He's now one of the most memorable horror villains in film history, and he'll be starring in NOVI, MI. Michael Myers, who plays Michael Meiners in Halloween Kills, will be out in Michigan the same weekend that The Last Jedi will release.
James Jude Courtney will be at Michigans biggest and longest-running comic con, Motor City Comic Con, which runs until Sunday at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. He is one of the many celebrities who will attend the event.
Courtney played Myers in the 2018 film, Halloween, the 2021 film that came out this weekend and will be released again in The 2022 sequel, "Halleon Ends."
Well be shooting Halloween Ends starting in January, assuming IATSE does not strike. Courtney told MLive in the video interview at the top of this story that if they do, "well shoot it when the strike ends, and that will be released in October 2022."
Courtney says he never wears the Michael Myers mask unless preparing for a Halloween film.
I dont wear a mask other than for my work. What happens to me when I put that mask on is not something I think most people would want to be around. I mean, seriously, when I put that mask on, I go to a dark place.
Courtney is also known for his stunt work. He says that some of the stunts in the Halloween films were some his most challenging.
"These fire gags are pretty brutal," he added. Extremely dangerous fire. Fire has a will of its own, and I think thats why firefighters have been drawn to this film. Since the trailers arrived, Ive met a slew of firefighters and theyre really, really enamored with it, and I believe the reason is that they understand more than anyone just how unpredictable fire is. Right away its hot, burning hot all the time. Its painful.
Motor City Comic Con will run through Sunday, October 17, 2017. Other notables in attendance include Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings), Alexander Ludwig (Hunger Games) (Humor Games), Ice-T and Coco, Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, The Mandalorian, The Boys)), Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things)- Joey Fatone (NSYNC), Antony Starr (The Boy), Jodi Benson (Ariel), Meat Loaf, Tom
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