John Carpenter Considers Directing Little Horror Film, Big Action Movie or TV Next
The legendary director John Carpenter has not made a film for a decade, but the filmmaker has made it clear that & # 39; 39, he was not officially retired. . In a new interview with Collider, Carpenter says he's always ready to lead again. Last year, Carpenter expressed similar thoughts, noting that he would not be bothered by the making of another film as long as it was not The Thing 2 . Now, Carpenter says that he would particularly like to make another horror movie or even an adventure movie, but only if it's about a project he's would really like to participate.
"I have not programmed it, but I've been working a lot, I've done a lot of movies and I've exhausted myself and I had to stop a I have to have a life, the circumstances should be correct so that I can do it again … make a little horror movie that would be great or a great adventure movie. I like budgeting properly today, these young filmmakers are shooting a movie for $ 2 million while the film is writing for $ 10 million to do it all and I do not want to do it any more. "
Officially, Carpenter's latest film as a director dates back to 2010 with the psychological horror film The Ward. Housed in an insane asylum in 1966, the film follows a new patient tormented by what appears to be the ghost of a former neighborhood inmate. Amber Heard, Grandma Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh, Lyndsy Fonseca played. The film is not the best work of Carpenter, but it's a nice watch for the director's fans. It would also act of the first film made by Carpenter since about a decade, its previous film Ghosts of Mars being released in 2001.
It is possible that Carpenter does not pass his time to steer movies nowadays, but he is still very involved in Hollywood productions. He played an important role in Halloween last year of director David Gordon Green, who acted as a creative consultant and executive producer. In addition, Carpenter composed the score of the film with sons Cody Carpenter and Danny Davies. The film was a resounding success, erasing many box office records and becoming the most popular slasher film of all time. Because of this success, the film would have a sequel, but Carpenter's potential level of participation is not yet clear.
Although new Carpenter films are rare, they will still have legendary status. for having directed many cult classics during his career. Of course, he debuted as a director with the original Halloween, but was also behind many other beloved horror classics. Among his other most memorable and appreciated films are They Live Assault on the City 13 Christine A big problem for Little China In the mouth of the folly of the fog and of the prince of the darkness . Carpenter is particularly appreciated by fans of the horror genre for making so many fantastic movies, so there will always be an audience if he chooses to make another movie.
In the interview, Carpenter also says he is open. a television series too. I hope the good project will come to convince Carpenter to sit in the director's chair again. The horror pioneer will always have the respect of fans of the genre, and it would be amazing to see new content from the legendary filmmaker. We can only hope that he will also participate in the next film Halloween . You can read the rest of Carpenter's interview on Collider.