Legendary American starlet Jamie Lee Curtis has actually won the Golden Lion for Life Time Achievement at the Venice International Film Festival.

Curtis accepted her award Wednesday right before the premiere of her new movie Halloween Eliminates, in which she repeats her longtime duty as beloved protagonist Laurie Strode. The movie, which comes out following month, is the follow up to 2018’s Halloween and also the 12th movie in the scary franchise.

Curtis claimed that she is “exceptionally humbled” by the honor.

“It appears difficult to me that I’ve been in this sector long sufficient to be obtaining ‘Lifetime Success’ acknowledgment, and to have it take place now, with Halloween Eliminates, is especially meaningful to me,” Curtis said. “Halloween — and my collaboration with Laurie Strode– introduced and also maintained my job, and also to have these films progress right into a brand-new franchise that is cherished by audiences around the globe was, and also continues to be, a gift.

“Italian Cinema has always recognized and also advertised the genre that provided me my occupation, so I couldn’t be much more honored and happy to approve this honor from the Venice International Movie Festival on behalf of Laurie as well as all the courageous heroines of the globe that stand high despite relatively insurmountable challenges as well as reject to yield,” she included.

In true horror heroine style, here she is slipping off her heels to rush onstage:

— 4 decades after the initial Halloween— regarding the franchise, her personality as well as her profession.

“I have actually functioned hard, yet I don’t expect it– which’s what a present is, when you do not anticipate something, and then it’s provided to you, and you open it and also go, ‘Wow, thank you!'” she stated.

“That’s incredible, and that’s what I really feel David Gordon Green as well as Danny McBride gave me when they enabled me to go where we had to go with the motion picture, Halloween, to discuss and recognize the guts as well as persistence of Laurie Strode, who represents all women that’ve been aggressed, all females who have actually needed to resist, all ladies that’ve survived, which’s a benefit, and also not something I take gently.”


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