One reason, of many, that John Carpenter has become a legend in the world of horror cinema is that he contributes not only his directorial abilities to his film, but also composes their scores. The filmmaker has focused most of his energies on creating musical material over the last
The filmmaker's new album features re-recordings of many of his classic movie themes, ranging from Assault on Precinct 13 to Halloween to Prince of Darkness. For those familiar with the filmmaker's work, you'll notice the video above, for his theme to Christine, is also a riff on the film's story about a car that comes to life to seek vengeance against those who have wronged the owner.
While the '70s,
In his sabbatical from directing, Carpenter has recorded two albums of original music, Lost
The filmmaker could potentially return to the world of horror next year, as he's executive producing the next installment in the Halloween franchise. David Gordon Green and Danny McBride will be writing/directing the film which takes place after the events of 1981's Halloween II.
While promoting his latest film, Stronger, at the Toronto International Film Festival, Green revealed that Carpenter hopes to score the upcoming installment.
The Halloween sequel is slated to hit theaters October 19, 2018.
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