John Carpenter would love to make a new horror movie

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

John Carpenter is one of cinema's undisputed Masters of Horror and the man is still going strong with not only a live musical tour happening (almost) year-round, but Blumhouse has a direct sequel to his prototype slasher flick HALLOWEEN headed our way this holiday season.

While David Gordon Green took the helm of this newest entry in the Michael Myers series, is there a chance that Carpenter will ever return to the franchise he created? Maybe. While there's no telling if another John Carpenter HALLOWEEN is a possibility, the man would still like to make another genre movie in the future.

John Carpenter:

I would love to direct something if it’s the right thing to do at my age. I’m not going to make another Thing, I’ll tell you that. I’m not going to the Arctic again. I’m not going to do that. I want to take it easy. I want to enjoy myself!

Fair enough.

Carpenter then went on a charming bit of musing regarding where he's like to make a new movie and how he prefers to spend his time these days:

I’ve wanted to do something in Europe and I’ve wanted to do something in Venice. I haven’t gotten a story for it though. What a place! What a strange place! And Venice is sinking! Wow. But I don’t know. I’d love to do something in Europe. That would be fun to do. There are two important things in my life, though. Basketball, when the season starts, and video games. And to play video games you have to sit in a chair and not really get up and do anything. I love that. That’s my job now, to sit around and do nothing!

Personally, I don't care what kind of film Carpenter makes next. As long as the man gets back in the directing saddle, I'll be first in line to check it out. Even if it's a remake of TWILIGHT or 50 SHADES OF GREY. Not kidding, by the way. How bad would you like to see a new horror film via John Carpenter? Make sure to hit us up and let us know below!

Source: EW

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