Friday The 13th is an American horror franchise created by Victor Miller and based on his original work Friday the 13 released in 1980. So far, the franchise consists of 12 films, television series, novels, comic books as well as video games, and various other merchandise. The story of Friday the 13th centers on Jason Voorhees and the legend surrounding his death. Jason is thought to drown as a child at Crystal Lake. The place of his death slowly becomes “cursed” over time due to a series of mass murders revolving around it. A series called ‘Crystal Lake’ is currently in development.