Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween sequel

There’s been a lot of talk about a potential Halloween sequel in the wake of the new film’s box office success. But one pressing question that’s lingered has been whether or not Jamie Lee Curtis would return for yet another film as ultimate final girl Laurie Strode. We now have the answer! According to Curtis herself, she’d be happy to come back – under one very specific condition.

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halloween ii

By now, you likely know that David Gordon Green‘s Halloween ignores every single sequel in the Halloween franchise, and serves as a direct follow-up to the first film. But that wasn’t always the case! In a new interview, Green revealed that for a long period of time, he considered keeping Halloween II as part of the cannon. If so, it would’ve changed the events of Halloween 2018 considerably. Spoilers follow.

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Halloween easter egg

David Gordon Green‘s Halloween broke box office records this past weekend, making it the biggest opening in history for a slasher movie. Michael Myers is back, baby – and speaking of babies, there’s one specific moment in the film involving an infant child that’s dripping with so much suspense that it practically forces audiences to hold their breath.

During a recent interview, Green explained Myers’ decision in that moment, and he also revealed a surprising Halloween easter egg: star Jamie Lee Curtis, who returned to play Laurie Strode, also plays another role in the film – and it’s not who you might think. Read More »

halloween deleted scenes

Halloween is now playing everywhere, and audiences are eating it up like a trick-or-treat bag overflowing with candy. David Gordon Green‘s sequel/reboot is loaded with funny, scary and altogether memorable scenes. But what about scenes that didn’t make the final cut? Some trailers and TV spots confirm there are a handful of Halloween deleted scenes that don’t appear in the final film. Let’s take a look at some of them below. Spoilers follow.

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halloween box office

Halloween has one more victim to add to its body count: box office records. The long-awaited horror sequel made a killing at the box office in its opening weekend, raking in $77.5 million in 3,928 locations. That means director David Gordon Green‘s sequel/reboot is not just the highest-grossing film in the decades-spanning Halloween franchise, but the biggest opening for a slasher movie ever, adjusted for inflation.

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halloween ending explained

Halloween is now playing everywhere, and there’s a good chance many of you went out and saw it at a Thursday night screening. So let’s talk about the ending, shall we? This goes without saying, but if you haven’t seen David Gordon Green‘s Halloween yet, and want to remain spoiler-free, you should get the heck out of here, because here come some big spoilers. Our Halloween ending discussion continues below.

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Halloween Opening Scene

Donald Pleasence‘s tortured Dr. Loomis chased Michael Myers on screen for nearly 20 years in the many Halloween sequels, but in the new Halloween, things are different. All the sequels following the first movie are rendered null and void here, which asks a big question: what happened to Dr. Loomis after the end of 1978’s Halloween?

An early screenplay draft of David Gordon Green‘s Halloween offered up an answer: he was murdered by Michael Myers. Green and company originally planned to bring Loomis back in their Halloween opening scene, only to kill him off. Thankfully, original Halloween creator John Carpenter stepped in.

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halloween box office new

Michael Myers is returning to theaters this weekend, and audiences are ready. Halloween box office tracking indicates the latest entry in the ever-changing horror series is headed to a $65 million-plus opening weekend, making it an all-time-franchise best. Don’t be surprised if a sequel is officially announced by Monday.

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halloween featurette

You can’t have a Halloween movie without John Carpenter‘s iconic music. Thankfully, the new Halloween was smart and lucky enough to bring Carpenter back to compose a whole new score. A new Halloween featurette offers a little insight into Carpenter’s new music, with the horror master himself talking about his approach to the film’s haunting sound. Watch the Halloween featurette below.

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halloween sequel

Halloween isn’t out yet, but a sequel might already be in the works. Word is things might be moving fast on the Halloween sequel, and the creative team of David Gordon Green and Danny McBride might not be involved. Is this a good thing, or are the powers-that-be rushing too quickly into a follow-up film? More on the Halloween sequel below.

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