Producer Jason Blum confirmed the news on Twitter.
— Jason Blum (@jason_blum) April 19, 2018
Carpenter's eerie electronic score for the first "Halloween" film in 1978 helped cement the film's status as a genre classic. Composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein admitted their nostalgic "Stranger Things" score was partly a nod to Carpenter.
In 2018's "Halloween" (directed by David Gordon Green), Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode to confront her homicidal, unkillable bother Michael Myers. She recently told Yahoo, "I've seen a trailer and I've seen some footage, and it's terrifying."
"Halloween" opens October 19. We can't wait.
[Via The Playlist]
It's been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived a vicious attack from crazed killer Michael Myers on Halloween night. Locked up in an institution, Myers manages to escape when his bus transfer goes horribly wrong. Laurie now faces a terrifying showdown when the masked madman returns to Haddonfield, Ill. -- but this time, she's ready for him. Read More
On a cold Halloween night in 1963, six year old Michael Myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister, Judith. He was sentenced and locked away for 15 years. But on October 30, 1978, while being transferred for a court date, a 21-year-old Michael Myers steals a car and escapes Smith's Grove. He returns to his quiet hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois, where he looks for his next victims. Read More