2018’s Halloween is shaping up to be a family affair. Not only is Jamie Lee Curtis set to reprise her role as Laurie Strode from the original Halloween (directed by John Carpenter and released in 1978), we’re getting word that Judy Greer is in talks to play Karen Strode—Laurie’s daughter! This news comes after indie maverick Jason Blum promised the film will meet its target deadline of October 19th, 2018—just in time to coincide with the original Halloween’s 40th Anniversary.
EXCLUSIVE: Judy Greer is in negotiations to star in David Gordon Green and Danny McBride’s Halloween re-launch for Blumhouse Productions and Miramax with Universal Pictures distributing the film worldwide in October 2018.
Greer’s stacked upcoming film slate with includes the Clint Eastwood-directed 15:17 to Paris, Driven opposite Jason Sudekis and Lee Pace for director Nick Hamm, Richard Linklater’s Where’d You Go Bernadette with Billy Crudup and Cate Blanchett, and the Disney/Marvel sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp.
We’ll keep you posted on additional Halloween 2018 news as details emerge. Stay tuned!