Ruth E. Carter
was Costume Designer
on the retro comedy biopic from the streaming service.
If you're looking for a classic look, easy to pull off this Halloween, then maybe the iconic 'Fred Rogers' from the preschool show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood could be a winner.
Tom Hanks played the beloved television personality in 2019's A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Arjun Bhasin was Costume Designer on the biopic. Add a few hand puppets to your look and you have really fun costume.
In 2018's space-traveling fantasy film, A Wrinkle in Time, Michael Peña played the red-eyed villain and wore this seaside painted costume designed by Paco Delgado.
I saw it on display last August at Disney's D23 Expo and thought it would make a great Halloween costume that you could create with paper or cardboard and handpaint yourself.
In Jordan Peele's spooky horror film Us we were introduced to 'The Tethered', red boilersuit-wearing doppelgängers with murderous inclinations.
Evan Alex played both the young son of the 'Wilson' family and his sinister, mask-wearing alter-ego 'Pluto', designed by Kym Barrett. This creepy look would be a great family or friends Halloween group costume.
If you're looking for another casual Halloween look this year, then what about Brad Pitt's stuntman 'Cliff Booth' from Quentin Tarantino's acclaimed Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Oscar nominee Arianne Phillips was Costume Designer on the retro film and you could easily recreate this yellow Hawaiian shirt and jeans look for your festivities.
And finally, pirate and Once Upon a Time fans may also like to replicate Colin O'Donoghue's 'Hook' costume from the fairytale television show, designed by Eduardo Castro.
If none of these outfits spark your imagination, maybe you should check out these other men's Halloween costumes from cinema and television from years past.
We may be living through a global pandemic, which will make Halloween even more eerie this October, but hopefully you can still indulge your inner geek and get into the spooky sprit safely.
Be safe, have fun and maybe even choose a costume with a built-in mask...