A brand new Friday the thirteenth reboot movie could possibly be within the works from Sean S. Cunningham, based on a latest report from Bloody Disgusting.
The report notes that Cunningham — who co-created and directed the unique Friday the thirteenth in 1980 — is working “to get his personal Friday the thirteenth reboot off the bottom.” Presently, it’s unknown precisely how that’s going with Cunningham, particularly contemplating the authorized gray space that exists across the franchise.
Talking to Bloody Disgusting, author and actor Jeff Locker spoke about working with Cunningham on a reboot of The Evening Driver. In these discussions, Locker and director Jeremy Weiss pitched a reboot of Friday the thirteenth, and hope to additional develop it with Cunningham.
“Sean employed me to do a rewrite on The Evening Driver and after working intently with director Jeremy Weiss and him on that, we naturally obtained to speaking about Friday the thirteenth and Home,” stated Locker. “Jeremy and I pitched our dream reboot of Friday the thirteenth – with Sean’s blessing to maintain creating it with him. Clearly, the prequel TV collection has reignited curiosity a few new movie so we’re hoping the encompassing pleasure will encourage either side to return collectively and provides us Jason on the massive display screen once more for the primary time in 14 years, however we even have a Plan B for a sequel to the unique we expect followers will completely love and will keep away from any authorized entanglements.”
For these unaware, author Victor Miller gained the rights to the primary film’s script and characters however not the title itself or the enduring look of the hockey mask-wearing slasher Jason Voorhees, because the hockey masks first appeared within the third movie. Since then, he’s been creating a collection based mostly on the horror franchise referred to as Crystal Lake, which can air on the streaming service Peacock.
In keeping with Crystal Lake‘s showrunner Bryan Fuller on a latest episode of The Kingcast podcast, regardless of what followers might have initially thought, the crew behind the upcoming prequel collection can use no matter they need for the present.