A brand new Friday the thirteenth reboot movie may very well be within the works from Sean S. Cunningham, in accordance with a current 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 carefully with director Jeremy Weiss and him on that, we naturally bought 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 growing it with him. Clearly, the prequel TV sequence has reignited curiosity a couple of new movie so we’re hoping the encircling pleasure will encourage each side to come back 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 may keep away from any authorized entanglements.”
For these unaware, author Victor Miller received the rights to the primary film’s script and characters however not the title itself or the long-lasting look of the hockey mask-wearing slasher Jason Voorhees, because the hockey masks first appeared within the third movie. Since then, he’s been growing a sequence primarily based on the horror franchise known as Crystal Lake, which is able to air on the streaming service Peacock.
In line with Crystal Lake‘s showrunner Bryan Fuller on a current episode of The Kingcast podcast, regardless of what followers could have initially thought, the workforce behind the upcoming prequel sequence can use no matter they need for the present.