Jamie Lee Curtis dressed as mother Janet Leigh in ‘Psycho’ for ‘Halloween Kills’ premiere

Jamie Lee Curtis dressed as mom Janet Leigh in 'Psycho' for 'Halloween Kills' premiere


Curtis, who stars within the newest installment of the favored “Halloween” horror film franchise, wore a pale blue gown and complimented it with a blonde wig, black purse and bathe curtain smeared with pretend blood.

“Honoring my mother in ALL her gory…I meant glory! PREMIERE PARTY TIME!,” the caption of a photo of her within the outfit on Curtis’ verified Instagram account learn.

Leigh’s character, Marion Crane, famously meets her finish in “Pscyho” after being stabbed to demise within the bathe.

Curtis stated it was extra “meta” when it got here to honoring her mom, who died in 2004 after a battle with vasculitis, which is an irritation of blood vessels.

“I am actually going as Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh in the movie ‘Hitchcock’,” Curtis told “Entertainment Tonight. “So it is meta as a result of we by no means knew what colour Janet Leigh’s gown was as a result of it was a black-and-white film. But now due to the ‘Hitchcock’ film, we all know it was pale blue.”

She added the shower curtain, she said, so people wouldn’t think she had just dressed as a 1950s housewife.

It’s not the first time the actress has paid tribute to her famous mother’s equally famous horror movie role.

In 2015, Curtis recreated the “Psycho” shower scene, in black and white like the unique, as a part of her function as Wallace University Dean Cathy Munsch on Ryan Murphy’s horror-comedy TV collection “Scream Queens.”



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