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Video – The New Blood of Horror Reinvents (and Reveres) Friday the 13th and The Hills Have Eyes

If you listen to Derek Mears (who plays Jason Voorhees in the latest Friday the 13th movie) and director Alexandre Aja (who helmed the remake of The Hills Have Eyes), horror is changing for the better. They’re not alone in thinking so.

In AMC’s New Blood series of video interviews, fellow actors, directors, and writers James Wan (Saw), Breck Eisner (The Crazies), and James Gunn (Slither) are in complete accord. Mears, for his part, says he thinks that horror has been taken over by a group of filmmakers who don’t see the genre as second-class. Aja agrees, even going so far as to admit that he’s an audience member first and a director second. Curious about what else they have to say?


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