Check out the Suitably Creepy Halloween Trailer Teaser
While little is known about David Gordon Green’s Halloween reboot, we know enough to be excited. Now a new teaser trailer from Blumhouse and Universal (the same folks who brought you Jordan Peele’s game changing Get Out) gives us our first taste. The limited that we do know about Halloween is that Green co-wrote the script with Danny McBride, and that they’re going to ignore most of the sequels and include only parts one and two in their new Halloween universe. This will make Halloween a sequel and a reboot of the original franchise. You’ll also notice that Jamie Lee Curtis’s involvement means they’re ignoring the fact that Curtis’s Laurie Strode was killed in 2002’s Halloween: Resurrection. If you think this new approach is mucking up the Halloween canon (if such a thing exists), know that the film has approval from John Carpenter, the man who started it all.
The teaser is really just that—a tease. It’s here to set up the full length trailer coming this Friday, giving us a few bits of dialogue. The main point is Michael Myers, as it should be, considering that, along with Jason from Friday the 13th, Myers is one of the most iconic horror villains of all time.
Here’s the Halloween trailer teaser. We’ll be sharing the full length trailer on Friday.
Halloween opens on October 19th. Joining Curtis are Will Patton, Nick Castle, Andi Matichak, and Omar J. Dorsey.
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Here’s the new, brief synopsis and Blumhouse’s reveal of Carpenter’s involvement below:
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 will executive produce and serve as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema’s current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum (Get Out, Split, The Purge, Paranormal Activity). Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film, and Green also directs.
HALLOWEEN will be produced by Malek Akkad, whose Trancas International Films has produced the HALLOWEEN series since its inception. Green and McBride will executive produce under their Rough House Pictures banner.
Featured image: The Halloween one-sheet. Courtesy Universal Pictures.