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Director: David Gordon Green
Writers: Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak
Taglines: You don’t believe in the Boogeyman? You should.
Genres: Horror | Thriller
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated R for horror violence and bloody images, language, brief drug use and nudity
Release Date: 19 October 2018 (USA)
Runtime: 106 min
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
It’s been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived a vicious attack from crazed killer Michael Myers on Halloween night. Locked up in an institution, Myers manages to escape when his bus transfer goes horribly wrong. Laurie now faces a terrifying showdown when the masked madman returns to Haddonfield, Ill. — but this time, she’s ready for him.
Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who 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.
Exactly 40 years after the massacre depicted in 1978’s Halloween, killer Michael Myers (Nick Castle/James Jude Courtney) continues his silent incarceration. And survivor Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) continues her single-minded preparation for his return. Laurie’s estranged daughter, Karen (Judy Greer), thinks she’s crazy. Laurie’s granddaughter, Allyson (Andi Matichak), wants to reconcile the family rift but has her own teen problems. And Michael is finally ready to let his blade (and hammer, and poker, and whatever) speak. Happy HALLOWEEN!
Halloween is a 2018 American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Jeff Fradley, and Danny McBride. It is the eleventh installment in the Halloween film series, and a direct sequel to the 1978 film of the same name, while retconning the continuity of the previous sequels. The plot follows a post-traumaticLaurie Strode who prepares to face Michael Myers in a final showdown on Halloween night, forty years after she escaped his killing spree. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castlereprise their respective roles as Strode and Myers, with stuntman James Jude Courtney also portraying Myers. The film also stars Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner.
After failing to develop a new Halloween film in time, Dimension Films lost the production rights for a sequel, which reverted to Miramax, which then joined with Blumhouse Productions. In May 2017, a new installment was officially announced, with original co-creator John Carpenter’s involvement as a composer, executive producer, and creative consultant.