Crystal Lake: Friday the 13th Prequel Series in the Works From Hannibal Creator

Peacock has introduced a straight-to-series order for a Friday the 13th prequel, Crystal Lake, with Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller at the helm.

In the reveal from Peacock, Fuller is listed as the author, showrunner, and govt producer of the new Friday the 13th collection. For now, extra particulars on the prequel are slim, however Fuller is accompanied by govt producers A24, Marc Toberoff, Victor Miller, and Rob Barsamian.

“Friday the 13th is certainly one of the most iconic horror franchises in film historical past and we have been dying to revisit this story with our upcoming drama collection Crystal Lake,” mentioned Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “We can’t wait to get to work with Bryan Fuller, a gifted, visionary creator who I’ve had the pleasure of being a longtime pal and collaborator, together with our unbelievable companions at A24, in this up to date model for Peacock that may thrill long-standing followers of the franchise.”

Friday the 13th is not the first traditional collection Fuller has labored on, with writing credit on Star Trek and Carrie. Most notably, Fuller was additionally the NBC Hannibal collection developer, author, and govt producer. IGN praised all three seasons, and called its finale “a terrific fruits to the deliciously sophisticated Hannibal/Will dynamic.”

“I found Friday the 13th in the pages of Famous Monsters journal once I was 10 years outdated and I’ve been fascinated with this story ever since,” mentioned Fuller. “When it involves horror, A24 raises the bar and pushes the envelope and I’m thrilled to be exploring the camp grounds of Crystal Lake beneath their banner. And Susan Rovner is just the finest at what she does. It’s a pleasure and an honor to be working together with her once more.”

It’s been some time since the iconic slasher noticed even a movie entry, with the final film, merely titled Friday the 13th, launched again in 2009. Since then, Jason has stored up in playable appearances, like in Friday the 13th: The Game. The asymmetrical horror sport dropped its dedicated server support years in the past, however you’ll be able to nonetheless rejoice the scary season with peer-to-peer matches.

As for extra data on the state of streaming, you should definitely additionally try IGN’s coverage on Peacock.

Andrea Shearon is a contract information author at IGN masking video games and leisure. Find her on Twitter (@Maajora) chatting about FFXIV and different RPGs.


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