Holy shit. If fans of John Carpenter’s seminal horror classic Halloween (released in 1978) weren’t happy about the planned reboot in the works at Blumhouse, they will be now. The indie powerhouse just announced that iconic Scream Queen and original Final Girl Jamie Lee Curtis has joined the cast and will be reprising the role of Laurie Strode, Michael Myers’ sister. The news came down via Twitter.
— Blumhouse (@blumhouse) September 15, 2017
Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode in HALLOWEEN, released by Universal Pictures October 19, 2018. #HalloweenMovie
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Jason Blum recently promised that Halloween will hit US Theaters on the targeted October 19th, 2018 release date come Hell or high water: “[If Halloween doesn’t hit theaters next October] you can kill me. You can behead me. You can chop my hand off; you can cut my hand off. That’s on the record.” The film is being helmed by David Gordon Green and his co-scribe Danny McBride. Besides Curtis, no other casting news is known at this time.