In several scenes, the company used a computer-generated machete because Nispel wanted to show multiple characters' deaths in one shot instead of cutting from the acts of murder to the aftermath of their deaths. Another composite shot is used in the scene in which Chelsea is hit by a. The writers also wanted to distance themselves from self-referential slasher films such as and to give the film a gritty, more 1980s feel that had been lost in recent films. Archived from on January 1, 2013. Meanwhile, Whitney's brother arrives at the lake to search for her. Carle said Derek Mears' portrayal of Jason adds more to the character than being simply a stuntman; Mears's subtle movements, athleticism, and physicality created an imposing image of Jason. Another scene involved Jason hurling a hatchet at Lawrence as he runs away, striking him in the back.
Due to awesome screen-play film scored 5. Clay visits Trent's cabin, and Jenna agrees to help him search for Whitney. For their 2009 film, they immediately had the studio attain the licensing rights to the music, which was composed and originally performed by. Nispel contacted Jablonsky to score Friday the 13th after having worked with him on the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Stoddard's vision of Jason included hair loss, skin rashes, and the traditional deformities in his face. Lee said the film takes pleasure in killing off each of its characters, that there is a desire among cinemagoers for this type of material, and that Friday the 13th satisfies that desire. The special effects team digitally drooped half of the actor's face to appear as though the nerves had been severed by Jason's machete.
Asylum also enhanced some of Jason's signature machete kills. The writers had written a scene in which Willa Ford's character Chelsea is stranded on the lake for hours after she sees Jason standing on the shore. A leaner Jason was deemed more functional and allowed more emphasis to be placed on the hump on his back. The studio worried that Mears' pleasant demeanor might affect his ability to portray a menacing character, but Mears assured them he was suitable for the role. Archived from on April 13, 2016. Archived from on April 17, 2009.
The police believe she took off with her boyfriend; but he knows better. Adjustments were made to the filming schedule to accommodate Aaron Yoo, who portrays Chewie. The shot of a hatchet flying through the air—in one instance appearing in the same frame as the actor—would be too difficult to achieve practically. But then Jason came back, and now he is a vengeful and inexorable killer, wielding crossbows, swords, axes and other sharp instruments. It is the eighth-highest grossing weekend in the month of February, and the eighth- highest-grossing weekend for the winter season—the period from the first day after the New Year weekend until the first Thursday of March.
Asylum created a composite of two shots to show Amanda burning to death in her sleeping bag. There were things I thought were great, but there were things I wanted to change a bit. On Friday, February 13, 2009, Friday the 13th was released in 3,105 theaters in North America. Six months later, the brother of one of those campers distributes posters of his missing sister. The brother crosses paths with an uptight young rich guy who is having his girlfriend and friends over at his parents' cabin. In the scene in which Nolan is killed suddenly by a shot in the head from Jason's arrow, Asylum created the arrow in post-production. Archived from on October 11, 2007.
We felt it was important to go back to the basics and put Jason back in the woods again. Exit polls showed that 51% of the audience was male and 59% were at least 25 years old. He compared his experience behind the camera to a stock car race: he is the driver and the effects team is his. Aaron Yoo's performance as the marijuana-smoking Chewie was praised by critics who gave the film both positive and negative reviews. That night, an adult Jason kills everyone except Whitney, whom he captures since she resembles his mother at a young age. As soon as Yoo was ready for filming, Nispel immediately hung him upside down from some rafters, exposing the staples over his surgical wound for the character's post-death shot.
Hockey-masked killer Jason Voorhees lies in wait for a chance to use his razor-sharp machete on Clay and the group of college students who have come to the forest to party. Jason chases Clay and Jenna back to the campgrounds, where Clay discovers Jason's lair and finds his sister chained to a wall. The teens are young, dumb and horny, while the deeply disturbed Jason is up for more homicide in a hockey mask. Then, Asylum digitally created the rest of the machete blade to complete the effect. They agreed and spent over a year obtaining the film rights from , New Line and Crystal Lake Entertainment—the latter run by Friday the 13th creator. In keeping with the tone of the film, Jason's mask was recreated from a mold of the original mask used for ; though there were subtle changes.
Asylum digitally created weapons for various scenes. However, Fuller and Form said they learned from their experience with not to make Jason too sympathetic to the audience. This film has amazing story-line, in this film a gathering of youthful grown-ups find a blocked Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon experience Jason Voorhees and his fatal aims. As they search, Jason kills Chelsea and Nolan while they are on the lake. Voorhees wore the sweater in the original version of Friday the 13th. After injecting fresh blood into The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, director Marcus Nispel and producer Michael Bay revisit Camp Crystal Lake for this gory remake of the 1980 slasher classic. Form and Fuller said the film was not strictly a remake so there was no reason they could not set the story in the 2000s.
As he performs, the effects team subtly suggest ways he can give the character more life on camera. Asylum compositor John Stewart blended that footage with shots of the hanging sleeping bag into a single shot. A prosthetic eye was glued to Mears' face to show realistic eye movements. The perpetrator was a grieving mother, driven insane by the drowning of her child, Jason, whom she believed was neglected by the camp counselors. Shannon and Swift felt this was something they had not seen in slasher films, but later decided to make the death quicker and more visceral. Archived from on February 19, 2009. Yoo had his appendix removed shortly before filming began, and could not film his scenes immediately.