Jamie Lee Curtis Hates Horror Movies Despite Starring in Scary 'Halloween' Franchise

The Laurie Strode depicters reveals she is actually not a fan of scary movies although she has played a lead role in one of the beloved horror film franchises.

AceShowbiz - Jamie Lee Curtis believes hating horror movies has helped her "Halloween Kills" performance.

The actress, who is reprising her role of Laurie Strode in the sequel to 2018's "Halloween", couldn't be "paid" to watch a scary film - and she wonders if that's why she's done so well on camera.

Asked if she ever watched the "Halloween" movies in which she didn't appear, she told SFX magazine, "No. I wouldn't watch a horror movie if you paid me."

"And I say that with all of the people at Universal going, 'Oh my God, did she just say that? On camera?' I am not a fan of the genre."

"I don't like being scared. Maybe that's why I'm good at it. Maybe they found the one actress who kind of abhors violence and abhors suspense, and drama, and the creeping around and things jumping."

"Maybe they found the perfect actress but I don't like it. Maybe that's why I'm good at it!"

In 2018, Curtis returned to the role of Laurie in "Halloween", a direct sequel to the 1978 film of the same name, and the new trilogy will conclude next year with "Halloween Ends".

She also played the character in 1998's "Halloween H20: 20 Years Later" and 2002's "Halloween Resurrection", but she considers them "separate" to the overall franchise.

She explained, "This trilogy, and the first movie in 1978, are really, in my opinion, the Halloween story."

"The rest, even Halloween II, even H20, those were separate. But the 1978 movie, the 2018 movie and then the 2021 and 2022 version of Halloween is, to me, the complete Halloween story."

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