News John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theatres for its 40th Anniversary This September Published 6 months ago on September 13, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet John Carpenter‘s 1978 horror masterpiece Halloween is returning to select theatres worldwide beginning later this month to celebrate its 40 anniversary in style. CineLife Entertainment, the event cinema division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, has teamed up with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to bring John Carpenter’s seminal 1978 horror slasher classic back to select theatres worldwide beginning on September 27, 2018. In the film, the villain, Michael Myers, has spent the last 15 years locked away inside a sanitarium under the care of child psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis. On October 30, 1978, Myers escapes and makes his way back home to Haddonfield, turning a night of tricks and treats into something much more sinister for three young women, including Laurie Strode, the star-making role for Jamie Lee Curtis. The original Halloween will be released on over 1,000 screens in more than twenty countries across the globe. “I’m thrilled to have the original make its way back into theatres, as we prepare for the release of the sequel. Having both back in theatres this fall is remarkable,” says director John Carpenter. Fans will be treated to view big screen presentations of the restored and remastered digital print, created under the supervision of the world-renowned cinematographer, Dean Cundey. “We are thrilled to be a part of the 40th anniversary celebration, working with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films, to bring the most fear-provoking and enduring horror movies of all time to cinema screens around the globe,” said Mark Rupp, Managing Director, CineLife Entertainment. The release of John Carpenter’s Original Halloween comes just ahead of the release of Halloween (2018) – the direct sequel to John Carpenter’s classic. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle reprise their roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers, respectively. It is set for release on October 19th, a week before the 40th anniversary of the original Halloween release date. For theatres and showtimes, please visit www.CineLifeEntertainment.com Related Topics: Up Next Scream Factory Reveals Special Features for ‘Creepshow’ Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray Don't Miss Jason Blum Reveals That He Wants to Reboot Wes Craven’s ‘Scream’ 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=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News5 hours ago Lin Shaye Wields a Knife on the ‘Room for Rent’ Official Poster Artwork News8 hours ago Blumhouse Productions is Producing ‘The Craft’ Reboot, Shooting This July! News9 hours ago William Sadler Will Be Reprising the Role of Death in ‘Bill & Ted 3’! News11 hours ago Watch the Teaser Trailer for Dario Argento’s Horror Video Game ‘Dreadful Bond’ Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago ‘Tokyo Gore Police’ Hits (UK) Blu-Ray for the Very First Time This May News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie’s ‘Three From Hell’ Release Date Information (UPDATED) News2 weeks ago Dario Argento’s New Serial Horror Movie is Coming to Netflix or Amazon in 2020 News2 weeks ago Soska Sisters Pitching to Remake David Cronenberg’s ‘Dead Ringers’, ‘Scanners’ & ‘Cat People’ News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Gallery Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of the Original Ending and More News4 days ago Metallica’s Kirk Hammett — Guest Curator for Shudder News11 hours ago Watch the Teaser Trailer for Dario Argento’s Horror Video Game ‘Dreadful Bond’ News3 days ago New ‘Pet Graveyard’ Clip Reveals the Grim Reaper’s Sinister Cat News5 days ago Keanu Reeves & Alex Winter Announce ‘Bill & Ted 3: Face the Music’ is Coming to Theaters Next Summer! News5 days ago New Trailer for “Stranger Things” Season 3 Brings the Nightmare Back to Hawkins News2 weeks ago Watch Clip from Eric Pham’s Long-Awaited Horror Movie ‘Flay’ Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 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! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! 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!