Friday The 13th series at Peacock will be a prequel.
Friday the 13th is getting a prequel series at Peacock, according to Variety. It will be titled Crystal Lake. Bryan Fuller will write the expanded prequel series. He was previously involved with Hannibal and American Gods. The studio behind Crystal Lake is A24, which has delivered quality horror movies over the last few years. The slasher franchise debuted in 1980 and spawned dozens of sequels, a television series, novels, comic books, and video games. Read the statement below and stay tuned for more.
Susan Rovner, chairman of entertainment content for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming
“Friday the 13th is one of the most iconic horror franchises in movie history and we were dying to revisit this story with our upcoming drama series ‘Crystal Lake. 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 friend and collaborator, along with our incredible partners at A24, in this updated version for Peacock that will thrill long-standing fans of the franchise.”