Friday the 13th

A Found Footage Friday the 13th?

There's been a lot of buzz around the industry recently about one of the big slasher franchises looking to take the found footage approach. Though everyone was trying to keep it quiet, that nasty old cat is finally out of the bag.

New Friday the 13th DVD Boxset On its Way

You read that right. There's yet another boxset on its way from Paramount for the Friday the 13th series, and it's home to all sorts of cool stuff. The only problem? It's DVD only. Umm ... Something wrong with Blu-ray, guys? From the Press Release

Super7 Unveils New Jason Voorhees Hockey Mask T-Shirt Design

Super7 has announced the launch of a new t-shirt that should appeal to Friday the 13th fans. It's a typography graphic that forms the iconic hockey mask of Jason Voorhees, and all of the text within the image is comprised of the first name of each of Jason’s victims.

Platinum Dunes Producer Brad Fuller Talks The Future of Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street

Some interesting tidbits coming out of Twitterland this morning concerning Platinum Dunes and their future with our beloved Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. Nothing too surprising but the source is pretty air-tight.

UPDATE: Friday the 13th Sequel Moving Forward Without Platinum Dunes

Can it be that the celluloid gods have heard my embittered pleas and taken action? Is it true that Platinum Dunes has left the Friday the 13th franchise behind after one shockingly awful entry that missed the point entirely? Right now all signs are pointing to 'yes'.

Halloween Horror Nights Friday the 13th 2009 Maze Joining the Fray?

This year's Halloween Horror Nights is progressing quite nicely with the announcement of Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses in 3D, but the question beckons ... what else is on tap?

More Names Added to Creation's Weekend of Horrors. Full Schedule Posted!

The good folks over at Creation are doing their damnedest to make sure that this weekend's con will be a show that fans in attendance will never forget! More guests have been added, and we've got the whole schedule for you right here so you can make sure that you don't miss a single thing!

This Weekend's Creation Weekend of Horrors Grows Bigger and BIGGER!

In the LA area and wondering what to do this weekend? Dudes and dudettes, if you're a horror fan, then trust us ... get your asses to the Creation Weekend of Horrors!

How Did the New Freddy's Opening Day Box Office Compare to Jason's?

So, how did Platinum Dunes' revamped Freddy do on opening day at the box office compared to their 2009 version of Jason? It turns out he trounced the competition but couldn't quite top the numbers posted by PD's Friday the 13th redux.

Night of the Demon Retrospective – Delays, Death Threats and Jason Voorhees

Well, folks ... I made up my mind some time ago that Mr. James Coker won our weird retrospective contest. His unbridled enthusiasm – as evidenced by good usage of caps lock and exclamation points – charmed me in a way too profound to deny him an in-depth look back at Night of the Demon, an ugly and gruesome Bigfoot flick from 1980.

Brad Fuller Gives Update on Friday the 13th Sequel

While talking all things A Nightmare on Elm Street during the press junket this morning at the Four Seasons, Platinum Dunes producer Brad Fuller gave us an update on the Friday the 13th sequel that offers a little more insight than his recent tweet on Twitter that proclaimed the project pretty much dead in the water.

Creation Weekend of Horrors - Get Your Tickets Before They're All Gone!

The clock is ticking away, and if you haven't done so already, we suggest you get your asses in gear and get your tix for the Creation Weekend of Horrors as the show is gonna be a veritable MONSTER!

Friday the 13th Sequel "Not Happening"

You just never know where news is going to come from nowadays, and you have got to be really eagle-eyed to spot it. Luckily we have eyes everywhere and rarely miss a trick.

Top 10 Axe Murdering Maniacs

With Morgan J. Freeman’s Homecoming hacking its way onto DVD today (courtesy of Paramount Pictures), we here at Dread Central thought it a perfect occasion to take a look back at our favorite on-screen axe murderers as a way of indoctrinating this new blood into the mix. 10. Gaear Grimsrud (Peter Stormare) – Fargo (1996)

Brave Enough to Bring the Terror of Crystal Lake into Your Home?

There's badass, and then there's badass Sideshow Collectibles style. Their 16-inch Jason Voorhees "Terror of Crystal Lake" polystone statue is now available for pre-order, and we've got a look at both the Sideshow exclusive and regular versions for you here.