The latest Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel is fixin’ to be featurin’ an old feller. Leatherface.
Direct sequels to classic movies have been kind of a thing lately. That being said, is it not the best route to go with Texas Chainsaw Massacre at this point? Sequels, prequels, remakes. Movies where a hip teenager screams “Get him Cuz!” to their cousin Leatherface while he slices and dices. That happened.
A fresh start but not total restart (for a third time) could be exactly what this franchise needs.
Alvarez went on to say more exciting things about how their shooting the film. “Everything is classic, old school gags. A lot of the approach that we had with Evil Dead – never VFX, to do everything on camera. It’s a very old school approach to filmmaking. Vintage lenses… it’s very similar to the original film,”
Hearing directors talk about old school film making and practical effects is my absolute shit. I only wish Fede was in the director’s chair himself as his Evil Dead remake was gnarly in all the right places for a TCM film. Also, he’s the guy who handed Stephen Lang a turkey baster. He’s not afraid to get down with the sickness. Ooh wah ah ah ah.
The latest Texas Chainsaw Massacre shows on IMDB as in “post production” with a planned release sometime in 2021. For all the latest news on your favorite crusty slashers and more be sure to sign up for the newsletter below!
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