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Friday The 13th prequel series Crystal Lake goes into development

Jason Voorhees is again (however WITHOUT the hockey masks!) Friday The 13th prequel series Crystal Lake goes into development – one year after screenwriter Victor Miller received again rights to the 1980 screenplay

A Friday The 13th prequel series – Crystal Lake – is in development, 13 years after chainsaw-wielding serial killer Jason Voorhees final appeared on display.

The scary new series, described as an ‘expanded prequel’ to the enduring 1980 movie, has been ordered by Peacock, with American Gods and Hannibal author Bryan Fuller set to write, govt produce and act as showrunner.

The first Friday The 13th movie noticed Jason’s mom Mrs. Voorhees search bloody revenge for her younger son’s supposed drowning, which she blames on the irresponsible camp Crystal Lake counselors.   

He’s again! A Friday The 13th prequel series – Crystal Lake – is in development, 13 years after chainsaw-wielding serial killer Jason Voorhees final appeared on display

The prequel series comes one year after screenwriter Victor Miller and his legal professional Marc Toberoff received the US rights to the unique movie’s screenplay, following a protracted battle.

While this has sparked the prequel, this implies they can’t use any components of the franchise exterior of the unique movie, that means viewers is not going to see Jason don his notorious hockey masks – which was solely launched in 1982’s Friday the 13th: Part III.

Miller will act as govt producer alongside Toberoff, studio A24 and Rob Barsamian – the latter of which labored as a part of Horror Inc, the producers of the unique movie.

Barsamian’s Horror Inc had battled Miller in court docket, arguing that his screenplay for work for hire – however his involvement within the new series might  sign that the teams have reached a decision concerning the screenplay.

Casey Becker got it wrong! The first Friday The 13th film saw Jason's mother Mrs. Voorhees seek bloody revenge for her young son's supposed drowning, which she blames on the irresponsible camp Crystal Lake counselors

Casey Becker bought it fallacious! The first Friday The 13th movie noticed Jason’s mom Mrs. Voorhees search bloody revenge for her younger son’s supposed drowning, which she blames on the irresponsible camp Crystal Lake counselors

Wow: The first in the 12 film franchise premiered in 1980 and was a box office hit, grossing $59.8 million worldwide

Wow: The first within the 12 movie franchise premiered in 1980 and was a field office hit, grossing $59.8 million worldwide

The first within the 12 movie franchise premiered in 1980 and was a field office hit, grossing $59.8 million worldwide. 

Jason is now probably the most recognizable characters in horror, with the killer turning into the primary Friday The 13th antagonist ranging from the second movie launched in 1981.

The iconic villain has appeared in movies comparable to  1993’s Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday,  2002’s Jason X, 2003’s Freddy vs. Jason and the Friday The 13th reboot, launched in 2009. 

Bryan stated in a press release: ‘I found Friday the 13th within the pages of Famous Monsters journal once I was 10 years outdated and I’ve been fascinated by this story ever since. When it involves horror, A24 raises the bar and pushes the envelope and I’m thrilled to be exploring the camp grounds of Crystal Lake underneath their banner. 

Iconic: Viewers will not see Jason don his infamous hockey mask - which was only introduced in 1982's Friday the 13th: Part III

Iconic: Viewers is not going to see Jason don his notorious hockey masks – which was solely launched in 1982’s Friday the 13th: Part III

Susan Rovner, chairman of leisure content material for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming stated: ’Friday the 13th’ is among the most iconic horror franchises in film historical past and we have been dying to revisit this story with our upcoming drama series ‘Crystal Lake.

‘We can’t wait to get to work with Bryan Fuller, a gifted, visionary creator who I’ve had the pleasure of being a longtime good friend and collaborator, together with our unimaginable companions at A24, on this up to date model for Peacock that can thrill long-standing followers of the franchise.’ 

Crystal Lake follows  Friday the 13th: The Series which aired for 3 seasons between 1987 and 1990.

Second outing: Jason wore a sack over his head in Friday The 13th Part 2 (1981)

Second outing: Jason wore a sack over his head in Friday The 13th Part 2 (1981)

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