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Matthew Faison (‘Stan;’ Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives)

How did you win the part of Stan in FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 6: JASON LIVES? Are you a fan of horror movies and were you familiar with the previous films in the series? “I don’t recall the audition specifically but I remember that it was kind of loose and that we all laughed a [...]

Chuck Campbell (‘Tsunaron;’ Jason X)

What led to your involvement in JASON X and how did you prepare for the role? “It was just another audition to be honest. I booked it and jumped in with two feet. Preparation? It’s FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 10. Can you run fast? Can you scream? Good enough. Preparation done.” The original script was [...]

Press Release: Mezco Cinema of Fear Roto Plush Jason exclusive

Press Release: Mezco Cinema of Fear Roto Plush Jason exclusive

As first told HERE in an interview with Mezco’s Director of Special Projects and Administrator Mike Drake, Mezco has officially announced the upcoming release of their next summer convention exclusive for Friday the 13th fans! The Cinema Of Fear Roto Plush: Hockey Edition Jason Voorhees will be limited to 800 pieces. Read on for the [...]

Nancy Kilpatrick (author; Jason X: Planet of the Beast, Jason X: To the Third Power)

What made you decide to write two FRIDAY THE 13TH novels and where did the ideas for JASON X–PLANET OF THE BEAST and JASON X–TO THE THIRD POWER come from? Had you already seen the movie and what was it about it that made you want to continue the story? “I liked the movie JASON [...]

Dean Lorey (‘Coroner’s Assistant,’ writer; Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday)

How did you become involved with JASON GOES TO HELL: THE FINAL FRIDAY, and how did you come to share the writing credit with Jay Huguely? “I was under contract to Sean Cunningham at the time and was working on my own movie (MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK) when Sean asked me to take a pass through [...]

Jason Lives! Cinema of Fear

Jason Lives! Cinema of Fear “Screen Grabs II” by Mezco!

Mezco succeeds once again in bringing us iconic scenes from the “Friday the 13th” series with their ” Cinema of Fear: Screen Grabs Series II”! This time we are given a very detailed look at a portion of the Climax in “Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI”. This diorama features Jason Voorhees and and [...]

Russell Todd (Scott; Friday The 13th Part 2)

How did you win the part of Scott in FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 2 and what were the auditions like for such a movie? Having already appeared in the previous year’s HE KNOWS YOU’RE ALONE, what kind of genre experience did you feel you brought to the role and were you a fan of those [...]

Bob DeSimone (Billy; Friday The 13th Part V: A New Beginning)

How did you first break into the movie industry and was it helpful having a brother who was a director? “I broke into the movies from doing stand up. But, before that, I came to Ca as a drummer, worked in several bands, played with Taj Mahal, lots of studio work. Wound up in a [...]

Friday The 13th TV Series Season 1 Coming To DVD

Friday The 13th TV Series Season 1 Coming To DVD

I was alerted by my good friend Wil over at HorrorYearbook that the Jasonless but 100% awesome Friday The 13th TV Series (Season 1) is hitting DVD (hit the Amazon page). There’s no release date yet, but there’s a nice $37.99 price to look forward to. We might have the New Friday to thank for [...]

Brian Wade (special effects makeup; Friday The 13th Part VI: Jason Lives)

How did you and your effects team land the job for FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES? How did you approach designing Jason, as this movie marked a departure as the character had now become a rotting zombie? “The job was spearheaded by REEL EFFECTS. I was brought on by Chris Swift. I had [...]