Leatherface

Release date:TBD

Studio:Millennium Films

Directors:Julian Maury, Alexandre Bustillo

MPAA Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexuality/nudity)

Screenwriter:

Starring:Lili Taylor, Stephen Dorff, Nicole Andrews, Sam Strike

Genre:Thriller, Horror

Plot Summary:

A prequel to "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" which will explore the origins of the horror icon in the 1970s. The story will begin with the Leatherface character in his teenage years. He resides in a mental institution until he joins a pack of fellow patients who all break out and go on the run from the authorities.

The film will mark the eighth overall entry in the franchise, which currently includes, in addition to Tobe Hooper's original, three sequels, a remake, a prequel to the remake and a modern-day "direct sequel."