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David Gordon Green‘s Halloween broke box office records this past weekend, making it the biggest opening in history for a slasher movie. Michael Myers is back, baby – and speaking of babies, there’s one specific moment in the film involving an infant child that’s dripping with so much suspense that it practically forces audiences to hold their breath.
During a recent interview, Green explained Myers’ decision in that moment, and he also revealed a surprising Halloween easter egg: star Jamie Lee Curtis, who returned to play Laurie Strode, also plays another role in the film – and it’s not who you might think.
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In the newest Halloween film, Michael Myers, AKA The Shape, has donned his old mask and finds his way back to Haddonfield, Illinois, where he goes on yet another killing spree. He murders a woman with a hammer before acquiring a huge knife from her kitchen, and before he heads back out into the night, he passes a crib with a crying baby in it. Myers pauses for a brief second, leaving the audience to consider the horror of him murdering an infant, but he ultimately decides to leave the baby alone and continue on his way.
In a conversation with CinemaBlend, Green revealed that Jamie Lee Curtis was partially responsible for the voice of the baby:
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“The baby idea happened on set. Why would a baby crib be in the living room of the house? But the art director had that idea at the last minute. He’s like, ‘There’s this blank space. We need some narrative there. What’s the story?’ And so we scrambled and found a little mobile. And beautiful note, which you should ask about: the sound...
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