it’s been over a decade Friday the 13 The film released, but that may soon change, according to some recent teases from filmmaker Sean Cunningham.
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According to the biography of Cunningham – the director of the original Friday the 13 – on your official cameo page (Via bloody disgusting), looks like there’s a new movie coming out at some point in the future. “Sean S. Cunningham directed and produced the seminal horror film Friday the 13, the creation of the iconic villain Jason Voorhees. The film has garnered 12 installments with the 13th scheduled for next year,” reads the official bio.
A new film would be quite a surprise for the franchise, which has been embroiled in legal troubles for nearly 20 years. For those unaware, Cunningham and Victor Miller (the original film’s writers) have been locked in a legal battle for the rights. Friday the 13 Property.
A few years ago, a judge ruled that Miller owned the rights to the original screenplay for the film, although Cunningham is the one who owns the rights to the adult version of the iconic Jason Voorhees.
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Due to their ongoing legal battle, this has left the status of the film series up in the air, as the two men are yet to come together to make a new film. However, if Cunningham’s cameo bio is anything to go by, it looks like both sides may be closer to delivering a new film than they have ever been before.