most horror movie legendary scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis finally ready to say “Halloween is over”.
While Curtis goes on to have an incredible career spanning over four decades, horror fans remember her best from John Carpenter’s 1978 classic Halloween. After reprising her role as Laurie Strode for the last time, she wrapped filming on Halloween Ends in February – and she has some thoughts to share.
“It was deeply emotional and cathartic,” Curtis told Salon about it on Thursday.. “I mean, when you call her the last girl, I never realized how important that name was until I made this last movie. And now I really understand it. And I think you’ll be very happy.”
Daughter of Hollywood legends Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, Curtis rose to fame with the original Halloween and has since portrayed Laurie Strode, a babysitter stalked by a mentally ill runaway Michael Myers, in seven of the 13 installments.
Her latest crackdown concludes the franchise’s new trilogy with director David Gordon Green at the helm. according to IndieWire. The set should be released in October. 14, picking up where “Halloween Kills,” the 2021 sequel to the 2018 remake of “Halloween,” left off, Myers is alive and well.
Curtis has been a regular face at film conventions and Halloween screenings for decades. She’s well aware that some of her most dedicated fans are in horror circles and posted a sweet statement on Instagram after wrapping up this latest movie in February.
“I made good friends and collaborated with amazing artists on these three films and today my role in the film is complete and with it the END of this trilogy for me,” she wrote. “I love this crew and cast and I will miss all of you. We can’t wait for fans to see this movie.”
Curtis posted a not too cryptic tweet A medium that included a pumpkin emoji and quite simply read “7/20”. It’s safe to assume that the Halloween Ends trailer will be released on that day.
Whether Curtis’s character remains “the last girl” – a female character who survives her killer’s efforts – will be revealed in October.