Entertainment Jamie Lee Curtis to Host Virtual Halloween Parade: How to Join and Show Off Your Costume
Avoid trick-or-treating due to coronavirus this Halloween, CDC says
The U.S. CDC recommends finding ways to celebrate Halloween with people in your immediate household.The top U.S. health agency issued a new set of coronavirus safety recommendations on its website late Monday, in what it described as a "supplement" to existing safety measures in various states and cities. The guidelines are some of the first to emerge on a national level ahead of the Halloween season in the United States and Canada.
There's a spooky virtualparade in the works — and is the grand marshal!
On Tuesday, the Knives Out actress, 61, announced she's planning to orchestrate a parade of sorts featuring Instagram users of all ages showing off their costumes from home.
"We are gonna do the first annual JLC Virtual Halloween Parade this Halloween 2020, and this is how you're gonna do it," she, before going on to demonstrate the type of video submissions she's after.
In the clip, she walked from left to right, dressed in a Michael Myers costume, straight out of her.
New York Comic Con 2020 Schedule: Here Are All the Must-See Virtual Panels
New York Comic Con's first-ever virtual convention is less than two weeks away and the schedule for the 4-day lineup has been set, with appearances by new TV series like "Utopia" and "The Stand," and reunions for fan-favorite shows, including "Lost" and "Smallville." Hosted by NYCC parent ReedPop and dubbed New York Comic Con's "Metaverse," the online event will run Oct. 8-11 as the virtual replacement for New York Comic Con 2020. The NYCC Metaverse panels will stream on New York Comic Con's YouTube channel.
"On Halloween we will strip them all together," Curtis said of all the video entries, "and have a virtual parade all day long. I can't wait to see what you, your kids, your friends and your pets are gonna wear. I wish you all a very happy and safe Halloween. Let's parade together. Yay!"
To participate, record a vertical video showing off your creative costumes as you walk from left to right in the frame, pausing in the center to quickly showcase the outfit. Then, post the clip to Instagram Reels starting Friday and tag @CurtisLeeJamie for a chance to be featured.
The full virtual parade will be posted on the movie star's Instagram page on Saturday, Oct. 31.
What Jamie Lee Curtis Learned from Her Mother, Iconic Actress Janet Leigh, About Giving Back
The actress, author and activist — and daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh — has launched a new charity benefitting Children’s HospitalAs Curtis tells PEOPLE in this week's issue, she knows how to maximize her impact—and how to ″pivot.″ ″That’s my favorite word,″ she says. And she has, nimbly, from schlocky flicks (Terror Train) to major blockbusters (True Lies) to even yogurt commercials—without ever losing her humor. ″Hey, those commercials let me stay home with my kids," she shrugs.
A post shared by Jamie Lee Curtis (@curtisleejamie) on Oct 20, 2020 at 6:27am PDT
Never miss a story — sign up forto stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories.
Last month,about beginning her career with 1978's slasher Halloween, which starred a young Curtis as babysitter Laurie who faces off with a menacing killer.
“I never thought I’d be an actor,” she recalled. “I thought I was going to be a police officer! I could barely get through high school. I got into the only college where my mother [Janet Leigh] was the most famous graduate [University of the Pacific], and studied criminal justice — like Intro to Corrections 101. Then my freshman year I ran into somebody who suggested that I audition for Nancy Drew. It was a total accident.”
Meet the Cast of The Masked Singer Season 4
Meet the Cast of The Masked Singer Season 4
RELATED VIDEO: Anthony Hopkins Launches a Fragrance Collection to Benefit Kids: ‘I Want to Give Back’
Curtis reprised her role in the highly successful reboot of the franchise Halloween that was released in theaters in 2018. The follow-up movie,until 2021 due to the pandemic shutdown.
In November 2019, Curtis teased Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star' involvement in the new sequel, reprising her role as Lindsey Wallace from the 1978 original.
“She is so great that— who now is used to know her for her TV show — they are going to be so happy to [see] an actress again,” Curtis said at the time. “She is absolutely fantastic and so beautiful that, you know, she gets very … distressed in this movie in every way.”
Cardi B Terrifies With Snake-Haired Medusa Halloween Costume .
Cardi B took to Instagram on Halloween to share her frightening Medusa-inspired Halloween costume.The 28-year-old “WAP” rapper took to Instagram on Saturday (Oct. 31) to share her terrifying Medusa-inspired Halloween costume, complete with golden snakes protruding from head and a slithery serpent body to match.