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Jamie Lee Curtis dressed as mother 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 mom in ALL her gory…I meant glory! PREMIERE PARTY TIME!,” the caption of a photograph 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 mentioned 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.

Jamie Lee Curtis attends the costume party premiere of "Halloween Kills" at TCL Chinese Theatre on October 12, 2021 in Hollywood, California.
“I’m truly going as Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh within the film ‘Hitchcock’,” Curtis informed “Leisure Tonight. “So it is meta as a result of we by no means knew what shade Janet Leigh’s gown was as a result of it was a black-and-white film. However now due to the ‘Hitchcock’ film, we all know it was pale blue.”

She added the bathe curtain, she mentioned, so folks would not suppose she had simply dressed as a Nineteen Fifties housewife.

It is not the primary time the actress has paid tribute to her well-known mom’s equally well-known horror film function.

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



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