Carpenter Never Wanted HALLOWEEN Sequels

Lawrence Kim
October 19, 2018

Halloween hits theaters on October 19. In a statement, the theater chain said, "In the spirit of 'Halloween, ' and costumes, we at AMC love it when our guests dress up for the occasion, but a reminder that weapons, real or fake, and masks are not permitted at AMC".

"So come to HALLOWEEN at AMC prepared for a scary great time, and leave the mask at home!" they added. Directed by longtime fan of the 1978 original, David Gordon Green, and written by Danny McBride, along with music by Michael Myers' creator John Carpenter, this latest installment aims to create a true sequel to the original classic, retroactively placing all the other Halloween sequels right in the circular file.

While this wouldn't touch the bonkers record-breaking $80 million that Venom pulled in, it would easily be the best opening for the 11-movie Halloween franchise, a distinction formerly held by the Rob Zombie's 2007 reboot, which banked $26 million. In addition to the returning Jamie Lee Curtis (Laurie Strode) and Nick Castle (Michael Myers), the film stars Judy Greer (War for the Planet of the Apes), Andi Matichak (Orange Is the New Black), Will Patton (Shots Fired), Virginia Gardner (Runaways), Miles Robbins (Mozart in the Jungle), Dylan Arnold (Mudbound) and Drew Scheid (Stranger Things).

She also told Curtis of the Halloween memory she'll never forget: "I always have that memory of me, on the last day of shooting, of you carrying me all the way back to my dressing room". "There was nothing left to say".

In the new Halloween, Laurie faces her final confrontation with Michael - and she's ready for it.

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