Marcus Nispel Set to Direct Pacemaker The Friday the 13th director lines up his next film. Movieweb Contributor — April 22, 2009 Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Comment The director of a recent horror remake his set his next project in motion. According to Production Weekly, Friday the 13th director Marcus Nispel will direct Pacemaker. Very few details are known about this project, but the script comes from Lars Jacobsen and the film was described as a cross between Crank and Taken. We'll be sure to update you with any further details on this project as soon as we have more information.