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John Carpenter will receive Golden Coach Award

John Carpenter will receive Golden Coach Award

John Carpenter will receive the 2019 Golden Coach Award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The horror movie icon – who has been responsible for classics like ‘Halloween’, ‘Christine’ and ‘The Fog’ – will be honoured with the Carrosse d’Or on the opening night of the Directors’ Fortnight at the annual event on May 15. The French Di... »

John Carpenter unhappy with Big Trouble In Little China sequel

John Carpenter unhappy with Big Trouble In Little China sequel

John Carpenter isn’t happy about the planned ‘Big Trouble In Little China’ sequel. The forthcoming film was announced in 2015 with Dwayne Johnson starring as the lead character and is intended to be a follow-on from the 70-year-old director’s original 1986 movie, which starred Kurt Russell and went on to become a cult classic despite initially disappointing at the box offic... »

Jamie Lee Curtis wanted to be a police officer

Jamie Lee Curtis wanted to be a police officer

Jamie Lee Curtis wanted to be a police officer. The 59-year-old actress has revealed that although she is the child of Hollywood stars Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, she originally opted for a career in law enforcement – however ended up following in her parents’ footsteps "by accident". Speaking on ‘The Graham Norton Show’ – which airs on Friday (05.10.18) &#... »

Jamie Lee Curtis: Halloween relates to MeToo

Jamie Lee Curtis: Halloween relates to MeToo

Jamie Lee Curtis says the new ‘Halloween’ movie relates to the MeToo movement. The 59-year-old star will reprise her role as Laurie Strode in the upcoming reboot of the horror film, and she believes the introduction of her character’s daughter Karen Strode (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson Strode (Andi Matichak) partly represents women taking back control of their lives, bec... »

Danny McBride ruled himself out of Halloween role

Danny McBride ruled himself out of Halloween role

Danny McBride didn’t cast himself in his new ‘Halloween’ film because he didn’t want his appearance to be "distracting" for the audience. The 41-year-old actor has teamed up with director David Gordon Green and writer Jeff Fradley to pen a new story in the slasher film franchise and although he was tempted to be in it he thought his past comedy roles could detract... »

John Carpenter returns to Halloween franchise

John Carpenter returns to Halloween franchise

John Carpenter has returned to the ‘Halloween’ franchise as the composer for the upcoming new sequel. The 70-year-old filmmaker directed and scored the original ‘Halloween’ film back in 1978 which introduced psychopath killer Michael Myers to horror fans and made Jamie Lee Curtis the original big screen "scream queen". He has worked with director David Gordon Gree... »

Liv Tyler wanted to be really scared filming The Strangers

Liv Tyler wanted to be really scared filming The Strangers

Liv Tyler wanted to be genuinely scared while filming ‘The Strangers’. The 40-year-old actress starred in the 2008 horror as Kristen McKay alongside Scott Speedman in the movie by Bryan Bertino, and Tyler reportedly didn’t want to fake being terrified of the intruders in her house, and didn’t want to see any of her co-stars wearing their masks. In the new Bu-ray addition of... »

Jamie Lee Curtis wraps up filming Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis wraps up filming Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis teased she has wrapped up filming ‘Halloween’ despite only starting shooting two weeks ago. The 59-year-old actress is set to reprise her role as Laurie Strode – a role she first played in 1978 – in the latest installment in the slasher franchise, and at the end of January, she took to Twitter to reveal that shooting has begun. However, just 15 days later, ... »

John Carpenter hasn’t seen Halloween sequels

John Carpenter hasn’t seen Halloween sequels

John Carpenter has admitted he hasn’t watched all the ‘Halloween’ movies, despite being the creator of the franchise. The 70-year-old filmmaker horror legend helmed and scored the 1978 original ‘Halloween’ movie, co-wrote and produced ‘Halloween II’, produced and composed ‘Halloween III: Season of the Witch’, and is officially serving as an exe... »

Jamie Lee Curtis has started shooting Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis has started shooting Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis has revealed filming has begun on the upcoming ‘Halloween’ movie. The 58-year-old actress is coming back to the slasher series which kicked off her big screen career back in 1978, making her Hollywood’s original "scream queen", and she is preparing to battle psychopathic killer Michael Myers once again. In a post on Twitter, Curtis revealed on Tuesday (... »

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