A year ago, information appeared that, in addition to the upcoming full-length reboot of the film " Friday the 13th ", Oasis Films and Crystal Lake Entertainment started work on the TV version of the cult horror movie.|
Now the journalists of the portal Deadline managed to find out that this project is ready to shelter the channel The CW , the leadership of which has already invited new screenwriters to write the text in the person of Stephen Long Mitchell and Craig W. Van Sincl ("Pretender" / The Pretender ). This information was also confirmed by the head of The CW Mark Pedovitz.
It is reported that the series will be a more modern and close to reality story of Jason Voorhees .At the center of the action will be a detective looking for his missing brother, who is strangely associated with Voorhees . The masked serial killer has long been on the list of the dead, but suddenly he reappears in the Crystal Lake camp and begins to terrorize its inhabitants.
Since Jason Voorhees was first introduced to audiences in Sean S. Cunningham's horror, he has become an antagonist in 11 other films. The last of them, "Friday the 13th" by Markus Nispel, was released in 2009 and was not successful either with viewers or critics. True, despite this disappointing fact, the horror movie still managed to gross $ 91 million at the box office with a budget of only $ 19 million .
The new show will be executive produced by 1980 original director Sean S. Cunningham, as well as Randall Emmett, George Ferle and Mark Canton.
The Topic of Article: The CW to host Jason Voorhees.