Part of what makes the Friday the 13th franchise so much fun is the absurdity of Jason Voorhees as a killer. He’s an impossibility, which makes him scary, but now The CW is developing a new TV show that will most likely change that by grounding him in reality.
Here's a tidbit to make horror fans who have sworn off remakes reconsider for a hot second: Bloody Disgusting picked up the news that Jason's mother, played in the original Friday the 13th by the inimitable Betsy Palmer, might be a character in the 13th Friday the 13th installment (touché!), due in 2015.
Jason Voorhees and his pack of slutty teenagers are returning to the big screen! A recent studio switcheroo saw Paramount trading some of the rights to Chris Nolan's Interstellar to Warner Bros. in exchange for the Friday the 13th franchise (and a few other things like South Park). And now, Paramount wants to reboot…
What do slasher movie villains do during their time off? A hockey-masked fellow enjoys a few mundane moments in Kristjan Lyngmo's silly animated short Saturday the 14th. Be sure to keep your eyes on the background, especially those fridge magnets.
Need to know who Jason Voorhees killed before he went to Hell or became a cyborg? This chart from a 1993 issue of Cracked magazine is your fix. Find out who was "stabbed in neck while eating banana by road!"