An Appropriate Friday the 13th Release for ‘Cabin the Woods’

Lionsgate has announced an April 13, 2012 release for Drew Goddard’s The Cabin in the Woods, his high-concept horror slasher starring Chris Hemsworth, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams and Brian White.

Word on the street out of the film markets (Berlin and Cannes) is that the movie delivers quite a punch, and Lionsgate has to be happy that Thor‘s Chris Hemsworth is the lead.

Much like Cloverfield, which Goddard scripted, the Cabin story line provides a new twist on a classic scenario — in this case the young-people-stranded-in-the-woods horror trope.The Cabin in the Woods