Published 4 months ago. He's so well-designed and so perfectly simplistic that his mere presence in a film generates enough tension, excitement, and danger to carry the entire thing, even if the rest of it wallows in direct-to-video territory, which at least is a fate that has not yet plagued a Halloween film. After Halloween II was released, Carpenter and Hill were approached about creating a third Halloween film, but they were reluctant to pledge commitment. First, and most important, there's the unending appeal of the Michael Myers character. The Shape of H2 page 3 ".