It’s officially, official. Texas Chainsaw Massacre is indeed coming back for a reboot/direct sequel. A while back, we reported that Chris Thomas Devlin and Fede Alvarez were set to reboot the Tobe Hooper’s classic. Now, an official website is up at texaschainsaw.com that confirms everyone’s involvement and gives us a spooky tease.
The site suggests that you turn the sound on before you reveal what ends up being “the face of madness” – a visage of Leatherface’s skin with the classic message that was read at the intro of 1974’s A Texas Chainsaw Massacre by John Larroquette.
Devlin will write with Alvarez producing at Bad Hombre. Tejano director David Blue Garcia will helm the film that sees a direct continuation of 1974’s TCM. It will focus on none other than Leatherface himself.
If you sign up for the newsletter on the TCM site, you can get yourself a Leatherface calling card for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. In case you haven’t already heard, yesterday we shared a trailer that shows Leatherface and Billy the Puppet in Call of Duty’s Halloween event titled, The Haunting of Verdansk.
The cast is made up of Elsie Fisher Sarah Yarkin, Mark Burnham, Moe Dunford, Olwen Fouéré, Alice Krige, Jacob Latimore, Nell Hudson, Sam Douglas and William Hope.
Alvarez’s past films include the Evil Dead reboot and the tense thriller Don’t Breathe.
What do you guy think? Excited to return to Texas Chainsaw Massacre? Let us know in the comments section.