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Scout Taylor-Compton In “Halloween II”

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Scout Taylor-Compton, who starred in 4 episodes of Gilmore Girls as Clara Forester, is all grown up! She’s a far cry now from the little girl who played Dean’s sister, that’s for sure! And she’s a very prolific actress, seen here at the premiere on Monday for Halloween II, a movie in which she stars.

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Scout Taylor Compton in  Halloween II  halloween ii 02 jpgIn Halloween II, Scout continues her role as Laurie Strode, originally portrayed in the 1978 film by Jamie Lee Curtis. Laurie is the primary female protagonist in many of the Halloween films. She’s Michael’s baby sitter, and the young Michael Myers (who later turns into the killer) is quite affectionate towards her. However, it turns out that Michael is actually Laurie’s real brother, after Laurie was adopted into another family following their mother’s suicide (due to Michael killing Laurie’s sister).

In this sequel, writer, director & producer Rob Zombie focuses on the psychological issues shared between Laurie and Michael. In the film, Michael returns to his home town, bringing death in his wake, in order to “take care of some unfinished family business… stopping at nothing to bring closure to the secrets of his twisted past.” Laurie is just slipping into her own insanity, so it should play out to be an interesting movie. You can read more about it here.

Halloween II opens in theaters on August 28, 2009.

“Halloween II” Trailer

Continue for more photos and updates about Scout!

“Halloween II” Photos

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Here is a video of Scout talking about the film:

Since her last appearance on Gilmore Girls, Scout has made many guest appearances on tv shows, with a transition to movie roles a couple of years ago. It started with the Halloween remake, where she plays Laurie Strode, followed by many other roles. On imdb, Scout has 5 more movies set to come out in 2009 and 2010!

Scout Taylor-Compton, who was born Desariee Starr Compton, is also working on her debut rock album.

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Images: Fame Pictures & Film Photos by: Marsha LaMarca/Dimension Films, 2009

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