“Halloween Kills” director David Gordon Green reveals plot details about the upcoming sequel and teases his plans to close out the trilogy with “Halloween Ends”…
If there’s one thing we’ve learned through painful experience in the age of the internet and social media, it’s how mob mentality and fear mongering can completely alter the course of history.
That’s why David Gordon Green plans to explore how a town will react to the news that a serial killer has come home again and survived the attempt to stop him before he could take anymore lives.
“Halloween Kills,” which is now due out in October 2021, will directly follow the events in 2018’s “Halloween” where Laurie Strode exacted the ultimate revenge against Michael Myers by trapping him inside her booby-trapped house as the entire place went up in flames. A teaser for the upcoming sequel already showed how firetrucks were dispatched to put out the blaze much to the horror of Laurie, her daughter and her granddaughter as they wanted nothing more than to see Michael Myers’ burned alive.
According to Green, “Halloween Kills” will feature a town terrified of the boogeyman who came home again and the action those people will take to stop Michael Myers at any cost.
“If the first film was somewhat retelling the origin of Myers and getting us up to speed with where Laurie had been all those years, then part two is about the outrage of Haddonfield,” Green explained while speaking with Total Film magazine.
“‘Mob Rules’ was our working title for the film. It’s about a community that is united by outrage, and divided in how to deal with evil.”
Green says this time around Laurie’s granddaughter Allyson will be leading the charge to hunt down Michael Myers and end him once and for all.
Now if the direct sequel to “Halloween” will be focused on the mob mentality of a town determined to stop Michael Myers then that begs the question — what remains for the final film in the trilogy titled “Halloween Ends,” which is due out in 2022.
“It’s a very different movie than Kills and both [the 1978 and 2018] Halloweens,” Green said about ‘Halloween Ends.’ “The script feels very fun. For me, it was essential to say, ‘Here’s a conclusive episode to my trilogy.’ I’m trying to bring closure to my ‘Laurie Strode versus Michael Myers’ storytelling.”
Green added that he hopes to take “Halloween Ends” into production before the end of the year while still facing precautions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Until then, he’ll finish working on “Halloween Kills” with that film slated for release in October 2021.