Writer/director Rob Zombie has announced on his Official MySpace page for his Halloween remake, that Mickey Dolenz has joined the cast.

Dolenz, who played Micky on the 1960's television series The Monkees, will play Derek Allen, owner of the gun shop where Dr. Loomis buys his gun.

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Rob Zombie's vision of this film is an entirely new take on the legend and will satisfy fans of the classic Halloween legacy while beginning a new chapter in the Michael Myers saga. This new movie will not only appeal to horror fans, but to a wider movie-going audience as well. It will not be a copycat of any prior films in the Halloween franchise.

Halloween will be released on August 31st, 2007.