Check This Out: Special Delivery from Jason Voorhees!
by Alex Billington
January 28, 2009
While I was away at Sundance, my roommate called and told me that a box had showed up that said "open slowly" on it. I wasn't sure what the heck it was, but when I finally got home I found out. Warner Brothers had sent over a special Jason Voorhees mask for the upcoming Friday the 13th, complete with classic sound effects and a postcard for Camp Crystal Lake. I finally get to see the finished film on Friday (how fitting), which makes this quite timely. This should definitely make Friday the 13th fans giddy with excitement, especially when they realize that Jason is back on the big screen in just over two weeks.
I shot a quick video of the whole thing below for everyone's viewing pleasure. I thought it'd be cooler for you to get the full experience of opening the box and hearing the classic Friday the 13th sound effect.
Check out the unboxing video of the Jason mask:
Friday the 13th is directed by ex-music video director Marcus Nispel, of 2003's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Pathfinder previously. The screenplay for this reboot was penned by writing partners Damian Shannon and Mark Swift of Freddy vs Jason previously. Although this Friday the 13th is not a sequel, it is technically the 11th film in the franchise and follows Jason's last appearance in Freddy vs Jason in 2003. Warner Brothers is bringing Friday the 13th to theaters everywhere on Friday, February 13th, 2009.
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
That's actually pretty sweet.
Fuelbot on Jan 28, 2009
I need to make a movie webpage. How hard could it possibly be? A little cut & paste from other sites, and some google ads. All done! Then i can get cool stuff sent to me, and live in La and be a hotshot like alex.!
9mm on Jan 28, 2009
My only question is this, "Is this movie any good, period? Or is it a hit and miss that has been the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Halloween reboots? Please share at least that.
Johnny Neat on Jan 28, 2009
It's kind of interesting the effect this casual gift giving has on people.
Chris on Jan 28, 2009
Freaky but awesome
djw on Jan 28, 2009
Awesome give away.
Ryan on Jan 28, 2009
Hey Alex when you say Friday are you saying your seeing it completed this Friday ? If so please comeback here and let us now how it turns out man. I think alot of people would appreciate it. Peace Out !
wrongturn on Jan 28, 2009
I just cant understand why this is getting so much buzz....it was at best a pretty "gotcha" film when it first cme out...what has it got to offer now in rebooted form??? escapes me altogether...jmo
moldybread on Jan 28, 2009
Becuse Jason looks scary as shit dude wtf do you think. Anyway thats awesome man I want it!!!!!!!! I'm looking forward to the review of the movie, I don't expect it will be all that awesome, but honestly I liked Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Halloween and the Dawn of the Dead remakes, I never saw the originals so these were great to me, its shit like that new House of Wax and crap like that that piss me off, I think this movie will be entertaining enough even if its not that great.
Richard on Jan 28, 2009
The Mask of Jason Voorhees thats a F13 movie I want to see
Silver on Jan 28, 2009
Gimmicks will not make up for rebooting a classic franchise that lost its appeal by part 6. Boo this movie and the hype behind it.
Barry on Jan 29, 2009
@2 I think its a little harder then that. But you won't see Mike Rowe do an episode of "Dirty Jobs" about Alex any time soon. =P
Dating in Toronto on Mar 23, 2009
if i wear that mask i will do the jason laugh
janine rusinovich on Apr 9, 2010
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