Jamie Lee Curtis has joined the A-list ensemble of Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out.” The new role comes on the heels of Curtis’ success at the box office, with “Halloween” slashing records last weekend, The movie stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, and Ana de Armas. Johnson will write and direct, as […]
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]".
Jamie Lee Curtis has broken new ground for women at the box office thanks to the role that first made her famous: Laurie Strode, the protagonist of “Halloween” and one of horror’s most famous heroines. This weekend, David Gordon Green’s sequel to the 1978 slasher earned an opening of $77.5 million, making it the largest box office opening for a film with a woman over the age of 55 in the lead role. “Jamie Lee Curtis is an absolute force of nature in this film,” said Universal Domestic Distribution President Jim Orr.
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.
Danny McBride, a co-writer of the new "Halloween" sequel, explains how they convinced Jamie Lee Curtis to return to the rebooted franchise.