On October 19, 2018, the newest Halloween movie will hit the silver screen and fans of the franchise can’t wait. Focused on the original characters of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and Michael Myers (Nick Castle) the film brings the familiar back with a new twist. Produced by Blumhouse (Get Out, Split, Happy Deathday) the new installment is stirring excitement with die-hard fans as well as those new to the horror film. Universal Picture released the first Halloween trailer on YouTube and it quickly topped viral charts.
Response to the Halloween trailer has been vast with many people saying they were significantly scared. More than 1,600, 000 million have viewed the trailer showing that Halloween is poised to be a box office success.
Halloween stars Judy Greer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Castle, Will Patton and Toby Huss. Halloween concluded filming on February 24, 1998.
You may see the official trailer for Halloween in the video player below.
Some people have expressed surprise that the new Halloween movie doesn’t follow the pattern by its predecessors. There has also been great excitement about Blumhouse coming on board as the production company has breathed new life into the horror genre and has taken it to a new level.
Blumhouse’s Get Out won 136 awards including the Academy Award for best original screenplay and was nominated for a total of four Oscars. In addition to the Oscar win and 136 total wins, Get Out was nominated for 190 awards.
David Gordon Green directs Halloween and spoke about why the movie varies from its predecessors and also mentioned there will be Easter eggs in the film.
Green also said that the Easter eggs are their way of paying tribute and honor to those who have worked the Michael Myers mythology and Halloween story in the past.
The choice to move ahead in a new direction and combine the film with Easter eggs was Green’s way of honoring the fans who celebrate the Halloween franchise and are connected to the story while also welcoming a new audience and generation to see the film.
Are you a fan of the Halloween franchise? Are you excited to see the new Halloween movie?