News Danny McBride Says John Carpenter Loved the ‘Halloween’ Reboot Pitch! Published 1 year ago on May 13, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet We’ve not heard much about Danny McBride and David Gordon Green’s reboot of Halloween since March, but we finally have some more information for you. The script is being co-written by the duo, with Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) set to direct the film. McBride just provided an update on the pitched to John Carpenter-approved reboot, which he loved. McBride took some time to speak with Empire Film Podcast to promote Alien: Covenant, while revealing that he and Gordon Green plan to make Michael Myers scary again in the Halloween reboot. Apparently, it will be a continuation of the first two original Halloween films. “Look at where the Halloween franchise has gone. There’s a lot of room for improvement,” McBride joked. “David and I are coming from it as, we are horror fans, and we are humongous fans of John Carpenter and of what he did with the original Halloween, so I think from watching this and being disappointed by other versions of this series, I think we’re just trying to strip it down and just take it back to what was so good about the original. It was just very simple and just achieved that level of horror that wasn’t corny and it wasn’t turning Michael Myers into some supernatural being that couldn’t be killed. That stuff to me isn’t scary. I want to be scared by something that I really think could happen.” McBride explains, “I think it’s much more horrifying to be scared by someone standing in the shadows while you’re taking the trash out as opposed to someone who can’t be killed pursuing you.” 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 Texas Chainsaw Prequel ‘Leatherface’ Begins its Massacre This Halloween! Don't Miss Johannes Roberts’ ‘The Strangers 2’ First Casting Announcement! Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Reviews1 day ago Review: ‘Halloween’ (2018) Delivers on its Promise to Make Michael Myers Scary Again! News3 days ago Official ‘Death House’ Trailer, Bloody Imagery, and Poster Awakens Hell News4 days ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News4 days ago Dakota Johnson Gives Her Soul to the Dance in New ‘Suspiria’ Clip News4 days ago Mezco Toyz Releasing New 15″ Mega Scale Talking Pennywise ‘IT’ Figure News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago Church is Resurrected in First Photos from the ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake! Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year 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! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!