Friday the 13th (franchise)

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Jason Voorhees seen in a movie poster
The mask and machete that Voorhees uses

Friday the 13th is an American horror franchise that is made up of twelve slasher movies, a television show, novels, comic books, video games, and tie‑in merchandise.

The franchise mainly focuses on the fictional character Jason Voorhees, who drowned as a boy at Camp Crystal Lake.

The original movie, created to cash in on the success of Halloween (1978),[1] was written by Victor Miller and was produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham. The films have grossed over $464 million at the box-office worldwide.

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In October 2018, it was announced that LeBron James, through his production company Springhill Entertainment alongside Vertigo Entertainment, is in talks to co-produce the next movie in a possible reboot of the franchise.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Grove, David (February 2005). Making Friday the 13th: The Legend of Camp Blood. United Kingdom: FAB Press. pp. 11–12. ISBN 1-903254-31-0.
  2. Ridgely, Charlie. "Lebron James in Talks to Reboot 'Friday the 13th'". Comic Book. Retrieved October 22, 2018.