David Gordon Green’s 2018 Halloween breathed new life into the franchise, reintroducing audiences to Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode and turning the slasher series into one about family and inherited trauma.
The two sequels, Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends, were scheduled for release in 2020 and 2021, but have each been pushed a full year back (to 2021 and 2022, respectively) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While we wait, however, a teaser trailer for Halloween Kills has been released, as part of Blumhouse’s “Blumfest.”
The teaser shows three generations of Strode women (including Laurie’s daughter, played by Judy Greer, and her daughter, played by Andi Matichak) dealing with Michael Myers, who is somehow still alive. “Next Halloween, when the sun sets and someone is alone, he kills,” Laurie warns, as we’re treated to flashes of new murders.
Green returns as director, also co-writing the movie with Danny McBride and Scott Teems.
Halloween Kills will hit theaters Oct. 15, 2021.