going to be a direct sequel to the very first movie. Jamie Lee Curtis returns to reprise her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who is said to come to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. Judy Greer plays Karen Strode, the daughter of Laurie, and Andi Matichak plays Allyson, the granddaughter.

When talking about the creation of Micheal Meyers' 40-year-old mask,
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Official Halloween Poster Heralds Sneak Peek At Michael’s Cracked, Creepy Mask

Michael Myers is finally – finally! – ready for his close-up. And it seems the years have not been kind to that iconic William Shatner mask.

Via Dread Central, Blumhouse has today peeled back the curtain on the first official poster for its Halloween sequel (see below), revealing a cracked, creepy guise that is clearly beginning to show signs of wear and tear. It’s the same mask that has haunted our dreams for nigh on 40 years, but the subtle wrinkles and deep-seated eye sockets help reflect the amount of time that has passed since Michael’s last reign of terror.

Because with only six months remaining until Halloween‘s release, the nightmarish killer is ready for round two, and we understand David Gordon Green and his team plan to ignore all other films in the series, save for John Carpenter’s 1978 classic. It’s about the closest thing to a hard
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Michael Myers returns with first teaser poster for Halloween

Universal Pictures has released the first teaser poster for upcoming Halloween reboot featuring the iconic killer Michael Myers; check out the one-sheet below, along with the first synopsis for the film…

See Also: Exclusive: Danny McBride says the new Halloween references every other Halloween movie

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Master of horror John Carpenter will executive produce and serve as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema’s current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum. Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film, and Green also directs.

Halloween is being directed by David
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Halloween: Laurie Strode Has Been ‘Waiting’ For Michael Myers

It’s been 40 years since Laurie Strode faced off against Michael Myers in John Carpenter’s Halloween, and Jame Lee Curtis has officially confirmed that Laurie “has been waiting for him” ever since. Though very few plot details have been released for director David Gordon Green’s direct sequel to the 1978 original, Curtis’ comment has given audiences a taste of what her Halloween character has been up to over the past four decades.
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What Does Jason Blum Think of the First Cut of Halloween?

I’m not sure if you guys have heard or not but there is a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s Halloween coming our way this Halloween from Blumhouse, David Gordon Green and Danny McBride. Oh, you have heard of it? Sweet. Well, since we’re on the subject, today we have word from producer and Blumhouse namesake Jason Blum that he has seen […]
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Neuchatel 2018 Announces David Cronenberg as President of the Jury

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (Nifff) impresses every year with its consistently exciting line-ups of stellar genre treats. In addition to the films on offer, an impressive array of guests has graced the festival’s stage over the years including John Carpenter, Miike Takashi, George Romero and more. For this year’s 18th edition, the Swiss film event has outdone itself yet again; master filmmaker and body-horror innovator David Cronenberg will be gracing the lakeside town with his presence. As announced today, Cronenberg will take up the role of President of the Jury, selecting one film from the festival’s 16 in competition on which to present the Hr Giger ‘Narcisse’ award for Best Feature. In addition, the Canadian director has chosen four films to be screened...

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Neca and Cavitycolors Reveal New Action Figure Packaging Artwork for Captain Blake’s Ghost from John Carpenter’s The Fog

Someone alert DJ Stevie Wayne up in the Antonio Bay lighthouse, because Neca is summoning the vengeful leader of the Elizabeth Dane with their packaging reveal for The Fog action figure featuring new artwork by Devon Whitehead from Cavitycolors.

From Neca: "In collaboration with Cavitycolors, we are happy to present you with the blister pack art for our upcoming 8" Scale Captain Blake Figure from The Fog"

The Fog Captain Blake Figure: "Bolt your doors… lock your windows… there’s something in the fog! From John Carpenter’s 1980 horror film The Fog, the vengeful ghost of Captain Blake joins Neca’s clothed action figure line.

Blake is dressed in tattered fabric uniform and comes with a sword accessory that fits in a sheath at his belt. Blister packaging with resealable protective clamshell features new artwork created just for this release.

Release Date: October 2018"

In case you missed it, check here for
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Five Movie Directors Who Are Also Great Musical Composers

It’s not often that you find a director that’s been known to compose a bit of music as well, but it does happen. The chances are that they probably don’t do this for all of their films if any of them really but with some of them you might find that they like to do a lot of it on their own just to kind of save their budget and perhaps take pride in what they’re doing. Or there could be another reason why they do it as well. After all, everyone’s got their thing. 5. John Carpenter Seeing as

Five Movie Directors Who Are Also Great Musical Composers
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Halloween 2018 Producer Praises First Cut: We're Very Excited

Halloween 2018 Producer Praises First Cut: We're Very Excited
Michael Myers is returning to the big screen later this year and Jason Blum has seen a cut of the new Halloween movie that will usher the famed slasher back into pop culture. Blum's company, Blumhouse Productions, has truly become the marquee name in modern horror and they're the ones responsible for bringing this upcoming Halloween reboot to life, which will be a direct sequel to the original, ignoring every sequel in the franchise. Blum recently revealed that he's seen an early cut of the movie and has shared his praise for it.

Jason Blum is currently making the rounds promoting Blumhouse's latest movie, Truth or Dare. During a recent interview, he was asked about the upcoming Halloween movie, which is directed by David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express), who co-wrote the script with his frequent collaborator, Danny McBride. Blum revealed a cut of the movie is complete and says that
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Jason Blum Praises First Cut Of Halloween Sequel

Halloween is one of the most iconic franchises in horror history, though the last few entries have, to put it bluntly, been a bit rubbish. Everyone’s hoping that’s going to change with Blumhouse’s upcoming sequel though, which reunites Michael Myers with his most famous adversary, Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode. With a script by Danny McBride and direction by David Gordon Green, hopes are high that this film – which is intended to be a direct follow-up to the John Carpenter original and will ignore the subsequent movies – will reinvigorate the franchise.

One person who’s hoping harder than most is Blumhouse head honcho James Blum, who’s not just putting up the money for the pic, but is a famously devoted fan of horror. Now, in an interview with Digital Spy, he’s revealed he’s seen the first cut of the movie and is feeling confident about it.
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