Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Jamie Lee Curtis teased her final chapter in the Halloween franchise while celebrating her more than four decades of portraying Laurie Strode during a special Saturday tribute panel honoring 45 years of the actor and Halloween.
Scream star and TV host Drew Barrymore hosted the hour-long retrospective which touched on Curtis’ early years in one of her first major film roles through her return in H20 and her last three films with director David Gordon Green.
The panel kicked off with crowd chants for Curtis, who almost immediately became emotional when asked about how she felt about her run with Halloween coming to an end. “You know endings are a bitch, but so is Laurie Strode,” she said before beginning to choke up. “So, I’m ready to end it, but I’m gonna miss you so much.”
“Everything good in my life came from that shitty little office on Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood — that was about the size of where these two chairs are — when John Carpenter and Debra Hill cast me in the part [of] Laurie Strode. I didn’t know it then, [but]I know it now: one of these days, hopefully not tomorrow, but I’m 64 — I mean, do the math, it’s not in my favor — sooner than later it’s gonna say three words: Halloween actress dies,” Curtis added later. “My point is, it is the permanent ink of my life. Whatever I do, forever, Laurie Strode is because of you.”…
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