John Luessenhop in Talks to Helm 3D TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE

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Writer/director John Luessenhop (Takers) is currently in negotiations to give The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise a 3D facelift. Per THR, the project is currently eyeing a June production start and is a joint undertaking between Lionsgate and Nu Image with Carl Mazzocone (former Twisted Pictures production president) producing. Although I’m a fan of the franchise, I have to admit that none of the aforementioned info pertaining to this latest iteration does anything to peak my interest. Luessenhop may well do a fine job bringing Leatherface to a new generation of moviegoers, but his resume isn’t all that assuring and the project’s expedited 3D production has all of the makings of a cash grab. In short, Lionsgate, Nu Image, and Luessenhop all have a lot of work to do if they want this Leatherface fan to give two cents (much less the inflated price of 3D theater admission) about the film.




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  • Randy

    How much more of Texas Chainsaw massacre can we survive? “Oh no, the chainsaw is comin’ out of the screen!! look out!!” – Hollywood should shutdown it’s reboot factory and get a life.

  • GerryA

    Truely horrific and for all the wrong reasons.

  • space cadet

    i’ll watch this movie in 2 1/2 D

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