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John Carpenter’s “HALLOWEEN” and sequels returning to theaters this month

Thursday, September 15, 2022 | News


The original Michael Myers is coming home again on the big screen.

CineLife Entertainment has announced that it is bringing John Carpenter’s 1978 landmark HALLOWEEN, along with HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS and HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS, back to theaters beginning this month. The company has pacted with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to reintroduce the films to theatrical audiences worldwide; you’ll be able to find participating venues in your area by clicking here.

CineLife previously revived HALLOWEEN on the big screen last year, and the company’s executive vice president Bernadette McCabe says, “We are ecstatic to once again showcase the legendary HALLOWEEN franchise in theaters and continue our strong partnership with Trancas International Films and Compass International Pictures. HALLOWEEN fans nationwide showed their unwavering appreciation for the iconic series over the years and we are overjoyed to have the opportunity to bring back such a well-received tradition.”

“The overwhelmingly positive reaction from fans old and new every year having the opportunity to see this iconic film on the big screen with an audience,” says Compass and Trancas’ Ryan Freimann, “coupled with the upcoming October release of director David Gordon Green’s new sequel, HALLOWEEN ENDS, makes us even more excited to continue the screenings of this legendary franchise that uplifts the Halloween spirit and brings fans together.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.