Jason Voorhees is still alive — at least in Stephen King’s mind.
The author recently said he’s mulled writing a novel from the perspective of Voorhees, the seemingly immortal slasher character from the “Friday the 13th” horror film franchise.
“The best novel idea I never wrote (and probably never will) is I JASON,” King tweeted Sunday.
The “first-person narrative” would follow Voohees’ “hellish fate” of having to be killed at Camp Crystal Lake over and over again, only to be resurrected each time, King wrote.
The character was born in 1980, with director Sean S. Cunningham’s original “Friday the 13th” movie.
It was followed by 11 sequels, most recently a 2009 remake by the same name, starring Jared Padalecki and Derek Mears as Voohees.
That flick included part of Voohees’ origin story, but the 72-year-old novelist’s idea would be told exclusively from the iconic villain’s perspective.