Danny McBride, a co-writer of the new "Halloween" sequel, explains how they convinced Jamie Lee Curtis to return to the rebooted franchise.
David Gordon Green has come on board to direct Halloween for Miramax with an Oct. 19, 2018, release date. Franchise originator John Carpenter made the announcement Thursday from his Facebook page. Gordon Green, whose credits include Stronger, Our Brand Is Crisis and Pineapple Express is teaming with Danny McBride to write the script. As previously announced, Carpenter will executive produce with Malek Akkad producing for Trancas and horror specialist Jason Blum producing for Blumhouse.