Feldman starred in Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter, as Tommy Jarvis, a 12-year-old boy who ends up killing Jason with a machete in the finale. An older version of Tommy would appear in the next two sequels, but with John Shepherd and Thom Mathews taking over the role.
As previously reported Paramount is releasing a newFriday the 13th: 8-Movie Blu-ray Collection on August 10, which features the first 8 films in the franchise and includes the newly remastered versions of the first four. On the same day, the original classic’s remaster is getting its own solo Blu-ray.
Paramount will also be releasing a Limited Edition Steelbook Version of the Friday the 13th: 8-Movie Blu-ray Collection on October 12, 2021.
Larry Zerner former actor (Shelly from Friday the 13th Part 3D) turned lawyer for the past several years has shared his legal expertise with fans on the ongoing, legal battle happening with the Friday the 13th franchise.
Today on his twitter Zerner shared an update on the ongoing legal battle.
Paramount will be re-releasing their Friday the 13th: 8-Movie Blu-ray Collection later this year;the set features newly remastered versions of the first four films in the franchise. Additionally it has been announced the original film ‘Friday The 13th‘ will be getting it’s own individual release featuring the same re-mastered version as the box set.
“The terrifying first film that launched a killer horror movie franchise comes to Blu-ray in its original theatrical cut, remastered from the original film elements.”
As previously reportedParamount is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Friday the 13th this year with a re-release in the form of a Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray + Digital, which had originally been set for release on May 5th, 2020.
Unfortunately the release has just been slightly extended over a month to June 16th, 2020.
Friday the 13th will be celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this may.
Sadly no new movies under the Friday the 13th umbrella can be made until the current legal situation is resolved, however that doesn’t mean Paramount isn’t celebrating the 40th anniversary of this iconic slasher franchise starter.
Continuing our Friday the 13th week we spoke with legendary writer of the original film…Victor Miller!!! He has written several other films and subsequently worked in Television as an EMMY award-winning head writer on shows such as All My Children, Another World & General Hospital. He is also an accomplished author having published several novels.