Laurie Strode's Survival in the Classic 1978 Horror Movie Halloween may have saved another life – off screen. In an emotional moment, Jamie Lee Curtis comforted a comic-con fan in San Diego on Friday, July 20, after the man explained how his portrayal helped him live through a house invasion, as in social media videos Event published.
During the Q & A session of the podium discussion on the upcoming Halloween movie, the fan told the story of a stranger who severed his phone line and then broke into his house after Variety .
"I was scared of myself and out of nowhere this thought came to me:" Yes, what would Jaime Lee Curtis do? Said the man in a comic-con participant Twitter video . "I saw the guy with the knife on one side of the house. I ran out, ran down to the neighbors and started shouting as you did in the movie. While the first part of the man's story evoked some laughter from the audience, the mood in the online clips seemed to change quickly as he continued. " as you have portrayed Laurie Strode, here, "said the man who also confessed that Curtis is the only reason he came to Comic-Con when his voice began to break." I am today a winner instead of a victim. "
In the clips posted online, the presenter [ Halloween actress Yvette Nicole Brown, several times could say:" The is unbelievable ") man to approach the stage, Curtis apparently fighting to hold back the tears and left the stage to give the man a long hug and kiss him on the cheek." These are the kind of emotions real, "said e in emotional Curtis, who also posed for a selfie with the man.
According to People Curtis also answered fan questions about what it would be like to come back the role four decades after Halloween debuted. And it turns out that she thinks Laurie is someone with whom many people can identify – much like the man who shares his terrible experience.
"She's the same girl 40 years later, she's just been through a lot, like we all have," the actress told the videos. "You peel the onion of a person in this room, you will find a trauma, you will find problems of sadness and loss and sorrow and great joy and happiness and drunkenness and misconduct, but it is human interaction."
She added, "This makes it so powerful to go to the movies, we look up [at the screen]we tell and we release all the fear we carry."
In The new Halloween movie, which will hit theaters on October 19, just in time for, well, Halloween, the infamous masked killer Michael Myers is back to do something other than terrorize a neighborhood , Curtis – Laurie, who (understandably) suffers from PTSD, is "living off the grid after turning her home into a safe house with a mini-arsenal", Variety .
"She lives completely isolated and waits for [Michael Myers] to return because she knows he will," Curtis said on the website.