Yeah you read the title correctly, as strange as it may sound this does indeed seem to be true. Seeing as how I'm a huge Tarantino and horror fan I found this news pretty interesting but I'm not going to get to excited because it seems QT likes to throw ideas around more than he actually likes doing them. This might not be the case here since he has actually entered the negotiations process but I'm sure most fans are familiar with many of his other proposed projects that never came to light like his Vega Bros. movie or his epic war picture he's supposedly been writing for years. Time will tell I suppose.
IGN FilmForce reports the following:
http://filmforce.ign.com/articles/594/594028p1.htmlIGN FilmForce has learned that none other than Oscar-winner Quentin Tarantino is in final negotiations to write and direct the Ultimate Jason Voorhees movie, an all new Friday the 13th for New Line.
While the rumor mill had long suggested that the next movie might be Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash, that project never came together for a number of reasons.
Fans will instead be treated to the Ultimate Jason Voorhees movie. The project will be a co-venture between New Line and Paramount Pictures. It is expected to be a "quickie" that could get underway as early as this year!
Tarantino's production company, A Band Apart, referred us to the William Morris Agency. A rep at WMA would only advise us that Tarantino has "not yet" been offered the job while refusing to elaborate any further.
If there's any (ultra-violent) filmaker who could make Jason cool and scary again, it'd be the man who resurrected Travolta. I just wonder if the movie will be retitled Kill Jason?