The trailer for the new 'Halloween' movie has impressive scares while also paying homage to the original

  • The trailer for the new “Halloween” movie does not disappoint.
  • It has some great scares and with the return of the franchise’s star, Jamie Lee Curtis, as well as its creator, John Carpenter, this one has some added anticipation.

The highly anticipated trailer for the latest “Halloween” movie is online and it doesn’t disappoint.

The Universal/Blumhouse Pictures production directed by David Gordon Green (“Stronger”), who wrote the script with Danny McBride, has been on the minds of horror fans since the news hit in 2016 that the creator of the classic horror, John Carpenter, agreed to come back and watch over the making of the new movie.

Carpenter hasn’t put his name on a “Halloween” movie since having a producer credit on 1982’s “Halloween III: Season of the Witch.”

But with Blumhouse (“Get Out,” “Split”) involved and a script that won over Carpenter (who is an executive producer on the movie), the maestro of the franchise is back, which has given this “Halloween” a real sense of excitement. And this trailer will just amp things up even more.

Business Insider saw the trailer at this year’s CinemaCon, the yearly convention of movie theatres owners, and it was one of the event’s highlights. The combination of frights it teases along with Green’s use of the legend of Michael Myers really got everyone pumped.

In “Halloween,” opening October 19, a filmmaking team seeks to learn more about Michael Myers, even tracking down where he’s been held since the gruesome events from the first movie (that’s right, forget everything that happened following 1978’s “Halloween”).

But, of course, something goes wrong that leads Michael to escape from prison and he heads right back to his home town where Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) is awaiting her rematch with the classic villain.

The performance by Curtis looks really good, giving off Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) vibe from the first movie.

Watch the trailer below:

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