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John Carpenter Describes ‘Halloween Kills’ as the “Quintessential Slasher Film”



John Carpenter Describes 'Halloween Kills' as "the Quintessential Horror Film"

Halloween Kills composer and executive producer John Carpenter hypes things up.

Now that we know for certain that director David Gordon Green‘s Halloween Kills has been delayed until October of next year, you can expect to hear quite a bit of discussion about the upcoming slasher sequel from the cast and crew during the delay period.

And that brings us to the film’s soundtrack composer and executive producer John Carpenter, who had some positive things to say about Kills in a brand new interview with the Fantasia International Film Festival this past Saturday.

You can watch the entire Fantasia International Film Festival interview with the horror master below, or you can skip straight to 26:15 for the Halloween Kills discussion portion.

John Carpenter is confirmed to provide new scores for both sequels. The third film will wrap up the Laurie Strode and Michael Myers saga.

Jamie Lee Curtis stars as Laurie Strode, Nancy Stephens will reprise her role as Nurse Marion Chambers, Charles Cyphers will reprise his role as Leigh Brackett, Anthony Michael Hall will play Tommy Doyle, Kyle Richards will reprise her role as the adult Lindsey Wallace, Jibrail Nantambu will return as Julian, Robert Longstreet has been cast as the adult Lonnie Elam, Nick Castle and James Jude Courtney are returning to play the role of Michael Myers.

How do you feel about the comments made by John Carpenter regarding Halloween Kills? Do you think the film will live up to the hype of being called the quintessential slasher film? I guess we will all find out come next October. Sound off down in our comments section below this article to let us know your thoughts on the matter.

Halloween Kills will slash up theaters everywhere on October 15th, 2021.