Friday the 13th

First Image from Friday The 13th!

The official Platinum Dunes website got an update today with the very first picture from the set of Friday the 13th. Before getting too excited, only producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form appear in the pic. There's no Jason for you ... yet.

Crypticon Paints Emerald City Blood Red

Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, will be bloody good as Crypticon swings into town courtesy of Random Acts Seattle at the Doubletree Inn & Conference Center in Seattle, WA. For three days horror fans and celebrities will have a chance to mix it up here in the Emerald City.

Hansen in the Friday the 13th Body Count

Over the past month or so, we've seen a number of young, beautiful people being picked up to populate Camp Crystal Lake. While some argue that this isn't doing any favors to the series, I beg to differ. If we look back through the years, can you honestly say that the F13 franchise has been so much more than just pretty people getting hacked up? Bring it on! Let's see the new generation take on Jason, why not?

Nana Visitor is Pamela Voorhees

There's going to be grit! There's going to be dirt! There's going to be a beautiful woman who was once the fantasy of many "Star Trek" fans! Ah, Platinum Dunes' Friday the 13th has added someone to the cast to kinda be excited about!

Jason Takes NY ... Comic-Con!

New York Comic-Con hits this weekend with the crews from Hellboy 2, The Spirit, Igor and more set to make many a geekling cry tears of joy. Now Dread brings you a look a one of Mezco's first exclusives for 2008 ... Stylized Jason from their Cinema of Fear line!

More Names for Friday Redux

Some final casting bits found their way online today for the upcoming Friday the 13th sequel, which starts rolling very soon over in Austin, TX under the direction of Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake helmer Marcus Nispel.

First Word on Fear Fest 3!

Finally we can start talking about Fear Fest 3, once again presented by Pit of Horror and Dread Central! Though the second show was only a month ago, it seems like it’s been forever since we mentioned it on the site. Strange how such a short time can feel so long. I bet it’s the drugs...

Exclusive: Nick Mennell Joins Friday the 13th!

With Marcus Nispel's Friday the 13th remake nearing its April 21st start date, the pic has familiar names popping up all over the place that are joining the cast.

Mezco's Cinema of Fear Series 3!

Mezco Toyz revealed to us today the upcoming figures for their Cinema of Fear line of toys and plushes! Here's what to expect in stores this October:

O.C. Star Up for Friday Lead

All right, we’re finally getting down to the nitty gritty casting for the Platinum Dunes remake of Friday the 13th, which starts rolling in Austin, TX on April 21st. Variety got word this morning that former “O.C.” starlet Amanda Righetti is in final negotiations to take on the lead in the Marcus Nispel-helmed redux.

Mezco's Fear-Filled Lineup

Back during the annual Toy Fair, Mezco made some pretty cool announcements about their upcoming Cinema of Fear lineup, but not many pics of the actual figures were available. That’s because most are still in the prototype stage right now and awaiting approval.

Event Report: Salute to Supernatural - LA, 2008

Numerous sci-fi TV shows have been given their own conventions, but the same can't be said for their horror cousins.

New Jason Named!

Looks like the news we’ve all been waiting for has finally broke; the identity of the new Jason Voorhees for the Friday the 13th remake that’s on its way form Platinum Dunes (it’ll be gritty!)

Padalecki Cast in Friday Remake

The first bit of casting news has broken for the upcoming Platinum Dunes remake of Friday the 13th and thus far things aren't looking too bad. Cross your fingers and take a deep breath.

Argento, Friday Box Sets?

Over the past few days we’ve received a couple of rumors of upcoming DVD box sets that I just want to throw against the wall and see what sticks, since it’s going to be a slow news day thanks to the “holiday”.