FRIDAY THE 13th Television Series On Its Way

By Eric Diaz


Beloved hockey-masked mass murderer Jason Voorhees isn’t just coming back in a big screen reboot (or, as I prefer to call it, Friday the 13th Part 13), but it looks like he’ll be hacking and slashing his way through Camp Crystal Lake on a new weekly television series version of Friday the 13th. Deadline broke the story that Crystal Lake Entertainment have made a deal to create a new hour long drama series based upon the characters and settings of the classic Friday The 13th franchise. Sean S. Cunningham, who directed the original 1980 movie, will come on board as executive producer, and in a statement said “Jason Voorhees is synonymous with the genre and we plan to build on this legacy with a provocative and compelling take that expands upon the storylines that have already thrilled millions worldwide.”

Bill Basso (Terminator) and Jordu Schell (Avatar) are writing the script, which is said to “re-imagine Jason in multiple time periods,” although the original Deadline article also states that the show’s setting will be contemporary, “focusing on the eclectic characters of Crystal Lake who are forced to confront the return of the killer, as new secrets about …read more

Source: Nerdist



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