Halloween: Danse Macabre

Hi, JH here.  I thought I'd try something new and different.  This is a bit
of a teaser to a new piece of Halloween fiction I'm going to write for the
site.  Kind of like what you'd see in the theatre.  Little tantalizing bits
that will make you hunger for more.   For quite a while, I have been
scheming dreaming and prepared for typing up my own version of Halloween 5,
and several ideas have swirled in my head.  I not only have a pretty good
idea of how it goes, I have also assembled a top notch cast of actors for my
"film".  One of the things I've done is take the annoying characters and
made them much more watchable (Tina will be a nun) and I'm going to use the
MiB option to create a real mystery.  One of the cast will be the the MiB,
and chances are, your first guess will be wrong!  Instead of using the Thorn
option, I'm replacing it with your average doomsday cult which does not
control Michael, but just happens to be a third party mixed in with the
struggles around Haddenfield.

Halloween: Danse Macabre
Starring: (it'll probably change a bit, and I can't remember all the names)

Dr. Loomis......................................Donald Pleasence
Rachel Corruthers..........................Ellie Cornell
Jamie...............................................Danielle Harris
Ben Meeker.....................................Beau Starr
Prof. Stroheim.................................Christopher Lee
Sheriff Beck.....................................Kenneth Branagh
Father McGraw...............................George Dzundza
Deputy Hudson...............................Randy Quaid
Deputy Grant...................................George Clooney
Sister Williams................................Wendy Kaplan
Angus Scrimm.................................Vincent Price
Tommy Doyle...................................Paul Rudd
Sgt. Parris........................................Isaac Hayes
Hannah Mueller................................Emma Thompson
Alisson
Nick
Rob
Chris
Lisa
Dep. Tom (minus clown music)
Dep. Nick (minus clown music)
Dep. Jason Brackett
The Hermit
Reverend Jackson P Sayer
Dr. Hoffman
Man in Black...........................................??????????????

And Special guest appearance:
Laurie Strode..............................................Jamie Lee Curtis
 

Here's a teaser.........................

(scene opens with a jumble of letters falling into place to spell out
Dimension Films presents)

(Halloween theme starts up slowly, played by the flute)

(sounds of several helicopters become louder.  It is Halloween night.  The
witching hour.  Three military huey choppers fly by the screen.  Camera
zooms in to the first one, up to the front window.  Inside, the pilot is
working on the radio)

Pilot: Come in, Haddenfield, come in.  This is Cavarly 1, over?

(radio gets static)

Pilot: I repeat, this is Cavalry 1 replying to distress signal.  Help is on
the way, Haddenfield.  Do you copy?

Co-pilot: We should be nearing the town in minutes.  Looks like something's
going on (looks out of night goggles)  Didn't that last message say
something about.....Michael Myers?  Who's he?

Pilot: A pain in the ass who died a long......time.....(Sees Haddenfield in
the distance. Jaw drops in disbelief)  WHAT THE HELL??!!

(Radio sparks to life.  Sounds of chaos and screams can be heard.  Halloween
theme now picks up speed on piano, becoming more ominous)

radio: COME IN, Cavalry 1!  This is Sheriff Beck of Haddenfield!  We have a
crisis on our hands.  I repeat, we have a crisis!  The sooner you boys get
here, the better!

(Sheriff Beck continues on the radio.  The pilot and co-pilot are stunned.
Camera closes in on the visor of pilot's helmit to reveal the reflection of
orange and red colors dancing in the night.  Haddenfield is in flames)

(scene goes black)

(characters appear one at a time as they begin to speak.  Each is surrounded
by shadowy darkness.  Each person disappears when finished speaking)

Rachel: One year ago, on Halloween night, Michael Myers came back to kill
again.  His mayhem almost destroyed the last of his family.  He
failed.......

Sheriff Beck: We thought he was dead.  We thought he was finally sent to
burn in hell........

Dr. Loomis: But hell would not have him...........And now, Death stalks
Haddenfield once more.........

Stroheim: When Michael Myers returns, Halloween will be the night of final
reckoning, the last confrontation......a baptism of blood and fire!!

(scene opens to the empty streets of Haddenfield.  buildings on both sides
are in flames.  Walking calmly down the middle of the street is the ominous
figure Michael Myers with long knife in hand.  Camera POV shoots straight to
the mask, into the eye.  scene goes black)

(scene opens with)

Halloween: Danse Macabre
 
 

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