Below you’ll find the official DVD cover art for HIS NAME WAS JASON, the upcoming FRIDAY THE 13TH documentary coming February 3rd, 2009 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The extensive retrospective looks at the entire FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise from the original 1980 film right up to Platinum Dunes new remake.
Hosted by Tom Savini, it features interviews with Actors: Betsy Palmer (1), Adrienne King (1 and Part 2), Larry Zerner (Part 3-D), Bonnie Hellman and Judie Aronson (The Final Chapter), Shavar Ross and Debi Sue Voorhees (A New Beginning), Darcy DeMoss and Vincent Gustaferro (Part VI), Lar Park-Lincoln, Elizabeth Kaitan and Diana Barrows (Part VII), Peter Mark Richman and Jensen Daggett (Part VIII), Lawrence Monoson and Camilla More (The Final Friday), Lisa Ryder (Jason X), Seth Green and Travis Van Winkle (2009 remake); Jason Voorhees portrayers: Ari Lehman (1), Warrington Gillette (Part 2), Richard Brooker (Part 3-D), Ted White (Final Chapter), C.J. Graham (Part VI), and Kane Hodder (Part VII, Part VIII, The Final Friday, Jason X); Filmmakers: Sean S. Cunningham (Director, 1), Victor Miller (Writer, 1) Danny Steinmann (Writer/Director, A New Beginning), Tom McLoughlin (Writer/Director, Part VI), John Carl Buechler (Director/Special Makeup Effects, Part VII), Joseph Zito (Director, The Final Friday), Greg Nicotero (Special Makeup Effects, The Final Friday), Marcus Nispel (Director, 2009 remake), and Composer Harry Manfredini & Testimonials from: Actress Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp), Writer/Director Adam Green (Hatchet, Spiral), Director Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2), Tony Timpone (Editor, Fangoria Magazine), Peter Bracke (Author, Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th), and online genre aficionados Robert Galluzzo (IconsOfFright.com), Brad Miska (Bloody-Disgusting.com), Steve Barton (DreadCentral.com), Ryan Turek (ShockTilYouDrop.com) and Staci Layne Wilson (Horror.com).
HIS NAME WAS JASON was directed by Dan Farrands and produced by Anthony Masi and Thommy Hutson. Anchor Bay Entertainment 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!