Actress Jamie Lee Curtis said the new Halloween Kills movie is about the kind of mob violence that Americans witnessed on January 6 when rioters stormed the Capitol building.
In a interview with filmmaker Eli Roth on the “History of Horror” podcast, Jamie Lee Curtis explained that the last two Halloween movies — Halloween in 2018 and Halloween Kills, which opens Friday — are part of a planned trilogy she is making with director David Gordon Green.
Curtis said the 2018 Halloween movie reflected the themes of the #MeToo movement, including the notion of women seizing power.
“[When] we were launching the 2018 movie, it was right in the center of the MeToo movement,” she said. “And so women taking power and speaking