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'Friday the 13th' Finds Jason Voorhees in Stuntman

March 31, 2008 (7:21 am) GMT
The stuntman for 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' has reportedly being cast as the serial slasher Jason Voorhees in the New Line Cinema's upcoming horror remake.
'Friday the 13th' Finds Jason Voorhees in Stuntman

The depicter of serial slasher Jason Voorhees in the horror remake "" has reportedly been found. According to Bloody-Disgusting, the actor who is credited as Chameleon in "", Derek Mears, has been in final negotiations to star as the killer with the trademark of hockey mask.

If he indeed joins the cast of the New Line Cinema's project, he will become the latest actor to star as the machete murderer. Previously, Voorhees has been brought to the screen by many other actors, including Ari Lehman and . Kirzinger has appeared as Voorhees in "".

Earlier, it has been reported that the star of "Supernatural" series has been tapped to play the lead character that has yet to be named in the remake film. Directed by Marcus Nispel, the film is set to start its shooting on April 21 in Austin and to scare the moviegoers on Friday, February 13, 2009.

Mears is known for his stunt works in various feature films, including "", "" and "". He also has had minor role in 2005 horror thriller "Cursed" and several other films. His latest stunt works was in the highly anticipated action adventure "".

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