David Hackl’s Directing Career Secure

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Married to Butcher Bride

Since he got the boot from Saw 7 3D‘s director’s chair – to make room for Kevin Greutert – we had to wonder where David Hackl (director of the fifth Saw entry) was going to turn next.

Production Weekly says he’s going to do an adaptation of Vince Churchill’s novel “The Butcher Bride.” J.R. Reher adapted the story first published in September of last year. Here’s a synopsis:

Thirty years ago, a depraved assault during a Halloween costume ball shattered a young woman’s mind, turning her into a brutal mass murderer. Dressed in her rival’s blood-soaked wedding gown, the legend of the Butcher Bride was born. Now, decades later, everyone who enters the Silas Mansion will encounter a frightening spirit ravenous to satisfy perverse appetites. Death is the only escape. Here comes The Bride…

Check out an excerpt of the novel here. We’ll do a bit of digging and see what details we can exhume.

Source: Production Weekly