Universal Pictures has announced the scream queen, Jamie Lee Curtis will be returning for another outing in the Halloween franchise.
The actress will once again reprise the iconic role of Laurie Strode from the original Halloween which launched her career as well as the slasher-genre itself.
In the new film, Laurie will come face to face with the boogeyman himself, Michael Myers, for her final confrontation with the masked murderer she managed to escape the clutches of on Halloween night 1978. The film is said to carve a new path from the events of the horror classic.
Curtis took to Twitter to announce her return to Haddonfield herself. You can check out her tweet below.
“Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues. 40 years later. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween. Release date 10/19/18.” pic.twitter.com/IvptiZctyw
— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) September 15, 2017
Halloween is a Trancas International Films, Blumhouse Productions, and Miramax production. John Carpenter returns to serve as executive producer and creative consultant on the project alongside Jason Blum, with David Gordon Green and Danny McBride exec producing under their Rough House Pictures banner. Malek Akkad will also produce. Green will direct the film from a script co-written by himself and McBride. Universal Pictures will distribute worldwide.
Halloween is currently slated to hit theaters October 19, 2018. Stay tuned for the latest news on the development of the Halloween franchise as we learn it.
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The summer movie season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some amazing films still coming out this year! It just opened the fall box office with a bang, earning the highest opening for a horror film, and there are quite a few films set to follow its lead. The holiday season in particular is always a great time for movies, with Oscar contenders and big-budget family-friendly movies being released simultaneously.
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