Nispel Helms Friday the 13th Remake

Marcus Nispel, the director behind 2003’s remake of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and this year’s Viking bomb “Pathfinder,” is set to helm yet another high profile slasher film remake.

Nispelis reteaming with Platinum Dunes to direct “Friday the 13th,” the company’s planned redux of the original 1980 classic.

Damian Shannon and Mark Swift (“Freddy vs. Jason”) penned the script and shooting on the New Line and Paramount/MTV project is expected to begin shortly.