Michael Myers Is Back in Terrifying New 'Halloween' Trailer

Posted Fri Jun 8, 2018 at 08:25 AM PDT by
Halloween trailer

The infamous killer will return to theaters in October.

Universal has released the first trailer for Halloween. The upcoming horror flick serves as a sequel to John Carpenter's 1978 film of the same name, and is set to terrorize audiences on October 19, 2018.

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.  

Check out the official trailer below!

The movie comes from director David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Joe, Stronger) with a script written by Green and Danny McBride. Ignoring previous sequels in the franchise, the story is set to offer a new continuation of John Carpenter's original film. Carpenter serves as executive producer and creative consultant. Meanwhile, Jason Blum (Get Out, Split, The Purge, Paranormal Activity) is on board as a producer along with Malek Akkad and Bill Block. 

Beyond returning star Jamie Lee Curtis, the cast also features Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, and Nick Castle. Though only recognizing the 1978 film as part of its continuity, this will technically be the eleventh movie in the Halloween franchise, following Halloween (1978), Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, Halloween: Resurrection, Halloween (2007), and Halloween II (2009).

Other upcoming Universal releases include J.A. Bayona's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film is set to hit theaters on June 22, 2018.

Source: Universal (YouTube)

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