(Courtesy of Blumhouse)
Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the highly anticipated trailer to Halloween, which features the return of Jamie Lee Curtis to the popular horror movie franchise. A continuation of the iconic classic, Michael Myers is unstoppable during his Halloween night killing spree.
Laurie Strode (Curtis) prepares for a final showdown with masked killer Michael Myers.
here are 5 reasons why we love the new Halloween trailer:
5) Pistol-Packing Grandma!
Still sexy as ever, Jamie Lee Curtis isn’t afraid to show her age as she whips out her long and luscious gray hair. Yes Laurie Strode is a grandmother, but that hasn’t stopped her from going to the gun range. Laurie aims for the head and look at how she man-handles that shotgun! I do believe I may have a fetish! Oh my!
4) The Throwbacks!
I loved how director David Gordon Green (All The Real Girls) has these nostalgic throwbacks to the original slasher flick. There’s even an image of Doctor Loomis, played by Donald Pleasance. who carried the Halloween franchise to the end. The inmates at the insane asylum are even loose on the streets!
3) Generations Of Badass!
— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) April 19, 2018
Judy Greer (Carrie) is playing the role Karen Strode, the daughter of Laurie Strode. Andi Matichak (Miles) will play Allyson, the daughter of Karen Strode. I don’t know who to be scared of, these women or Michael Myers!?!
2) The Music!
The trailer also used the memorable score that made the franchise. John Carpenter will serve as the composer, executive producer and creative consultant for the reboot. Though the script was written by Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, and Green, I’m pretty sure Carpenter suggested they retconned the sibling connection between Laurie and Michael.
1) The Shape!
Three generations of strong, striped Strode women. Wrapping up this astonishingly scary revisit to Haddonfield. @andimatichak @missjudygreer #acorn #sapling #oak @halloweenmovie #HalloweenMovie @Marinelayer pic.twitter.com/5o78p4lE9Q
— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) February 16, 2018
In my opinion, I always thought Michael Michael was a child-killer because he murdered his sister and preyed on Tommy Wallace (played in the future by Paul Rudd). The Boogeyman just doesn’t care how old you are; you’re good as dead. That’s why The Shape is terrifying in the last scare of the trailer as he pops out in front of blonde babysitter and the kid.
Halloween returns to theaters on October 19th, 2018.