News Malek Akkad Reached Out to William Shatner to Appear in New ‘Halloween’ Movie Published 4 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 Who Was Michael Myers in Early ‘Halloween’ Promos? Mask Came from Malek’s Office A Look Back at 1989: A Scary Time for Horror Movie Sequels 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’ Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD12 hours ago 88 Films Details Final Bonus Features and Artwork for Their (UK) 4K Blu-Ray Release of ‘Body Melt’ Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago ‘The Rage: Carrie 2’ Sets Ablaze on (UK) Blu-Ray Via 88 Films News1 day ago Grotesque ‘Rabid’ Imagery Makes the Front Cover of Rue Morgue Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago ‘Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh’ to Get a Slasher Classics Collection (UK) Blu-Ray Via 88 Films News4 days ago Barbara Crampton “Would Love” to Return to ‘Re-Animator’ in a New Re-Imagining or TV Series News3 weeks ago Epic Behind-the-Scenes Photos from ‘Halloween’ Show Off the Mask and Gruesome Props News3 weeks ago New Line Cinema’s Third ‘Annabelle’ Film Gets an Official Synopsis News6 days ago British Horror Comedy ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’ Trailer and US VOD Release News4 weeks ago New Trailer and Poster for ‘Lifechanger’ Will Drain the Life Out of You Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Soska Sisters’ ‘Rabid’ Remake is Now Up for Pre-Order on (UK) Blu-Ray 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!