This time, Curtis told USA Today, Laurie won't be "running for her life." Instead:
"[S]he is well-matched, she is prepared, she is focused. She will be the one people are standing behind when that moment comes, because she's the one ready."
Damn right. Apparently Laurie had been, um, vocal about her past with Michael Myers -- to the point that no one around her wanted to hear more about it:
"It becomes a little bit 'The British are coming!' and everybody just gets tired of it. It's the girl who cried Michael, and they're all like, 'Oh, my God, Laurie, shut the (expletive) up.' And that's why I like where we find her."
The new film includes Laurie's daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak). They, too, are very aware of her past.
Director David Gordon Green added:
"We're being very honest and truthful about that, how it would affect the upbringing of her daughter, who has a lot of conflicts because of her mother's obsession with this incident, and her granddaughter, who's trying to connect."
Check out two more photos from the movie (in addition to the one at top):
Here's a brief synopsis of the film:
"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."
On Wednesday, the official account shared a teaser for the trailer:
— #HalloweenMovie (@halloweenmovie) June 6, 2018
"Halloween" opens in theaters on October 19th.
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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