News Malek Akkad Reached Out to William Shatner to Appear in New ‘Halloween’ Movie Published 3 months ago on August 4, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet In a recent interview with HalloweenMovies.com, producer of the new Halloween movie Malek Akkad mentioned that he had reached out to the face of Michael Myers William Shatner on a number of occasions. When I tweeted about it back in late June, Shatner himself retweeted my post with the following message: News to me. 🙄 https://t.co/eDnYQQQs8X — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) June 29, 2018 Blumhouse and co, here’s your opportunity to reach out to the man on social media. A few months have passed since the producer mentioned wanting Shatner to make a cameo appearance in the new Halloween movie. What’s the latest? Well, Akkad was asked whether or not the “Star Trek” icon has ever acknowledged his association with Michael Myers. “Not to me directly, and from what I hear he doesn’t really acknowledge it.” Akkad on reaching out once again: “I think he makes light of it. We actually have one of the original impressions of Shatner in our office in L.A., so obviously we’re really grateful to him, and in certain ways we’ve tried to reach out to him [to] maybe do an appearance,” Akkad said. “Lord know he’s busy enough with Star Trek stuff… but you never know.” The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis, who returns as Laurie Strode, Nick Castle, who reprises his role as Michael Myers, stuntman and actor James Jude Courtney will also don the mask, Judy Greer plays Karen, the daughter of Laurie, Andi Matichak plays Allyson, the daughter of Greer and the granddaughter of Laurie Strode, Virginia “Ginny“ Gardner plays Vicky, Miles Robbins plays Dave, Dylan Arnold plays Cameron, and Drew Scheid plays Oscar. Synopsis: “Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.” John Carpenter executive produced the film with Malek Akkad for Trancas and horror specialist Jason Blum of Blumhouse. Gordon Green and Danny McBride also executive produced under their Rough House Pictures banner. Special FX specialist Christopher Nelson created the new Michael Myers mask. Halloween hits theaters on October 19th, 2018. Related Topics:HalloweenMalek AkkadWilliam Shatner Up Next Arrow Video Releasing Magic Edition of H.G. Lewis Flick ‘The Wizard of Gore’ on (UK) Blu-Ray Don't Miss Eureka Smash it Again With Their (UK) Release of George A. Romero’s ‘Monkey Shines’ on Blu-Ray Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Watch Michael Myers Attack Laurie Strode in First ‘Halloween’ Clip Watch Michael Myers’ Carnage as He Goes Door to Door in Frightening New ‘Halloween’ Trailer Laurie Strode Faces Michael Myers in New ‘Halloween’ Poster; Second Trailer Tomorrow! David Gordon Green Describes Michael Myers as the Essence of Evil in New ‘Halloween’ John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray Coming in October With 5 Art Cards New ‘Halloween’ Promo Photo Reveals a Vicious Michael Myers Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Reviews17 hours 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 News1 year 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!