News The Next ‘Friday the 13th’ Film Begins Casting for a Spring Shoot Published 2 years ago on January 27, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Can you believe this will be the 13th film in the iconic horror franchise? Well, some good news has just been revealed that casting on the next Friday the 13th has already begun, which is being produced by Platinum Dunes for Paramount Pictures and is set for a release on Friday the 13th, October 2017. The target date is perfect for horror fans, but fingers need to be crossed that it doesn’t get changed. The good folks over at F13Franchise reports that pre-production is currently underway in Conyers, Georgia, which is 24 miles East of Atlanta. “The reason that the production in Conyers is interesting is that Platinum Dunes is scheduled for shooting in that town starting in March and lasting through to May. That leads us to believe a good majority of filming should take place in that area. (On a side note, we tried to get the official start date, but were unable to get a solid confirmation.) Another interesting bit of information about Conyers is that it is just under 12 miles away from Covington, Georgia where ‘Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part VI’ was filmed!” Breck Eisner (The Crazies) is helming the project with Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners) writing the script. Brad Fuller has said the film is “an origin-ish story.” The 13th installment in Friday the 13th will focus on the family members, including Pamela Voorhees, and also Jason’s father, Elijah. Related Topics:Aaron GuzikowskiBrad FullerBreck EisnerFriday the 13thParamount PicturesPlatinum Dunes Up Next Robert Green Hall to Remake Revenge Horror ‘Nail Gun Massacre’ Don't Miss Laura Vandervoort and Hannah Anderson to Star in ‘Saw: Legacy’ Continue Reading Advertisement You may like 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 Writers Reveal Title to Unmade ‘Friday the 13th’ Sequel That Would Kill Off Jason Voorhees “Friday the 13th: The Game” Teases Custom Jason Designed by Tom Savini! Blumhouse Productions Plan to Unleash ‘The Purge 4’ in 2018 Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD20 hours ago 88 Films Details Final Bonus Features and Artwork for Their (UK) 4K Blu-Ray Release of ‘Body Melt’ Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago ‘The Rage: Carrie 2’ Sets Ablaze on (UK) Blu-Ray Via 88 Films News2 days ago Grotesque ‘Rabid’ Imagery Makes the Front Cover of Rue Morgue Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago ‘Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh’ to Get a Slasher Classics Collection (UK) Blu-Ray Via 88 Films News4 days ago Barbara Crampton “Would Love” to Return to ‘Re-Animator’ in a New Re-Imagining or TV Series News3 weeks ago Epic Behind-the-Scenes Photos from ‘Halloween’ Show Off the Mask and Gruesome Props News4 weeks ago New Line Cinema’s Third ‘Annabelle’ Film Gets an Official Synopsis News7 days ago British Horror Comedy ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’ Trailer and US VOD Release News4 weeks ago New Trailer and Poster for ‘Lifechanger’ Will Drain the Life Out of You Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Soska Sisters’ ‘Rabid’ Remake is Now Up for Pre-Order on (UK) Blu-Ray Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 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! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! 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!