Halloween Kills Teaser

Jul 08, 2020 03:54 PM EST
Share this:


 Be sure to subscribe to FlickDirect's YouTube channel for the lastest exclusive interviews, reviews, news and more.

#HalloweenKills

From John Carpenter - The Master of Horror

July 8, 2020

We write this to you heartbroken over the fact that the delay of our film is even a discussion, but if there's one thing that a career in the film industry has prepared us for, it is the unexpected. Over the past few weeks, our film family has looked at the forecast of the theatrical exhibition with obvious concern. We have discussed and struggled with how best to present "Halloween Kills" to the loyal fans around the world, as well as the new audience we hope to invite to this experience.

It was a wild and vibrant production. We lined up a cast of legacy characters like Laurie and Tommy, Lindsey, Lonnie, Marion, Brackett, and The Shape, then alongside some new faces, we aggressively made the second chapter of our "Halloween" trilogy. It unfolded into an experience that was a creative playground and we feel confident that our misfit pleasures will be seen as an unexpected entry into this franchise.

If we release it in October of this year as planned, we have to face the reality that the film would be consumed in a compromised theatrical experience. After weighing our options, we have chosen to push the film's theatrical release by one year.

On top of a traditional release, Universal has agreed to an IMAX presentation of the film in October 2021. We are sound mixing with one of the greatest design teams that can slash, scream, and creep their way under your skin. We're going to have time to complete the film with the quality that fans deserve. And preparation on "Halloween Ends" has begun as well.
It is an honor to be working with these characters and spending time in Haddonfield. We look forward to sharing our next chapters with you.

David Gordon Green and John Carpenter

#HalloweenKills

From John Carpenter - The Master of Horror

July 8, 2020

We write this to you heartbroken over the fact that the delay of our film is even a discussion, but if there's one thing that a career in the film industry has prepared us for, it is the unexpected. Over the past few weeks, our film family has looked at the forecast of the theatrical exhibition with obvious concern. We have discussed and struggled with how best to present "Halloween Kills" to the loyal fans around the world, as well as the new audience we hope to invite to this experience.

It was a wild and vibrant production. We lined up a cast of legacy characters like Laurie and Tommy, Lindsey, Lonnie, Marion, Brackett, and The Shape, then alongside some new faces, we aggressively made the second chapter of our "Halloween" trilogy. It unfolded into an experience that was a creative playground and we feel confident that our misfit pleasures will be seen as an unexpected entry into this franchise.

If we release it in October of this year as planned, we have to face the reality that the film would be consumed in a compromised theatrical experience. After weighing our options, we have chosen to push the film's theatrical release by one year.

On top of a traditional release, Universal has agreed to an IMAX presentation of the film in October 2021. We are sound mixing with one of the greatest design teams that can slash, scream, and creep their way under your skin. We're going to have time to complete the film with the quality that fans deserve. And preparation on "Halloween Ends" has begun as well.
It is an honor to be working with these characters and spending time in Haddonfield. We look forward to sharing our next chapters with you.

David Gordon Green and John Carpenter


Movie Deals View All

  • WAS: $14.99 NOW: $12.99

    Replicas (Digital HD)


    After a car accident kills his family, a daring synthetic biologist (Reeves) will stop at nothing to bring them back, even if it means pitting himself against a government-controlled laboratory, a police task force, and the physical laws of science.&...
     
  • WAS: $14.99 NOW: $12.99

    Going in Style (Digital HD)


    Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules,” “Hannah and Her Sisters”) and Alan Arkin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) team up as lifelong buddies Willie, J...
     
  • WAS: $19.99 NOW: $12.99

    Hostiles (Digital HD)


    Set in 1892, HOSTILES tells the story of a legendary Army Captain (Christian Bale), who, after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. Making the harrowing and perilou...
     

 

ABOUT HALLOWEEN KILLS

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who 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.

Master of horror John Carpenter joins forces with director David Gordon Green and producer Jason Blum (Get Out, Split) for this follow up to Carpenter's 1978 classic.


 
Cast: , , , , ,
Directed By: 
Genre: Horror
Distributed By: Universal Pictures




FlickThat Podcast

Today's Digital HD DealsView All

Aloha
Aloha
WAS: $14.99
NOW: $7.99
The November Man
The November Man
WAS: $14.99
NOW: $7.99
Purple Rain
Purple Rain
WAS: $19.99
NOW: $12.99

Latest ReviewsView All

Scoob!
Scoob!
4K Ultra HD Review
Jul 23, 2020 EST
Castle Rock
Castle Rock The Complete Second Season
Blu-ray Review
Jul 19, 2020 EST
Thir13en Ghosts
Thirteen Ghosts (Collector's Edition)
Blu-ray Review
Jul 28, 2020 EST

SPONSORED LINKS