Halloween (2018) is a direct sequel to the original Halloween movie. All the Halloween movies that came between the two will not exist in this universe. They do however, pay homage to the other movies with little easter eggs throughout the movie.
Halloween (2018) was written by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride. It was directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Blumhouse. This marks the first big horror production for Blumhouse.
The movie is set in current time. Laurie Strode is back in Haddonfield. Michael Myers has escaped again and has started another series of murders. This time, Laurie is prepared for him.