Jason coming back
Bay, director of The Island, Pearl Harbor and Armageddon, is no stranger to horror remakes as he was behind the new versions of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Amityville Horror.
The prequel will be the murderer Jason Voorhees' 13th movie outing with previous sequels including Jason Goes To Hell The Final Friday, Friday The 13th - Part 8 Jason Takes Manhattan and the horror crossover Freddy Vs Jason, featuring Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) from the Nightmare On Elm Street film series.
The film is set for release on Friday 13th October this year.
Bay is also producing a prequel of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and directing a movie version of the cartoon Transformers, where the Autobots and Decepticons will battle over planet Earth.
Transformers - The Movie will be a live action film written by the team behind The Legend Of Zorro and the forthcoming Mission: Impossible III.
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