Halloween Kills

Universal’s upcoming Halloween Kills CinemaCon trailer description includes a scene wherein Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) tries to take off Michael Myers’ mask. CinemaCon is the largest gathering of movie theater owners from around the world. Sidelined in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, the convention is now underway with studios showcasing their latest projects slated for release.

Earlier today (August 25th), Universal Pictures made a special presentation at CinemaCon featuring footage from their upcoming slate of movies, including Halloween Kills. During the presentation, Universal showed off a new trailer for the upcoming blood and gore movie, which features a scene toward the end where Laurie attempts to take off Michael’s mask. While a large part of the CinemaCon footage was seen in previously released trailers, it actually included plenty of new shots of Michael wreaking destruction. Read a description of the entire trailer below:

“Opens on pumpkin, kids running around and two of them swinging in a recreation center. A woman asks, ‘Hey, what are you folks doing around here? Are you alone?’ A child responds, ‘There’s a creepy man in a white mask, and he’s trying to play hide and seek with us.’ The woman asks where he is, and then sees Michael in the distance. Michael bounces on top of a nearby van and assaults the people inside. Another woman tries to shoot him yet is out of bullets. Crush slice to the house fire from the end of the previous film. Then we see the police interrogate the Strode family about the fire. They talk about Michael, yet one of the cops says Michael is as yet alive. Laurie says in a voiceover, ’40 years prior, the boogeyman came for us. We are the overcomers of Michael Myers.’ We then see the survivors from the past films, including Anthony Michael Hall as the new version of Tommy. We then see Allyson trying to assault Michael however loses the battle. Karen yells, ‘You want to fucking kill someone? Take me!’ Another scene of Laurie in the clinic with a wicked knife, saying, ‘I want to take his mask off and see the life leave his eyes.’ Trailer ends on Laurie trying to take off his mask.”

One of the most anticipated movies from CinemaCon is Halloween Kills, which is currently scheduled to release on October 15, 2021. The movie is a direct sequel to 2018’s Halloween revamp of the franchise, making it the thirteenth installment in the series. Picking up just after the events of the previous movie, the primary trailer for Halloween Kills might have hinted at how Michael survived the fire at Laurie’s house. It revealed that firefighters arrived on the scene soon after the fire started, which allowed Michael to escape from the basement after the firefighters broke through it. Now, CinemaCon has revealed even more information about Michael’s new reign of terror.


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