Filmmaker John Carpenter is lauded not only for his directing and
In addition to creating the score for the original Halloween, Carpenter has also lent his musical abilities to films like Assault on Precinct 13, They Live, and Big Trouble in Little China.
Carpenter hasn't directed a film since 2010's The
The upcoming sequel is primed to film this fall from the writing/directing team of Green and Danny McBride. The Halloween series has eight initial installments and two movies in a new, rebooted mythology, with the new film aiming to ignore the majority of those films.
Rather, the upcoming film will be set after the events of Halloween II, in which Laurie Strode (Jamie Lees Curtis) defeated Michael Myers after the realization that they were siblings.
“Look at where the Halloween franchise has gone,” McBride explained to the Empire Film Podcast earlier this year. “There’s a lot of room for improvement. David and I are coming from it
McBride continued, "It was just very simple and just achieved that level of horror that wasn’t corny and it wasn’t turning Michael Myers into some supernatural being that couldn’t be killed. That stuff to me isn’t scary. I want to be scared by something that I really think could happen.”
The film was originally announced as opening on October 19, 2018, but Guerrasio claims the film is now aiming for an October 31,