Shock Till You Drop recently revealed that former FX guru/actor Tom Savini recently shot his hosting segments for the upcoming FRIDAY THE 13TH documentary HIS NAME WAS JASON! Directed by Dan Farrands and produced by Anthony Masi and Thommy Hutson, HIS NAME WAS JASON will be available on DVD on February 3rd, 2009 courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment! It will then make its television debut on Friday February 13th on Starz to coincide with the release of Platinum Dunes FRIDAY THE 13TH remake! The doc currently boasts interviews with over 90 people involved in the entire FRIDAY franchise, and the DVD promises over 3 hours of bonus materials and content! You can check out a slew of pictures, as well as a report from Savini’s shoot exclusively over at Shock Till You Drop! (Click the teaser image below!)
Anchor Bay also put out last years HALLOWEEN: 25 YEARS OF TERROR documentary produced by Masi. (Farrands produced the wonderful AMITYVILLE HORROR docs for The History Channel and Masi is also a producer on THE PSYCHO LEGACY doc.)
Visit the official My Space page at: http://www.myspace.com/hisnamewasjason
Check out EXCLUSIVE photos from the NY shoot of HIS NAME WAS JASON with Betsy Palmer (Mrs. Voorhees in FRIDAY THE 13th), FANGORIA editor Tony Timpone, Bill Randolph, John Furey and Lauren-Marie Taylor (Jeffrey, Paul and Vicky in FRIDAY THE 13TH: PART 2), and FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 5: A NEW BEGINNING director Danny Steinmann at out previous news post HERE!
Other FRIDAY THE 13TH interviews: (Betsy Palmer, Ron Millkie, Warrington Gillette, Stu Charno, Paul Kratka, Larry Zerner, Lar Park Lincoln, Diana Barrows, Peter Bracke, Bryan Norton)