Jamie Lee Curtis put a lot of blood and tears in this last installment in the Hallowe'en Franchise, and the actress says she has no regrets.
Talking with ET's Keltie Knight at the premiere of Hallowe'en On Wednesday at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, the 59-year-old actress revealed exactly how physical the role was and how much it cost her body.
"It was difficult, everything was very difficult," Curtis revealed. "I ended up with a cracked rib at the end. [I was] bruised and cut. But that's the nature of the beast. "
"If you do not hurt yourself, you're not doing well," Curtis added with a shrug. "Because, to do it, you have to get hurt."
When the first Hallowe'en The film hit theaters in October 1978, it was the film debut of Curtis, 19 years old. The film catapulted the actress to stardom as one of the main queens of Hollywood and consolidated her career in the world of entertainment.
Now, 40 years later, Curtis once again assumes the role of heroine Laurie Strode (technically for the fifth time) for director David Gordon Green's take on Michael Myers' myths for a sequel that sees Curtis as the hunter , points to the supernatural and psychotic serial killer who has persecuted her for decades.
The latter Hallowe'en The film, which is being described as the "final confrontation" of Laurie Stroud with the famous villain slasher, intentionally ignores the multitude of sequels, as well as the restart of the Rob Zombie franchise, which is a sequel to director John Carpenter. 1978 original.
However, Curtis recognized the fan base that has supported and appreciated the franchise and shared his thanks for his continued support.
"I can not explain why this genre touches people and makes them love them, there are rabid fans who have loved Michael Myers and Laurie Strode and the relationship between them for a long time," Curtis said. "I do not understand, I really do not, but I'm grateful to them, because without them I would not really have a career."
"I really can not explain it, except that he has clearly played a string again and that's great," he added.
For Curtis, the Hollywood premiere of the star-studded red carpet for this slasher movie was a long way from how the original movie was released four decades ago. According to the actress, when the first Hallowe'en It was released, there was no fanfare at all.
"You know, we did not have a premiere to Hallowe'en. It was done for nothing and it just came out, "Curtis said, referring to the film's production budget of around $ 300,000." There was nothing! I think we had a party at my house or something. "
Four decades later, the budget has certainly gone up. This time, the filmmakers had about $ 10 million to work with, which is still relatively modest for a tentpole horror production.
As for Curtis, she continues to enjoy her role as one of the most iconic shouting queens in the entertainment world, and the celebrated star, and two-time winner of the Golden Globe, had some wise words of wisdom and advice for other young actors who they seek to enter the business
"All the work I have received, I did not expect to get, then I got and did the best I could," said Curtis. "It's really that simple, put on a suit, introduce yourself, get there early, stay late, say" please "and" thank you "and bring cookies.
Watch Laurie Strode's latest showdown against the iconic murder machine Michael Myers when Hallowe'en arrives in theaters on October 19.
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