News Platinum Dunes Producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form Talk ‘Friday the 13th’ Status Published 2 years ago on March 23, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Platinum Dunes producers Brad Fuller and Andrew give an update on the future of the franchise and the abandoned Friday the 13th sequel. Dark Universe learned today that Eric Walkuski, one of Arrow in the Head‘s writers, had the opportunity to chat with Platinum Dunes producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form on the status of the Friday the 13th franchise. Fuller expresses his disappointment after the planned sequel was cancelled: “One of the biggest heartbreaks of the last couple years was that we were about to make that movie and it fell apart. That still hurts. The fans reach out to us; Andrew doesn’t really engage because he’s not on Twitter, but I am and I hear from the fans and that’s all they ask about. We get asked about that more than anything else.” “Fans think it’s so simple, that if we want to make the movie we can go make it, and that’s just not the case. There are rights issues; originally, Warner Bros. owned the rights, then Paramount had them for a couple of years, and now I think the rights are reverting back to Warner Bros. At the same time, there’s this on-going lawsuit with Victor Miller. If there’s a lawsuit hanging over the rights, it’s problematic, you can’t really make the movie until that gets settled. And now the movie is at New Line, and we’ve made a lot of movies with those guys, but that’s not our home studio anymore.” “So the question is, do they want to make the movie with us? If they want to make that movie with us, we will drop what we’re doing to make that movie. We had such a great experience making Friday the 13th, it was a dream come true to watch those movies as a kid and then be a part of it. So I don’t really have a clear answer.” Form on the abandoned Friday the 13th sequel: “That one still hurts every day. We were a couple of weeks from filming on that one, Guzikowski wrote an unbelievable script, we found the camp… That one still hurts.” It’s got to be very upsetting for Friday the 13th fans to except that the franchise still remains dead. if we hear anything new regarding the sequel, you can count on Dark Universe to keep you updated. Related Topics: Up Next Rob Zombie Regular Jeff Daniel Phillips Joins the Cast of ‘3 From Hell’ Don't Miss Ash Faces a Tiny Terror Deadite in Latest “Ash vs. Evil Dead” Preview Clip Advertisement You may like Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Scream Factory Bringing Stephen King’s ‘Graveyard Shift’ to Blu-Ray for the First Time in the US News3 days ago ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ and ‘Morbius’ Delayed Until 2021 News4 days ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News5 days ago Freddy Krueger Actor Robert Englund Ready For New Take on Character News6 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News4 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Trailer Arriving in June? Possible World Premiere at TIFF This September News6 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News4 weeks ago Director Damien Leone Promises That ‘Terrifier 2’ is Going to “Blow Your Fucking Minds” News2 weeks ago Nick Castle Bravely Leaves Home to Record ADR Breathing Sounds for ‘Halloween Kills’ News4 days ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News1 week ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News4 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News1 month ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times News1 month ago Poster and Teaser Trailer Arrives for Director Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Reboot 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!