Halloween turns 40 with a reboot
Classic horror villain Michael Myers returns in a new Halloween.
Unfortunately for him, so does Laurie Strode. Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her “final girl” role for the 40th anniversary of John Carpenter’s original 1978 frightfest.
But in director David Gordon Green’s followup (in theatres Oct. 19), the tables have turned a bit: Laurie has been preparing for a rematch with the iconic knifewielding masked psycho — and when he stalks her again in suburban Haddonfield, Ill., she’s as ready for him as he is for her.
“In this case, she is wellmatched, she is prepared, she is focused. She will be the one people are standing behind when that moment comes, because she’s the one ready,” Curtis, 59, says.
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