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Entertainment John Carpenter's Halloween returning to theaters for 40th anniversary

13:05  14 september  2018
13:05  14 september  2018 Source:   ew.com

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It has been announced that John Carpenter ’ s classic horror film Halloween is returning to the big screen for its 40 th anniversary Mark Rupp, managing director of CineLife Entertainment, which is releasing Carpenter ’ s film, added, “We are thrilled to be a part of the 40 th anniversary celebration

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The Boogeyman will most definitely be making his presence felt in cinemas this fall. It has been announced that John Carpenter’s classic horror film Halloween is returning to the big screen for its 40th anniversary, beginning Sept. 27.

The 1978 film introduced both the iconic masked killer Michael Myers and Jamie Lee Curtis’ beleaguered babysitter Laurie Strode. Both characters will feature in director David Gordon Green’s upcoming direct sequel to Carpenter’s movie, which is also called Halloween and will be released Oct. 19.

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Halloween will begin its 40 th anniversary re -release later this month on September 27. There will be screenings held at theaters all across the country at various times between the start date and throughout the month of October. John Carpenter had this to say about the upcoming re -release.

In 1978, filmmaking upstart John Carpenter and his then-girlfriend Debra Hill came up with a script about a babysitter killer. With the likes of producers Moustapha Akkad and Irwin Yablans, legendary actor Now, 40 years later, the horror classic is returning to theaters to celebrate its anniversary .

“I’m thrilled to have the original make its way back into theaters, as we prepare for the release of the sequel,” Carpenter said in a statement. “Having both back in theaters this fall is remarkable.”

Mark Rupp, managing director of CineLife Entertainment, which is releasing Carpenter’s film, added, “We are thrilled to be a part of the 40th anniversary celebration, working with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to bring the most fear-provoking and enduring horror movies of all time to cinema screens around the globe.”

Watch a trailer for the Halloween re-release above.

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