A ‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Is in the Works

Friday The 13th

There’s good news for horror fans! A Friday the 13th reboot is officially in development. The news was recently confirmed by the film’s original director, Sean S. Cunningham, who has said he is working on the project with writer Jeff Locker and director Jeremy Weiss.

The Friday the 13th franchise hasn’t seen much movement in recent years. The project has been at the center of a legal battle between Cunningham and screenwriter Victor Miller. However, fans now have a sense of hope that from Locker that Jason Voorhees might just return to the big screen. As we haven’t seen the character since the 2009 film, which starred Julianna Guill and Supernatural’s Jared Padalecki.

“Sean hired me to do a rewrite on ‘The Night Driver’. And after working closely with director Jeremy Weiss and him on that, we naturally got to talking about ‘Friday the 13th’ and ‘House’.” Locker says in an interview with Blood Disgusting.

“Jeremy and I pitched our dream reboot of ‘Friday the 13th’ – with Sean’s blessing to keep developing it with him.” he added.

Reignited Interest in a Friday the 13th Reboot

Victor Miller is currently developing the prequel television series Crystal Lake. And Locker explained that it has “reignited interest” in the horror franchise. He also noted that he’s hopeful that the differences between Miller and Cunningham can be put aside. 

He said: “Obviously, the prequel TV series has reignited interest about a new film. So we’re hoping the surrounding excitement will inspire both sides to come together and give us Jason on the big screen again for the first time in 14 years. But we also have a Plan B for a sequel to the original we think fans will absolutely love and should avoid any legal entanglements.”

We’ll keep you posted as more news on the Friday the 13th reboot surfaces!


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