A New Halloween Movie Could Not Have Happened Without Jamie Lee Curtis

Autumn Classics Halloween

Autumn Classics Halloween

She's claimed Halloween is a #MeToo film as well as compared her character of Laurie Strode to Brett Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford. The article went on to make the argument that actors who are gun control activists shouldn't be able to use guns in their films.

To that, Nick Gillespie at Reason.com pointed out that Curtis's stand on the interpretation of just how infringed the Second Amendment can be and still be supported largely mirrors 1980s Republicans. "I hoped that Jamie was going to do the movie and prayed". Curtis shared an anecdote from the last day of filming, in which she was required to act alone, sans dialogue, as Laurie waits for Michael Myers outside the mental hospital in which he has been imprisoned.

"I am vocal about common-sense gun safety and gun laws". "For instance, I fully support an assault weapon ban, I fully support a bump stock ban". Remember, the last four words of the Second Amendment: "Shall not be infringed". "And they have to renew their licence just like we do with automobiles - which are weapons also".

Curtis, 59, has handled guns off and on in a number of Hollywood films over the past several decades, most notably in her latest appearance in the Halloween slasher film franchise, the trailer for which shows the actress wielding a number of different firearms à la the fictional Sara Conner in 1991's T2. For Curtis, much of that moment was left up to her own interpretation as an actor, but it wasn't until she approached the set that she realized all of the crew members were wearing name tags that read 'We Are All Laurie Strode'. She has trained and armed herself over the years to prepare for the return of Michael Myers, probably making Sarah Connor from Terminator 2 proud. "And I think there were myriad types of firearms that could have been used in the movie". She added: "If I had made my career as a pacifist actor, I would never have worked, ever". "I have to be responsible for my own personal choices in my own personal life".

When asked if it would have been possible to do a new Halloween without Curtis reprising her role, producer Bill Block is blunt.

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