Archive for May, 2008

Friday The 13th: The Website v3.1

Posted by Dusk on May 24th, 2008 filed in Uncategorized

If you have the time, check out the new main page of fridaythe13thfilms.com. It now integrates posts and comments from here. There are a few tech issues I am working on (namely broken links with pre-existing site content) but they’ll be sorted out by the end of the weekend (if I don’t get too caught […]

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September’s Scare Fest brings Friday the 13th reunion to Kentucky

Posted by Tony Carroll on May 23rd, 2008 filed in Uncategorized

On September 12-14, fans of Friday the 13th in the Lexington, Kentucky area will be in for a treat. During this weekend, fans will be able to attend “Scare Fest”. “Scare Fest” is the largest Horror and Paranormal Convention in the southeast where you will be able to experience three horror- filled- days including […]

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Kane Hodder (Jason Voorhees; Friday The 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday, Jason X)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 22nd, 2008 filed in Interviews

Fellow GoreZone writer Robin Pierce interviewed Friday the 13th legend Kane Hodder some time back to coincide with the UK release of his latest flick Hatchet. Robin has kindly allowed us to publish the interview in full. While it mainly deals with his recent work, and not so much on the Friday the 13th series, […]

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Jeff Katz (story; Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 21st, 2008 filed in Interviews

How did you become involved with New Line Cinema and, more importantly, Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash?
“I’d wanted to work at New Line since I was a little kid, about seven or eight years old. I fell in love with genre films - Elm Street especially - at a young age. Bob Shaye […]

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Todd Farmer (writer, ‘Dallas;’ Jason X)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 21st, 2008 filed in Interviews

How familiar were you with the FRIDAY THE 13TH series when you were given the job of writing JASON X? Were you a fan of the movies and, if so, which was your favourite?
“I’m a teen of the ’80’s so it was impossible to ignore Freddy, Jason and Michael. I loved all three for different […]

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Dick Wieand (Roy; Friday The 13th Part V: A New Beginning)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 20th, 2008 filed in Interviews

How did you approach the role of Roy for FRIDAY THE 13TH PART V: A NEW BEGINNING, and did you make yourself familiar with the previous four films beforehand? What was your intention with how you would perform the character, especially as it would be revealed that you were the killer?
“I really knew next to […]

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Julie Michaels (FBI Agent Elizabeth Marcus; Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 20th, 2008 filed in Interviews

How did you first become involved with Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday? Were you sceptical about appearing in the ninth Friday the 13th movie?
“I was approached to do this film after I had completed work on Point Break. At first I balked as horror films scare the bejeezus out of me. […]

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Steve Daskawisz (Jason stunt double; Friday the 13th Part 2)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 20th, 2008 filed in Interviews

How did you first become involved with Friday the 13th Part 2?
“I was out of work because Screen Actor’s Guild was on strike at the time. My friend Cliff Cudney was working on a film called Jason. They had gotten permission from SAG to continue to shoot before the strike started. He called me and […]

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Friday the 13th novelist William Pattison (aka Eric Morse) speaks with Fridaythe13thfilms

Posted by Tony Carroll on May 20th, 2008 filed in Interviews

Back in 1994, Berkley Publishing picked up right where “Jason Goes to Hell” ended with the introduction of a series of novels for young adults known as the “Friday the 13th: Camp Crystal Lake Novels”. In this series, we see various people become possessed by placing the resurfaced mask of Jason Voorhees. Though seemingly overlooked […]

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Larry Zerner (Shelly; Friday the 13th Part 3)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 18th, 2008 filed in Interviews

When did you first meet Steve Miner? Was it true that you were literally pulled from a street corner for the audition? What kind of discussion did the two of you have when preparing for the role of Shelly?
“I first met Steve at the audition. I had been discovered on a street corner by the […]

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