The good folks behind Friday the 13th are reportedly thinking about making the next horror installment a found footage movie.
Shock Till You Drop reports that the producers are currently looking for new pitches that will fit into the found footage format. The project is currently set up at Paramount, which has earned quite a tidy sum from its Paranormal Activity franchise in recent years, so it makes sense that they’d want to go a similar route with Friday the 13th. Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes, which produced the 2009 reboot, is still attached to the sequel as well.
Kinda like this, but via FaceTime.
Regardless of the style, it’s likely that Friday the 13th will go the micro-budget route, especially given the success of other barebones horror pics like Insidious, The Purge and The Conjuring. That said, it’s not like Friday the 13th is all that expensive to make anyway.
Oh, and just so we’re all clear here, the next film will be the 13th installment of the series!