Screenvision has teamed up with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to bring John Carpenterâ€™s 1978 classic, Halloween, back to the big screen. This nationwide release, beginning October 25th with select showings through October 31st, will be the widest distribution the film has seen since originally shocking audiences in 1978. This cinema scare classic will be presented in a striking, new HD transfer and 5.1 audio.
Screenvisionâ€™s presentation of Halloween will also include an exclusive documentary short entitled â€œYou Canâ€™t Kill The Bogeyman: 35 Years of Halloween.â€ The documentary focuses on the undeniable impact the film, and series, has had on culture and the genre. A full list of exhibiting theaters will be announced soon.
â€œWe are thrilled to bring John Carpenterâ€™s original Halloween back to the screen after almost 35 years,â€ says series producer Malek Akkad. â€œWe are excited for fans from coast to coast to finally get the ultimate theatrical experience.â€
Darryl Schaffer, EVP of Exhibitor Relations, Screenvision said: â€œWeâ€™re excited to bring the movie that helped define the horror genre back to the big screen for this timely exhibition.â€