News Danny McBride Says ‘Halloween’ is Shooting This Fall; “It’s a Continuation” Published 2 years ago on May 16, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Personally speaking, John Carpenter’s Halloween is my favourite horror film ever made. I have so much built up anticipation for Michael’s return in Danny McBride and David Gordon Green’s continuation of the first two original films, it just feels like a dream each time I read their statements, most of which I’ve been saying to myself for years and completely agree with. The duo is penning the script together, with Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) set to direct the film. McBride took some time out to chat with the guys over at the Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Show, revealing that Halloween will begin shooting this fall, and how they plan to fix mistakes from past films and make Michael Myers scary again! “It’s not a reboot, it’s not gonna be a rehash. It’s a continuation of Michael Myers – where we’re choosing to continue it from, you’ll have to see when the movie comes out,” McBride explained. “I’d already seen all these movies but I’ve really been studying them now, and just thinking about all the people that have been hired to make a Michael Myers movie. Just trying to avoid any mistakes that those people might’ve made. The first Halloween is scary as shit. And the second Halloween is scary, but not as scary. And then from there, it isn’t as scary. And I really think that what happens with it is that he basically becomes Frankenstein. No matter what anyone hits him with, he’s not gonna die. There’s no suspense. McBride explains, “We’re just trying to play with that. Make him real. Not make him real by giving him some crazy backstory either. Just getting back to the basics. Even the moment that they made Laurie and Michael Myers siblings – it also makes it not quite as scary. So all that kind of stuff to us… those are the things that took an amazing idea and took it somewhere it wasn’t quite as effective.” Carpenter will executive produce with Malek Akkad producing for Trancas and horror specialist Jason Blum producing for Blumhouse. Gordon Green and McBride will also executive produce under their Rough House Pictures banner. Halloween is coming to theaters on October 19th, 2018. Related Topics: Up Next Adam R. Steigert’s Upcoming Werewolf Flick ‘Fang’ Shows a Teaser Don't Miss Fede Alvarez’s ‘Don’t Breathe’ Sequel is Still Happening Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News14 hours ago ‘Child’s Play’ Receives an R-Rating; Producer Seth Grahame-Smith Says it’s Intense and Gory News17 hours ago Sony’s New ‘Masters of the Universe’ Movie Targets 2020 Release Date News2 days ago Don Shanks Talks Lost SWAT Team Massacre from ‘Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers’ News2 days ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake News3 days ago Akela Cooper Attached to Write ‘The Nun’ Sequel for New Line Cinema News4 weeks ago Metallica’s Kirk Hammett — Guest Curator for Shudder News3 weeks ago Halloween Movies Digs Deep and Finds the Long Lost “Dr. Death” Opening to ‘Halloween 5’! News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares a Pissed Off Shot of Baby in ‘Three From Hell’ News2 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Might Be Ready for Another ‘Halloween’ and Wants Micheal Myers to Return News4 weeks ago Blumhouse Productions is Producing ‘The Craft’ Reboot, Shooting This July! News2 days ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Video Games4 days ago [Video] We Play and Review Indie Horror Game ‘The Padre’ from Shotgun With Glitters News5 days ago [Trailer] Memorial Documentary on Jason Voorhees Actor Steve Dash to Debut on YouTube News1 week ago [Trailer] ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Documentary Explores Alvin Schwartz’ Book Series News2 weeks ago [Trailer] Carl Lindbergh’s Original ‘Bunnyman’ is Getting a Grindhouse Edition Director’s Cut Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!