May 20, 2024


Art Is Experience

Stephen King teases fans with ‘Friday the 13th’ novel idea

Jason Voorhees is however alive — at minimum in Stephen King’s head.

The creator just lately claimed he’s mulled composing a novel from the point of view of Voorhees, the seemingly immortal slasher character from the “Friday the 13th” horror film franchise.

“The best novel idea I by no means wrote (and likely by no means will) is I JASON,” King tweeted Sunday.

The “first-man or woman narrative” would observe Voohees’ “hellish fate” of owning to be killed at Camp Crystal Lake more than and more than all over again, only to be resurrected every single time, King wrote.

The character was born in 1980, with director Sean S. Cunningham’s original “Friday the 13th” motion picture.

It was followed by 11 sequels, most just lately a 2009 remake by the same title, starring Jared Padalecki and Derek Mears as Voohees.

That flick bundled portion of Voohees’ origin story, but the seventy two-12 months-outdated novelist’s idea would be instructed exclusively from the legendary villain’s point of view.

Horror supporters should not cheer just still.

King followed up that “Just pondering about the legal thicket one particular would have to go as a result of to get permissions would make my head ache. And my coronary heart, that much too. But gosh, should not another person tell Jason’s aspect of the story?”

Still, the author extra that “Blumhouse could do it as a motion picture,” referring to the output firm powering horror movies like “Paranormal Activity,” “The Purge” and “Halloween.”

The pitch has already attained some online aid, with comic Patton Oswalt tweeting: “I want this novel Ideal NOW.”