BREAKING NEWS: Jamie Lee Curtis is returning to the 'Halloween' franchise


The news just broke today (Sept. 15) that Jamie Lee Curtis will be returning to her iconic role as Laurie Strode in the new "Halloween" movie.  The news was released by Blumhouse  via Twitter.

Here's the tweet that started it all:

Jaime Lee Curtis even tweeted about her coming back:

Curtis first played Laurie Strode in Carpenter's '78 classic and then in "Halloween II," "Halloween H20: 20 Years Later," and "Halloween Resurrection." It's the role that started her career.

David Gordon Green will be directing "HALLOWEEN" and John Carpenter will be both an executive producer and creative consultant. Carpenter and horror producer Jason Blum will be working together. So that is a match made in horror heaven!

Danny McBride and David Gordon Green are writing the script together too.

"HALLOWEEN" will be released on Oct. 19, 2018.