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Platinum Dunes Moving Foward with Friday the 13th Follow-up February 27, 2009 2:47 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, New Line, News, Platinum Dunes.

fridaythe13th-022709New Line and Platinum Studios have announced that they are moving forward with a follow-up to their recent Friday the 13th update.  THR’s Risky Biz Blog reports that the film “is expected to be not a sequel so much as a follow-up”.  Explained further, they add that “the new picture is expected to use elements of the original franchise more as a jumping-off point than as a template.”

Despite a steep 80% drop for its second weekend, Friday the 13th has grossed a very respectable $56.6 million domestically ($71.9 million worldwide).  It’s the second-best performing movie in the franchise, lagging behind 2003’s Freddy vs. Jason crossover ($82.6 million domestically and $114.9 million worldwide).



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