Halloween is a staple in the horror film genre. The knife wielding, coverall wearing, white-masked psychopath known as Michael Myers, has been a horror icon for almost four full decades. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Carpenter, the legendary writer and director of the 1978 classic, is once again helping to bring us some slashing frights as executive producer on an unnamed Halloween sequel.
Carpenter will executive produce and team up with producer, Jason Blum, who has produced The Purge films as well as the Insidious trilogy. The duo should pair well together, bringing a sense of classic scare tactics mixed with new. This will be the 11th film (10th sequel) in the franchise.
Talking abouth the upcoming project, John Carpenter commented:
“Thirty-eight years after the original Halloween, I’m going to help to try to make the 10th sequel the scariest of them all.”
Jason Blum added:
“Halloween is one of those milestone films that inspired everyone at our company to get into the world of scary movies. The great Malek Akkad and John Carpenter have ￼￼￼a special place in the hearts of all genre fans, and we are so excited that Miramax brought us together.”
The original film starred actress Jamie Lee Curtis in her first role in a feature film. Curtis played Laurie Strode, a teenager being terrorized by Michael Meyers on October 31, 1978; exactly 15 years after he brutally murdered his own sister. Check out the original trailer below:
Now that the theme music will be stuck in your head for the rest of the week, you’re welcome.
No official release date or cast has been announced, as of yet, but I assure you that as we get more information on the film, we will fill you in.
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