Beyond the central point of gun control, which is a debate still raging in pop culture and in all culture, Curtis also further drove home the point that she's playing a character, and characters exist in stories that are driven by conflict.
Jamie Lee Curtis is firing back at a Fox News article that painted her as a hypocrite for brandishing firearms in the upcoming reboot of "Halloween" while being among the many "Hollywood liberals" calling for stricter gun control laws in the U.S.
The Hollywood scream queen this week sparked debate over the contrast between her public statements on gun policy and her on-screen firearm use. For instance, I fully support an assault weapon ban. But neither of those things are supporting a ban on guns.
While Curtis appeared in a number of films throughout the franchise, many wondered if she'd ever return to Halloween when it was announced Blumhouse was resurrecting the series.
"They knew that Laurie was going to be someone who used firearms". Curtis reportedly made sure automatic weapons were not part of Strode's strategy.
"I'm an actress who's in slasher movies", she said. Lucky they don't need a license in Halloween or they might end up easy victims for Michael Meyers. "I got to play with the original themes of Halloween", John Carpentersays here. "I have to be responsible for my own personal choices in my own personal life".
"But I have always been proud to represent women who fight back and fight back with intelligence, cunning and creativity, and who fight for their lives and their families' lives", she added.
What do you think of the Curtis versus Fox conflict?
I spoke to a few producers and the director and to J.K. and had long conversations basically about the Grindelwald character. J.K. has seen the evidence and therefore knows I was falsely accused, and that's why she has publicly supported me.
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That means we'll be hopping online imminently and trying to get our first Blackout win at the same time as the rest of the world. Given the Shadow Man's prominence in the Black Ops saga, his appearance in Blackout isn't terribly surprising.
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