News Danny McBride Says John Carpenter Loved the ‘Halloween’ Reboot Pitch! Published 2 years 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! Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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 News13 hours ago Linda Hamilton is Back and Ready to Battle New Machines in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer! News1 day ago Linda Hamilton Walks Alone in New ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Poster; Trailer Drops Thursday! Reviews1 day ago Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ Manages to Convey a Very Creepy and Foreboding Atmosphere Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago Warner Bros. Releasing Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’ on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray in the UK This June Music2 days ago Kerrang Magazine Shares New Images of Corey Taylor’s New Mask Created by Tom Savini! News2 days ago Jason Blum Teases ‘Halloween 2’ Announcement: “Working on it” News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Receives an R-Rating for Strong Sadistic Violence News4 weeks ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Image Reveals a Closer Look at Chucky’s Face News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie Teases ‘Three From Hell’ Trailer Debut and Shares New Captain Spaulding Image News4 weeks ago Sigourney Weaver Has Reportedly Joined Jason Reitman’s New ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie News13 hours ago Linda Hamilton is Back and Ready to Battle New Machines in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer! News3 days ago Evil Child Does Horrific Things in the Final Trailer for ‘Brightburn’ News1 week ago [Video] New ‘Child’s Play’ Featurette Showcases Six Animatronic Chucky Dolls News1 week ago Watch the New Restricted Trailer for Zombie Horror Comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ News1 week ago Horror Icon Linnea Quigley Takes on Clowns in the Official Trailer for ‘Clownado’ Advertisement Trending Editorials3 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!