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Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween’ Continues After the First Two Original Films!

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Blumhouse's Halloween Continues After the First Two Original Films!

As previously announced, David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) will direct the new Halloween film for Blumhouse Productions, which is being scripted by Green and actor Danny McBride. Horror master John Carpenter is attached to executive produce, and as Carpenter stated, he night even do the music. Green and McBride presented their Halloween vision to Carpenter, who seemed to be really impressed.

Mcbride recently took some time to speak with CinemaBlend about his pitch, confirming that the film is definitely not a remake! It looks like the new film will take us back to the original franchise.

McBride confirms:

You know, it’s not a remake. It’s actually, it’s gonna continue the story of Michael Myers in a really grounded way. And for our mythology, we’re focusing mainly in the first two movies and what that sets up and then where the story can go from there.

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McBride promises that Halloween will be back on form:

Green and I are definitely going to [do] a straight-up horror. Halloween has always been one of my favorite movies of all time. There’s a simplicity and an efficiency to that first one that I think allows the movies just to be scary as hell. And so Green and I, our approach is to get back to that.

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.

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