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*Editor’s Note – Up and coming horror journalist Amanda Rebholz spoke with Indie horror director Mike Lombardo and we’re excited as hell to share it with you fright fanatics! We’re definitely looking forward to hearing more from both Amanda and Mike Lombardo! – Jerry
Several years ago I was asked to be a part of a documentary about independent horror movies, and as a result of my involvement I was flown to Pennsylvania to film a segment with the rest of the cast. While everyone there were warm and wonderful, there was a boy about my own age who I couldn’t help but notice. He had vivid, brightly-colored tattoos and a messy mop of hair and a grin that took over his entire face. Within ten minutes we were obsessively discussing our mutual love of “Jason X” and its many tie-in novels, »
- Jerry Smith
It sounds like the long-gestating Friday the 13th reboot is going directly back to its 80s roots. Literally. There has been talk that this second remake of the popular horror franchise is a period piece set in the 80s. Over the weekend at WonderCon, while promoting his upcoming sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, producer Andrew Form confirmed that the movie is a period piece. But he wouldn't specify which era the movie takes place in. He also, once again, reiterated that this new take on the Jason Voorhees mythos will definitely not be a found footage thriller.
"There is truth that this is period. And Not found footage."
The original Friday the 13th arrived in 1980, with many of the sequels arriving throughout the decade. Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan was the final 80s set movie. The ninth movie, Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday, »
To many horror fans, Kane Hodder is Jason Voorhees, and the four-time Friday the 13th actor will reprise his iconic role this fall in Gun Media’s Friday the 13th: The Game. With their game’s Slasher Backer Campaign underway, Gun Media recently released a behind-the-scenes video of Kane Hodder performing Jason’s kills in the game with motion capture technology.
In addition to the behind-the-scenes video, Gun Media has also unveiled two images of the game’s Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood version of Jason. Along with the images and video, we have the press release with full details:
Press Release: Lexington, Ky — Feb. 25th, 2016 — Friday the 13th: The Game showcases new kills performed directly by Kane Hodder, actor of Jason Voorhees along with launching Slasher Backer campaign to attain even more gory and brutal kills! The team wants to show what fans can »
- Derek Anderson
Inspired by the 1982 slasher directed by Juan Piquer Simón, the Pieces shirts from Fright Rags are back and available to order now. Also: details on the new add-ons for Fallout 4, release info for Horror Movie A Day: The Book, a Road Games trailer, new Fox Trap images, and Indiegogo details for Still.
Available in Guys (S-5X), Girls (S-2X) and Hoodies (S-3X). Art by Justin Osbourn.
Shop Now! : https://www.fright-rags.com/collections/pieces”
Fallout 4 Add-Ons: Press Release: "Since Fallout 4 launched, we’ve been blown away by your support for the game. It stands as our most successful title ever and that couldn’t have happened without you. It’s been truly inspiring, the stories, images, and experiences that you’ve created. And »
- Tamika Jones
Jason Voorhees and his machete will return to Camp Crystal Lake this fall when Gun Media releases Friday the 13th: The Game on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. At this weekend's Pax South event in San Antonio, new images of the game's Friday the 13th Part III version of Jason were revealed.
Shared on the game's Facebook page, these new images (pictured below) show the video game's depiction of Jason's appearance in the third Friday the 13th film (in which he was played by the late Richard Brooker). Kane Hodder, who played the Camp Crystal Lake killer from Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood to Jason X (four films in total) is portraying Jason once again via motion capture technology.
This won't be the only version of Jason gamers will encounter on panicked sprints through the woods, as several types of the slasher will be available to stalk the screen. »
- Derek Anderson
5 items from 2016
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