Jamie Lee Curtis set to visit Australia for Halloween premiere in Sydney

Golden Globe Award-winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis, a true Hollywood icon, will be visiting Australia this October to promote the upcoming release of Halloween, a Trancas International Films, Blumhouse Productions and Miramax film.

The actress will be walking the Black Carpet at the Australian Premiere of Halloween, an event that takes place on Tuesday 23 October 2018 in Sydney.

Curtis will be reprising her role as Laurie Strode, a character which put the actress on the road to stardom in the 1970s, starting her acting career in films such as Trading Places (1983), Perfect (1985), A Fish Called Wanda (1988), as well as starring in one of the biggest action films to hit screens,True Lies (1994), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for her stellar performance as Helen Tasker.

Halloween will be a final confrontation between Curtis’ character Laurie Strode and Michael Myers (Nick Castle), the masked figure haunting her since her escape from his killing spree four decades ago in the original film.

Halloween is inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafting a story that carves a new path from the events in the revolutionary 1978 film, Green also directing.

John Carpenter, master of horror, is serving as creative consultant on the film, joining forces with Jason Blum, cinema’s current leading producer of horror, known for films such as Get Out (2017) Split (2016), The Purge (2013) and Paranormal Activity (2007).

Halloween is also produced by Malek Akkad, his Trancas International Films producing the Halloween series since its inauguration, and Bill Block (Elysium, District 9). Zanne Devine (I, Tonya), David Thwaites (Black Swan), Jeanette Volturno (Get Out), Couper Samuelson (The Purge series), Ryan Freimann (The Hatred) and Curtis are executive producers for the film alongside John Carpenter, Green and McBride serving in the same capacity under their Rough House Pictures banner.

Halloween will be distributed worldwide by Universal pictures and hits cinemas just in time for Halloween on 25th October.