Jason Blum is keen to reassure 'Halloween' fans that the next movie will do more than just set up next year's 'Halloween Ends'.
The Halloween filmmaker says he and David Gordon-Green, the film's co-writer and director, "definitely have ideas of what we would do [for a sequel]".
The future of iconic slasher movie series ‘Halloween’ is currently in doubt, as Dimension Films - the genre-based wing of The Weinstein Company (and previously Miramax), who have owned the series for two decades - have now lost the rights. Bloody Disgusting broke the news that Dimension - who had been developing a new film in the series to be entitled ‘Halloween Returns’ - no longer own the property centred on masked maniac Michael Myers, which will now instead be offered up for sale to other studios. Director Marcus Dunstan had been set to helm ‘Halloween Returns,’ having also co-written a screenplay with Patrick Melton.
This past June saw Marcus Dunstan - director of ‘The Collector’ and its sequel ‘The Collection’ - confirmed as the new director of the latest ‘Halloween’ movie, as well as co-writer with his usual collaborator Patrick Melton. Now, fan site Halloween Daily News have conducted a lengthy interview with the director regarding his plans for the much-loved horror series - as well as shedding some light on the curious choice of title. Dunstan says he wants to make ‘The Dark Knight’ of the ‘Halloween’ series - i.e.