Platinum Confirmations: Near Dark, Friday the 13th Remakes

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed two previous reports over the past few days, the first being that Damian Shannon and Mark Swift (Freddy vs Jason) are set to write the remake of Friday the 13th for Platinum Dunes and New Line Cinema. The remake will focus on Jason Voorhees — who will wear the mask and kill — and keep the famous setting of Crystal Lake. In addition, Sam Bayer is in final talks to direct Near Dark, the remake of the cult vampire movie Platinum Dunes is producing for Rogue Pictures. Christopher Landon (Disturbia) is rewriting the script. Click the titles above for more info.

 
Source: Hollywood Reporter