Weinsteins Hold onto the Hellraiser Remake Dream


AFM synopsis inside

No ifs, ands, or buts about it: The Weinstein Company is determined to redo Hellraiser.

In their 2009 American Film Market guide, in a two-page spread, is Clive Barker’s Hellraiser. Barker is still listed as an executive producer, but there is no writer and no director attached.

The re-telling of Clive Barker’s classic horror masterpiece. Based on Barker’s critically acclaimed novella “The Hellbound Heart,” Hellraiser tells the story of an unfaithful wife who attempts to assist her dead lover in his escape from hell. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of forsaken demons – lead bby one of the most enduring horror characters of all time, Pinhead – he must force his former mistress to bring him the necessary human sacrifices to complete his body. Clive Barker’s Hellraiser promises to be a terrifying journey into the darkest corners of the soul.

So reads TWC’s synopsis.

Now, the Hollywood trades reported recently that Bob Weinstein was mulling over doing the film in 3-D. But there is no mention of that motive in the film guide.

Source: The Weinstein Co.