The brand new Halloween film, which is able to see Jamie Lee Curtis return to the collection, is not in theaters till October. Nonetheless, particulars in regards to the movie are lastly beginning to trickle out, now that manufacturing is wrapped. The primary poster for the movie has been launched, and now Curtis is speaking in regards to the plot.
It was identified that the brand new film will function a sequel to the 1978 unique, disregarding the seven sequels and two rebooted movies from director Rob Zombie. As Curtis tells Yahoo, she sees the brand new film as a retelling of the primary movie, 40 years later. “There was the thought of, ‘What do you name it?” If I had had my druthers, I in all probability would’ve known as it Halloween Retold. As a result of it is being retold,” she explains. “It is the unique story in lots of, many, some ways. Simply retold 40 years later with my granddaughter.”
What this says is that clearly, Laura had at the least one little one after the occasions of Halloween. That mentioned, it is unclear whether or not the brand new movie will make use of both of her youngsters launched beforehand within the collection.
Her daughter Jamie Lloyd was launched in Halloween four: The Return of Michael Myers. Nonetheless, she was killed off two motion pictures later in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers. In Halloween H20, the timeline of the franchise was altered, and it was determined that Jamie by no means existed. As a substitute, Laurie has a son named John. After this film, John was by no means talked about once more.
On condition that the collection is actually retconning all the pieces that occurred after the primary film, maybe it will be greatest to only begin from scratch and usher in Laurie’s third solely child–this is a complicated bunch of films. Regardless of the case, the script written by David Gordon Inexperienced and Danny McBride appears like a winner.
“I’ve seen a trailer and I’ve seen some footage, and it is terrifying,” Curtis says. “They went full-tilt boogeyman. And I’ve by no means mentioned that in my life, and I’ll say full-tilt boogeyman for the remainder of the yr as I am going round speaking about this.”
The following Halloween, which can even see unique film director John Carpenter returning as government producer, inventive advisor, and composer, might be in theaters on April 19.