Friday The 13th TV Series In development

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Deadline is reporting CW president Mark Pedowitz confirmed the network is developing a TV adaptation of Friday the 13th, written by Steve Mitchell and Craig Van Sickle (The Pretender, Tin Man).

The CW’s series is described as “a sophisticated horror/crime thriller” with “a stronger feel of grounded reality.” Additionally, the show will follow “the ongoing quest of a detective’s search for his missing brother that is somehow tied to Jason Voorhees, a long thought dead serial killer who has now returned to wreak havoc in the new Crystal Lake.