Jason Universe Announced: Friday the 13th, Crystal Lake, More

Highly anticipated new entertainment, games, and immersive experiences. Jason also joins the 'MultiVersus' game.

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Jason Vorhees is set to return in a big way as a “Jason Universe” is in development which includes highly anticipated new entertainment, games, immersive experiences and merchandise to celebrate the franchise’s upcoming 45th anniversary.

In development from Horror, Inc., the original owners of the Friday the 13th film franchise, includes the expanded prequel series Crystal Lake from A24 at the Peacock streaming service, with more announcements coming throughout 2024.

“We’re focused on honoring the legacy while elevating the fan experience and appealing to today’s horror audiences as we develop new ways to watch, interact and engage with Jason Universe,” said Robbie Barsamian, VP of Horror, Inc. 

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Sheri Conn, Global GM of Horror, Inc. said: “With the unique ability to remain at the forefront of pop culture for 44 years, Jason continues to top charts as one of the scariest villains of all time with strong global awareness across multiple generations thanks to billions of TikTok views plus millions and millions of gamers and movie fans.  We can’t wait to introduce new Jason Universe activations to these amazing fans.”

Barsamian added, “For decades, Jason shocked and thrilled audiences who kept coming back for more.  We’re excited to work with Victor Miller and Marc Toberoff on new projects we’ll announce in the coming months.”

Miller is the writer of the original Friday the 13th movie that kicked off back in 1980 and spawned multiple movies, spinoffs, comics, games and more.

Toberoff is a producer known for the Piranha 3D movies, the recent Predator Prey movie, and the recent Hellraiser film.

Fans can find the latest news and information on upcoming activations by following @JasonUniverse13 on social media and visiting JasonUniverse.com.

Jason was also recently added to the upcoming MultiVersus video game from WB Games. Watch the trailer below.

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