Former Jason Voorhees Takes On The Reality Of 'The Quest'

Reality teelvision shows are a dime a dozen nowadays, so there is always a search for new and innovative ways to enhance the genre and change it enough to get the attention of an ever growing audience. The ABC network believes they have found that new formula for reality television as they are set to premiere the new show The Quest on Thursday July 31st. So why are we mentioning the show here? Well, one of our favorite Friday The 13th alumni is part of the production and taking on the role of the resident baddie.

Doug Tait, who played Jason Voorhees in the ending scene of Freddy vs Jason will portray the villainas Verlox on the show. Doug is well known as "the creature man" so taking on this role will be right up his alley. Make sure to tune in to see what Doug's character has in store for the medieval set show and you can read more about The Quest below.

Great fantasy is filled with adventure, challenges, discovery, fish out of water and good vs. evil — turns out, another modern genre shares these exact same traits. Announcing “The Quest,” a reality show that literally takes contestants and audiences to an amazing, imaginative realm, where the ogres are advancing in the woods, the dragons are stirring, agents of a dark lord are infiltrating the keep, and the only thing that stands between peace and chaos are 12 very unlikely heroes. From the producers of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, paired with the producers of “The Amazing Race,” “The Quest” is a fully immersive experience. In and around this castle, our fantasy realm comes to life with state-of-the art projections, animatronics, prosthetics, real-time motion capture and art direction. The narrative and mythology of “The Quest” is deep and fully imagined, and it was designed to incorporate seamlessly with the unexpected actions and decisions of our contestants – fantasy comes alive as it never has before in this genre-bending series.