Next Friday The 13th Film Will Tell Jason Voorhees' Origin

Platinum Dunes' next Friday the 13th film is moving on and will reportedly tell the origin story of Jason Voorhees.

Speaking to The Reel World (via Bloody Disgusting), producer Brad Fuller said that a script from Prisoners writer Aaron Guzikowski is complete and the "story has great characters."

The movie will show the backstory that will provide the context of Jason's actions and explore his motivations. . "You kind of have to understand Jason Voorhees, so we go back and we kind of started over and work our way forward," he explained.

Jason's origin story was explored in other films before, but as Fuller explained, the new film will be "an origin that no one has seen before" and will introduce Jason's mother. "Obviously Pamela's there, but it's a little bit different from what you've seen before,"

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