Sam Raimi Will Direct Island Thriller from Friday the 13th Reboot Writers

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Sam Raimi Will Direct Island Thriller from Friday the 13th Reboot Writers
Legendary director Sam Raimi is returning to his horror roots for his next project as a director. According to a new report, the filmmaker is reuniting with Spider-Man studio Columbia Pictures for a new horror movie described as an Untitled Island Thriller. Writing the screenplay will be Mark Swift and Damian Shannon, the team behind the 2009 Friday the 13th reboot and the 2003 crossover movie Freddy vs. Jason.

To appease moviegoers tired of the endless sequels and remakes the genre is currently filled with, the movie is based on a completely original idea from the writers. In addition to directing, Raimi will also produce under his Raimi Productions banner along with Zainab Azizi. Andrea Giannetti will also oversee the project for Columbia.

Sam Raimi has confirmed the news in a statement, noting his excitement to work with Columbia along on a new project. "I am thrilled to be reunited with Columbia
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