Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her iconic role as Laurie Strode in “Halloween,” the upcoming continuation of the famed horror franchise.
David Gordon Green and Danny McBride are penning the screenplay for the new entry which has original director John Carpenter involved as producer, consulting with Green who will direct, and potentially working on the score.
Curtis played the role in the original 1978 film and reprised it in the 1981 sequel. She the returned twenty years after the original for 1998’s “Halloween: H20,” before making a brief cameo in 2002’s “Halloween Resurrection” in which she seemingly died in the opening minutes.
Now, coming twenty years after H20 and forty after the original, she’s back again as Universal Pictures has set an October 19th 2018 release.
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