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Jamie Lee Curtis channels mother Janet Leigh at Halloween Kills premiere by wearing ‘Psycho’ look

Jamie Lee Curtis channels mother Janet Leigh at Halloween Kills premiere by wearing ‘Psycho’ look

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Jamie Lee Curtis honoured her late mother, Janet Leigh, at the premiere of ‘Halloween Kills’.

The 62-year-old actress attended the costume party screening of her latest movie – in which she reprises her role as Laurie Strode – at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday (12.10.21) and turned heads by dressing as her mom’s ‘Psycho’ character, Marion Crane.

As well as a dress and hair style that matched the character from the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock classic, Jamie accessorised her look with a blood-splattered shower curtain, paying homage to the movie’s famous stabbing scene.

Sharing a photo of her outfit on Instagram, the actress captioned her post: “Honoring my mother in ALL her gory…I meant glory!


Jamie became known as a scream queen for her roles in other horror flicks ‘Prom Night’ and ‘Terror Train’ and praised the Venice Film Festival, where ‘Halloween Kills’ had its premiere, for giving a chance to horror movies.

She said: “I think the horror genre has been culled from the herd. When I was first coming up, we called them B-movies and they were dismissed as being not very good.

“But the Italian audience, the critics, their cinema community and the Venice Film Festival have always supported that genre.”

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Jamie was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the festival but admits there is plenty that she still hopes to accomplish.

She said: “It does seem weird to me because I have so much I still want to do, fingers crossed – back off, Covid!

“I feel incredibly vibrant and excited about all the opportunities that have come to me and the opportunities I have manifested.”



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