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Jamie Lee Curtis starts shooting for 'Halloween'

Jamie Lee Curtis starts shooting for 'Halloween'

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.

In September it was announced she would reprise her role in a reboot of the horror movie, which will be released almost 40 years to the day the original film directed by John Carpenter hit theaters. Jamie Lee Curtis is returning to play Laurie Strode, and today the iconic actress shared a first look from the set. In those photos, Curtis was still sporting her usual short haircut along with the threads Laurie Strode wore back in 1978 when Michael Myers chased after her for the first time. @halloweenmovie Halloween 40 years later. "Same slate. Same Laurie", she captioned the pic.

The 59-year-old actress was almost unrecognizable in long blonde hair as she was in character to play Laurie Strode. "See you all 10/19/18 #halloweenmovie", she continued.

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The new Halloween movie will be a direct continuation of the original film (ignoring the other films of the canon) and hits cinemas on October 19th 2018.

Laurie Strode 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. You can check out the first image from set, which arrives courtesy of Jamie Lee Curtis's Instagram. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween, ' she wrote. Carpenter has promised this sequel will go back to "Halloween's" horror roots and will be made on a smaller budget like the original movie. Original director John Carpenter has been along for the ride, overseeing the project as executive producer and creative consultant. The original film's director will also once again provide a score for the movie.


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