Whereas Halloween Kills will nonetheless be launched in theaters on October 15, Common has introduced that it’ll arrive on Peacock the identical day.
The most recent entry within the Halloween franchise shall be accessible to all Peacock Premium and Premium Plus subscribers at no further price and is taking an identical technique to Common’s The Boss Child: Household Enterprise, which itself additionally modified to a same-day theater and Peacock launch plan.
Halloween Kills is a sequel to 2018’s Halloween and could have rather a lot to dwell as much as as that first movie not solely had the most important opening weekend for any horror movie with a feminine lead (Go Jamie Lee Curtis!), but it surely is also the highest-grossing Halloween film and with world field workplace earnings of over $250 million.
Halloween Kills takes place proper after 2018’s Halloween and sees Michael Myers escape his destiny to as soon as once more go after Curtis’ Laurie Strode, Judy Greer’s Karen, Andi Matichak’s Allyson, and extra. On this story, nevertheless, the Strode household joins different survivors of Myers’ first assault to band collectively to finish his reign of terror as soon as and for all.
In our Halloween Kills evaluation, we stated that it “delivers deliciously gory kills and nods to John Carpenter’s unique traditional, however nonetheless looks like half a film.”
It could really feel like half a film as a result of it’s the second movie of a trilogy that’s set to complete with Halloween Ends. Director David Gordon Inexperienced has stated that Halloween Ends is supposed to “convey closure to the saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode.”
Halloween Kills is just one of many 40 movies we have chosen as the highest fall motion pictures to sit up for this yr alongside Dune, Marvel’s Eternals, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and extra.
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