Paramount Delays ‘Friday the 13th’ 8 Months for ‘Scouts vs. Zombies’

Paramount Delays 'Friday the 13th' 8 Months for 'Scouts vs. Zombies'

“Scouts vs. Zombies” will open in March 2015 while “Friday the 13th” will open that November

Paramount has pushed the release of its “Friday the 13th” reboot eight months, scheduling “Scouts vs. Zombies” for the date previously assigned to the horror flick. “Scouts vs. Zombies” will open March 13 while “Friday the 13th” will now open Nov. 13, 2015.

“Scouts” is a horror comedy about a trio of Boy Scouts who battle zombies in a small town, starring Tye Sheridan, Joey Morgan, Logan Miller and Sarah Dumont. It will open up against Ron Howard‘s “Heart of the Sea” and Disney's new “Cinderella” movie. It will also open a week before “Insurgent,” the second movie in the young adult franchise.

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“Friday the 13th” will now open against an untitled New Line comedy and also a week before another young adult juggernaut, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2.”