When Michael Myers began to leave a trail of blood on the ground, the police believed they could stop him. Decades later, the murderer continues to carry out his massacres and will continue to do so in Halloween Kills, the new film in the saga. This character is with Jason Voorhees or Freddy Krueger one of the most recognized killers of cinema. But who is hiding behind Myers’ mask? Why has he become the murderer that he is?
The gossips say that Michael Myers is based on the figure of a real murderer, a man named Stanley Stiers who apparently perpetrated his bloody deaths in Iowa, United States. However, as Esquire points out in an article, there is not even proof that this alleged killer existed. John Carpenter, director of the original film, has not referred to him at any time.
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What is the history of Michael Myers?
In the context of the story, the Halloween antagonist killed his sister Judith Myers and was confined. in a psychiatric during his next 15 years of life. There wouldn’t have been a movie if he hadn’t escaped from prison, so after all those years locked up, Myers returns to do what he does best: murder. It coincides with a festive moment, that of the Halloween party. There he meets a very young Laurie Strode, a character played in the film by a very young Jamie Lee Curtis.
Hidden under a sinister mask, Michael Myers is dedicated to murdering teenagers, as in all good slasher worth its salt. With everything, in Laurie you will find a formidable adversary, which has survived throughout the decades. Following the continuation of 2018, Halloween Kills follows the events narrated in that movie. They think that Myers has perished burned, but in reality he escapes at the last moment and returns to his murderous activity. After recovering from her injuries, Laurie gathers a group with the intention of ending her nemesis once and for all.
Halloween Kills will premiere next October 22 in theaters around the world.