‘Halloween Ends’ Will Be ‘Much More Intimate’ and Honor John Carpenter’s Entire Body of Work

Halloween Kills” was a critical misfire, but it still managed a healthy $49 million opening at the box office.

The film has since grossed $89 million in the U.S., not terrible considering the pandemic and Universal’s decision to stream the horror tentpole on Peacock starting the same day it hit theaters.

Next year brings “Halloween Ends,” the final chapter in David Gordon Green’s trilogy.

The filmmaker recently teased the project in an appearance on the “Empire Spoiler Special Podcast.” If “Halloween Kills” opened the scope of the franchise to include the whole town of Haddonfield, then expect “Halloween Ends” to be “a much more intimate movie.”“There’s not a lot of games in it, there’s not a lot of wittiness and retro joy,” Green said.

“It’s kind of a coming-of-age film, and it’s a very different tone.

And that’s what excited me about it,

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