We all knew Friday the 13th would once again return. As the greatest of all the slasher series it had to. Once Paramount got the rights from WB it was just a matter of time and that time is almost nigh. Paramount has set a release date for the film of May 13, 2016 and brought on Nick Antosca (Hannibal, Believe) to write a new draft of the screenplay, which looks into why Jason Vorhees can’t die.
David Bruckner, of V/H/S fame, is set to direct and is said to be pushing a found footage style film. Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes is producing. They made the 2009 film as well and that was a blast, though flawed, so with all these great parts coming together it’s looking like this one could be too.[via THR]