The actress has broken records with her latest installment of horror show, Halloween
Halloween heroine, Jamie Lee Curtis, is riding high on the success of her new spook sequel. The American actress gave Twitter one 'boast post' confirming her new flick, Halloween, as the biggest horror movie opening with a female lead; the biggest movie opening with a female lead over 55; the second biggest October movie opening ever; and the biggest Halloween opening ever.
Jamie Lee Curtis is the ultimate screen queen
Now the 59-year-old star - whose latest film became a blockbuster over the weekend with a $77.5m domestic opening - has revealed she had a ten-year opiod addiction which involved 'stealing and conniving' and that no new knew about her secret pain.
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Jamie Lee Curtis returns - and she's badass.
Forty years after John Carpenter's epic slasher 'Halloween', Michael Myers is back with a deep desire for slaughter once again. This time, Laurie Strode is ready for him; this is one killer who'll find himself the hunted rather than the hunter this Hallow's Eve.
There's already been nine sequels to the 1978 movie, of course, and keen fans of the franchise will note that Laurie's character was killed off in 2002's 'Halloween: Resurrection', but this year's installment is a direct follow-up to the original with Jamie Lee Curtis reprising her role for the fourth time as the terrorized woman who's about to end Michael Myers' reign of terror once and for all.
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Jamie Lee Curtis says David Gordon Green's script is the reason she's returned for this year's 'Halloween'.
A little later this year, Michael Myers (James Jude Courtney/Nick Castle) will be back on the big screen, terrorising Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) once more, only this time, the 'Halloween' scream queen will be more ready than ever before to take on her villainous foe. Taking place decades after John Carpenter's original 'Halloween' flick, and acting as a direct follow-up to that film, with director Danny Gordon Green ignoring all of the sequels that followed, the movie will see Michael escape from his prison facility and go on another rampage.
Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role of Laurie Strode in this year's 'Halloween'
Courtney will tackle the role of Myers for the majority of the scenes in the horror, but original Myers actor Castle has also taken part in select sequences. With so much talent behind-the-scenes, bringing one of horror's biggest figures back to life, many were left wondering just why now felt like the right time to build upon the 'Halloween' story once more.
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'Halloween' 2018 looks to be an incredible sequel to the original horror flick, and Jamie Lee Curtis is excited to be on board, but here she throws back to why she did one of the series' sequels, 'H20'.
Released in 1998 and directed by Steve Miner, 'Halloween H20: 20 Years Later' was the seventh instalment in the 'Halloween' horror movie series. Bringing Jamie Lee Curtis back into the hold as original 'final girl' Laurie Strode, the movie also starred the likes of Michelle Williams, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and LL Cool J, amongst others.
Jamie Lee Curtis has played original 'final girl' Laurie Strode throughout the years
Set 20 years after the events of the first two films, the flick didn't do much to impress the critics or fans of the overall franchise. It saw Michael Myers make his return as he did his best once more to finally kill Strode, but she would eventually get the better of him and take him out with an axe.
Jamie Lee Curtis teases "original" story being retold in new 'Halloween' movie.
With David Gordon Green directing comes a brand new entry to the 'Halloween' franchise, with a script from Green and co-written by Danny McBride. The film will see Jamie Lee Curtis make a comeback in the iconic horror role of Laurie Strode, allowing her character a return from the dead and showing that this film will be a continuation of the classic original.
Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode in this year's 'Halloween' movie
Distributed by Universal Pictures and worked on jointly by Blumhouse and Miramax, the film will not only see Laurie go up against Michael in one final showdown, but brings her family into the fold. Original Myers actor Nick Castle will even be returning to film a few scenes alongside his former co-star!
The scream queen makes her return to the series in the franchise sequel/reboot.
When it was announced that Jamie Lee Curtis would be returning to her iconic role as Laurie Strode in the brilliant 'Halloween' franchise, fans of the series' interest immediately peaked. Having enjoyed her time in the series and becoming one of the biggest names in Hollywood when the original films first debuted, Curtis went on to return for various sequels, including 2002's 'Resurrection', which saw her character killed off.
Jamie Lee Curtis is returning as Laurie Strode in the new 'Halloween' movie
Fortunately, that film won't be included in official 'Halloween' canon. Comedian Danny McBride teamed up with writing partner David Gordon Green (who's also directing the flick) to write the screenplay for this new film, and wanted Curtis to get back on board with her most memorable character.
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The iconic horror film series will be making its return in 2018.
Jamie Lee Curtis is one of the horror genre's original scream queens, and now the iconic actress will be returning to one of her biggest roles; Laurie Strode in the 'Halloween' franchise. Curtis announced the news herself on her social media accounts, complete with an ominous picture of her stood in front of a doorway with Michael Myers leering at her.
"Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues. 40 years later. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween. Release date 10/19/18." pic.twitter.com/IvptiZctyw— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) September 15, 2017
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Jamie Lee Curtis seen out and about wearing jeans and a blue shirt in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 18th October 2016
The actress pays homage to her mother Janet Leigh’s iconic scene in the new Fox series.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the shower that infamous scene from Psycho is back to haunt you once again. But this time it’s Jamie Lee Curtis whose getting the fright, as she pays homage to mother Janet Leigh’s famous scene.
Jamie Lee Curtis - Jamie Lee Curtis checks her cell phone as she goes shopping in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 4th August 2015
Jamie Lee Curtis and her family disguised themselves in ‘Streetfighter’ costumes whilst attended Evo 2015 in Las Vegas over the weekend.
Jamie Lee Curtis went undercover at Evo 2015 at Las Vegas this weekend. On Twitter, the 56-year-old shared a photograph of her family dressed up as characters from the videogame series, Streetfighter. Curtis’s own costume was that of Vega, a mask-wearing, clawed fighter who first appears in the second of the Streetfighter games.
Jamie Lee Curtis at Comic Con 2015 in July.
Lea Michele remembered Cory Monteith, two years on from his death, in a touching post on social media on Monday (13th July).
Lea Michele paid a heartfelt tribute to her Glee star and former boyfriend, Cory Monteith, two years on from his tragic death at the age of 31. Michele took to social media on 13th July to share her thoughts with fans.
Lea Michele at San Diego's Comic-Con 2015.
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Jamie Lee Curtis - A host of stars were photographed as they arrived for the FOX 2015 Upfront event which was held at the Wollman Rink in New York City, New York, United States - Monday 11th May 2015
Jamie Lee Curtis - Hilton hosts the wedding celebration of Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 28th June 2014
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