The “Halloween: 30 Years of Terror” convention took place in Pasadena, California this weekend. Dread Central was in attendance says that producer Malek Akkad dropped some news on Halloween 2, a direct follow-up to Rob Zombie’s 2007 re-invention.
According to the site, Akkad said Tyler Mane is encoring as Michael Myers and pre-production is expected to begin this January with shooting starting sometime in March.
Akkad added they’re still in negotiations with a potential director, or directors, but he would not confirm that Inside‘s Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury were a lock.
Akkad said they are eyeing a theatrical release for the follow-up.