John Carpenter has taken to Twitter to confirm that two Halloween sequels will arrive in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
The Halloween filmmaker says he and David Gordon-Green, the film's co-writer and director, "definitely have ideas of what we would do [for a sequel]".
Michael Myers breaks out of captivity, terrifying victims, and going in search of Laurie. What he doesn’t know? His sister is not only older and wiser than he remembers, but also far more formidable — as it’s clear she’s been waiting for the opportunity to finally put Michael to rest.
"I've seen a trailer and I've seen some footage, and it's terrifying," said Curtis, who reprises her role of Laurie Strode 40 years after first facing off against Michael Myers in the John Carpenter-directed classic.
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.
It seems Chloe Moretz’s career hiatus will be considerably shorter than anticipated. The 19-year old actress, who had not long since dropped out of every project she had in the pipeline including ‘The Little Mermaid,’ has now signed on to star in the remake of ‘Suspiria,’ Variety reports. The original 1977 ‘Suspiria’ is one of the most beloved films from the esteemed Italian horror director Dario Argento.
David Gordon Green, the American director who had been attached to the project for some time until his version fell apart (but remains on board as producer), hinted earlier this year that he had met with an Italian director about the film - and now, it seems, we know who that director was. “The film by Dario Argento was a very indicative moment of growing up for me because I saw it when I was 14.