The upcoming horror sequel Halloween Kills just added its latest star joining Jamie Lee Curtis in Anthony Michael Hall.
Variety reports that Anthony Michael Hall will be playing a grown-up version of Tommy Doyle. Tommy was one of the children that Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode babysat in the original 1978 Halloween. Anthony Michael Hall replaces actor Paul Rudd, the latter of which played the character in 1995’s Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.
Anthony Michael Hall is widely recognized for his roles in the John Hughes classics National Lampoon’s Vacation, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science and Pretty in Pink. Anthony Michael Hall’s credits also include The Dark Knight, Six Degrees of Separation and Edward Scissorhands.
What do you think of this casting? Are you excited to see Anthony Michael Hall cast to play Tommy Doyle in the new sequel Halloween Kills? How do you think Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode will react? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding Halloween Kills.
Halloween Kills is the follow-up to last year’s hit film, which became a box office smash breaking numerous horror records and ended up grossing an impressive $255.5 million worldwide on a $10 million budget. Danny McBride co-wrote the script with David Gordon Green and Jeff Fradley.
The first sequel, Halloween Kills, is set to be released on October 16, 2020, while Halloween Ends will debut the following year on October 15, 2021. Details on the sequels are currently under wraps, but Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role alongside co-stars Judy Greer and Andi Matichak. David Gordon Green will return to direct both films and will co-write the scripts with Danny McBride.
Here is the official synopsis for Halloween 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
Directed by David Gordon Green from a script co-written by himself, Jeff Fradley and Danny McBride, the film stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, and Nick Castle.
The film is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra-HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD.
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.