News The ‘Friday the 13th’ Franchise Might Have More Problems Over Rights Published 3 years ago on August 25, 2016 By Nick Bond Share Tweet More stressful news for the Friday the 13th Franchise. Sadly, it looks like Jason Voorhees might not make his return to the big screen as smoothly as we’d like. We just got word that another Friday the 13th issue has stalled its progress, and effecting a new film moving forward because of the franchise ownership rights. Screenwriter Victor Miller has filed for termination of his grant of rights, which means to reclaim ownership of the property effective July 2018 Apparently, the script was a work made for hire, Horror, Inc. and the Manny Company are both claiming this statement to be true, an idea created by director Sean S. Cunningham and written according to his intent. “Miller had never written a horror screenplay prior to his being hired by Cunningham and was guided in the process, and directly supervised, by Cunningham. Accordingly, Miller entered into an employment agreement with the Manny Company pursuant to which Miller wrote a screenplay for the Film as a work for hire (the ‘Screenplay’).” Just when things were looking very positive for the next Jason Voorhees adventure on the big screen, we are left in the dark for a second time. We hope this doesn’t effect the next instalment in the Friday the 13th franchise. If you would like to read the full complaint report, head over here. Related Topics:Friday the 13thHorror IncJason VoorheesManny CompanySean S. CunninghamVictor Miller Up Next Michael Dougherty Updates Horror Fans On ‘Trick ‘r Treat 2’ Don't Miss New Poster For Mike Flanagan’s ‘Ouija: Origin Of Evil’ 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Pages from the Unmade ‘Friday the 13th’ Sequel Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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 News15 hours ago Linda Hamilton is Back and Ready to Battle New Machines in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer! News1 day ago Linda Hamilton Walks Alone in New ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Poster; Trailer Drops Thursday! Reviews1 day ago Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ Manages to Convey a Very Creepy and Foreboding Atmosphere Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago Warner Bros. Releasing Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’ on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray in the UK This June Music2 days ago Kerrang Magazine Shares New Images of Corey Taylor’s New Mask Created by Tom Savini! News2 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 News15 hours ago Linda Hamilton is Back and Ready to Battle New Machines in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer! News3 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’ News1 week 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!