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Tarantino 'to make Friday sequel'

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"Director Quentin Tarantino is in talks to write and direct a new instalment in the Friday the 13th horror franchise, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film-maker will reportedly meet executives from New Line Cinema this week to discuss the 12th film in the long-running 'stalk and slash' series."

"Tarantino is said to be intrigued by the prospect of building a new film around one of the horror genre's most recognised figures.

realestategates.com states "With more than $80 million brought in 2003 by the 10th film of the series, ‘Freddy Vs Jason’, New Line expects the success of the ultimate sequel to be amplified with the brilliant Tarantino’s producing. For the world-famous director it is the possibility to work with one of the most recognized characters of horror genre."

"First, however, he is scheduled to direct the season finale of US television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Filming is due to start in early April. Tarantino's episode, for which he also wrote the original story, will be broadcast in the US on 19 May."

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