Laurie Strode has been waiting a long time for this – her final confrontation with Michael Myers…
The first full trailer for the latest version of Halloween has dropped and it looks like we may have a winner here. With a screenplay written by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride, plus the return of Jamie Lee Curtis, the trailer shows us that you can get back to basics while cutting the fat and still make heads turn. As die hards of Halloween and Michael Myers, both Green and McBride wanted to make sure they backed off from trying to figure out the “who/what/why” mystery that has always surrounded Myers, his reasoning and abilities. That included removing the brother-sister bond that was established in Halloween II.
I was pushing for the removal right off the bat. I just felt like that was an area where he wasn’t quite as scary anymore. It seemed too personalized. I wasn’t as afraid of Michael Myers anymore, because I’m not his f—ing brother so he’s not coming after me. So it just seemed like new territory to bite off. Maybe we’ll look back and say, ‘Oh, it was such a mistake not to make them siblings,’ but I don’t know, it seemed as opposed to just duplicating it, would be cool to see if it gives us something else. – Danny McBride via comicbook.com
This direct sequel to the first original 1978 Halloween will land in theaters this October.
Release Date: October 19, 2018
Directed By: David Gordon Green
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Nick Castle, Will Patton
Laurie Strode 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. – via IMDb