Forty years later, Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her role as iconic Laurie Strode, again confronted with Michael Myers.
Blumhouse and Universal's Halloween – a direct sequel to the classic Slasher hit of 1978 – makes terrible on Friday box office, where there are $ 30 million or more for a $ 70 million weekend allowance – $ 75 could earn millions, according to early estimates
The picture makes almost record-breaking business for a R-rated horror picture. On Friday, $ 7.7 million will be included in Thursday's North American briefing.
Anything over $ 55 million would be the second-largest bow for a R-rated horror title behind the blockbuster It by New Line to $ 1
David Gordon Green, Halloween sees the return of Jamie Lee Curtis as iconic figure Laurie Strode revisiting Michael Myers, the masked character she has been haunting since she appeared on Halloween night in the movie from 1978 barely escaped his rampage. (Nick Castle reiterates his role as Myers.) After Blumhouse got rights to the Halloween franchise, Jason Blum knocked on horror icon John Carpenter, who directed the 1978 film to serve as a creative consultant.
October box – Sales of Office running at record levels thanks to Sony Venom and Warner Bros. & # 39; s. A star is born which both go to their third weekends. The two films are spent somewhere between $ 17 million and $ 19 million for a potentially tight race.
The prediction for First Man on his second outing seeks Damien Chazelles astronaut drama to earn somewhere $ 8.5 million – $ 11 million
Halloween is not the only one New nationwide release this weekend.
Fox 2000 extends its YA police series The Hate U Enter in about 2,300 theaters. The movie could earn as much as $ 10 million for the weekend, a stellar show.
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Oct. 19, 12:30 Updated with revised weekend estimates.