Netflix has released the first official trailer for their 2022 film based on Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s iconic horror series. The legendary movie killer from the classic series Leatherface is back in this Netflix reboot set to arrive on the streaming platform on February 18.
This new Texas Chainsaw Massacre will be directed by David Blue Garcia and produced by filmmaker Fede Álvarez, who worked on both Evil Dead and Don’t Breathe.
“After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town’, the official description of the film reads.
Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre is set to star Eighth Grade breakout Elsie Fisher, Sarah Yarkin, Mark Burnham, Jacob Latimore, Moe Dunford, Olwen Fouéré, Alice Krige, Jessica Allain, and Nell Hudson. John Larroquette, who narrated the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre in 1974, is also returning to the franchise after nearly 50 years to narrate this new film, which is a direct sequel to the original. It takes place 5o years after the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, according to Fisher.
“It’s about a group of people who come to this town and things don’t quite go as planned. It mixes a lot of important real-life issues with horror themes, which is always something I love”, he said.
“I think the first movie really hit a nerve when portraying that culture clash between the countryside and the city. Back in the ’70s, the hippies were representing the youth of the city. This time, they’re more like millennial hipsters from Austin who are very entrepreneurial and have a dream of getting away from the city and back to the countryside. They’re trying to gentrify small-town America — and let’s just say they encounter some pushback”, Álvarez added.
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