June 24, 2024 6:09 am

Original Friday the 13th Director Cuts Down Hopes of a New Jason Movie Coming Soon
Original Friday the 13th Director Cuts Down Hopes of a New Jason Movie Coming Soon

Original Friday the 13th Director Cuts Down Hopes of a New Jason Movie Coming Soon

Jason Voorhees has survived many things across several entries of the Friday the 13th franchise, but perhaps his biggest adversary has been a return to the big screen. 2009 was the last time the character stalked Camp Crystal Lake and since then the franchise was tied up in a legal dispute that put the series on hold until everything could be worked out. In 2023, director Sean S. Cunningham gave his blessing for a new Friday the 13th film, but nothing has come to fruition. Now, with news that the A24 TV series is seeking a new creative direction and the reveal of the multi-platform Jason Universe, Cunningham is revealing that a new movie is truly nowhere in sight.

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​With the Friday The 13th franchise finally out of legal limbo, Sean S. Cunningham says the biggest obstacle is a studio taking chance on another film. Read More