Jason Voorhees and Friday the 13thMay 13th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kane Hodder happens to be the only actor who has played Jason Voorhees more than once in the horror movie franchise “Friday the 13th.” Jason’s character has been in 12 of the franchise’s movies.
Scarier enough, today is Friday the 13th Examiner.com published an interview with Hodder to mark the day. There is superstitious believe attached to Friday the 13th, regardless of the month that it falls in.
Hodder started playing the role of Jason in the movie’s seventh part. He played the character until the tenth movie was released. On how he became part of the franchise, Hodder said that, “That was John Buechler who was a makeup F/X guy on a movie I did called “Prison.” I played the killer in the big makeup. Buechler was hired to direct Part 7 the next year, and he said he wanted me to play Jason.”
He explained that after playing the role, he developed special interest in the movie and wanted to continue playing it afterwards. Hodder also spoke about the prospect of becoming a director. He revealed that he has the desire to direct a movie but is currently not sure when that is going to be.
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