What with yesterday being Friday the 13th, it seemed an appropriate time for producer Sean S. Cunningham to announce that a cameras will roll on a new instalment in the classic horror series next year ahead of a release in 2015, while development in also underway on a TV spin-off entitled Friday the 13th: Crystal Lake Chronicles.
“There will be another Friday the 13th, which will probably get shot in the spring,” Cunningham tells FearNET during a promotional interview for the release of Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection Blu-ray. “If it all goes as I would like, it would then be released at the beginning of 2015. It won’t be a continuation of [the 2009 reboot] though. It’ll be a fresh story.”
Cunningham then went on to discuss his plans for the franchise’s second small screen spin-off: “I think there will also be Friday the 13th: Crystal Lake Chronicles, which is sort of a Smallville. We’ve been on-again off-again with that for years and there are a bunch of great stories to be told, but I think the way that it’s finally going to get delivered is not through a conventional television network, but through the Internet. I can’t tell you who the delivery people will be, but it won’t be the traditional route. There’s also the possibility of webisodes and I think we even have an idea for a terrific Friday the 13th video game.”
Be sure to check out Luke Owen’s Top 13 Deaths from the Friday the 13th Franchise.