We not too long ago acquired phrase that Halloween 2 is certainly taking place, with a lot of the identical workforce that made final yr’s film successful anticipated to return, together with Jamie Lee Curtis. That alone is tantalizing sufficient for horror followers, who needed to endure practically a decade with out seeing Michael Myers on display. Now, we have now a flowery new rumor that means issues may probably be getting a complete lot extra thrilling, and bold, as Blumhouse Productions could also be trying to shoot two sequels back-to-back and launch them very shut to at least one one other.
Earlier than digging in, we should warning this could solely be considered a rumor in the intervening time, because it has but to be confirmed by the studio or anybody related to the manufacturing. That having been stated, a brand new report claiming to have data from an “extremely reliable insider” states that Blumhouse needs director David Gordon Inexperienced, who helmed 2018’s Halloween, to shoot two sequels back-to-back. That is not all. This similar insider claims the studio is contemplating releasing each of those alleged sequels in the identical month.
It had been beforehand reported that Halloween 2 was anticipated to be launched on October 16, 2020. So how would this work? Would Halloween three then hit theaters the next week? Would they possibly wait till October 30, simply forward of 2020’s precise Halloween, giving moviegoers a few weeks to look at the primary of those new sequels earlier than having to hurry again out to theaters as a way to see how every part wraps up? For now, we have now treasured few solutions, however we may very well be seeing a complete lot extra of Laurie Strode and Michael Myers, and maybe rather a lot prior to we anticipated.
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As loopy as this may occasionally sound, there’s some cause to imagine it may very well be true. For one, David Gordon Inexperienced and Danny McBride, who co-wrote the screenplay for final yr’s Halloween, had really conceived taking pictures two films without delay after they had been making the primary entry. So that is an concept that has been on the desk earlier than. Additionally, from a sensible standpoint, it may very well be a lot simpler, by way of scheduling with the actors and expertise, simply to knock these each out. It is also value mentioning that we initially heard Scott Teems (Firestarter) had been employed to pen a screenplay for the sequel. Then, extra not too long ago, it was reported that Inexperienced wrote one himself. Perhaps they every tackled one of many alleged back-to-back entries?
Halloween, which served as a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s authentic traditional, grossed $255 million worldwide, working from a reported manufacturing finances of simply $10 million. The sequel, which noticed Jamie Lee Curtis return as Laurie Strode, was additionally obtained usually fairly properly by each critics and moviegoers alike. This may very well be a solution to capitalize on that momentum. Story particulars are at present being saved beneath wraps, however Judy Greer and Andi Matichak and are anticipated to return as Laurie’s daughter and granddaughter, respectively. We’ll make sure you maintain you posted as any additional particulars are made obtainable. This information was beforehand reported by Bloody Disgusting.