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The first day of Vulture Festival 2022 kicked off at The Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles on Saturday.

A homage to Jamie Lee Curtis dubbed ‘Jamie Lee Curtis Celebrates Halloween One Last Time’ was among the various events being held, in the wake of her announcement that Halloween Ends (2022) was her last performance as Final Girl Laurie Strode.

The original Scream Queen sat down with film critic Matt Zoller Seitz to discuss her long and storied run in the Halloween film franchise, that saw her star in seven of the 13 Halloween films dating back to the original in 1978.

Scream Queen: Jamie Lee Curtis, 63, discussed all things Halloween when she attended the Vulture Festival 2022 Los Angeles at The Hollywood Roosevelt on Saturday

Scream Queen: Jamie Lee Curtis, 63, discussed all things Halloween when she attended the Vulture Festival 2022 Los Angeles at The Hollywood Roosevelt on Saturday

Curtis, who turns 64 on November 22, was 19-year-old when she started shooting the John Carpenter-directed slasher classic Halloween.

Fast forward nearly 45 years and the leading lady stepped out in front of photographers for a round of photos on the red carpet.

Still in top notch shape, the daughter of Hollywood film legends Tony Curtis and Janey Leigh arrived looking casual-cool in red pants, a form-fitted black shirt, and pointed black heels.

She also had her now gray locks styled in her trademark short cut with a part on the right.

Legendary: The original Scream Queen sat down with film critic Matt Zoller Seitz on the first day of the festival for the 'Jamie Lee Curtis Celebrates Halloween One Last Time' segment

Legendary: The original Scream Queen sat down with film critic Matt Zoller Seitz on the first day of the festival for the ‘Jamie Lee Curtis Celebrates Halloween One Last Time’ segment

During her conversation on stage with Seitz, the two looked back on the franchise that helped to define a genre and launch her own epic career.

The original Halloween, which was Curtis’ film debut, was made for just $300,000, but it went on to become one of the greatest and most influential horror films ever made.

By grossing more than $70 million at the box office it earned the distinction of being among the most profitable independent films of all time. 

Over the years, many people have praised Carpenter’s direction and score of the film that centers on a mental patient Michael Myers, who was committed to a sanitarium for murdering his babysitting teenage sister on Halloween night when he was six-years-old.

Iconic: Curtis made her film debut as Laurie Strode in the Halloween (1978), that was directed by John Carpenter, which went on to become a massive hit earning $70 million on a budget of $300,000; it has gone on to be considered one of the all-time great independent films

Iconic: Curtis made her film debut as Laurie Strode in the Halloween (1978), that was directed by John Carpenter, which went on to become a massive hit earning $70 million on a budget of $300,000; it has gone on to be considered one of the all-time great independent films

End of an era: The actress starred in seven of the 13 films in the Halloween franchise; before the premiere of Halloween Ends (2022) in October Curtis confirmed the movie was her last ride as Laurie Strode

End of an era: The actress starred in seven of the 13 films in the Halloween franchise; before the premiere of Halloween Ends (2022) in October Curtis confirmed the movie was her last ride as Laurie Strode

The movie picks up 15 years later, as he escapes from the sanitarium and returns to his home town, where he stalks babysitter Laurie Strode and her friends while under pursuit by his psychiatrist.

After Halloween (1978), Curtis went on to star in the sequel Halloween II (1981), but then bowed out of the next four installments, eventually returning to play Laurie again in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), Halloween (2018), Halloween Kills (2021) and Halloween Ends (2022). 

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In all, the slasher media franchise consists of 13 films, as well as novels, comic books, a video game and other merchandise 

Ahead of the premiere of Halloween Ends in theaters and on Peacock in October, Curtis appeared as a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and declared the performance was her last as Laurie Strode.

Career spanning: During her time on stage during the Vulture Festival, Curtis also touched on other important films in her career, including her role as Ophelia in Trading Places (1983), alongside Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd, which was another massive hit

Career spanning: During her time on stage during the Vulture Festival, Curtis also touched on other important films in her career, including her role as Ophelia in Trading Places (1983), alongside Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd, which was another massive hit

One of the faces of horror: The daughter of Hollywood legends Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh earned the Scream Queen nickname by also appearing in such horror classics as The Fog, Prom Night and Terror Train, which all were released in 1980

One of the faces of horror: The daughter of Hollywood legends Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh earned the Scream Queen nickname by also appearing in such horror classics as The Fog, Prom Night and Terror Train, which all were released in 1980

Knowing the history of how famed slasher film killers just keep coming back, Kimmel made Curtis sign her name to a document guaranteeing ‘Halloween Ends will be the last Halloween movie I will ever appear in,’ which was met with boos from the live studio audience.

During her time on stage during the Vulture Festival, Curtis also touched on other important films in her career, including her role as Ophelia in Trading Places (1983), alongside Eddie Murphy and Dan Akroyd, which was another massive hit.

The comedy film, directed by John Landis, went on to earn $120.6 million at the box office on a $15 million budget.

Some of Curtis’ other most memorable films included horror films The Fog (1980), Prom Night (1980), Terror Train (1980), as well as A Fish Called Wanda (1988), My Girl (1991), My Girl 2 (1994), True Lies (1994) and Freaky Friday (2003).

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