After the success of New Line Cinema’s Friday the 13th reboot, which grossed over 65m here in the States, it was quickly announced that Platinum Dunes was returning to produce a sequel to the film that would also reunite writers Damian Shannon and Mark Swift. After the first round of visits to the set of A Nightmare on Elm Street, reporters returned with first word on the sequel – it will be quite a white time of year. Read on for the skinny.My personal problem with the first FRIDAY was the lack of interesting or jump-out-of-your-seat kills, Producer Brad Fullers Acknowledges the first film’s flaws.
“If we’re vulnerable on [the first film], it’s that people thought our kills weren’t clever enough, so whatever we need to do to make those kills seem clever in the second film is what we’re going to do,” Fuller told Hitflix on set in Chicago.
But something that horror fans have been dreaming about since the possibilities of a Freddy vs Jason 2 was the idea of takings viewers to Camp Crystal Lake in the winter. While the site nails home that nothing is set in stone, Platinum Dunes producer Brad Fuller does tell them that it’s an idea they’re open to.
The best news is that we might be seeing this in theaters as early as next summer!
“‘Friday the 13th Part 2,’ we don’t have a script, it’s not green-lit, and we have no idea what’s going to happen,” Fuller told the site. “If it gets green-lit and we’re able to mount it in a reasonable amount of time, we would hope the movie would open on August 13, 2010.”
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