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Rob Zombie and original ‘Halloween’ filmmaker John Carpenter have “buried the hatchet”

September 28 2016, 5:39 PM EDT By Caitlyn Ralph

Earlier this week, the horror movie world was rattled with what was seemingly a feud between two of its biggest filmmakers.

Those filmmakers, Halloween remake director Rob Zombie and original Halloween director John Carpenter, seemed to have "buried the hatchet," according to a tweet from Carpenter.

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"To everyone fascinated with the JC/RZ feud, old news," Carpenter says in a tweet. "We spoke Sunday, we buried the hatchet. Let's move on."

The source of the supposed feud was an Entertainment Weekly article from April that resurfaced on Monday (Sept. 26). In it, Carpenter calls Zombie a "piece of shit," saying “He said I was very cold to him when he told me he was going to make it [the remake]. Nothing could be further from the truth."

“I said, ‘Make it your own movie, man. This is yours now. Don’t worry about me.’ I was incredibly supportive. Why that piece of shit lied, I don’t know,” he continues.

Carpenter also had some negative commentary on Zombie's remake of his 1978 cult classic. In the original Halloween, mystery surrounds the knife-wielding villain Michael Myers, who is, as Carpenter calls him, "a force of nature." In Zombie's remake, Michael Myers' character is developed in a different way, with the a lot of the movie telling his twisted back story and diving deeper into his psyche.

“I thought he took away the mystique of the story by explaining too much about [Michael Myers],” Carpenter says. “I don’t care about that. He’s supposed to be a force of nature, he’s supposed to be almost supernatural, and he was too big.”

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Carpenter has returned to the Halloween franchise, making a tenth sequel that is supposed to be "the scariest of them all."

Featuring Jamie Lee Curtis' film debut, the original Halloween was made with a $300,000 budget and went on to be one of the most profitable independent movies of all time.

Which Halloween do you like better: Carpenter's original or Zombie's remake? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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