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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

While Halloween may not be the film we all asked for, but it sounds like they have all the right pieces in place to make a decent movie. Now, you can add one more promising aspect to the list of reasons why this could work.

There have been rumors surrounding writer-director-composer of the first Halloween, John Carpenter, coming back to help out with the score. Now, in an interview with Billboard, when asked to specify his involvement in the project, he said:

“I am an executive producer and it looks clear to me that I’ve made a deal to do the music.”

That’s fantastic to hear, as Carpenter’s original composition has gone on to be incredibly iconic. But what does that mean for the score coming up? Do they plan on changing it, reinventing it, or something else altogether?

On that, Carpenter said:

“There are many options. I’ll be consulting with the director to see what he feels. I could create a new score, we could update the old score and amplify it, or we could combine those two things. I’ll have to see the movie to see what it requires.”

Sounds promising.

From all we’ve heard, Danny McBride’s script is fantastic (yes, that THAT Danny McBride), and with David Gordon Green at the helm, it seems like a potentially great combo.

Additionally, with Jamie Lee Curtis back, and now Carpenter confirmed, it sounds like this could be the film Halloween fans deserve.

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SOURCE: Billboard

  • Kindofabigdeal

    Danny McBride is writing this? How many F bombs and dick references will Meyers say?

  • Lenin1959

    AMAZING! I absolutey love Carpenter’s music. Listen to John Carpenter’s Lost Themes albums, close your eyes, and you will imagine a Carpenter movie that has never been made. And I hope he will make sure they don’t turn Michael into a school bullying victim again like in Rob Zombie’s remake. Michael Myers is, to put it with Dr. Loomis, pure evil. No more, no less. He is not a freak who seeks revenge for having been bullied as a kid. He is a walking, murdering nightmare from some very dark place that H. P. Lovecraft once imagined. He is not human, just looks like one.

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer’s always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he’s always been something of a story junkie.