When it comes to Halloween horror stories, nothing quite strikes harder than the Halloween movie series. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, the series focuses on the elusive Michael Myers and his killings each Halloween night. While the series has definitely had some dark times as far as quality goes, the recent 2018 film Halloween garnered critical acclaim for cleaning the slate and focusing on basic horror elements. With its success in mind, today’s news is no surprise. Blumhouse Productions has announced the release date for Halloween Kills, the next slasher in the Halloween series. The movie is slated for an October 15, 2021 release. You can check out the teaser trailer, dropped at the Blumfest 2020 event, below.
The teaser trailer admittedly doesn’t give us too much to go on, but what it does give is quite gruesome. It’s clear that Halloween Kills will focus a lot on the battle between Laurie Strode and Michael Myers once again, with a few kills along the way. People are arming up to take him on, but many fall as well. All of this occurs while a modern rendition of the classic Halloween song we all know plays. Like other Halloween entries, Halloween Kills won’t be for the faint of heart. For those who do enjoy it though, they’ll be in for some killer scares.
This time around, director David Gordon Green will direct Halloween Kills, similar to how he directed Halloween. Nick Castle will also be returning to play Michael Myers, with much of the previous cast reprising their roles as well. Anthony Michael Hall and Robert Longstreet are joining as well, in undisclosed roles.
I’m excited to see how the new film is when it drops later next year. A follow-up, Halloween Ends, is also slated for October 14, 2022. There’ll be no shortage of Halloween films these next two years. For now, I’d like to hear your thoughts. Will you be going to see Halloween Kills in theatres? Are you excited for Jaime Lee Curtis to return? Let me know in the comments below!