Exclusive: Kevin Bacon Reflects on Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary

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Exclusive: Kevin Bacon Reflects on Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary

Exclusive: Kevin Bacon reflects on Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary

While chatting with the Golden Globe winner for his latest film, the Blumhouse psychological thriller You Should Have Left, ComingSoon.net took a look back with Kevin Bacon to reflect on the 40th anniversary of the iconic slasher Friday the 13th, which saw one of the star’s earliest performances. The interview can be viewed in the player below! Click here to purchase your copy of the new limited edition Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary steelbook!

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Originally released on May 9, 1980, Friday the 13th captured audiences’ imaginations and permeated our collective psyche.  The film spawned one of the longest-running and most successful horror franchises in film history with 11 subsequent movies and, 40 years later, the iconic machete-wielding killer continues to haunt, fascinate and terrify new generations. 

The Limited Edition Blu-ray Steelbook features artwork from the original movie poster and includes the uncut, unrated version of the film, as well as access to a digital copy of the original theatrical version.  Plus, plunge deeper into the film with previously released bonus content including commentary, interviews with cast and crew, and behind-the-scenes featurettes.

Friday the 13th follows a group of young counselors preparing for the reopening of Camp Crystal Lake, where a boy drowned years earlier.  One by one, the counselors are stalked by a mysterious and violent killer.  The film stars Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, and Kevin Bacon.

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You Should Have Left is available to rent and purchase on digital platforms now!