Michael Myers is back to wreak havoc on Haddonfield in Halloween Kills, albeit a year later than planned, with director David Gordon Green back at the hellraising helm.
In 2018, the first entry in the franchise reboot grossed $255.6 million at the worldwide box office against a reported budget of between $10 million and $15 million. Due to the pandemic’s ongoing impact on the industry, Halloween Kills lands in both theaters and on the Peacock streaming service. The times might change, but Myers’ thirst for revenge does not.
I caught up with Green to talk about the second entry in his trilogy, what franchise throwbacks he embraces and what he decided to discard, the standing ovation Halloween Kills received at the Venice Film Festival, and more.
Simon Thompson: Halloween Kills is the second film in your Halloween trilogy. Middle movies can be notoriously tricky to pull off. How did you