Halloween

Halloween
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • 18
  • Directed by: David Gordon Green
  • Written by: Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green
  • Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle

A direct sequel to the 1978 original: Michael Myers has been locked in a prison for most of his life, and it falls to long-suffering Laurie (Curtis) to stop him. After a slow beginning it gets going, and Laurie, now a mother and grandmother, has to battle with trauma. A straightforward stalk-n-slash in the best tradition of the franchise.

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Jamie Lee Curtis: I hate watching horror movies

23 Oct 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis hates watching horror movies. The 59-year-old actress has starred as Laurie Strode in the money-spinning 'Halloween' horror franchise since 1978 – but Jamie has admitted she can't actually bring herself to watch films from the horror…

Jamie Lee Curtis hails her Halloween character

22 Oct 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis thinks her role in the 'Halloween' franchise is the "best part" she's ever had. The 59-year-old actress starred as Laurie Strode in the original 'Halloween' in 1978 and having subsequently reprised the part in four sequels, Jamie has…

Jamie Lee Curtis: Jake Gyllenhaal told me about Halloween reboot

21 Oct 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis heard about the 'Halloween' reboot through Jake Gyllenhaal. The 59-year-old actress reprised her role as Laurie Strode in the latest instalment of the horror franchise, and has said she found out about plans for the movie through…

Jamie Lee Curtis says Halloween 'reflects changing attitudes to trauma'

19 Oct 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis thinks the new 'Halloween' movie reflects changing attitudes towards trauma. The 59-year-old actress – who has reprised the role of Laurie Strode in the latest installment of the horror franchise – has claimed that the new movie…

Jamie Lee Curtis suffered a cracked rib shooting Halloween

18 Oct 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis says suffering a cracked rib on the set of 'Halloween' is just "the nature of the beast". The 59-year-old actress has reprised her role as Laurie Strode in the latest instalment in the slasher franchise and has revealed just how the…

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David Gordon Green steps into the directors chair for this solid sequel to John Carpenter's 1978 slasher classic

Forty years after John Carpenter's 1978 original helped reinvigorate the ailing big-screen horror genre, director David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Manglehorn, Stronger) reanimates the slasher classic for a new generation. In blending old ideas…

Jason Blum says Halloween reboot is about 'empowerment'

8 Oct 2018

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Jason Blum says the new 'Halloween' movie is about "women's empowerment". The 49-year-old producer is responsible for bringing the horror sequel to the big screen, with the plot following Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode battling psychopath killer…

Halloween franchise already working on sequel?

7 Oct 2018

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Another 'Halloween' movie is reportedly already in the works. The reboot of the popular horror franchise – which takes place 40 years after the first movie, and sees Jamie Lee Curtis reprise her role as Laurie Strode – isn't due to hit cinema screens…

Jamie Lee Curtis' emotional Halloween shoot

2 Oct 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis had to "hold back crying" for every 'Halloween' scene she filmed. The 59-year-old star will reprise her role as Laurie Strode in the upcoming reboot of the classic horror film and she admitted it was a very emotional shoot in…

Jamie Lee Curtis's emotional Halloween role

15 Sep 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis gets emotional just thinking about the "trauma" her 'Halloween' character goes through. The 59-year-old star will reprise her role as Laurie Strode in the upcoming reboot of the classic horror film, and the 'Freaky Friday' actress…

Danny McBride ruled himself out of Halloween role

26 Aug 2018

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Danny McBride didn't cast himself in his new 'Halloween' film because he didn't want his appearance to be "distracting" for the audience. The 41-year-old actor has teamed up with director David Gordon Green and writer Jeff Fradley to pen a new story…

John Carpenter returns to Halloween franchise

17 Aug 2018

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John Carpenter has returned to the 'Halloween' franchise as the composer for the upcoming new sequel. The 70-year-old filmmaker directed and scored the original 'Halloween' film back in 1978 which introduced psychopath killer Michael Myers to horror…

Danny McBride considered shooting Halloween films back to back

13 Jun 2018

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Danny McBride considered shooting two 'Halloween' movies back-to-back. The 41-year-old actor has co-written the much-anticipated new slasher film, and Danny has revealed that his initial plan for the franchise was to shoot two movies in quick…

Danny McBride teased Halloween reboot will pay homage to other films in the franchise

13 Mar 2018

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Danny McBride has teased the new 'Halloween' reboot will "pay homage" to all the movies in the franchise. The 41-year-old actor and writer took over scriptwriting responsibilities for the reboot of the popular franchise - which has had 10 movies…

Jamie Lee Curtis wraps up filming Halloween

16 Feb 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis teased she has wrapped up filming 'Halloween' despite only starting shooting two weeks ago. The 59-year-old actress is set to reprise her role as Laurie Strode - a role she first played in 1978 - in the latest installment in the…

John Carpenter hasn't seen Halloween sequels

2 Feb 2018

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John Carpenter has admitted he hasn't watched all the 'Halloween' movies, despite being the creator of the franchise. The 70-year-old filmmaker horror legend helmed and scored the 1978 original 'Halloween' movie, co-wrote and produced 'Halloween II'…

Jamie Lee Curtis starts Halloween shooting

31 Jan 2018

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Jamie Lee Curtis has revealed filming has begun on the 2018 'Halloween' remake. The 59-year-old actress is set to reprise her role as Laurie Strode in the sequel and remake of the popular 1978 slasher movie of the same name, and in a post on Twitter…

Jamie Lee Curtis has started shooting Halloween

30 Jan 2018

Film gossip

Jamie Lee Curtis has revealed filming has begun on the upcoming 'Halloween' movie. The 58-year-old actress is coming back to the slasher series which kicked off her big screen career back in 1978, making her Hollywood's original "scream queen", and…

Danny McBride doesn't want to mess up Halloween

16 Nov 2017

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Danny McBride hopes he doesn't "f**k" up his upcoming 'Halloween' movie. The 40-year-old actor-and-comedian has co-written the next instalment of the popular franchise - which was started off by horror legend John Carpenter back in 1978 - with…

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