Spyglass is about to breathe new life into ol’ Pinhead, as a recent incarnation of Hellraiser is shortly starting to take form behind the scenes. And we couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about it.
Stated to be a “reimagination” of the 1987 traditional of the identical title, it’s even acquired the blessing of the legendary Clive Barker. And although it’s nonetheless early days, the inventive group is now coming collectively. Earlier right now, Deadline introduced phrase that the venture has snagged director David Bruckner (Night time Home, The Ritual) to helm, whereas Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski are on script duties. A stable mixture of expertise, then, and one which’ll absolutely appeal to an honest solid.
Talking of which, no names with reference to actors/actresses have been introduced simply but, however with the director and writers now in place, you’ll be able to anticipate that to alter quickly. In any case, we think about that many Hollywood stars are already lining up, keen to hitch an iconic horror franchise resembling this one. Particularly because it’s being touted as a “darkish and visceral” reimagining of these creepy Cenobites.
Followers will know that horror remakes/reboots/rebootquels are all the time a difficult proposition, with simply as many successes as there are failures. For the time being, it’s laborious to say how this one will end up since we all know subsequent to nothing about the place it intends to go along with the plot. Nonetheless, the names talked about above are all stable steps in the fitting route and it shouldn’t be lengthy earlier than we study extra about Pinhead’s return.
Inform us, although, are you excited to see what Spyglass is cooking up with this Hellraiser reboot? Or ought to the property be left alone and never touched? As all the time, take to the feedback part down beneath and share your ideas.