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


Curtis, who stars in 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 faux blood.

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

Leigh’s character, Marion Crane, famously meets her finish in “Pscyho” after being stabbed to dying in 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 in the film ‘Hitchcock’,” Curtis informed “Leisure Tonight. “So it is meta as a result of we by no means knew what coloration 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 position.

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

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