News Has A New Director Been Found For The New ‘Friday the 13th’ Film? Published 4 years ago on August 8, 2016 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Looks like Jason Voorhees is set to make a return to the big screen. We can report that a new director has been found for the next installment in the Friday the 13th franchise. As previously reported, Aaron Guzikowski wrote a iteration for the project, and things are really starting to progress with another update on the film. Deadline is reporting that Breck Eisner is currently in talks to direct the next Friday the 13th franchise film, replacing original director David Bruckner. We have also heard that the new film is expected to be released sometimes in 2017, but not on the previously planned date of January 13th. Halloween would be the perfect date to release the film, which would be Friday, October 13th. As quoted by Brad Fuller: “Origin isn’t really the right word for this movie,” said producer Brad Fuller. “The word origin got out and everyone’s calling it an origin film now, but that isn’t exactly the direction we’re taking. It’s more of an alternate world that we’re creating for Jason – an alternate space, alternate reality – in this film. Yes, Pamela and Jason are together in this film, but this is the same Jason we all know and love. He’s Jason; he kills – he kills teenagers. We went down the origin route with the second Texas Chainsaw Massacre film, and I think when you go to deep into a character’s origin, the character stops being scary at some point. I’m not worried about demystifying Jason by revealing parts of his back story, which most of the fans are familiar with.” “The story takes place between the late 1970s and the early 1980s,” he added. “There is a summer camp, and there are camp counselors.” Are you excited? We are definitely looking forward to another Jason outing on the big screen. Related Topics:Aaron GuzikowskiBrad FullerBreck EisnerFriday the 13thJason Voorhees Up Next Sony Screen Gems Reveals A Poster For ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Don't Miss New Horror Movie Blu-Ray And DVD Releases: August 9th, (2016) Advertisement You may like ‘Friday the 13th’ Board Game Brings Camp Crystal Lake to Life This Summer Director Adam Marcus Says ‘Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday’ is Getting First True Unrated Blu-Ray Osgood Perkins Would Be Thrilled to Direct the Thirteenth ‘Friday the 13th’ Movie ‘Friday the 13th’ 1-8 Movie Boxset Collection Comes to UK Blu-Ray This October Full Details for Tom Savini’s Official Biography Book ‘SAVINI’ Waxwork Records Gives Fans Another Chance to Own ‘Friday the 13th’ Soundtrack on Vinyl Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News15 hours ago Ryan Gosling in Talks to Star as the ‘Wolfman’ in Universal Reboot Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Nucleus Films Releasing ‘Death Ship’ Extended Special Edition Blu-Ray in the UK This July Editorials4 days ago Bruce Markusen Looks Back at Six Horror Films from (1980) News5 days ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Director Teases Seriously Violent Michael Myers Murder Scene News6 days ago Todd McFarlane’s ‘Spawn’ Reboot in Very Active Development at Blumhouse News3 weeks ago New Details Revealed on ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Reboot News5 days ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Director Teases Seriously Violent Michael Myers Murder Scene News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Watch Party With Jamie Lee Curtis and More Taking Place This Saturday Music2 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Update: David Gordon Green Provides More Details During Twitter Watch Party News4 weeks ago Another Official Still from ‘Terrifier 2’ Shows a Bloody Art the Clown Videos4 weeks ago [Video] Watch Tommy Lee Wallace Convert a Captain Kirk Mask into Michael Myers! News2 months ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News2 months ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 months ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News3 months ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!