News ‘Friday the 13th’ Production Dead; Paramount Shuts it Down Published 2 years ago on February 7, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet We never thought that Paramount Pictures would give up on Jason Voorhees just like that, but the Friday the 13th reboot film is done for now. Sadly, any hype we had for the next Friday the 13th has been put to a complete stop. We just got word that Paramount has indefinitely shut down production on Jason’s big screen return on October 13th, so it looks like we won’t be getting a new film anytime soon. To our knowledge, filming was planned to begin on March 19th, but things haven’t turned out very good at all. With the new Rings film performing so poorly and making only $13 million on a $25 million budget, could be the main reason why paramount cancelled Friday the 13th and World War Z 2. We know this will be a shock for many horror fans, but if paramount don’t have confidence in the pulling power of good old Jason, then we are doomed at this point. If we hear anymore on the status of Friday the 13th or Word War Z, we will make sure to keep you all updated. Breck Eisner (The Crazies) was to helm the project with Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners) writing the script. Related Topics:Aaron GuzikowskiBreck EisnerFriday the 13thJason VoorheesSean S. Cunningham Up Next Mick Taylor Returns to Hunt Again in ‘Wolf Creek’ Season 2 Don't Miss The CW’s ‘The Lost Boys’ TV Series Rolled to the Next Development Cycle Advertisement You may like Waxwork Records Gives Fans Another Chance to Own ‘Friday the 13th’ Soundtrack on Vinyl [Photo] ‘Jason Lives’ Icon CJ Graham Returns in Fan Film ‘Friday the 13th: Vengeance’ Arrow Video Releasing Wes Craven’s Shock Horror ‘The Last House on the Left’ on (UK) Blu-Ray Jason Blum Wants to Bring Jason Voorhees Back in a New ‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot! Doc ‘The Dark Heart of Jason Voorhees’ Provides an In-Depth Look at ‘Jason Goes to Hell’ Check Out Some Script Pages from the Unmade ‘Friday the 13th’ Sequel Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News2 days ago Linda Hamilton is Back and Ready to Battle New Machines in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer! News2 days ago Linda Hamilton Walks Alone in New ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Poster; Trailer Drops Thursday! Reviews2 days ago Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ Manages to Convey a Very Creepy and Foreboding Atmosphere Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Warner Bros. Releasing Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’ on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray in the UK This June Music3 days ago Kerrang Magazine Shares New Images of Corey Taylor’s New Mask Created by Tom Savini! News3 days ago Jason Blum Teases ‘Halloween 2’ Announcement: “Working on it” News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Receives an R-Rating for Strong Sadistic Violence News4 weeks ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Image Reveals a Closer Look at Chucky’s Face News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie Teases ‘Three From Hell’ Trailer Debut and Shares New Captain Spaulding Image News4 weeks ago Sigourney Weaver Has Reportedly Joined Jason Reitman’s New ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie News2 days ago Linda Hamilton is Back and Ready to Battle New Machines in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer! News4 days ago Evil Child Does Horrific Things in the Final Trailer for ‘Brightburn’ News1 week ago [Video] New ‘Child’s Play’ Featurette Showcases Six Animatronic Chucky Dolls News1 week ago Watch the New Restricted Trailer for Zombie Horror Comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ News2 weeks ago Horror Icon Linnea Quigley Takes on Clowns in the Official Trailer for ‘Clownado’ Advertisement Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!