'Halloween Kills': Release date, trailer and all you need to know about return of Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle

'Halloween Kills': Release date, trailer and all you need to know about return of Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle
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Michael Myers and James Jude Courtney have teamed up to give us the ultimate Halloween scaries on the twelfth installment of 'Halloween' franchise films, 'Halloween Kills'. Alongside the return of the infamous white mask, we will also see some familiar faces reprising their iconic roles from the franchise.

Read on to know all about the upcoming Halloween movie that's set to send a shiver down your spine.


Release date

'Halloween Kills' was originally set to release in October 2020. But thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the release date has been pushed to October 15, 2021, when it will be available for viewing in theatres. 


The precise details of the plot are still unknown. But the teaser for the film gives us enough hints on what we can expect to see in the film. In the teaser for the film we see the Strode ladies, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis), and her daughter Karen Nelson (Judy Greer), and Karen's daughter, Allyson Nelson (Andi Matichak) coming face to face with Michael Myers (James Jude Courtney) once again. In the background, we hear Curtis's voice narrating, "Next Halloween, when the sun sets and someone is alone, he kills," while we see clips of new murders. 



Jamie Lee Curtis attends Halloween Horror Nights 2018 at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Universal Studios Hollywood)

Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle will be returning to 'Halloween Kills' to reprise their roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers. James Jude Courtney too will be playing the role of Myers. Judy Greer, Matichak, Kyle Richards, Nancy Stephens and Charles Cyphers reprise their roles from the 2018 and 1978 films, with Anthony Michael Hall and Robert Longstreet also joining the cast. Kyle Richards, who will be returning to her childhood role as Lindsey Wallace, from the original 1978 classic, took to her Instagram to express her excitement. She posted a collage of herself with Jamie Lee Curtis from the original film, and from the current film, alongside a caption that reads, "I am beyond honored and thrilled to be a part of #halloweenkills and reprising my role of Lindsey Wallace. Thank you  #davidgordongreen @blumhouse @universalpictures @curtisleejamie  #Malekakkad  @lone_wolf_mcbride. I have always been so proud to have been a part of Halloween. Bringing Lindsey back is very exciting!"



Jason Blum attends the Premiere of Universal Pictures' "The Invisible Man" at TCL Chinese Theatre on February 24, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

The film is produced by Jason Blum through his Blumhouse Productions banner, alongside Malek Akkad and Bill Block. Blum is a critically acclaimed producer who has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing 'Whiplash' (2014), 'Get Out' (2017), and  BlacKkKlansman (2018). He has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for producing 'The Normal Heart' (2014). He also received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series for the documentary miniseries 'The Jinx' (2015).





'Halloween Ends', the sequel to 'Halloween Kills' has been announced for release in 2022.


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