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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 in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).